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The Latest: Empire state goes dark for Paris

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):<p>2:31 a.m.<p>The Empire State Building is dark in sympathy for the people of Paris after more than 120 people were killed in Friday's series of shootings and explosions.<p>Saturday is the second consecutive night …

International Olympic Committee

Flight MH17: Russia could face legal action over downing of jet over Ukraine

Countries whose nationals lost their lives when the Malaysia Airlines flight went down gather at the UN general assembly to discuss their options<p>Russia could face a barrage of legal action over the downing of flight MH17 as affected countries gather in New York to discuss their options.<p>Australia’s …

Airplanes

Vanessa Williams gets Miss America apology -- 32 years later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Better late than never.<p>Actress and singer Vanessa Williams returned to the Miss America stage Sunday night, three decades after she became the first black woman to win the crown but resigned following a nude photo scandal.<p>Now, after all these years, the Miss America CEO apologized to …

Miss America

Our Brand is Crisis review - Sandra Bullock gets our vote in broadly sketched political satire

The Oscar-winning actor is in with another shot at the big prize as a strategist plotting a Bolivian senator’s path to power, but is let down by a script that lacks bite and underused supporting cast<p>David Gordon Green’s career - from lo-fi indies like George Washington to stoner comedies like …

Sandra Bullock

Never slip on ice again with glass shard shoes

Canadian scientists have invented a new rubbery material with embedded glass spikes which grip into the ice<p>Slipping on ice need never happen again after scientists invented a new type of rubber sole for shoes which allows the wearer to walk easily, even up treacherous slopes.<p>Canadian researchers …

100 to compete for one-way Mars trip

The private venture Mars One has announced its selection of 50 men and 50 women who will compete via reality TV for a one-way Mars trip, as early as …

Hawks' 19-game win streak halted in loss to Anthony Davis, Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS -- Paul Millsap and his Atlanta teammates didn't sound terribly concerned about the end of the Hawks' franchise-record 19-game winning …

Basketball

Afghan police clash with crowd protesting Charlie Hebdo

A protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent Saturday as police clashed with demonstrators outside Kabul.<p>Police said 17 police officers and seven civilians were injured, according to Afghanistan's Pajhwok news agency. Protesters said at least 11 people were wounded, …

Islamic State attacks Iraq's oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk

Islamic Statemilitantslaunched a multi-pronged attack Friday on the northern Iraqi oil hub of Kirkuk, seizing a downtown building and attacking at least three points along the city’s defensive perimeter, authorities said.<p>Iraqi Kurdish forces said they had beaten back the assault, but a well-known …

Mexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

Read this story in Spanish at CNNMexico.com<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Rescuers rushed from the rubble with babies in their arms after a gas explosion leveled part of a maternity hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.<p>More than 100 people were inside Cuajimalpa …

Mexico City

Phillip Phillips Seeks Break From 'Oppressive' 'American Idol' Producer

"I have not felt that I have been free to conduct my career in a way that I am comfortable with," he says in a statement<p>Nearly three years after …

Oil

Yemen crisis: Power vacuum puts future into peril

<b>A US drone strike in Yemen on Monday that killed three suspected al-Qaeda members suggests that US policy in the region is continuing as normal.</b><p>The drone strikes have been under way since 2002, and since then there have been well over 100 such attacks.<p>It's a policy that US President Barack Obama …

Middle East