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ISIS: Give us $200M or 2 die

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:18am
The militant group ISIS has threatened to kill two Japanese citizens unless Tokyo hands over $200 million within 72 hours.
Categories: International News

British Airways first class called 'filthy' and 'disgusting'

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:12am
Is there no longer any refuge from the humiliations of economy class?
Categories: International News

This tree could heat your home

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:11am
From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:10am
It's a major European waterway that rivals the Volga, the Rhine and the Danube. Now, deadly fighting in Ukraine has transformed the Dnieper into something much more than a river.
Categories: International News

Shanghai stampede 'preventable'

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:36am
A New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and injured 49 others was "totally preventable," local officials said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Mystery deepens in prosecutor's death

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:35am
The furor in Argentina over the puzzling death of a prosecutor investigating a high-profile terror attack looked unlikely to recede as the first forensic results in the case were released Tuesday.
Categories: International News

QZ8501: Rapid climb, then stall

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:33am
AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed rapidly before it crashed, a top Indonesian official said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

The end of Google Glass? Twitter has its say

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:04am
Google announced it will stop producing Google Glass in its present form. Twitter got busy.
Categories: International News

The worms that invade your brain

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:03am
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of tapeworms that can live in the human brain.
Categories: International News

5 terror suspects arrested

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:48pm
The hunt is still on for the ringleader behind a terrorist cell targeted in raids last week.
Categories: International News

Official: Rebels take over Yemen's presidential palace

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:46pm
Opposition Houthi militants hold the presidential palace, Yemen's information minister says, calling it 'the completion of a coup."
Categories: International News

2 U.S. warships in position to evacuate Americans

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:57pm
Two U.S. Navy warships moved into new positions in the Red Sea late Monday to be ready to evacuate Americans from the US embassy in Yemen if an order comes to do so, CNN has learned.
Categories: International News

Could al Qaeda benefit from Yemen turmoil?

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:01pm
Becky Anderson interviews pro-Houthi activist Hussain Al-Bukhaiti, who is currently in Sana'a.
Categories: International News

Russian spy ship docks in Cuba

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:00pm
Categories: International News

Argentines protest prosecutor's death

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:47pm
Categories: International News

Bobby Jindal doesn't know what he's talking about

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:49pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal has been speaking in London recently, and he startled quite a number of people in the House of Commons when he talked about "no-go zones" in Britain, places where Sharia law trumps British law.
Categories: International News

'It just went ballistic': Shark attacks teenager

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:38am
A shark attacked a teenager while he was spearfishing near a popular Australian beach. CNN affiliate Seven Network reports.
Categories: International News

7 things to know about Yemen

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
There's political unrest in Yemen, but what's new? The entire Mideast has been in turmoil for decades, especially since the Arab Spring in 2011.
Categories: International News

No terror in AirAsia recordings

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:00am
Audio recordings from the cockpit of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 contain no sounds of gunfire or explosions, making it unlikely the plane was brought down by terrorism, Indonesian investigators say.
Categories: International News

Don't discount defector's tales about North Korea

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:40am
Catapulted into the international spotlight after the publication of a sensational biography in 2012, Shin Dong-hyuk became the most famous North Korean defector.
Categories: International News
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