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ISIS beheads U.S. journalist James Foley

1 hour 14 min ago
A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens another American.
Categories: International News

29 rockets, 20 minutes: Israel-Gaza truce broken

1 hour 22 min ago
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce. Hamas denies firing rockets.
Categories: International News

U.N. airlifts aid into Iraq for desperate families fleeing militants

1 hour 27 min ago
The U.N. refugee agency is due to begin a massive four-day airlift of aid Wednesday into northern Iraq, where fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurdish forces has created a humanitarian crisis.
Categories: International News

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumbles, could threaten air travel

1 hour 31 min ago
In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.
Categories: International News

'Michael Jackson' croc kills man

1 hour 34 min ago
A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.
Categories: International News

Alas, poor Richard III ate too well

1 hour 36 min ago
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.
Categories: International News

Gaza zoo animals suffer

1 hour 47 min ago
The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn't be sadder.
Categories: International News

Bootcamp helps kick internet addiction

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:40pm
CNN's David McKenzie visits a school in China devoted to helping children kick their addiction to the internet.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's secret weapon: Funding from the country's millionaires

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:38pm
A 20-minute drive from Kiev takes you to a neighborhood that feels more like Beverly Hills than central Ukraine.
Categories: International News

U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul dam capture

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:08am
Kurdish forces wrest control of Iraq's Mosul Dam from ISIS militants, a Kurdish leader says. The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world," because its failure would be catastrophic.
Categories: International News

Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, pardoned

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:07am
Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.
Categories: International News

Gnarly skateboards made in basement

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:57am
Skateboarding is growing in popularity in Iran and one entrepreneur is looking to capitalize by designing his own boards.
Categories: International News

Zambia's patron of the arts

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:50am
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.
Categories: International News

Pope 'deeply hurt' as 3 members of his family die in crash

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:04am
A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis' extended family Tuesday -- including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews -- and seriously injured another, police said.
Categories: International News

Ebola death toll rises to more than 1,200

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:30am
The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization says.
Categories: International News

15 bodies recovered after refugee convoy attack in Ukraine

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:21am
Ukrainian soldiers have recovered 15 bodies from Monday's attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Lance Armstrong: 'I blame myself'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:50am
The disgraced cyclist insists he blames himself following his admission of long-term doping -- which has left him in a battle with the U.S. government as he seeks to save the fortune he earned.
Categories: International News

Amazing photos of the week

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:47am
Categories: International News

Jackie Chan's son arrested in China's capital

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:36am
The 32-year-old son of actor and kung fu star Jackie Chan has been arrested in Beijing on drugs charges, as authorities clamp down on celebrity offenders.
Categories: International News
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