A Saudi soldier fires a mortar towards Houthi movement position, at the Saudi border with Yemen, April 21, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

More air strikes in Yemen, death toll exceeds 550

ADEN - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue.  Full Article 

Tech triumvirate propels Nasdaq, S&P to record highs 24 Apr 2015

- The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. | Video

American al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn is shown in this image captured from an undated video courtesy of Intelcenter. REUTERS/INTELCENTER/ SOCIAL MEDIA/ AS-SAHAB MEDIA RELEASED BY INTELCENTER/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Killing of al Qaeda frontman seen as big blow

ISLAMABAD - The killing of an American who directed al Qaeda's media campaign from his Pakistani hideout is likely to be a big blow for the militants, especially as they wage a propaganda war with Islamic State.  Full Article 

An image of the Statue of Liberty is pictured though a rain covered taxi window in New York April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Here comes the flood of foreign money

NEW YORK - Officials declined to investigate the funding of a campaign to defeat a Los Angeles County initiative by an international conglomerate, raising fears among campaign finance reform advocates that foreign funds may flood U.S. elections.  Full Article 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un views the dawn from the summit of Mt Paektu April 18, 2015, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 19, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Inside North Korea's propaganda machine

Recent rumors about North Korean textbooks exhorting a young Kim Jong Un’s prowess as a driver and sailor have sparked a renewed interest in just how weird North Korea is. Why is their propaganda so odd, we ask. Do they believe it all?  Commentary 

Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, April 22, 2015. The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky. REUTERS/Rafael Arenas

Chile volcano prompts new evacuations

SANTIAGO - Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning on Wednesday, is still puffing out ash and smoke, prompting new evacuations and leading airlines to cancel flights to Argentine capital Buenos Aires.  Full Article 

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ANZAC centenary at Hellfire Pass

Australians and New Zealanders mark the centenary of ANZAC Day at Hellfire Pass in Thailand, site of a section of the infamous Thai-Burma railway. Rough cut (no reporter narration).