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ISIS using Roman ruins for executions, activists say

First known use of 2,000-year-old theater in Palmyra, Syria, by extremists since taking it

Queen opens Parliament with speech, ceremony and bling

It's tradition, similar to the State of the Union address, but with enough dizzying jewels to make a Kardashian blush

U.S. charges top FIFA officials with bribery

Several FIFA officials were arrested, accused in a bribery scandal. Financial Times reporter Matt Garrahan joins CBSN with more on how it'll affect one of the largest sports organizations in the world.

U.S., 2 Asia allies discuss N. Korean nuclear threat

Envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan meet after recent N. Korea claim that it had tested a new type of missile from a submarine

Heat in India leaves 1,100 people dead in one month

Weather officials say the sweltering temperatures are likely to continue for at least another week

Iran nuclear talks driving wedges in Tehran

Leaked video shows vehement argument between a hard-line lawmaker and the country's foreign minister in closed parliament session

Dutch police detain biker gang members, seize RPGs

Members of the Bandidos gang were involved in a deadly shootout earlier this month in Waco, Texas

FIFA calls itself a victim amid corruption arrests

Spokesman for scandal-plagued world governing body said it "is fully cooperating as injured party"; Blatter's election to go ahead as planned for now

A recent history of FIFA scandals

Soccer's world governing body has a long history of misbehavior

Passenger jet loses power to both engines mid-flight

Singapore Airlines and engine-maker investigating mysterious power loss in bad weather that prompted a 13,000-foot descent

Journalist fears for her life after duping ISIS

French reporter created fake persona online and wound up angering a militant in Syria, who thought he had won a bride

Vatican: Irish marriage vote a "defeat for humanity"

Predominantly Catholic nation held a public referendum on same-sex marriage, and the result has left the Catholic Church disappointed

Pomp and tradition for the opening of British Parliament

89-year-old Queen Elizabeth welcomed a new session of Britain’s Parliament in a traditional ceremony. Charlie D’Agata reports from the mall in Central London.

Journalist poses as recruit to expose terrorists

Only on “CBS This Morning,” a French reporter calling herself Anna Erelle is telling her story of meeting a reputed ISIS member online. CBS News could not independently verify her story but CBS News correspondent Anna Werner reportsShow More Summary

China's expanding military footprint

Beijing lays out plans to increase naval presence in contested waters as tension with the U.S. mounts

Iraq trying to take back Ramadi from militants

Iraqi forces say they've surrounded three sides of the city after launching a new offensive against ISIS. It took the militants only a few hours to strike back with a wave of suicide attacks. Holly Williams reports from Istanbul, Turkey.

China's naval expansion raising tension with U.S.

The Obama administration faces growing tension as China expands its military presence outside its borders into areas such as the South China Sea, which the White House calls critical to American national security. Seth Doane reports on China's new plans for a more assertive military strategy from Beijing.

Top FIFA execs arrested in soccer bribery scandal

Some of soccer's top executives were indicted in a corruption and bribery investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. Seven people were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, where FIFA, the sport's international governing body, is set to hold its annual meeting. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

ISIS hits back as Iraq tries to retake Anbar

Day after Baghdad announces risky effort to reclaim Ramadi and surrounding area, wave of bombs targets troops

World soccer officials arrested in U.S. probe

Nine international soccer officials and five corporate executives were indicted Wednesday in a corruption investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice into FIFA, the sport's global governing body. Swiss authorities arrested six of the accused in Zurich, where the FIFA congress is set to begin. Don Champion reports.

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