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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years on Monday and was set to lead an anti-austerity coalition after a stunning election win that sent shockwaves through Europe.
President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former U .S. statesmen in paying respects following the death of King Abdullah.
Jubilant residents began trickling back to Kobane Tuesday after Kurdish fighters drove the Islamic State (IS) group from the Syrian border town, which became a major symbol of resistance against the jihadists.
A two-foot-long (half-meter) drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security — and a growing threat from the sky.
5 foreigners, 3 guards killed in Libyan hotel attack
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said. The attack, which included a car bombing, struck the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea.
Streets deserted as huge snowstorm hits US
A huge snowstorm slammed into northeastern U.S. late Monday, shutting down public transport, canceling thousands of flights and leaving roads and streets deserted as snow blanketed an area that's home to tens of millions of people.
With only five days left before the deadline to seek payments, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg has decided that 50 death cases are eligible for money due to crashes caused by faulty General Motors (GM) ignition switches.
Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said.
Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter
A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter.
Liberia's president on Monday announced the closure of an Ebola treatment facility which lay at the epicenter of the virus's worst outbreak in history, as the disease's spread has slowed in the country.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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