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WATCH: 'Squid Game' themed cafe opens

(CBS Newspath) -- SQUID GAME CAFE: Have you watched "Squid Game" yet? Fans of the popular Netflix series will recognize some of the games at this cafe in Indonesia. For more videos, click…

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down 'Oldie of the Year' title

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine. The Oldie magazine…

Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard space station

MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station. The capsule, descending under a red-and-white striped parachute after entering Earth's atmosphere, landed upright…

US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of 17 missionaries including children has been kidnapped by a gang in Haiti, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident.…

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department says it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said…

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills over 30

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers have struck a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that was packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers, killing at least 32 people and wounding at least 68. The attack on the Fatimiya mosque came a…

Mega-hit 'Squid Game' strikes nerve in debt-ridden South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — “Squid Game,” a South Korea-produced Netflix show that depicts hundreds of financially distressed characters competing in deadly children’s games for a chance to escape severe debt, has captivated global audiences since its September debut. It's…

WATCH: Rotating home can spin in a full circle

(CBS Newspath) -- HOME WITH A VIEW ... OR TWO... OR MORE? This house in Bosnia and Herzegovina brings a whole new meaning to a change of scenery. For more videos, click here.

3 US-based economists win Nobel for research on wages, jobs

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A U.S.-based economist has won the Nobel prize for economics for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage doesn't lead to less hiring and immigrants don't lower pay for native-born workers, challenging commonly held ideas.…