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Sources: Top militant killed in Pakistan drone strike

The Pakistan Taliban's No. 2 leader was killed in a drone strike Wednesday in the country's tribal region, a local tribal official and an intelligence official confirmed to CNN.

VIDEO: Newborn baby saved from sewage pipe

Firefighters in east China's Zhejiang Province rescued a newborn infant from sewage pipe on Saturday afternoon.

London police arrest friend of Woolwich murder suspect after TV interview

British counter-terrorism police arrested a man, who said he was a friend of a suspect in the Woolwich soldier killing, after he gave an interview to the BBC Friday night, the British broadcaster said.

Tributes pour in for British soldier slain in cleaver attack

The family of the British soldier brutally slain in a cleaver attack in southeast London spoke movingly Friday of a man who was a devoted husband, father and brother, as well as a dedicated serviceman.

Cameron condemns brutal hacking death, says Britain stands firm

A gruesome cleaver attack on a British soldier left London reeling Thursday, as Britain grappled with questions over who was responsible and whether Islamist extremism was to blame.

Beckham plays final home match to tears and cheers

With tears streaming down his face, David Beckham said farewell in his final home game as a professional footballer Saturday.

Report: North Korea launches short-range missiles

North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the sea off the Korean Peninsula's east coast Saturday, South Korea's semi-official news agency Yonhap cited the South Korean Defense Ministry as saying.

At Guantanamo, a costly confinement

Every day, the workers in the Guantanamo Bay kitchen cook three squares for the detainees held here.

David Beckham to retire

David Beckham, one of the most iconic football stars of his generation, has announced his retirement. His decision comes days after the 38-year-old won his latest title with French club Paris Saint-Germain.

Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico

Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Square, according to the Vatican website.