International

(Undated) -- A video on YouTube seems to show two Italian women held by Syrian militants. The video released Wednesday shows two young women, dressed in black robes and veils, sitting in front of the camera. One holds a sign with the date December 17, 2014. The other woman,...
(Undated) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is signing onto 20 international agreements, including the International Criminal Court. This will give the court jurisdiction over crimes committed in Palestinian lands. Israel and the U.S. are criticizing the move...
(Singapore) -- A total of eight bodies from the AirAsia Flight 8501 crash are now in a city in Indonesia. The eighth body was transported from the crash site in the Java Sea early today. Authorities also have identified one of those victims and released her name to the public...
(Undated) -- The highest court in Egypt is canceling the jail sentences of three Al Jazeera journalists and ordering a new trial. Australian Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed were sentenced to seven-to-ten-year terms when a court convicted...
(Undated) -- The FBI says the hackers who took down Sony Pictures' computer system are threatening a "news media organization." A new advisory from the FBI says the hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace posted messages implying they might target a news organization that...
(Pangalan Bun, Indonesia) -- Improving weather over the Java Sea may allow divers to attempt to reach what is believed to be the sunken remains AirAsia Flight 8501. The Airbus A320 disappeared on Sunday flying from Indonesia to Singapore. At least eight bodies have been...
(Shanghai, China) -- The new year is starting off with tragedy in Shanghai, China. More than 30 people were killed in a stampede at a New Year's celebration at a waterfront area called the Bund. Pictures on social media from the scene show a line of police holding back a crowd...
(Undated) -- Palestinian leaders are paving the way for an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday signed applications for membership to 20 international organizations and treaties, including the International...
(Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia) -- An Indonesia official says the AirAsia plane lost at sea made an "unbelievably" steep climb before it crashed. The unidentified source claims the jetliner could have been pushed beyond the limits of the Airbus 320, according to preliminary radar...