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8.2 earthquake strikes off the coast of Fiji, small tsunami waves observed

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 348 miles and was located 174 miles northeast of Fiji's Ndoi Island

03

Putin attends wedding of Austrian foreign minister

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Austrian lawmaker Joerg Leichtfried criticized bride Karin Kneissl's decision to invite Putin to the wedding

Saturday, Aug 18

19

Camp connects those who lost loved ones in terror attacks, violent extremism or war

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The camp, around since 2008, has helped more than 700 teenagers from 28 nations learn to cope with loss

World leaders react to Kofi Annan's death

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Annan "inspired me and many others with his ideas, his firm convictions and, not least, his charisma"

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Italy's leader comforts mourners at funeral as bridge toll rises

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Families of 19 of the dead had their loved ones' coffins brought to the hall for the funeral Mass led by Genoa's archbishop, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco

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Heat wave reveals WWII U.S. military plane in Switzerland

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Climate change in the mountains of Switzerland has yielded an amazing discovery. It is allowing a new generation of historians to learn about a World War II military plane that, until now, had been a secret kept in a glacier. Debora Patta…

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U.S. prepares to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

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The UN said this week that an estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans had fled the crisis-torn country as of June

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dead at 80

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Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. He was a diplomat from Ghana who became the first black African to lead the United Nations. Annan and the U.N. were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. But…

Friday, Aug 17

23

Teen solves six Rubik's Cubes underwater in single breath

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Vako Marchelashvili was underwater for one minute and 44 seconds on Friday at the Gino Paradise water park in Tbilisi, Georgia

20

72 years later, melting glacier uncovers crashed U.S. WWII plane

CBS News / U.S.

Among the passengers were high-ranking U.S. service members traveling with relatives

ISIS is the newest and deadliest front in Pakistan's long war on terror

Pakistan's security personnel worry that hundreds of Pakistanis who are unaccounted for after traveling to join ISIS' "caliphate" have gone underground, waiting to strike

U.S. pulls Syria stabilization funding

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U.S. officials said the administration notified Congress on Friday that it would not spend some $200 million that had been planned

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Zimbabwe election results to be challenged in court

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The vote in late July was the first election since the end of former president Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule, and it was supposed to signal a move toward stability

15

Devastating floods leave more than 300 dead in India

CBS News / World

Kerala state could get even more torrential rain with thousands still trapped and power and communication lines already out

Trump asks jailed pastor to be "patriot hostage" as U.S.-Turkey feud escalates

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Turkish court rejects American Andrew Brunson's appeal for release as U.S. and Turkey exchange new threats of sanctions

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Police again question Israeli PM Netanyahu in corruption probe

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With protesters outside his home demanding justice, Benjamin Netanyahu quizzed by officers over 1 of several corruption cases

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Spain's king joins hundreds to mark year since Barcelona attacks

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Spain's King Felipe VI, PM Pedro Sanchez join throngs in Spain's 2nd city year after 16 people were killed in ISIS-claimed attacks

Thursday, Aug 16

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"Shame and sorrow": Vatican reacts to Pennsylvania grand jury report

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The Vatican said Pope Francis is on the victims' side and they are his priority; Church expressed "shame and sorrow" in its statement

21

Pompeo forms "Iran Action Group" for post-nuclear deal policy

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The group will coordinate and run policy toward Iran as the administration moves ahead with its plans after withdrawing from the international nuclear pact

17

U.N. report highlights dangers for kids deported from U.S.

CBS News / U.S.

Children's agency warns that, "being returned to impossible situations makes it more likely that they will migrate again"

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Turks are smashing their iPhones to protest Trump

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Turks show support for their gov't as it clashes with U.S. over a jailed American Pastor Andrew Brunson by destroying U.S. products

Queen Elizabeth II's personal doctor killed in cycle crash

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Dr. Peter Fisher, 67, remembered as leader in homeopathic and holistic medicine who served on British monarch's medical team for 15 years

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Italian firm balks at bridge collapse backlash with "causes" unclear

CBS News / World

New gov't has threatened to strip concession from holding company that controls affected highway, before cause of disaster is proven

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Women told to prep defense over murder of Kim Jong Un's half brother

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Malaysian judge finds evidence of "well-planned conspiracy" against Kim Jong Nam, extends murder trial to next phase

02

Turkey's economy suffers amid U.S. sanctions and tariffs

The lira has been falling in value for months, but plummeted amid a dispute over an American pastor detained in Turkey

Italian bridge collapse survivor says she ran for her life

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The search continues for survivors of a bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy. One woman says the bridge started shaking violently before it fell in front of her, prompting her to abandon her car and run for her life. CBS News foreign…

Wednesday, Aug 15

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Sea critters imperiled by major increase in "marine heat waves"

CBS News / SciTech

"This trend will only further accelerate with global warming," said Thomas Frolicher, a climate scientist at the University of Bern in Switzerland

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Some Parisians unimpressed by new open-air urinals

CBS News / U.S.

"Uritrottoirs" (pavement urinals) introduced as innovation to help rid French capital of unpleasant sights and smells

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As companies vow to banish plastic straws, are balloons next?

CBS News / U.S.

Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be deflated?

Dozens killed as bomber hits college students in Afghan capital

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Attack in largely Shiite Muslim neighborhood of Kabul blamed on ISIS faction in Afghanistan