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Australian PM: Police foil public execution terror plot

2 hours 32 min ago
Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.
Categories: International News

Scotland goes to the polls

2 hours 45 min ago
Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.
Categories: International News

U.S. gives Poroshenko support, no arms

2 hours 46 min ago
The White House on Thursday announced $46 million in security assistance to Ukraine that omitted any lethal aid. The package includes body armor, helmets, vehicles and night vision goggles.
Categories: International News

Hostage used by ISIS to send message

2 hours 53 min ago
British journalist John Cantlie hadn't been seen in nearly two years. Now, he's the latest hostage to be paraded out by ISIS -- forced to deliver the group's message.
Categories: International News

Hagel: U.S. military leaders sign off on plan to strike ISIS in Syria

7 hours 20 min ago
While ISIS militants keep trying to spread their radical Islamist rule in Syria and Iraq, a slew of U.S. officials are scrambling to find the best way to stop them.
Categories: International News

On the scene

9 hours 53 sec ago
Categories: International News

Life in 'Ebola country'

10 hours 24 min ago
Funerals, ghost towns and haunted health workers. This is life in the Ebola zone. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Categories: International News

Is this the happiest place on earth?

10 hours 48 min ago
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to Denmark to understand why it ranks so high when it comes to life satisfaction and happiness.
Categories: International News

Nigerian college attack kills 13

12 hours 23 min ago
Two gunmen set off explosives at a Nigerian college, then started shooting -- killing at least 13 people on another day of violence in the African nation, and yet another targeting students.
Categories: International News

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years

12 hours 25 min ago
Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.
Categories: International News

The secret in Richard III's bones

12 hours 25 min ago
Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.
Categories: International News

There she is ... Miss America

12 hours 34 min ago
Hmm, there must be something in the water in New York.
Categories: International News

Ebola survivors' blood sells on black market

13 hours 31 min ago
As hospitals in the hardest-hit nations struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from Ebola survivors, the WHO warned.
Categories: International News

What's the world's sexiest accent?

13 hours 32 min ago
The Scots are talking a lot this week -- perhaps you've heard a little something about an independence referendum -- and that makes us happy.
Categories: International News

From space race to space war

14 hours 34 min ago
Rachel Crane talks with SpaceX's Elon Musk about his company's recent NASA contract and the brewing battle with Boeing.
Categories: International News

Venezuela's breast implant shortage

14 hours 35 min ago
Currency controls have created a breast implant shortage in Venezuela. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Categories: International News

3-D skin scanning? Pretty freaky

15 hours 5 min ago
Virtual humans look just like us: Can you spot the difference?
Categories: International News

Gunmen set off bombs, open fire at college in Nigeria; 13 die

15 hours 7 min ago
Two gunmen set off explosives at a Nigerian college, then started shooting -- killing at least 13 people on another day of violence in the African nation, and yet another targeting students.
Categories: International News

Australian police foil public execution terror attack

15 hours 11 min ago
Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.
Categories: International News

Anatomy of ISIS: How 'Islamic State' is run

16 hours 17 min ago
How do you govern the "Islamic State," an area the size of Pennsylvania? For starters, you compartmentalize.
Categories: International News

 

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