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18 Sep 9:30pm How climate crisis is accelerating the global spread of deadly dengue fever
Explosive outbreaks of dengue fever have rapidly spread in countries across Asia, killing more than 1,000 people, infecting hundreds of thousands and straining hospitals packed with sick families.
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18 Sep 6:05pm Brad Pitt opens up about fathers, sons and confronting Harvey Weinstein
Twice declared People magazine's "sexiest man alive," Brad Pitt might be an expert in American ideals of masculinity.
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18 Sep 5:53pm Updated The US secretary of state says intel believes Iran is behind the strike on Saudi oil as Trump is more cautious
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the attack on Saudi oil facilities "an act of war" Wednesday, as President Donald Trump announced that he's ordered new sanctions on Iran, the latest escalation in tensions between the two countries as US officials work to pin the blame on Iran.
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18 Sep 5:14pm Updated Police were called to a California home. They found a mountain lion trapped in the bathroom.
A California couple watching TV at home Sunday evening got an unwelcome visitor: a mountain lion that wandered in through their open door.
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18 Sep 4:28pm Updated Greta Thunberg to US Congress: Listen to scientists on climate crisis
Greta Thunberg has had a busy week.
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18 Sep 4:03pm Updated Fed cut rates for second time since July
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the second time since July as concerns grow about a potential global slowdown.
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18 Sep 2:43pm Updated The very dark truth about Donald Trump revealed in his Cokie Roberts comments
Usually when someone dies, you follow the rule your mom taught you: If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.
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18 Sep 2:11pm US Navy confirms certain UFO videos are the real deal
The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don't know what the objects are, they're not indulging any hints either.
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18 Sep 1:50pm The US Navy just confirmed these UFO videos are the real deal
The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don't know what the objects are, they're not indulging any hints either.
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18 Sep 1:13pm Trump made 87 false claims last week
President Donald Trump was relentlessly inaccurate last week -- to the media, to his supporters and to legislators from his own party.
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18 Sep 1:09pm Pennsylvania state senator charged with possession of child pornography
Pennsylvania State Sen. Michael Folmer is facing charges of possession of child pornography, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Tuesday in a news release.
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18 Sep 12:54pm Updated 26 children die in boarding school fire
Twenty-six children have died after a fire broke out in a boarding school in a suburb outside the Liberian capital Monrovia, a government spokesman told CNN.
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18 Sep 12:44pm Fed rescues markets for second day in a row -- this time with $75 billion
For the second day in a row, the New York Federal Reserve injected a huge sum of money into the financial system in a bid to calm stress that has emerged in the overnight lending market.
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18 Sep 12:27pm Updated YouTuber and his friend jailed near Area 51
Two Dutch friends said they just wanted a good look at the mysterious Area 51 before leaving the US, but they ended up in a Nevada jail, instead.
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18 Sep 12:20pm A mountain climber survived a terrifying fall into a crevasse. Then he snapped a pic
A mountain climber thought he'd finished the hardest part of his journey up and down Mount Rainier, but as he'd tell you now, he was wrong.
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18 Sep 12:06pm Updated British Airways pilots call off second strike
British Airways pilots have called off a strike planned for September 27 after their union said that action taken earlier this month had "demonstrated the anger and resolve of pilots."
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18 Sep 11:52am Three killed in speed boat record attempt in Italy
Three people have been killed during an attempt to break a high-speed power boat record in Italy.
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18 Sep 11:46am Updated Trump orders new sanctions on Iran after Saudi attack
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's ordered new sanctions on Iran, the latest escalation in tensions between the two countries following the attack over the weekend on Saudi oil facilities.
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18 Sep 11:45am Fernando Ricksen dies aged 43
Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen has passed away at the age of 43 following a battle with motor neurone disease.
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18 Sep 10:16am Lost toy monkey gets VIP treatment from Buckingham Palace staff
A toy monkey left at Buckingham Palace has been repatriated to an Australian kindergarten, following a letter from students asking for its return.
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18 Sep 10:14am Updated American fashion brand sparks outrage over school shooting-themed hoodies
American fashion brand Bstroy has received fierce criticism on social media after displaying school shooting-themed hoodies at a show during New York Fashion Week.
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18 Sep 9:56am $15M wanted to save giant tree forest
A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world's largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia forest. It just needs $15 million.
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18 Sep 9:35am Mosquito-borne virus victim went from healthy to brain dead in 9 days
A Michigan man went from healthy to brain dead in just nine days after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis, his brother said.
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18 Sep 9:30am Deadlock in re-run Israeli election
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him neck-and-neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz, following a re-run general election.
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18 Sep 9:18am Updated Simone Rocha stages dramatic show in Victorian theater
Simone Rocha clearly has an affinity for historic spaces. In previous editions of London Fashion Week, the Irish fashion designer has staged shows at the 19th-century Lancaster House, a ballroom at Goldsmith's Hall, the gothic Southwark Cathedral and London's medieval Guildhall.
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18 Sep 8:57am Risk of a global pandemic is growing
The chances of a global pandemic are growing -- and we are all dangerously under prepared, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
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18 Sep 8:40am Amazon may cash in on this internet boom
Alexa now speaks India's most popular language, as Amazon seeks new ways to reach more than half a billion potential users in the country.
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18 Sep 8:37am Updated Dead heat in re-run Israeli election leaves Netanyahu on back foot
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him neck-and-neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz, following a re-run general election.
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18 Sep 6:31am Spain to hold fourth election in as many years after coalition talks fail
Spain looks set to hold its fourth election in as many years after acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez failed to secure enough support in parliament to form a government, despite months of negotiations.
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18 Sep 6:15am Updated Hong Kong horse races canceled over fears of political unrest
One of Hong Kong's biggest revenue generators canceled a marquee event on Wednesday, citing ongoing political unrest.
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18 Sep 5:04am This swimmer just broke a world record
Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours.
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18 Sep 4:36am Updated Australian hiker rescued after crawling with broken leg for two days
An experienced Australian hiker crawled for two agonizing days, carrying his broken leg, to find help after falling down a waterfall during a solo mountain hike.
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18 Sep 4:23am Updated Israeli election too close to call
As counting gets underway in Israel's unprecedented repeat general election, exit poll projections show the country's longest-serving Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former military chief, Benny Gantz, locked in a tight race.
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18 Sep 2:49am Australian academic detained in Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison
An Australian university lecturer detained in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday.
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18 Sep 1:32am Updated Global sporting events put spotlight on Tokyo
With Tokyo set to host two of the world's biggest sporting events -- the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics -- Japan's capital is making final preparations for the global spotlight.
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18 Sep 12:58am Air pollution particles may reach fetuses in the womb, study finds
New evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems.
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18 Sep 12:29am Updated MLB player accused of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct
Pittsburgh Pirates' closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on a felony count of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct using computer services or devices, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.
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