Oregon woman wrongfully jailed in East Timor shares story of freedom

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:04pm
Stacey Addison was unable to leave East Timor for six months after being accused of a crime she did not commit. She returned to American soil and opened up about her drama, only on "CBS This Morning." Ben Tracy reports.

ISIS torches Iraqi oil wells to hinder airstrikes near Tikrit

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:42am
Iraq's government accuses ISIS of bulldozing the site of one of the world's most ancient cities. Officials say the extremists looted and destroyed the city of Nimrud. The news came as ISIS militants reportedly set fire to the oil wells to create a smoke screen and protect themselves from Iraqi government fighter jets. Holly Williams reports from Erbil, Iraq.

Signs of hope for Ukraine cease-fire

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:38am
As EU makes a fresh argument against arming Ukrainians battling pro-Russia separatists, truce agreement may finally be panning out

Iraqi and Iranian forces push on toward Tikrit

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:25am
Regional official says 30,000-strong alliance hoping to wrest Saddam's hometown from ISIS should reach city limits in hours

A year with no answers for Flight 370 widow

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:04am
Since the Malaysia Airlines jet dropped off radar screens in March, Jacqui Gonzales has come no closer to learning how her husband disappeared

American woman held in East Timor freed

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:34am
Oregon's Stacey Addison, detained 6 months in East Timor after sharing taxi with stranger carrying illegal drugs, is home now, sharing her story

Israeli police: 5 hurt in Jerusalem "terror attack"

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:13am
Palestinian man allegedly rammed car into crowd near police station before being shot and wounded

ISIS bulldozes ancient palace

CBS World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:25am
According to the Iraqi government, ISIS militants used vehicles to destroy parts of the archaeological site at the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud.

​Iran seen as critical in pushing ISIS out of Tikrit

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:12pm
"Iraqi forces alone, they cannot do this," said the governor of nearby Kirkuk

Alert warns ISIS trying to recruit American teenagers

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:52pm
The FBI and Homeland Security have issued an alert to U.S. law enforcement regarding efforts by ISIS to recruit young people. CBS News Justice Correspondent Jeff Pegues reports the warning focuses on the terror group's social media efforts.

ISIS trying to recruit young people from U.S., Western countries

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:24pm
FBI and Homeland Security send alert warning law enforcement about effectiveness of terror group's social media strategy

India vows action after BBC airs banned film about gang rape

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:41pm
Documentary chronicles a fatal gang rape in which one of the attackers blames the victim

Suspect in U.S. ambassador attack well-known to police

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:18pm
U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert not the first diplomat attacked by man named as assailant in slashing

Wreckage of sunken WWII battleship recognized by ex-officer

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:46pm
Former gunnery officer on one of the largest battleships in history instantly remembered the station he was assigned to when he saw pictures of the sunken vessel

Facebook gripes about work land U.S. contractor in Emirates jail

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:10pm
Dispute over sick leave leads to stint in prison for helicopter mechanic from Florida

Major milestone in Ebola battle

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:03pm
"I am one of the happiest human beings today on earth" says patient who could be her country's last

American jailed in the Middle East after complaining about his job online

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:59pm
A Florida man hired by an company in the United Arab Emirates was arrested after complaining about his employer on Facebook. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Alison Harmelin have more.

South Africa family reunited after 17-year kidnapping mystery

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:01pm
Morne and Celeste Nurse only knew their daughter, Zephany, for three days before she was taken from the hospital. Recently, one of their other daughters, Cassidy, came home with some remarkable news: there was a girl that resembled her at school. It turned out Zephany was living just a few miles away. Debora Patta reports.

Billionaires' club: China's leaders rub elbows with ultra-rich delegates

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:02pm
One of the most important events on China's political calendar gets underway in Beijing. The National People's Congress opens its 10-day annual meeting. Increasingly, the gathering to represent the Communist Party masses is becoming a club for ultra-wealthy capitalists. Seth Doane reports on the billionaires who say they're ready to give back.

Showdown with ISIS: Iraq pushes into Tikrit suburbs with Iran's help

CBS World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:40am
It's the fourth day of an effort to take back Saddam Hussein's hometown from ISIS fighters. Holly Williams spoke with a former American colonel who now advises the Kurds in their fight against the extremists.

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