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Iran's currency falls ahead of expected nuclear deal decertification

Leaders in Iran are promising a tough response if the U.S. abandons the nuclear deal. One lawmaker said a U.S. withdrawal could lead to "global chaos." Elizabeth Palmer reports from Tehran.

Trump set to decertify Iran deal and punt fixes to Congress

President Trump will unveil his strategy for dealing with Iran in a White House address Friday. The president is expected to refuse to certify that Iran is complying with the landmark nuclear agreement, but stop short of tearing it up. Instead, he is expected to give Congress the power to re-impose sanctions against Iran. Margaret Brennan reports.

How Trump is gambling on Iran nuclear deal strategy

Trump not expected to totally blow up Iran deal, but rather give Congress the power to decide if it will impose new sanctions on Tehran

Crocodile suspected in killing of dementia patient

Australian officials say 79-year-old woman wandered from nursing home in northern state of Queensland and likely became disoriented

Freed U.S.-Canadian family reportedly leaves Pakistan

American Caitlan Coleman, Canadian husband Joshua Boyle said to be heading for Europe with their 3 kids

American woman, family rescued in Pakistan after being hostages for more than 5 years

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their children were rescued in Pakistan after being held since 2012 by militants with ties to the Taliban. David Martin reports the couple was taken hostage while traveling in a dangerous part of Afghanistan.

ISIS fighters holed up in Raqqa believed to have women, children to use as human shields

The heart of Raqqa is shattered, but progress to root out the last of ISIS fighters is grindingly slow

Progress is slow on the front lines of Raqqa

About 250 ISIS fighters are thought to holed up in a small area of Raqqa, the terror group's self-proclaimed capital. Holly Williams got a rare look inside the "shattered heart of Raqqa" and reports on the progress to reclaim the ci...

Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to Category 2 storm

National Hurricane Center says Ophelia is barely moving and now boasts top sustained winds of 100 mph

Man describes family's harrowing rescue from Taliban-linked group

American Caitlan Coleman's husband, Joshua Boyle, describes moment Pakistani forces rescued family from captivity

Cuba health attacks: Here's the sound U.S. diplomats heard - AP

The high-pitched chirp or whine - irritating to the ear - is what some of U.S. embassy personnel in Havana heard, according to a recording obtained by AP

Citing anti-Israel bias, U.S. leaves U.N. agency

Trump administration announces U.S. pulling out of U.N.'s economic, cultural agency

Trump says Pakistan is respecting the U.S. again after rescue operation

The president cryptically commented Wednesday that a country that previously disrespected the U.S. was now showing respect

American woman, family rescued from Taliban-linked group

The family was abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and had been held by the Haqqani network in Pakistan

What China's nearly cashless society looks like

The days of overstuffed wallets in your pocket or purse might soon come to an end. By 2020, mobile wallets on our smartphones are expected to surpass the use of credit and debit cards in the United States. But that has already happened in China. Ben Tracy reports.

American teen forced into ISIS recalls horrors of life in Raqqa

An American military spokesman in Syria says coalition troops are trying to help civilians get out of the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. Militias backed by the U.S. are close to driving ISIS out of the city it claims as its capital. One young civilian claims she was forced to go there from the U.S. Holly Williams reports.

What decertification means for the future of Iran nuclear deal

President Trump is expected to decertify the Iran nuclear deal Friday. He's expected to unveil a number of actions to crack down on Iran, but he will not tear up the deal. Margaret Brennan reports.

Divers find saw possibly linked to reporter's dismemberment

Danish police say saw was recovered off Copenhagen week after some of Kim Wall's remains found at sea

Flooding kills dozens, submerges 16K homes in Vietnam

At least 40 people missing as floodwater and landslides cripple northern and central parts of Asian nation

Rival Palestinian factions reach deal on Gaza Strip

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says agreement struck after Egyptian-led talks to ease decade-long split

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