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Dozens of people were killed in Syrian airstrikes, a human rights group says

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:02
At least 71 people were killed and 325 others wounded in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta after the Syrian government carried out a series of airstrikes and artillery bombardments, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.

DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty

Science & Nature - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:51
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone.

Duchess Kate Middleton opts for green as black dresses sweep BAFTAs

Entertainment - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:35
The Duchess of Cambridge's outfit at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards Sunday may have contained a subtle nod of solidarity to those speaking out on gender issues.

Netanyahu blasts media 'witch hunt' as police announce new investigation

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
In a pre-emptive strike, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed media "pressure" for a new police investigation, less than a week after police said they had enough evidence to indict the Israeli leader for corruption in two separate cases.

Twenty-three passengers were removed

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
Twenty-three passengers were removed from a Carnival Cruise ship in Eden, Australia, after a series of brawls took place, according to Carnival Cruises and New South Wales Police.

5 killed in church shooting in Dagestan

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
A shooter opened fire at a church in the Northern Caucasus region of southern Russia on Sunday, killing five people and wounding two others, authorities said, according to state media.

South Korea's military announced the

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
South Korea's military announced the creation of a "decapitation unit," a special squad tasked with assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the event of war. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that Iran seeks to dominate the world through aggression and terror while speaking at the Munich Security Conference.

A passenger plane from Tehran carrying

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
A passenger plane from Tehran carrying dozens of passengers crashed over central Iran, according to local media.

CNN's Ivan Watson gets an inside look

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:00
CNN's Ivan Watson gets an inside look at Silmido Island in South Korea, which was used as a training ground for assassins.

Fergie and other National Anthem performances that didn't sing

Entertainment - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:50
It's rough when even Roseanne Barr makes jokes about your singing.

Trump slams 'insecure' Oprah

Entertainment - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:07
President Donald Trump described Oprah Winfrey as "very insecure" and accused her of "biased and slanted" after an interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" that addressed his presidency.

There are growing indications that US

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:00
There are growing indications that US airstrikes killed and injured dozens of Russian military contractors in northern Syria. CNN's Fred Pleitgen exposes links between Oligarch Prigozhin and Russian paramilitary company Wagner in Russia and Syria.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:00
UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned that "ideology" should not get in the way as she called for a new security treaty to be agreed between Britain and the European Union after Brexit. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

A Pakistani man was sentenced to death

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:00
A Pakistani man was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl whose killing led to widespread protests.

CNN's Alexandra Field meets the parents

World - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:00
CNN's Alexandra Field meets the parents of a Filipino domestic worker who was allegedly killed by her employers in Kuwait.
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