China exonerates man 18 years after his execution

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:12pm
Huugjilt, an ethnic Mongolian, had been accused of raping and murdering a woman at age 18; parents given $5,000 as expression of sympathy

Elvis show in London

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:11pm
Europe's largest-ever exhibition of Elvis memorabilia honoring the King of Rock 'n' Roll on display at the O2 Arena

Australians offer support to Muslims with hashtag #illridewithyou after hostage siege

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:14pm
Citizens offer to ride with - and protect - Australian Muslims on public transportation

Tens of thousands of penguins in the Antarctic

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:07pm
On the beaches of South Georgia island, tens of thousands of penguin couples gather to build nests and gather food for their young, who wait together for their parents' return.

Watch the Geminid meteor shower

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 3:02pm
The Geminid meteor shower reached its annual peak Sunday morning, Dec. 14. See the view from Germany's North Sea coast.

Police storm Australian cafe to rescue hostages

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:55pm
A flurry of loud bangs erupted as heavily armed police stormed the Lindt cafe in Sydney. Clarissa Ward reports on the rescue. Bob Orr gives background on the alleged hostage taker, Man Haron Monis.

India cops question suspected ISIS mouthpiece

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:48pm
Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, acknowledged running pro-ISIS Twitter account with massive following

Suspect in Sydney standoff known to police

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:24pm
Iranian-born refugee identified as alleged gunman in hostage situation at café in Australian city

Sydney hostages: Police raid downtown cafe

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:23pm
Suspected gunman holding dozens hostage believed to be an Iranian-born self-styled Muslim cleric; more hostages flee after loud bang

Who is the Sydney hostage gunman?

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:16pm
CBS News has learned that the gunman behind the Sydney hostage situation has been arrested before for extremist activity. Homeland security correspondent Bob Orr joins "CBSN" with more.

CIA insider on Australia hostage crisis: "ISIS sees them as an enemy"

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:08pm
Sydney hostage crisis stokes fears of lone wolf attacks in the name of militant group

U.S. Marine charged with killing Filipino transgender

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:45pm
Joseph Pemberton accused of attacking and drowning victim in toilet bowl after finding out she was transgender

Sydney hostage standoff

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:55am
Gunman takes hostages, demands ISIS flag downtown Sydney cafe

Uber price "surge" draws fire amid Sydney standoff

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:41am
Cab company offers free rides after software automatically quadrupled rates as people rushed to flee city

Armed men hole-up in Belgium apartment building

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:00am
Police say 4 men with weapons entered building in city of Ghent, but unclear what they want, or if they have hostages

Several hostages get out of Sydney café

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:29am
Unclear if they escaped or were released; others still being held by gunman with Islamic flag, authorities say

Ecuador power plant construction accident kills 13

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:58am
Chinese and Ecuadorian workers died at the site of the country's largest ever infrastructure project

Sydney siege: Hostages held in cafe in central Sydney

CBS World News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:40am
Evacuations unfold in central Sydney amid a large police operation around a cafe. Local media reports there are numerous hostages being held in Sydney's Martin Place. Train stations surrounding the cafe have been shut down, bus routes have been closed, and streets in the area have been blocked off.

Hostages held in downtown Sydney; Islamic flag displayed

CBS World News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:02pm
Australian police divert traffic and close down area around Lindt cafe after an apparent gunman takes hostages and holds them against windows

Hamas celebrates its founding with a missile parade

CBS World News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:01pm
Islamic militant group marked the 27th anniversary of its creation with display of military arsenal in possible warning of more troubles to come

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