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Melania Trump gets rave reviews in Saudi press

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (CNN) – First lady Melania Trump’s fashion choices got rave reviews in local Saudi Arabian press Sunday, despite forgoing the customary headscarf. Both the first lady and first daughter Ivanka Trump have been closely watched in Saudi Arabia for both style and substance. View image on Twitter Follow Melania Trump ✔@FLOTUS Had the […]
15 hours ago
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Aid worker killed, another abducted in Kabul attack

(CNN) – A German woman was shot and killed and her Afghan guard beheaded when attackers targeted a guest house for aid workers Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to Afghan Interior Ministry acting spokesman Najib Danish. A Finnish woman also staying at the guest house was abducted, Danish said. The German and Finnish nationals were […]
17 hours ago
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An officer’s instincts saved a 3-year-old from drowning

Topeka, Kansas (CNN) – Topeka Police Officer Aaron Bulmer knew something wasn’t right when he spotted a little boy standing alone in the city’s Central Park on a drizzly, crisp Sunday morning. He was responding to a robbery call, but became so concerned for the 3-year-old that he drove around the park to get a better […]
2 days ago
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Fox News fires Bob Beckel for ‘making an insensitive remark’ to black employee

(CNN) – Fox News on Friday announced that it had fired “The Five” co-host Bob Beckel for a remark he made to an employee of color. “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” a network spokesperson said in a short statement. It wasn’t immediately clear who would replace […]
2 days ago
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Have an exploding airbag? You might get $500

(CNN) – Millions of car owners whose vehicles were outfitted with faulty Takata airbags could soon receive some type of compensation — possibly a check for as much as $500. A settlement reached Thursday between four car companies and millions of affected drivers covers an estimated 15.8 million vehicles from Toyota, Subaru, BMW and Mazda. […]
2 days ago
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Charges expected for American Airlines passenger after disturbance

(CNN) – A man who caused a disturbance aboard an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu on Friday was detained and will likely face charges, an FBI special agent said. The man, identified as Anil Tuvanc Uskanli — a Turkish national born in 1991– was subdued by crew members and passengers, including an off-duty […]
1 week ago
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North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead

(CNN) – North Korea said Sunday’s test-fire of a ground-to-ground ballistic missile proved the missile is capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead, state news agency KCNA said in a report Monday. The country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, supervised the launch of the Hwasong-12 missile that reached an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers (1,312 miles) and flew […]
1 week ago
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Modern HIV drugs can add 10 years to life expectancy, study says

(CNN)The latest treatments for HIV mean that young people living with the virus could live up to a decade longer, a new study says. The paper, published Wednesday, found that 20-year-olds who started with antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are predicted to live up to 10 years longer than those who first underwent similar treatment in […]
1 week ago
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Inmate seeks execution by firing squad, says lethal injection too painful

(CNN) – A Georgia inmate is asking to be executed by a firing squad because he says lethal injection would be too painful for him. Convicted murderer J.W. Ledford Jr. takes a pain medication, gabapentin, that changed his brain chemistry so much the lethal injection drug pentobarbital might not make him unconscious and would cause him […]
1 week ago
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Mormon church is pulling older teens from Boy Scouts’ programs

(CNN) – The Mormon church says older teens in the United States and Canada will no longer take part in two Boy Scouts programs, starting next year. The announcement, made Thursday, is significant. The church and the Boy Scouts of America have had a relationship for more than a century. It was the first partner to […]