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ISIS claims blast near U.S. site in Irbil, Iraq
ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack near the U.S. Consulate in the Kurdish Iraqi city of Irbil, according to several Twitter accounts linked to the terror group.
04/18/2015 01:34:33pm
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Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former top adviser to Saddam Hussein and the highest-ranking member of the Iraqi leader's regime to evade capture, has been killed in an Iraqi security operation, Iraqi state-run television reported Friday.
04/18/2015 01:25:42pm
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McCain: Pentagon in 'denial' over Ramadi
With the Iraqi city of Ramadi under relentless assault from ISIS, the top U.S. military official said the fall of the city would not mark a turning point in the ongoing military campaign against the terror group.
04/18/2015 01:28:06pm
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Shops set ablaze, looted in South Africa
South African police fired rubber bullets Friday to disperse crowds setting immigrant businesses ablaze as attacks against foreigners spread to Johannesburg.
04/18/2015 01:25:36pm
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After hours at sea, chaos and desperation at Yemeni city
We were six nautical miles out from Yemen, but even from out here we could hear the Saudi airstrikes, make out their lights as they fell through the sky.
04/18/2015 01:25:38pm
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Israel to release Palestinians' tax revenues, officials say
Israel has agreed to release hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues and customs duties that it had withheld from the Palestinians for months, officials on both sides said Saturday.
04/18/2015 01:26:21pm
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Video of woman standing up to anti-Muslim bully goes viral
An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.
04/17/2015 08:35:29am
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ISIS bomber on motorbike kills 33 in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, early Saturday, a local government spokesman said.
04/18/2015 01:34:04pm
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Australian teens held after 'ISIS-inspired' plot foiled
Five young men were arrested Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, in what police called a major counterterrorism operation.
04/18/2015 01:26:24pm
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Australian model killed fighting for ISIS
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
04/17/2015 08:16:58am
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Students run in fear as earthquake strikes
Dramatic video shows Chinese students running into the streets as an earthquake rattles the building. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.
04/17/2015 08:37:58am
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Ukrainian Holocaust survivors forced to flee again
One war was enough for Gregory Margolin.
04/16/2015 08:06:58am
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Pope Francis considering Cuba visit
Washington. New York. Philadelphia. Havana? The Vatican says Pope Francis may add another leg to his trip to the United States this September, visiting Cuba just months after he helped negotiate a diplomatic thaw between the two nations.
04/17/2015 01:27:17pm
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Van Gogh's left ear, cloned for science and art
Discover 13 science-loving sculptures inspired by algorithms, anatomy, big data, video games, and 3D printing technology.
04/17/2015 08:14:22am
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Millions of dollars in World War II silver recovered
It took more than seven decades, but England finally got its delivery of tons of silver coins.
04/16/2015 08:08:29am
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With 1 male left, northern white rhino under guard
At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout, agile with square lips.
04/16/2015 10:42:58pm
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Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
04/17/2015 08:38:58am
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Search area for MH370 will double if no trace found
The underwater search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 looks set to double in size.
04/16/2015 08:15:19am
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Gruesome treatments from medicine's past
04/16/2015 08:16:35am
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Gray whale makes longest migration ever recorded
A North Pacific gray whale has earned a spot in the record books after completing the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded.
04/15/2015 03:24:45pm
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Dive team encounters rare whale
A team with Nautilus Live captured a rare encounter between a sperm whale and an underwater ROV 1962 feet below sea level in the Gulf of Mexico.
04/16/2015 07:45:02am
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Grandma pregnant with quadruplets
Annegret Raunigk, 65, used artificial insemination to get pregnant. The mother of 13 children and 7 grandchildren is set to have quadruplets this summer.
04/16/2015 07:52:27am
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The little things that bring great happiness
04/17/2015 11:26:55am
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Why we're obsessed with happiness
As humans, we're consumed by questions of happiness. We have been at least since we started writing literature, about 5,000 years ago.
04/17/2015 11:22:31am
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Samaritan pulls man from truck hanging over cliff
A freshly fallen tree in the roadway was Jason Warnock's first clue.
04/17/2015 11:56:43am
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