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Teen delivers 15-pound baby in India

from Roshni Majumdar CNN  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:42am

A young woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, which doctors believe is the country's heaviest newborn.

Spain: Model found guilty of murdering British millionaire

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:20am

A Slovakian model was found guilty Friday of murdering her millionaire ex-boyfriend by shooting the Briton twice in the head in his home on Spain's Costa del Sol two years ago.

The Latest: Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:10am

The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):

IS grabs territory from Syrian rebels near Turkish border

Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:00am

Militants of the Islamic State group on Friday seized a string of villages from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border in rapid advances that forced the evacuation of a hospital and trapped tens of thousands of people amid heavy fighting, Syrian opposition activists and an international medical organization said.

UK policeman gets 7 years in prison for hoax terror alert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:40am

A British policeman who phoned in a hoax terrorism alert has been jailed for seven years.

The Latest: UN reports 'spike' in Iraqis fleeing to Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:10am

The Latest on the fighting in Syria (all times local):

Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:10am

The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft's emergency beacon, Egypt's chief investigator said.

Iraq's Shiite cleric urges protection for Fallujah residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:10am

The spiritual leader of Iraq's Shiites has called on Iraqi forces battling to retake the city of Fallujah from Islamic State militants to protect civilians trapped there.

3 Cambodian commandos jailed for attack on legislators

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:00am

A Cambodian court on Friday convicted three military commandos of beating up two opposition lawmakers outside the parliament last year, and sentenced them to one year each in prison. The legislators' lawyer called the punishment too lenient.

Indian army: 6 rebels, 1 soldier killed in Kashmir fighting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:00am

Six suspected rebels and a soldier have been killed in two separate gunbattles in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the Indian army said Friday.

Cyprus president ready for peace talks after UN spat over

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:00am

Talks to reunify the ethnically divided island of Cyprus appear to be back on track after its president said he's ready to pick up where things left off following a halt after a perceived attempt to diplomatically upgrade the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.

Turkey upset over images of US soldiers with Kurdish symbols

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:00am

Turkey on Friday lashed out at the United States after images surfaced apparently showing U.S. soldiers in Syria wearing the insignia of a Kurdish group opposed by Ankara.

EU committing $645 million to Colombia's peacebuilding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:50am

The European Union has committed to provide Colombia with a package of 575 million euros ($645 million) to help the nation recover from a half century of civil war.

3 foreign tourists dead after boat capsizes in Thailand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:40am

Rescuers in Thailand searched Friday for a British man who was still missing after a speedboat packed with tourists capsized near the popular resort island of Koh Samui, leaving three women dead, officials said.

South Korea leader seeks African support against North Korea

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:31am

South Korea's president on Friday urged African leaders to support international efforts to denuclearize North Korea.

Lobsang Sangay sworn in as PM of Tibetan government-in-exile

Ashwini Bhatia, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:10am

Lobsang Sangay was sworn in for his second term as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Friday and said he will make maximum efforts to achieve regional autonomy for Tibet during his five-year term, but will prepare a strategy for the next 50 years if it's unsuccessful.

Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:10am

Nadezhda Savchenko, a pilot who returned to a hero's welcome in Ukraine after two years in Russian custody, declared Friday she would run for president if that's what Ukrainians wanted.

As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:00am

Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter brought back the body of an Australian woman who died on the mountain. Worsening weather was forcing everyone to descend to safety, with the last missing climber presumed dead.

G-7 leaders express concern over South China Sea, urge peace

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:10am

The leaders of the Group of Seven countries expressed concern Friday over China's increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China seas, renewing their warnings against one-sided attempts to change the situation, and stressed the importance of peaceful resolutions.