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ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded
A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
01/31/2015 05:14:18pm
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Why ISIS wants Kirkuk
CNN's Fred Pleitgen outlines the strategic importance of Kirkuk, Iraq in the fight against ISIS.
01/30/2015 01:23:08pm
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Photos: The ISIS terror threat
ISIS militants have been advancing in Iraq and Syria as they seek to create an Islamic caliphate in the region.
01/30/2015 01:08:48pm
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ISIS: Constant airstrikes drove us out of Kobani
Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.
01/31/2015 05:10:08pm
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Once detained reporter now tourism poster child
Jim Wyss is not exactly a poster child of Venezuela's openness to foreigners -- but for while, he was one.
01/31/2015 05:10:58pm
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Arrests in Mexico hospital blast that killed 3
A maternity hospital south of Mexico City is on the verge of collapsing after a natural gas delivery truck hit a building and exploded, emergency officials say.
01/30/2015 04:00:58pm
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Photos: Explosion aftermath
A natural gas explosion rocked a maternity hospital on the outskirts of Mexico City on Thursday, January 29.
01/30/2015 07:45:49pm
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Kim Jong Un ramping up nukes?
CNN's Brian Todd investigates reports that North Korea is restarting its nuclear bomb program and Kim Jong Un is potentially visiting Russia.
01/30/2015 08:59:51am
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ISIS acting 'suspiciously'?
Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss speaks to CNN Today about recent developments in the hostage negotiations with ISIS and why they aren't providing proof of life.
01/30/2015 08:54:10am
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Cuba to build first new Catholic church since revolution
A neglected, weed-strewn field in a small Cuban town where there are more horses than cars seems an unlikely setting for a major shift in government policy.
01/30/2015 04:04:44pm
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AirAsia plane wobbled, climbed and triggered stall warning
Before AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crashed, the co-pilot was flying the plane as the more experienced pilot monitored the flight. And things may have gone wrong in a span of just three minutes and 20 seconds, triggering a stall warning that sounded until it crashed into the Java Sea.
01/29/2015 10:16:09am
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Malaysia: MH370 passengers and crew 'presumed dead'
The government of Malaysia makes the loss of MH370 official, but the search for the missing plane will go on.
01/29/2015 04:11:18pm
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ISIS captive sought 'story of what ISIS wants to do'
Kenji Goto had every reason to stay home in Japan. A successful career. A doting mother. A loving wife. A pair of young daughters, one of them just two-weeks old. And yet the experienced journalist felt he had to go into war-torn Syria.
01/29/2015 09:22:48am
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Dozens killed in North Sinai attack
At least 20 people were killed and 36 injured Thursday after three explosions targeted security posts in the Al Arish area of northern Sinai, EGYNews reports.
01/30/2015 04:02:38pm
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Sydney siege victim killed by police bullets
Only one of the Sydney siege victims was shot by the gunman, with the second killed by fragments of police bullets fired when officers stormed the cafe, an inquest has heard.
01/29/2015 09:56:23pm
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Jewish leader: Group locked into Auschwitz
A row has erupted over allegations by representatives of Rome's Jewish community that they were locked into the former Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and treated "like real criminals" after filming a TV interview.
01/29/2015 03:03:47pm
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'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed
Paleontologists discovered a "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago.
01/30/2015 01:04:58pm
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Skull may shed light on humans' path from Africa
Neanderthals, meet modern humans. Modern humans, say hello to Neanderthals.
01/30/2015 01:02:07pm
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Child mummy may solve ancient mysteries
Doctors perform X-ray scans on a more than 500-year-old Peruvian child mummy. WLWT has the story.
01/30/2015 08:51:12am
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UK summons Russian envoy
Two UK Royal Air Force jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers flying over the English Channel near British airspace this week, the British defense ministry says.
01/30/2015 07:15:28pm
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Boko Haram slaughters people 'like animals'
01/28/2015 04:46:41pm
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The changing culture of Saudi Arabia
After the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, CNN's Nic Robertson describes the changing culture of the Middle Eastern heavyweight.
01/30/2015 12:33:14pm
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Australians face prospect of Indonesian firing squad
01/28/2015 02:39:37pm
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Mexican massacre case closed?
Mexican authorities say they're not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees they must try and sentence. But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says there is "legal certainty" that 43 college students who went missing four months ago in the Mexican state of Guerrero were murdered.
01/28/2015 07:41:20am
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Rare predator spotted in river
The CEO for the World Wildlife Fund spotted a rare black jaguar in Brazil's Juruena National Park.
01/27/2015 02:36:31am
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