International

(Undated) -- It's the beginning of a new era in Saudi Arabia with the death of King Abdullah and the installation of his successor King Salman. Mourners gathered today to pay their respects to the late monarch as his body was prepared for a simple Muslim burial in an unmarked...
(Undated) -- World leaders are taking to social media to share condolences after the death of Saudi Arabia's leader. King Abdullah died at age 90 yesterday, weeks after being admitted to the hospital. President Obama said on Twitter that he admired the "courage of his...
(Undated) -- The new king of Saudi Arabia is promising to follow his predecessors' policies. King Salman said in a televised speech today that he will maintain the path the oil-rich country has followed since it was established more than 80 years ago. That path has included...
(Moscow) -- The head of the pro-Russia separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine is not seeking a ceasefire. Alexander Zakharchenko was quoted today that he no longer plans to seek ceasefire talks with Ukrainian authorities. Fighting in east Ukraine has intensified in recent weeks...
(Undated) -- ISIS says a "countdown has begun" for the group to kill two Japanese hostages. The deadline passed today for Tokyo to pay a ransom of 200-million dollars to prevent ISIS from beheading the hostages. An online post by the Islamic militants shows a countdown along...
(Undated) -- Sony is delaying its final earnings report for last year because of the cyber attack on its film studio. Officials said the hack, which has been blamed on North Korea, prevented the company from producing a full report by the February 16th deadline. Sony is seeking...
(Sanaa, Yemen) -- The parliament of Yemen is holding an emergency session to deal with the political crisis in the troubled nation. Parliament rejected the resignation of President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi today after the president and his cabinet tendered their resignations...
(Undated) -- The first doses of an Ebola vaccine arrive in West Africa today. Health care providers in Liberia will test vaccines developed by drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline, Merck and NewLink. The pharmaceutical companies worked with the National Institutes of Health in developing...
(Undated) -- Police in Norway are reminding people that they live in Norway and should be used to the snow. Police in one of the Scandinavian country's southern districts sent out a tweet saying they've been inundated with complaints from people who say the winter weather is...