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Aleppo: Who still lives in this decimated city -- and why?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:16:30 GMT

Imagine New York City getting annihilated by airstrikes. Or London getting wiped off the map.(image)

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Syria: Aleppo residents say airstrikes have halted

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:26:16 GMT

There have been no airstrikes in besieged eastern Aleppo since dawn Tuesday, residents of several neighborhoods told CNN on Wednesday morning.(image)

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Syrian rebel commander: We want high quality weapons

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:34:41 GMT

Mulham Ekaidi, Deputy Commander for the Fastaqim Movement rebel group in Aleppo, appeals for anti-aircraft missiles to defend Eastern Aleppo.(image)

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UN special envoy: 'Aleppo will not be there anymore'

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:24:19 GMT

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria has warned that "between now and December, if we cannot find a solution, Aleppo will not be there anymore."(image)

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US, UK consider economic sanctions against Syria, Russia

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:11:52 GMT

The United States and United Kingdom are considering economic sanctions against Russia and Syria because of the crisis in Aleppo, US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.(image)

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'El Chapo' extradition clears another legal hurdle

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:49:22 GMT

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is one step closer to facing drug and conspiracy charges in the United States.(image)

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Life in Mosul under ISIS full of 'fear and hardship'

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:16:45 GMT

"I can't talk to you," the woman in the black headscarf insisted. "They'll kill my relatives." Adamant, she refused our entreaties for an interview.(image)

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Mars lander lost during descent

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:03:59 GMT

The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed the Schiaparelli spacecraft, which was expected to land on Mars on Wednesday, has been lost.(image)

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Malala: Inspiring girls globally, while an everyday girl at heart

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:34:42 GMT

How would you try to balance traveling to give speeches and meeting world leaders, while simultaneously preparing for exams at the age of 19?(image)

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Turkey kills as many as 200 Kurds

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:14:09 GMT

A Turkish air raid has killed as many as 200 Kurdish militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Turkish state media reported.(image)

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Saudi Arabia executes a royal

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:42:29 GMT

Saudi Arabia has taken the rare step of executing a member of its royal family after he was found guilty of murder, the Saudi interior ministry said in a statement.(image)

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Police van plows into protesters in Manila

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:55:45 GMT

Anti-American protests outside the US embassy in the Philippines capital of Manila ended violently on Wednesday when a police van repeatedly plowed into the crowd.(image)

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Typhoon Haima slams Philippines; 2nd major storm in week

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:14:39 GMT

Officials in the Philippines warned that Typhoon Haima, which made landfall late Wednesday, could be even stronger than Haiyan in 2013, which left more than 6,000 dead.(image)

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Crews find U-boat sunk by 'sea monster'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:31:00 GMT

A sunken German submarine from World War I that was said to have been taken down by a sea monster has been discovered off the coast of Scotland.(image)

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American father, son sentenced to 10 years in Iran prison

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:09:00 GMT

Iranian-Americans Baquer Namazi and his son Siamak have been sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $4.8 million, according to Iran's official news channel IRINN.(image)

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These Trump workers say they're not voting for their boss

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:22:37 GMT

Celia Vargas fled civil war-torn El Salvador and crossed the Mexican border into the United States in the back of a truck in 1981.(image)

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Church of England may drop requirement for Sunday services

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:02:59 GMT

Canon laws, which have been in the books for centuries, require churches to hold services every Sunday. In the morning and in the evening.(image)

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Assad's wife: I turned down chance to leave

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:02:37 GMT

Syria's first lady Asma al-Assad is standing by her man, telling a Russian TV network that she refused offers to flee the war-torn country with her children.(image)

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In Mosul, the battle may be won on Facebook

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:25:09 GMT

If the 21st century has taught us anything, it is that to fight a successful war an army needs a successful exit strategy. Bereft of one, while it may win the military battle, it will ultimately lose the strategic war.(image)

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The day the next greatest generation was born

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:27:58 GMT

Wednesday is more to me than just another useless debate, an event I'll DVR because I don't want my young son to hear the unfortunately vulgar, scorched earth exchange that has become the 2016 election. Although viewership probably won't be anywhere near the record-breaking numbers of the first debate, most Americans will still check in Wednesday night to watch our nation's top two contenders duke it out for a chance to become the next president of the United States.(image)

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A cartoon guide to the 2016 election

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:17:51 GMT

The 2016 election has been a wild ride, a presidential campaign unlike anything the nation has seen before.(image)

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Russian linked to theft of 117M passwords

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:00:37 GMT

A Russian citizen arrested in Prague was wanted in connection to the theft of 117 million LinkedIn passwords and login credentials, the social networking firm confirmed.(image)

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New tool tells you if you're underpaid

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:49:37 GMT

If you think you deserve more money at your job, keep reading.(image)

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A new perspective of our planet

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:30:03 GMT

On Christmas Eve in 1968, Apollo 8 made the first manned mission to the moon. Live broadcasting from the spacecraft was the three-man crew of Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders, and it was on that day that their journey led them to an unexpected sight.(image)

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Galaxy count just increased 10x

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:48:24 GMT

Turns out we were wrong; there aren't 200 billion galaxies in the universe.(image)

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Study: Mars mission astronauts could experience brain damage

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:21:16 GMT

Astronauts on a mission to Mars will be expected to rely on their memory, multitasking and decision-making skills to handle the first manned expedition beyond the moon. But the harmful radiation from galactic cosmic rays throughout their journey could cause them to experience cognitive impairment in these key areas, as well as increased depression and anxiety, according to a new study.(image)

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