International

(Paris) -- "Charlie Hebdo" [[ CHAR-lee HEB-doh }} will return to French newsstands on February 25th. The new issue of the satirical magazine comes a month-and-a-half after terrorists attacked their Paris offices, killing 12 people. The new release date was tweeted by a staff...
(Undated) -- Today is World Cancer Day. The Union for International Cancer Control sets aside each February 4th to raise awareness of cancer and encourage people who do what they can to prevent it. The main goal of World Cancer Day is to substantially cut illness and deaths from...
(Undated) -- International demand for U.S. whiskey is growing. The Distilled Spirits Council says sales of American bourbon and Tennessee whiskey are exceeding one-billion dollars for the second consecutive year. Their data shows that strong sales in the flavored whiskeys is...
(Amman) -- Government sources say Jordan has executed the Iraqi woman it had offered to swap for the pilot who was killed by ISIS. Jordan state television reports the woman along with another prisoner were hanged. Jordan had promised an "earthshaking response" to the horrific...
(Taipei) -- Authorities now say 16 people were killed and about a dozen are missing after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Taiwan Wednesday. Fifty-eight people were on board the TransAsia Airways plane that crashed upside down into the Keelong River in Taipei City. As...
(Undated) -- Oil prices are down in early trading today, ending a four-day rally. Crude oil prices had gained 19-percent before concerns about worldwide demand and high inventory levels stopped the rally. European Brent crude fell 50 cents a barrel, to 57-41, and U.S. crude was...
(Undated) -- The company that makes "Monopoly" is celebrating the game's 80th anniversary with real money. Toy and gamemaker Hasbro is releasing 80 special edition sets with real money mixed in with the usual fake bills. One set with come with an entire cash drawer loaded with...
(New York, NY) -- The UN calls the apparent burning alive of a Jordanian pilot by ISIS "an appalling act." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the killing and said ISIS was "a terrorist organization with no regard for human life." The Jordanian pilot was captured by ISIS...
(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon confirms it has conducted a drone strike in Somalia. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby says the strike took place January 31st south of Mogadishu and targeted a senior leader of the terror group al Shabaab. Kirby could not confirm the...