Trump expected to be a main attraction at Davos meeting of the world's elite

(DAVOS, Switzerland) --  Next week thousands of the world’s richest and most powerful players will gather in the tiny Swiss town of Davos.

Each year the town high in the Alps hos... Read More

Schools in India's capital plan to livestream classes after alleged crimes against students

(DELHI, India) -- State-run schools in India's capital, Delhi, will soon provide a live feed of classrooms parents access on their mobile phones, on the heels of serious crimes alleged to have been committed against students.

The goal, Chi... Read More

Dramatic drone rescue of two Australian swimmers billed as a first

(BALLINA, Australia) -- In what’s being billed as the world’s first, a drone helped to rescue two swimmers today caught in the surf off an Australian beach.

Gabe Vidler and Monty Greeslade, both 17, were body-surfing in the Pac... Read More

Pope performs 'unexpected' wedding on a plane in Chile

(SANTIAGO, Chile) -- Thursday morning Pope Francis married a couple on board his flight from the Chilean capital, Santiago, to the northern coastal town of Iquiqe, where he was headed to celebrate a large open-air mass.

It is the first tim... Read More

52 Uzbek migrant workers die after their moving bus bursts into flames

(KALYBAI, Kazakhstan) -- At least 52 people died when their moving bus caught fire in Kazakhstan Thursday in one of the region’s deadliest bus accidents in years.

All the victims are believed to be Uzbek migrant workers on their way ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle greeted by cheering fans in Wales

(CARDIFF, Wales) -- Meghan Markle stepped out with Prince Harry Thursday for their second official event of the New Year as an engaged couple.

Markle, 36, and Harry, 33, were greeted by large crowds of cheering fans and chants of "Meghan" ... Read More

Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans, 2 Canadians in Nigeria, police say

(NIGERIA) -- Two Americans and two Canadians who were traveling through northern Nigeria have been kidnapped by gunmen, police said.

Police officers were escorting the four foreigners through Kaduna state on Tuesday night when they were am... Read More

Norwegian teen fighting deportation to Afghanistan: 'This is our last hope'

(TRONDHEIM, Norway) -- For 18-year-old Taibah Abbasi, Thursday's vote in parliament will almost certainly be another blow in a losing battle with the Norwegian government over her future.

Her message to politicians in Oslo today: "Don't ta... Read More

Spain surpasses U.S. as a tourist destination: UN

(NEW YORK) -- Spain has replaced the United States as the No. 2 tourism destination in the world, according to a United Nations agency.

While France has retained the top spot with the most visitors, the United States has lost out to Spain ... Read More

Boko Haram releases new video claiming to show Chibok girls: 'We are never coming back'

(ABUJA, Nigeria) -- A video released in Nigeria this week by Boko Haram purportedly shows some of the schoolgirls who were abducted from the town of Chibok nearly four years ago, vowing to stay with the militants and never return home.

Abo... Read More

Vladimir Putin is 'absolutely healthy,' spokesman says

(MOSCOW) -- A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the leader is healthy, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump released information from his annual physical.

Kremlin spokesman Dimitry Peskov was asked Wed... Read More