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New ISIS ally on Israel's doorstep

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:37pm
Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which killed 31 Egyptian soldiers in a video-recorded attack, has changed its name to Wilayat Sinai -- "the State of Sinai" -- positioning itself as part of the ISIS "caliphate."
Categories: International News

Five Guantanamo detainees transferred

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:23pm
Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to the nations of Slovakia or Georgia as part of the U.S. plan to reduce the facility's population of detainees who were suspected of terrorism after the September 11, 2001, attacks, officials said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Swedish court refuses to revoke Assange's arrest warrant

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:19pm
A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest request to dismiss an arrest warrant for alleged rape and molestation -- cases that he says are false and politically motivated.
Categories: International News

Court: UK terror suspects 'inspired by ISIS' plotted random beheading

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:42pm
Three British men have been accused of plotting to decapitate a member of the public in the street, a court in London heard Thursday.
Categories: International News

Eerie geometry of everyday life

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:24pm
Photographer shoots series of eerie symmetries captured from above
Categories: International News

Opinion: How this may affect flights

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:22pm
For many people, any interest in the resurgence in Icelandic volcanic activity this year is now a distant memory. However, an eruption from Bardarbunga that began on August 31 continues to this day and has now emitted the most lava of any volcano in Iceland since 1947 and shows no sign of stopping.
Categories: International News

Extreme sports: Pushing the limits

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:35pm
Categories: International News

Anchor did this on air

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:12pm
Anchor wears SAME suit for a whole year. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports that smelling good isn't his strong suit.
Categories: International News

Female police recruits' virginity test

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:11pm
Women joining Indonesia's police are subjected to invasive virginity tests, human rights activists say.
Categories: International News

Great white caught near beach

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:10pm
A 2.5 meter long great white shark was found tangled in nets surrounding one of Sydney's busiest beaches.
Categories: International News

5 Thai students detained after 'Hunger Games' salute

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:13am
Five university students who used the signature three-fingered salute from "The Hunger Games" in front of Thailand's Prime Minister were detained Wednesday and told they'll face a charge of breaking martial law, a lawyer said.
Categories: International News

Britain bars self-professed dating expert

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:00am
A self-professed American dating expert who has said he feels like the most hated in man in the world has been banned from entering another country -- Britain.
Categories: International News

Prayers resume at attacked synagogue

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:34am
At the Jerusalem synagogue where two Palestinians carried out a bloody attack with butcher knives and a gun this week, worshipers are determined to keep praying.
Categories: International News

Human face carved in gemstone

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:27am
Experimental Chinese jeweler stumbles on something mysterious.
Categories: International News

The $50 earthquake alarm

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:25am
In September 1985 a devastating earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter Scale smashed into Mexico City killing 10,000 people and leaving parts of the city in ruins.
Categories: International News

Big cash for old bags?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:24am
Just don't expect thrift store prices.
Categories: International News

Bizarre creatures from the deep

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:22am
A portrait photographer has captured sea creatures in gorgeous detail.
Categories: International News

Starving and scared in East Ukraine

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:06am
Spent bullets gleam in the wintry sun, sandbags sag over deserted trenches, and tanks slowly rust. The fight for control of eastern Ukraine is taking its toll on the area's residents.
Categories: International News

Greatest stage spectacles on Earth

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:01am
New tech is transforming concert experiences into eye-popping extravaganzas
Categories: International News

Honduran beauty queen found dead

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:59pm
María José Alvarado Muñoz, the Miss World Honduras winner who went missing days before the Miss World pageant, was found dead Wednesday along with her sister, a patrolman from the Honduras National Criminal Investigations Office told CNN.
Categories: International News
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