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And the world's best airline is...

Cathay Pacific was named the world's best airline at an awards ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow Tuesday.

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.

John Kerry joins world powers for Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Austria on Sunday for talks with five other world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program.

Gaza deaths mount as Israel, Hamas battle it out with rockets, airstrikes

Eight activists formed a human shield outside a hospital in Gaza Saturday, a doctor said, as Hamas and Israel battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

Kerry works overtime to avoid another Afghan powder keg

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay in Afghanistan on Saturday, as he sought to broker a deal to end an election crisis amid fears the country could descend into bloody chaos.

Rory McIlroy sets course record at Scottish Open

Rory McIlroy is off to a good start at the Scottish Open. He's hoping for a good finish, too, after missing the cut at the Irish Open.

Beating the bulge: Brazil's burgeoning obesity problem

"I saw these seats before the tournament began but it's not a good way to deal with it. It's a kind of segregation," explains Dr. Guilherme Cotta, a bariatric (weight-loss) surgeon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

World's 10 most romantic movie locations

 Get ready to pucker up -- to celebrate National Kissing Day on July 6, travel deals website Travelzoo has released a list of the world's top 10 romantic movie locations.

Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest ever outbreak from spreading?

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.