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Russian fighter jet flies 5 feet from US plane

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:50:36 GMT

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet flew within 5 feet of a US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea area, according to a US official.(image)

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Tornado hits USAF 'doomsday' planes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:09:54 GMT

Ten US Air Force planes, including two E-4B "doomsday" aircraft, were damaged when a tornado hit near Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska last week, the service told CNN on Friday.(image)

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2 injured when Air Force Thunderbird flips on landing

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:28:25 GMT

An F-16D used by the famous Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic team on Friday ran off the runway and overturned while preparing for an Ohio air show, sending two airmen to the hospital.(image)

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NATO jet intercepts Russian minister's plane

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:48:03 GMT

A Polish NATO F-16 fighter jet tried to intercept the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Baltic Sea Wednesday, according to Russian state media.(image)

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Ex-Obama official: We choked on Russia

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:55:37 GMT

A former Obama official said the previous administration "sort of choked" in its effort to punish Russia over its attempts to influence the US presidential election, The Washington Post reported Friday. CNN's Michelle Kosinski has more.(image)

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White House responds to investigators by citing Trump's tweets

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:49:33 GMT

The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday -- asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey -- stand as the President's official statement.(image)

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Analysis: No one's laughing at Johnny Depp's assassination joke

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:04:26 GMT

Actor Johnny Depp on Thursday became the latest US celebrity to invite controversy by making a thinly veiled allusion to the killing of President Donald Trump, asking the crowd at the Glastonbury arts festival in England, "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?"(image)

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Saudis foil attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:57:43 GMT

Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.(image)

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Qatar given stern list of 13 demands by Arab nations

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:24:20 GMT

Four Arab states that have boycotted Qatar have handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades.(image)

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Is Mexico the world's second most dangerous country, as Trump says?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:26:13 GMT

President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world.(image)

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Cosby's plan for town halls ripped

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:37:33 GMT

Bill Cosby's spokespeople said he will deliver educational talks teaching young people how to behave to avoid sexual assault allegations, leading to harsh criticism from a number of victims' advocacy groups.(image)

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5th GOP senator balks on health bill

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:04:15 GMT

Sen. Dean Heller Friday became the latest Senate Republican to say he opposes the current GOP health care bill.(image)

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Conway: Medicaid cut isn't a cut

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:01:22 GMT

Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to President Trump, discusses the GOP's Senate health care bill that proposes a large cut to Medicaid despite Trump's campaign promise to not cut Medicaid.(image)

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100 feared trapped in China landslide

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:15:17 GMT

A landslide in southwest China's Sichuan province buried more than 40 houses, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) reported Saturday.(image)

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Protester shot at point blank range

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:56:55 GMT

A 22-year-old protester died after being shot three times in the chest by a national guard at point blank range in Caracas, Venezuela.(image)

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VA faking wait times, GAO reports

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:02:41 GMT

As President Trump is expected to sign a VA accountability bill, CNN's Drew Griffin reports that problems persist at the Department of Veterans Affairs.(image)

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Prosecutors ask to reinstate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:37:38 GMT

Bristol County prosecutors officially asked to reinstate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction on Friday, arguing in court documents that the former NFL player's suicide should not lead to dismissal of the guilty verdict.(image)

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California adds 4 states to travel ban for laws it says discriminate against LGBTQ

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:50:34 GMT

California has issued a ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel to four more states that it says have laws discriminating against LGBTQ people.(image)

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Is Trump golfing? Aides won't say, but video will

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:07:51 GMT

If a president golfs in private -- and the White House refuses to comment -- did it ever really happen?(image)

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Colbert's big announcement in Russia

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:50:02 GMT

During a visit to a Russian talk show, "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert announced that he will be running for president in 2020.(image)

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School's summer reading list stirs attention

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:54:18 GMT

Nothing spices up a good list of school-assigned summer reads like a dose of political controversy.(image)

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VP on trial over Bugattis, yachts, Paris mansion

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:21:23 GMT

The son of Equatorial Guinea's President is on trial in France for splurging on a Parisian mansion, a private jet and a fleet of luxury cars using tens of millions of dollars he allegedly looted from his country.(image)

