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Israel flight halted over rocket fear

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:47

Delta Air Lines on Tuesday suspended flights to Israel's main international airport because of reports about a nearby rocket attack, the company said.

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Call for end to female genital mutilation

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:41

Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai added her voice Tuesday to calls for an end to female genital mutilation, a procedure affecting millions of women and girls worldwide.

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World Cup star joins Real Madrid

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:41

One of the World Cup's most exciting players has joined Real Madrid.

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Obamacare hit by court ruling

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:30

In a dramatic blow to a key Obamacare program, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to buy health insurance on federally run exchanges.

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Tunnels allow Hamas attacks

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:17

Hamas' elaborate tunnel system is proving a challenge for Israel's military. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

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U.N.: '70% of dead are civilians'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:17

The U.N. says most of the 600-plus Palestinians killed during Israel's incursion into Gaza are civilians. Israel says that Hamas is to blame for using human shields.

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Sun, sea, sand: Italy's paradise prisons

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:14

Not a bad place to get banged up -- picturesque former island prisons are now a tourist draw.

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Are pro-Russian rebels 'terrorists?'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:13

Richard Barrett says the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would be considered a terrorist act, but only if it was intentional

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Lockerbie father: Resist revenge

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:11

The father of a woman who died in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing offers compassion to bereaved.

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Ukraine: 'Russian officer downed MH17'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:02

A Ukrainian government official says he's certain a Russian officer pushed the button to shoot down MH17. Moscow denies the claims.

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Deadly MERS virus 'may be airborne'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:42

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.

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What a shot! Amazing sports photos

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:37

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Plane avoids Ukraine, flies over Syria?

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:25

Now that many airlines can't fly over Ukraine due to safety concerns, a Malaysia Airlines flight chose a different route -- over war-torn Syria.

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Happy 1st birthday!

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 15:17

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A terrifying insect the size of your face

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:29

The world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.

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How Hamas adapted to Israeli tactics

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:17

Hamas' tactics have changed -- now the group is using commando-like tactics, says CNN's Ben Wedeman.

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47 shot: Chicago's violent weekend

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:07

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

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Astronauts take amazing space pics

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:04

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin says he took the first "space selfie" in 1966 -- and in doing so, he started a space selfie trend.

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Palestinian: 'Human shield claims false'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 13:59

Hanan Ashrawi attacks what she calls Israel's "cruel, heartless propaganda" about Palestinians.

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UK to probe Russian spy's death

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 13:48

The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday.

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