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The Trump Foreign Policy Doctrine ? In 3 Points
When the clock struck noon, the White House website switched over to signify Donald Trump becoming the new president. And on that site, Trump laid out how he would approach the world.
East Timor's Soccer Team Booted From Asian Cup For Fake Document Scheme
The Asian Football Confederation says it found out that a dozen Brazilian-born soccer players playing for East Timor were registered using phony birth or baptism certificates.
Mexico, Russia And China Anticipate Changed U.S. Relations Under Trump
The inauguration in this country is being closely watched all over the world, including three countries whose relationship to the U.S. will likely change drastically under President Trump: Mexico, Russia and China.
PHOTOS: As World Watches Trump Become President, Protests And Some Celebrations
As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president Friday, protests and demonstrations were underway around the world, from London to Manila. There were a few celebrations, too.
Death Toll From Nigerian Strike On Displaced Persons Camp Rises To 90: Aid Group
Doctors Without Borders says the death toll may be significantly higher, with the majority of the victims women and children. The government has said the strike in restive Borno state was an accident.
Police In U.K. Use Stun Gun On Their Own Community Relations Adviser
In a video recorded in Bristol, two officers appear to mistake Judah Adunbi, 63, for a suspect. In fact, Adunbi, a black man, has served to bolster police relations with communities of color.
Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges
For decades, U.S. authorities have been preparing to prosecute one of the world's most feared drug traffickers. They say they are seeking a life sentence and $14 billion in forfeited drug proceeds.
Troops Poised To Remove Gambia's Leader Amid Last-Ditch Negotiations
West African troops have already crossed the border into Gambia and say they are prepared to remove Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to step down, by force to make way for the new leader.
Driver Rams Crowd At A Melbourne Mall, Killing At Least 4 People
At least 20 people were injured in the incident, which Australian police said is not terrorism-related. Officers had been pursuing the driver in connection with a stabbing earlier in the day.
Survivors Found Trapped In Rubble Of Hotel Hit by Avalanche
Firefighters say children are among a handful of survivors located in what remains of the Hotel Rigopiano ski resort in Italy. Rescue crews have been extricating the trapped people from the ruins.
ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon In Palmyra, Syria Says
ISIS retook Palmyra from government forces last month. Syria's antiquities chief now reports that the Tetrapylon ? a 16-column structure ? and the city's Roman theater have been largely destroyed.
Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Extradited To U.S.
The Mexican government has extradited Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera to the United States. He will face charges connected to his leadership of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels.
Brazilian Corruption Investigator Killed In Plane Crash
Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and business executives. The government has called for three days of national mourning.
Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To U.S.
Joaquin Guzman faces charges in the U.S. that include murder, drug trafficking and money-laundering. He had escaped from prison in Mexico twice.
Trump's Kindred Spirit, U.K.'s Nigel Farage, Will Be An Honored Guest Friday
Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London. - RSS Channel - World delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.

B-2 bombers pound ISIS in first combat since 2011
US B-2 bombers struck and destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN Thursday. 
US bombs two ISIS camps in Libya
Video shows US B-2 bombers destroying two ISIS camps in Libya, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN.
As Donald Trump takes over, a diminished ISIS awaits
It's been almost 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration nears -- with its promise to bomb "the s*** out of ISIS" -- where does the campaign against the militant group stand?
ISIS goes global: 143 attacks in 29 countries have killed 2,043
Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 140 terrorist attacks in 29 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed at least 2,043 people and injured thousands more.
Opinion: 20th-century world order doesn't meet today's challenges
American Russophobes in Washington seem to be doing everything possible to create an unstoppable clash between the West and Russia that cannot be undone by any institution or person.
'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US
6 found alive in buried hotel in Italy
Rescuers are working in freezing conditions to find as many as 30 people feared trapped in a hotel in central Italy, more than a day after it was buried by an avalanche.
Australia: 3 dead as car plows into crowd in Melbourne
Three people were killed Friday in Melbourne as a driver repeatedly ran down pedestrians before police were able to subdue him.
A place where children beg to die
A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.
Student opens fire at private school in Mexico
A teenage student in northeastern Mexico shot and wounded a teacher and three classmates at a private school before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Rome's subway evacuated as powerful earthquakes rock Italy
The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were evacuated Wednesday following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck the heart of the country.
Banks begin moving thousands of jobs out of Britain
Banks are already preparing to move thousands of jobs out of Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she wanted a complete break with the European Union.
Could Jared Kushner resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic
Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020
Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN.
Obama commutes FALN member's prison sentence
President Barack Obama's commutation of the sentence of Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted for his role in a Puerto Rican nationalist group linked to bombings in US cities, ends a decades-long fight to free a man who supporters call a "political prisoner."

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