International

(Undated) -- Sony is in damage-control mode after network outages ruined Christmas for PlayStation users. Sony Computer Entertainment America is hoping a ten-percent discount on PlayStation games, movies and TV shows will smooth things over after gaming networks were disrupted...
(Shanghai) -- Police are now saying that deadly New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai was not caused by people rushing to pick up fake money dropped from a building. At least 36 people were killed and dozens more injured when crowds began to stampede at a waterfront area called...
(Undated) -- The search for the black box of the crashed AirAsia jetliner is being delayed due to bad weather. Search officials say it could be a week before the flight data and cockpit voice recorders can be recovered. They say divers won't be sent into the water until recovery...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S.-led coalition is not letting up on ISIS heading into the New Year. The Combined Joint Task Force said today that fighters and remotely controlled aircraft staged 29 air strikes on targets in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday. The U.S. and its allies...
(Damascus) -- More than 76-thousand people are dead as a result of Syria's civil war. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced that figure today, which included more than 33-thousand civilian deaths in 2014. The conflict began with protests in 2011. The United Nations...
(Vatican City) -- Pope Francis is urging people of all faiths to unite in the fight against modern day slavery. In his first Mass of 2015, the Roman Catholic leader said that everyone has a God-given right to be free. The Pope spoke on the theme "No Longer Slaves, but Brothers...
(Shanghai, China) -- Fake money might have triggered a deadly stampede in China. Chinese authorities say someone throwing fake money from a building may have caused a stampede at a New Year's Eve celebration in Shanghai. At least 35 people were killed and dozens more injured...
(Undated) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un says he's open to holding high-level talks with South Korea. In his New Year's Day message on state TV, Kim said there is no reason not to hold a high-level summit, depending on what he called "the mood and circumstances." Kim said he...
(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,...