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Obama Takes in India's Grand Republic Day Parade

By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 26
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe in Miami

By Kelli Kennedy | Jan 26
Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.

Thailand's Leading Modeling Agency Announces Transgender Board

By EDGE | Jan 24
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.

US, Cuba Address Obstacles to Resuming Diplomatic Ties

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 22
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

Irish Grandma Busted for Possessing Cocaine at Bingo Hall

Jan 22
A 50-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of possessing cocaine for sale or supply after Irish police caught her with the narcotic outside a Cork bingo hall.

CNN's Cooper Says He was Mistaken on Muslim Zones

By David Bauder | Jan 22
CNN has joined Fox News Channel in saying that it was mistaken to report in the wake of an attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that there were neighborhoods in Europe considered "no go" zones for non-Muslims.

Macedonia Lawmakers Vote to Ban Gay Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
Lawmakers in Macedonia voted to define marriage in the southeast European country as a union between one man and one woman Tuesday.

Israeli Man Arrested for Leaking Madonna's Album

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
Police in Israel arrested a 39-year-old man Wednesday on suspicion of hacking into Madonna's computer and leaking her demos and tracks of her new album "Rebel Heart" months before its scheduled release date.

Havana Talks Start With Promises by Obama, Cuban Caution

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 21
The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in decades begins two days of negotiations with grand promises by President Barack Obama about change on the island and a somber warning from Cuba to abandon hopes of reforming the communist government.

Nazi-Code Breaker Alan Turing's Notebook Goes to Auction

Jan 21
A handwritten notebook by Alan Turing is going on the auction block. The Nazi code-breaking genius is depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominated "The Imitation Game."

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