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Gloria Allred to Don Lemon: Don't talk over me

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:12:46 GMT

During a discussion with CNN host Don Lemon, attorney Gloria Allred accused the anchor of talking over her.(image)

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Girl posts video on being bullied at school

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:26:14 GMT

It's a scene sure to break your heart: A 9-year-old girl sits facing the camera, silently flipping through cue cards saying she's been bullied at school.(image)

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Gatsby's rescue from dog meat farm changed my life

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:27:23 GMT

I was on assignment in Manchester, New Hampshire covering politics, but I had puppies on my mind. My husband and I were in the market for a golden retriever, and I had reached out to a handful of rescue organizations to adopt one. Then one day in February 2016, as I was working on a script, a text message came through.(image)

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South Korea's new presidential pooches, and why they matter

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:54:17 GMT

When South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in took up residency in the Blue House last month, his choice of pets raised some eyebrows.(image)

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Friend or food? China's 'civil war' over dogs

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 01:40:23 GMT

It's an international public relations disaster for China.(image)

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Activists demand end to killing of dogs for food

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:48:29 GMT

Animal rights activists are outraged over China's annual dog meat festival. A Chinese Humane Society official tells CNN's Kristie Lu Stout that he's seen the slaughter for himself.(image)

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Taiwan bans eating dog and cat meat

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:26:53 GMT

Taiwan has outlawed the consumption of dog and cat meat, as the island's legislature on Tuesday passed a landmark amendment to its animal protection laws, according to island's official Central News Agency (CNA).(image)

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Librarians become first responders in opioid crisis

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:55:33 GMT

A crowd hovered over the man lying on the grass as his skin turned purple. Chera Kowalski crouched next to his limp body, a small syringe in her gloved hand.(image)

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Once-conjoined twins' new life apart

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:31:28 GMT

Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway.(image)

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The week in 24 photos

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:23:42 GMT

Take a look at 23 photos of the week from June 16 through June 22.(image)

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Road rage incident caught on camera

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:26:06 GMT

A road rage wreck caught on camera shows an altercation with a motorcycle and a car that resulted in a SUV flipping on the highway.(image)

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Behind Trump's 'poor person' comment

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:44:00 GMT

When he ran for president, one of the many things that made Donald Trump stand apart from other politicians was the way he turned the implied into the literal.(image)

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America is no longer the world's bubble wrap

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:36:51 GMT

It's been a blistering week in London, with little shade from the sun or the news.(image)

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Defiant Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:23:18 GMT

A defiant Nancy Pelosi made it clear she's not going anywhere, brushing off critics from her own party saying "I think I'm worth the trouble."(image)

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Gowdy decries leaks out of Coats meeting with House intelligence

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:09:45 GMT

Rep. Trey Gowdy on Thursday warned his fellow lawmakers about leaking information from closed briefings.(image)

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Rapper gets political: Fake news and Trump's most powerful weapon

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:23:14 GMT

As the fate of President Donald Trump's travel ban hangs in the balance, Wyclef Jean is sending an empowering message to immigrants and refugees: America wouldn't be great without you.(image)

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Trump's plan for 5-year welfare ban for immigrants is already law

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:57:25 GMT

President Donald Trump proposed Wednesday night reforming the welfare system by putting into law a statute that has been the law of the land since 1996.(image)

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'The Beguiled' serves up old-fashioned charms

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:32:04 GMT

"The Beguiled" has a throwback feel that goes beyond its debt to the creepy 1971 film starring Clint Eastwood. Writer-director Sofia Coppola has produced a small-scale movie that exalts old-fashioned movie-making qualities, yielding a refreshingly understated alternative to a sea of summer blockbusters.(image)

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Does French Montana still watch the Kardashians?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:21:07 GMT

French Montana has a lot to be excited about these days. His single "Unforgettable" with Swae Lee went platinum this week and his mission to provide better health care for the people of Uganda has inspired other celebrities to pitch in.(image)

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6 reasons to watch the BET Awards

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:30:42 GMT

The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and other minority entertainers.(image)

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'Glee' star Charice Pempengco is now Jake Zyrus

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:51:11 GMT

Four years after coming out, Charice Pempengco has changed her name to Jake Zyrus.(image)

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