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NYU Abu Dhabi blocks journalists from filming John Kerry

NYU Abu Dhabi is blocking journalists from filming a graduation address by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after publicly setting himself of fire in the Gaza Strip

'Monotonous' Ocean Mapping Leads Researchers to…

It started out as just your average sweep of the ocean floor, but it wasn’t sand or those creepy angler fish scientists discovered, rather the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

Every Catholic Bishop In Chile Offers To Resign…

The 34 bishops announced their intentions in a statement Friday.

Italian populist says he and rival have deal on…

One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them

UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals

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Look Like Meghan Markle? You Might be in Luck to…

Business Insider reports talent agencies in the US and UK are looking for look a likes of the newest member of the Royal family. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Congo To Treat People With Experimental Ebola…

Congo's health ministry says 26 people have died and that 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the region.

The Latest: Venezuelan voters heckle former…

Voters in an opposition stronghold of Venezuela's capital are delivering a resounding message to the former prime minister of Spain: Get out

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen

Hasbro Has Trademarked The Smell Of Play-Doh

Hasbro says that it has trademarked the smell of Play-doh.

Charter Company For Crashed Plane In Cuba…

Only three people are reported to have survived the crash.

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave…

Britain unwilling to kiss royal wedding goodbye just yet, basks in afterglow of romantic spectacle

Don't Throw Your Phone Away! The Battery Inside…

Improper disposal of lithium-ion batteries has become a real hazard for waste disposal plants. Tony Spitz has the details.

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Steven Mnuchin: US And China Are ​'Putting The…

The two countries have agreed to halt tariffs.

Reports: Palestinian president hospitalized with…

A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever

Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people

Flying from NYC to LA in Less Than 3 Hours is…

Soon enough you’ll be able to jump on a plane and go cross country in less than 3 hours just in time for dinner. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

Trump Administration Reportedly Pulling Support…

The money reportedly went to efforts to counter extremism, strengthen education and support independent media.

Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours amid reports that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be…

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive."

First Self-Sustained Floating Nation Could House…

Blue Foundations and Peter Thiel are building the first proof-of-concept island that may one day house those displaced by rising sea levels. Tony Spitz has the details.

Iraqi Anti-West Coalition Wins Most Seats In…

This was the country's first election since U.S. and international troops defeated ISIS there.

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Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced

Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained…

Shiite cleric al-Sadr vows to put Iraqis first after election win, but Iran could limit his options

Adventurers Who Left 50K In Cryptocurrency On Top…

A team of climbers on an expedition to leave $50,000 of cryptocurrency at the top of Everest had to be rescued after getting stuck with no oxygen.