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The second full day of competition commences Sunday, including the U.S. men's basketball taking on France at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Monitoring for developments in Syria where the opposition warned its allies they would bear responsibility for a "massacre" if they don't act soon.
Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is scheduled to hold a lengthy series of meetings with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Sunday, including with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Tanks pounded the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, a sign that a much-feared government offensive in the country's largest city has started, as the opposition warned its allies they would bear responsibility for a "massacre" if they don't act soon.
Their war for freedom in Libya may be over, but almost a year after they won the battle for the Libyan capital, a group of fighters have a new battlefield: Syria. Under the command of one of Libya's most well known rebel commanders, Al-Mahdi al-Harati, more than 30 Libyan fighters have made their way into Syria to support the Free Syrian Army rebels in their war against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
The bodies of two American climbers were discovered Saturday afternoon in the mountains of Peru, ending a days-long search for the men, friends and family said.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck early Sunday in the western Pacific off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Bowing to intense pressure from local residents, authorities in an eastern Chinese city abandoned plans to build a controversial sewage pipeline for a paper mill, the local government announced Saturday.
The lethal Ebola virus has left at least 14 people dead in western Uganda this month, according to Health Ministry officials, after local reports of a "strange disease" swept through the region.
Health efforts are close to wiping out polio, but two challenges remain: money, and getting the vaccine to people who need it.