Familiar face appointed Tokyo tourism ambassador

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:02pm
Japan is hoping its biggest movie star will help lure tourists during a market-opening strategy launched by the prime minister

John Kerry on potential impact of lifting Iran sanctions

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:28am
The Obama administration is making an all-out effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country would only sign the deal if sanctions were lifted on the same day. Norah O'Donnell spoke to Secretary of State John Kerry about the potential impact of lifting sanctions.

Iran nuke deal better than no deal at all?

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:40am
As Tehran says it will only sign final agreement if sanctions dropped immediately, Kerry continues defending it as best way to avoid a nuclear-armed Iran

Man opens fire in Italian courtroom

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:37am
At least 3 reportedly killed as apparent plaintiff in bankruptcy case pulls out a gun and then tries to escape on a motorcycle

"Badman" Humza Arshad's comedic response to ISIS

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:34am
British Muslim comic weighs in as British police turn to YouTube for help getting that word out

Obama shows "One Love" in Jamaica

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:29am
On 1st visit by a U.S. president to the island in 3 decades, Obama keen to show American neighbors they're not forgotten

Top stories around the world: Wednesday April 8, 2015

CBS World News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:01am
Here are the top stories around the world including a report by the Financial Times that says Japan needs to shorten the number of hours people work.

Flash Points: China challenges U.S. economic dominance

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:50pm
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will compete with the World Bank and the IMF

Kim and Kanye visit Armenia

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:30pm
Kim Kardashian, her sister Khloe, husband Kanye West and daughter North are visiting Armenia. The sisters, who are of Armenian descent, received a royal welcome of sorts upon their arrival to the country’s capital.

NASA: We'll find alien life soon

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:56pm
NASA predicts that we'll find proof of alien life elsewhere in the universe within a decade. Chief NASA scientist Ellen Stofan says the discovery of extraterrestrial life is not a question of if, but when.

Who betrayed Anne Frank?

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:52pm
A Dutch man claims his aunt was the one who told Nazi authorities where Anne Frank and her family were hiding. The woman worked as a typist for Otto Frank, Anne's father.

Role reversal: Dog walks boy

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:32pm
A video shot from a car's dashboard camera in the Czech Republic shows a large dog taking a person for a walk. Watch as the massive St. Bernard drags the boy across the road on his stomach.

Spanish gypsies protest derogatory ethnic reference

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:51pm
Representatives of the country's Roma population have launched a campaign to remove a negative reference about them from the world's most cited Spanish dictionary

North Korea says American deported for "plot-breeding"

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:37pm
Details of elderly woman's detention and release are few; official statement says she visited frequently over the last 20 years

Spain's scariest hiking trail reopens

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:11pm
Spain's dangerous and beautiful El Caminito del Rey trail, closed for over a decade after too many deaths, just re-opened to the public

ISIS frees dozens of Yazidi women, kids

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:02pm
Kurdish official in Iraq says more than 200 freed members of minority sect are in poor health, showing signs of abuse

Iran raises the stakes in Yemen faceoff

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:12pm
As Sunni Muslim powerhouse Saudi Arabia leads bombing campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen, Shiite Iran sends warship to region

Massive heist in London's jewelry district

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:04am
British investigators are trying to track down burglars in an elaborate and expensive heist, where thieves emptied around 300 safety deposit boxes. It happened last weekend in London's most exclusive jewelry district. Charlie D'Agata reports from the scene of the crime in London's Hatton Garden.

Were the Russians behind a White House hacking?

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:34am
A new report says Russia was behind an apparent hack of a White House computer network last year. It exposed sensitive information about President Obama to hackers. Federal agencies are reportedly investigating the breach. Bill Plante reports on the damage from the sophisticated attack.

Afghan soldier opens fire on U.S. troops

CBS World News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:11am
3 Americans wounded in second insider attack this year by allied forces in Afghanistan

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