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NK defector: Winter Olympics cheerleaders forced into sexual slavery

A North Korean defector makes a major accusation about the country’s Olympic cheer squad. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.
Trump greets Australian prime minister in attempt to revive 'mateship' with U.S. ally

Trump greets Australian prime minister in attempt to revive 'mateship' with U.S. ally

The relationship between the two leaders has been strained since a post-Inaugural phone call that Trump described as "unpleasant."
Demand for exorcisms is up threefold in Italy, so Vatican is holding conference

Demand for exorcisms is up threefold in Italy, so Vatican is holding conference

The Vatican hopes to step up its game against demon possessions with a week-long conference to address a threefold increase in demand or exorcists.
KFC offers mea culpa for UK chicken shortage with epic (and witty) apology ad

KFC offers mea culpa for UK chicken shortage with epic (and witty) apology ad

After having to close hundreds of U.K. stores due to a shortage of chicken, Kentucky Fried Chicken responds with the greatest apology ever.
Why is this honeymoon destination in disarray? Maldives explained

Why is this honeymoon destination in disarray? Maldives explained

The Maldives, an archipelago made up of more than 1,000 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, has unraveled.
America is no longer a 'nation of immigrants'

America is no longer a 'nation of immigrants'

The federal agency that grants visas and U.S. citizenship now refers to itself as an organization that "administers the nation's lawful immigration system."
Mexico police shut down second black market tequila still, investigate if tainted alcohol headed to resorts

Mexico police shut down second black market tequila still, investigate if tainted alcohol headed to resorts

More than 1,000 gallons were confiscated Monday and are being tested for methanol, a type of alcohol that is extremely toxic.
U.S. plans to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

U.S. plans to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

Vice President Pence told the Israeli Parliament last month that a new U.S. Embassy to Israel would open in Jerusalem before the end of 2019.
Reports: U.S. to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

Reports: U.S. to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

Vice President Pence told the Israeli Parliament last month that a new U.S. Embassy to Israel would open in Jerusalem before the end of 2019.
Drug that claims to kill the flu in a day approved in Japan

Drug that claims to kill the flu in a day approved in Japan

The Japanese drug maker Shionogi can begin selling its pill, called Xofluza, locally but it wouldn't hit U.S. shelves until at least 2019.

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics Video provided by Reuters
'Nation of immigrants' no longer: USCIS updates mission statement

'Nation of immigrants' no longer: USCIS updates mission statement

The federal agency that grants visas and U.S. citizenship now refers to itself as an organization that "administers the nation's lawful immigration system."
Ivanka Trump ready to 'cheer' at Olympics. Is she ready to chat with North Korea, too?

Ivanka Trump ready to 'cheer' at Olympics. Is she ready to chat with North Korea, too?

The White House has dispatched Ivanka Trump for 2018 Winter Olympics. North Korea counters by sending a former spy chief to lead its delegation.

Hundreds of African migrants protest Israel detentions

Hundreds of African migrants protest Israel detentions Video provided by AFP

The most dangerous countries in the world for U.S. travelers

It's still possible to have a safe trip, but smart travelers should educate themselves.

Greece votes to probe politicians in alleged drug bribery case

The Greek parliament voted on Thursday to investigate politicians, including former prime ministers, over allegations of bribery from the Swiss drugmaker Novartis. Kate King reports. Video provided by

Idris Elba excited about engagement and directorial debut

British actor Idris Elba turned out at the Berlin film festival to launch his new film "Yardie" and show off his recent fiancee to the press. Rollo Ross reports. Video provided by Reuters

New Soderbergh movie shot entirely on iPhone premieres in Berlin

Actress Claire Foy talks about making smartphone film 'Unsane' at the film's world premiere at the Berlin film festival. (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters

Hong Kong harbour gets star attraction with sculpture park

Hong Kong harbour gets star attraction with sculpture park Video provided by AFP

Turns out Europe's original artists were Ice Age cavemen

New evidence suggests ice age cavemen were the first artists in Europe.