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H&M closes stores in South Africa after protests over 'monkey' hoodie

(NEW YORK) -- H&M closed its stores in South Africa on Saturday after reports of protesters trashing the outlets over a racially insensitive advertisement.

Last week, the brand's image of a black child modeling a green hoodie with "Coolest... Read More

North Korea's Kim Jong Un crows over 'Fire and Fury' book on Trump

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- President Donald Trump’s tweeted threat last fall that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" became the title of a new book. The book became a blockbuster. And now the man whom Trump threatened, North Korean ... Read More

What Trump's 's---hole' comments could mean for the latest travel ban

(WASHINGTON) -- As President Trump’s words are being widely condemned, some legal experts believe that the “s---hole” remark could also impact his case for the travel ban.

But given his previous call for a “Muslim b... Read More

Iran's new drug law may spare thousands from execution

(ISFAHAN, Iran) -- Playing with his friends in a dusty alley of a remote village somewhere in the central province of Isfahan, Iran, 6-year-old Reza finally had a sparkle in his eyes after years of anguish.

Saturday morning, Reza was told ... Read More

Haiti commemorates 8th anniversary of devastating quake

(PORT-AU-PRINCE) -- As a moment of silence was held in Haiti on Friday to mark the eighth anniversary of the devastating quake that killed more than 220,000 people, shock waves over President Donald Trump's disparaging description of the island natio... Read More

Diplomats face challenge of reassuring allies they're not 's---hole countries'

(WASHINGTON) -- After reports broke of President Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Haiti and other African countries, the outrage overseas was swift -- with governments demanding to know what the president really said and whether the U.S. wou... Read More

Trump again extends Iran nuclear deal he vowed to rip up

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump once again waived the economic sanctions on Iran as a part of the nuclear deal with the country, despite his repeated criticism of the Obama-era accord in what White House officials say will be the final extensi... Read More

After getting the right to drive, Saudi women now get their own car show

(NEW YORK) -- Women in Saudi Arabia enthusiastically walked around the first car show catering to them on Thursday, just a few months after King Salman granted them the right to drive.

The exhibition was held in the less conservative port city... Read More

Trump's stated reason for cancelling London trip sparks skepticism, hashtag

(LONDON) -- Many Twitter users around the world, including in the U.K., were apparently not convinced by President Donald Trump's tweets blaming his cancellation of his trip to London on the recently-relocated U.S. embassy.

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Kim Jong Un was 'stressed,' 'angry' as a child, former family bodyguard says

(WASHINGTON) -- An ex-bodyguard for North Korea’s former dictator Kim Jong Il said the country’s current leader, Kim Jong Un, lived an isolated childhood that left him “stressed” and “quick-tempered.”

Lee Yo... Read More

Another 'Fire and Fury' book on the best-seller list, but it's not about Trump

(NEW YORK) -- Randall Hansen, the director of the Munk School at the University of Toronto, was in Washington, D.C. last Friday when something from his past kept appearing in the news: the title phrase Fire and Fury.

That same day... Read More

This DJ slipped Prince Harry his business card in offer to remix national anthem for royal wedding

(LONDON) -- The coming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is shaping up to be the wedding of the decade, and everyone from designers to caterers to photographers is hustling to get involved.

But one plucky DJ from South London dire... Read More

Thieves pilfer 700 blocks of cheese in French city

(MUROL, France) -- It wasn't an armed robbery at the Ritz, but you could put it on a Ritz – and it stinks a lot more.

Local police from central France’s Auvergne region told ABC News today that around 700 blocks of Saint-Nectai... Read More

American tourist dies while hiking in Australia

(SYDNEY, Australia) -- An American tourist died Wednesday while hiking the Larapinta Trail in Australia, Northern Territory Police said. The unidentified 33-year-old man was from California, police said.

Senior Sergeant Michael Potts of th... Read More