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Honduran beauty queen found dead

A Honduran beauty queen who went missing just days before she was to participate in the Miss World pageant was found dead Wednesday, along with her sister, police said.

Thai police identify Americans accused of trying to ship infant body parts

Two Americans stole adult and infant body parts from a museum inside a Bangkok hospital and tried to ship them to Las Vegas, Thai police say.

Israel: 4 dead after men with knives, gun attack Jerusalem synagogue

 A Jerusalem synagogue turned from peaceful sanctuary to house of horrors within moments Tuesday, after two Palestinian cousins wielding knives, a

Obama calls new U.S. hostage's beheading by ISIS 'pure evil'

American aid worker and former soldier Peter Kassig was beheaded by ISIS terrorists, the White House confirmed Sunday, hours after a video claiming to show the victim surfaced online.

Analysts: New ISIS video 'sign of desperation'

 Like a wounded animal lashing out in fury, ISIS is betraying hints of desperation in its latest video, which purportedly shows the aftermath of the beheading of U.S. hostage Peter Kassig, analysts said Sunday.

Hagel: Might have to consider ground forces in Iraq

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is suggesting he may have to consider recommendations to place ground forces in Iraq to help forces there locate targets if, in fact, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff makes that recommendation.

World leaders take Putin to task over Ukraine at G20 in Australia

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, the G20 summit in Australia didn't prove to be a very amicable occasion.

Two Americans freed by North Korea arrive back in U.S., reunited with families

Two Americans who spent months imprisoned in North Korea are back on U.S. soil, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered their release.

Obama wades into foreign policy challenges on Asia trip

 HONG KONG (CNN) -- After his party's losses in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama will wade into a mass of foreign policy challenges during his trip to Asia this week.

Two Americans freed by North Korea arrive back in U.S.

 (CNN) -- Two Americans who spent months imprisoned in North Korea arrived back on U.S. soil late Saturday after the secretive nation's leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered their release.