ISIS battling for 2 big prizes in Iraq

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:03am
Iraqi forces, U.S. airstrikes try to keep Ramadi, just 70 miles west of Baghdad, and the nation's biggest oil refinery out of ISIS hands

Around the world: Pro surfer has an incredible wipe-out

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:44am
Here are the some of the top stories from around the world, including shocking video of professional surfer Josh Kerr wiping out during a contest.

Netanyahu accuses Iran of threatening to overtake Middle East

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:10am
The Israeli Prime Minister, in remarks on the nation's Holocaust memorial day, warned that Iran still intends to obtain nuclear weapons

​How Trevor Noah got his sense of humor

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:37pm
The South African comedian's appeal will be tested as he tries to win over American audiences of "The Daily Show"

Colombia guerrillas break cease-fire in attack on army unit

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:16pm
Officials say 11 soldiers were killed and 19 injured when a patrol unit was ambushed with homemade explosives, jeopardizing peace talks

Colombia guerillas break cease-fire in attack on army unit

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:16pm
Officials say 11 soldiers were killed and 19 injured when a patrol unit was ambushed with homemade explosives, jeopardizing peace talks

Canadian diplomat's son charged with murder in Miami

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:11pm
Grand jury indicted 15-year-old son of veteran Canadian diplomat Roxanne Dube for alleged role in a drug deal that left two dead, including his older brother

Pope Francis joined "an evil front," Turkish PM says

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:27pm
Turkish officials continue to heap scorn on the pontiff over his controversial stance on their history and his use of the "g-word"

Poland PM warns biker club against riding through country

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:16pm
Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said a nationalistic Russian motorcycle club to ride through Poland would be dealt with by national law if it becomes disruptive

The first doughnut has been launched into space

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:14pm
Two Swedish brothers used a weather balloon to launch a frozen doughnut into space.

Woman who discovered Nazi heritage refuses to be "prisoner of the past"

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:01pm
Jennifer Teege says it took her a long time to build up the nerve to reveal her family secret to her Israeli friends

"Explosion of hatred": Anti-Semitic attacks spiked in 2014

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:20pm
Israeli researchers say attacks against Jews rose 38 percent, with most of the violence in Western Europe

Protester glitterbombs European Central Bank's president

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:28pm
A protester disrupted a news conference at the European Central Bank by glitter-bombing the bank's president. CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vladimir Duthiers report on the dramatic video.

Italy hit by "unprecedented influx of migrants"

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:00pm
In less than a week, Italy says it's rescued almost 10,000 people trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa, and hundreds more died trying

U.S. pilot's remains found by villagers in Cameroon

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:02pm
Bill Fitzpatrick set off in a Cessna almost a year ago on an anti-poaching mission, and then disappeared without a trace

Women rowers turn tide on long-time British tradition

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:18pm
The Thames River in London has been home to the historic race between men's rowing teams from Cambridge and Oxford Universities for decades. But the women's teams have been kept out of the famous waters, until a new sponsor -- and some ambitious rowers -- challenged the status quo. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Migrant exodus hitting Italy's shores skyrockets

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:00pm
Warmer weather sees the number of migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean soar. Italy says it has rescued more than 8,500 people from rickety, overcrowded boats crossing from North Africa, and hundreds of others haven't made it. Anna Matranga reports.

Russia flexes military muscle off U.K. shores

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:50am
The Royal Air Force scrambled fighter jets to escort Russian bombers away from U.K. airspace, an encounter that one analyst described to Charlie D'Agata as merely the latest example of characteristic "muscle flexing" by Vladimir Putin.

EU hits Google with antitrust complaint

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:19am
European Union says Internet search site abusing market dominance in move that could cost U.S. tech giant billions

Russian bomber flight "right out of" Putin's playbook

CBS World News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:51am
Political analyst Cliff Kupchan says Russian bombers' forays to the edge of British airspace were latest example of Putin flexing his muscles

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