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Two Men Detained After Flying Drone over the Vatican
December 27, 2015

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(ROME) — Police in Rome have detained two Israeli men after they were caught flying a drone with a high…

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Vienna Police Increase Security After Warning of Holiday Attack
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(VIENNA) — Police in Vienna are stepping up security after a warning of a terror threat was sent to the city….

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Iraqi Forces Close In on Town of Ramadi
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  Iraqi forces are closing in on the center of the embattled town of Ramadi. Troops, along with Sunni…

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Italy's New 'Green' Laws Target Cigarette Waste
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) — A new law that fines those who flick their cigarette butts on the ground has Italians fuming.   A…

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Syrian Rebel Leader Killed in Airstrike
December 26, 2015

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Syrian rebels are mourning the loss of a top rebel commander who was killed in an airstrike….

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6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan
December 25, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan Friday near the boarders of Tajikistan and Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey…

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Epic Full Moon Lights Up Christmas for First Time in Nearly 40 Years
December 25, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  Santa and his reindeer had some extra light by which to navigate the sky this Christmas morning. Friday…

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Pope Francis Delivers Christmas Message
December 25, 2015

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ROME) — Pope Francis celebrated his third Christmas as leader of the Roman Catholic Church in  St. Peter’s Square Friday…

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Iran Hostage Crisis: Victims Get Compensation 36 Years Later
December 24, 2015

Barbara Alper/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Thirty-six years after their capture, the Americans taken hostage in Tehran in 1979 are set to receive…

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Australian Woman Decorates Home Entirely in Pink
December 24, 2015

Courtesy Kim Wood(PERTH, Australia) — Move over Barbie! Get back Elle Woods! You two have nothing on one Australian woman’s obsession…

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