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Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya sink in Bangladesh; 26 dead

Authorities say the bodies of 11 women and 15 children have been recovered in the Naf River at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win mathematics Fields Medal, dies at 40

Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University and the only woman to win the Fields Medal in mathematics

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

Some 75 objects were found in a collector's home in a suburb north of Buenos Aires; originals may have belonged to high-ranking Nazis in Germany during WWII

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision

This year's Russian entrant, Yuliya Samoylova, was blocked from competing by Ukraine because she had toured in Crimea

Hurricane Irma now Category 2, remains “powerful” storm

Far out in the Atlantic, Irma is expected to fluctuate in strength for the next several days

Trump, Pope Francis meet after trading barbs

Two men have had harsh words for each other in past, but formal Vatican meeting could be opportunity for embattled president

Cuba inundated with rain from Irma

Nearly 16 inches of rain fell in Guantanamo, the easternmost province, according to Cuba's top weatherman Jose Rubiera

Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

Officials say it appears to have been a test of a key technology North Korea must master before it can develop a missile capable of striking the U.S. mainland with a nuclear weapon

10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with oil tanker

U.S. Navy's destroyer sustained damage on its left rear side Monday near Singapore, Navy's 7th Fleet says

Kurdish fighters face off with Turkish forces in northern Syria

Kurdish forces, a partner in the U.S. battle against ISIS, are facing off with Turkey, an American NATO ally. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams reports.

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Burger King pulls ad urging sex with World Cup stars

Fast food chain admits ad urging Russian women to procreate with soccer stars, "turned out to be too offensive"

Japan suspends missile strike drills after Trump-Kim summit

Started last year as N. Korea test-fired missiles near Japanese islands, drills now on hold as gov't says threat has eased

Mass murderer’s appeal to human rights court rejected

Anders Behring Breivik, serving 21 years for killing 77 people in bomb, shooting rampage, said prison isolation violated his rights