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Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect

10 hours 37 min ago
Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the standoff.

Asian markets mixed after latest trade developments, China sets key rate lower

11 hours 40 min ago
Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as China took the next, critical step in a long-awaited money management reform, and as the United States gave the Chinese tech company Huawei a slight reprieve in Washington's ongoing trade war with Beijing.

Another massive ocean garbage patch found

14 hours 16 min ago
Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who use it to feed, grow and hide from predators. But the sargassum is now home to objects wholly unnatural too.

Rape victim at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted

17 hours 50 min ago
A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial.

High schoolers seen in video giving Nazi salute and singing Nazi marching song

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:47
Another group of high school students has been caught on video giving the Nazi salute.

Russia nuclear monitoring stations go quiet after blast

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 20:15
Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns about possible increases in radiation levels, according to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 19:22
The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers.

Turkey says convoy hit by airstrike in Syria

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:49
Turkey's Defense Ministry has condemned an airstrike in northwestern Syria that killed three civilians and injured 12 others on Monday.

How will a no-deal Brexit hit travel in UK and Europe?

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:00
The prospect of Britain crashing chaotically out of the European Union seems increasingly likely as time goes on.

The world's scariest roller coaster drops

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:51
Roller coaster fans savor every second of the ride, but there's something really special about that big drop.

The Winklevoss twins may work with Facebook again

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:17
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have long been known for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over who invented Facebook. That was over a decade ago. Today they have made names for themselves as entrepreneurs in cryptocurrency with a company called Gemini.

Disney reveals when its streaming service will go international

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:40
Disney has released the launch date, prices and platforms for its upcoming Disney+ streaming service.

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:32
This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic.

Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:59
Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was enough and thereby ignoring broader questions of data ethics and public perception. As the man who stepped in as its CEO during one of the biggest data privacy controversies of the past decade, I should know.

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 09:16
An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local media and maritime tracking site.

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 08:54
With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to The Sunday Times newspaper reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.