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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Jan. 23, 2015.

 King Salman, at right. (Photo: King Salman, Twitter)

King Salman, at right. (Photo: King Salman, Twitter)

 After Saudi king's death, successor swiftly takes over

The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, died Thursday, at the age of about 90 years old. His half-brother, 79-year-old Salman Bin Abdulaziz, was named successor shortly after Abdullah's death.

[Read more from BBC News]

 Gov. Scott Walker in 2013. (Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr)

Gov. Scott Walker in 2013. (Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr)

Drug tests for welfare recipients moving ahead in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is continuing to push forward a plan that would require able-bodied adults to be drug tested if they receive food stamps, public health care, or unemployment benefits.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

 (Photo: Sally Ezra/CDC)

(Photo: Sally Ezra/CDC)

Ebola vaccines being tested again in Africa

An experimental Ebola vaccine was slated to arrive in West Africa Friday, as trials of the drug continue. There are a handful of other vaccines also scheduled to be tested.

[Read more from CNN]

 Demonstrators hold up protest signs in Argentina. (Photo: Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images)

Demonstrators hold up protest signs in Argentina. (Photo: Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images)

 Death of Argentinian investigator probed

A prosecutor who worked for Argentina's government was found dead Sunday – and country officials now say they believe he was killed by rogue members of the official intelligence service. The victim was investigating a 1994 bombing, and was supposed to appear before Congress Monday.

[Read more from Reuters]

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