Edward Snowden's Father: 'My Son Has Spoken the Truth'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_a1180c8e88.jpg(The Guardian/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden granted an exclusive interview with ABC's This Week on Sunday. The family's lawyer, Bruce Fein, said he and Snowden's father, Lon Snowden, have visas to visit Snowden in Russia. They have not disclosed the exact date of the visit.

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Five Yemeni Soldiers Killed by Tribesmen

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_94a5ce0c24.jpg(iStockphoto/Thinkstock)(SANAA, Yemen) -- Five Yemeni soldiers were killed Sunday at a military checkpoint in the southwestern province of Shabwa. The attack occured in the al-Rowaik district. Gunmen opened fire, killing five soldiers before fleeing. The motive for the attack is unknown. While Yemen is a stronghold of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, it has not been determined whether the group was responsible for Sunday's attack.

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China Trying to Shed Reputation as World's Second-Worst Tourists

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_5428dbc27e.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- America reinforced its reputation as the world's worst tourists earlier this week when an American knocked the finger off of a 14th century statue in Florence, Italy. But China has been deemed the world's second worst tourists according to the Living Social website, a status underlined earlier this year when a 3000 year old Egyptian relic was found to be freshly inscribed with "Ding Jinhao Was Here."

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Deadly Car Bombs Strike Iraq

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_4997bafc2c.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (BAGHDAD) -- A series of car bombs have struck Baghdad, killing at least 40 people. According to the BBC, the bombs hit at least seven different parts of the city -- mainly Shia areas -- targeting restaurants and markets. The deadliest attack on Saturday killed seven people and injured 20, the BBC reports.

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Bus Crash in Morocco Kills 16 Royal Guardsmen

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_32f8ce8562.jpg George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock (AL HOCEIMA, Morocco) -- At least 16 Moroccan Royal Guardsmen died and more than 40 guardsmen were injured after a bus crash Saturday near al-Hoceima in Morocco. Eight are in serious condition, the BBC reports. According to the BBC, the bus fell into a 200-meter ravine.

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