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Exclusive: MH370 Was Crippled by Sudden Electrical Failure

New data reveals a runaway power outage doomed the 777, supporting the theory a fire in the cargo hold turned the jet into a flying zombie.<p>The pilots …

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2015: The year in pictures

"The year in pictures" treks across the globe, looking back on the events that shaped 2015.

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The U.S. is running out of bombs to drop on ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force has fired off more than 20,000 missiles and bombs since the U.S. bombing campaign against ISIS began 15 months ago, according to the Air Force, leading to depleted munitions stockpiles and calls to ramp up funding and weapons production.<p>As the U.S. ramps up its …

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UK jets strike ISIS oilfield; Iraq has warning for Turkey

<b>(CNN) —</b> British fighter planes have carried out their first sorties against the ISIS terrorist group in Syria. But in Iraq, the government has a message for Turkish forces who say they are fighting ISIS as well: Please get out.<p>The British Ministry of Defense said its Typhoon and Tornado jets had …

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Smog in China closes schools and construction sites, cuts traffic in Beijing

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Much of the Chinese capital shut down Tuesday after Beijing's city government issued its first red alert for pollution, closing schools and construction sites and restricting the number of cars on the road.<p>Beijing's Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection warned that severe …


San Bernardino shooters were radicalized 'for quite some time,' FBI says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigators believe the couple who gunned down 14 people last week in San Bernardino, California, planned their attack.<p>Shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik practiced at gun ranges in the Los Angeles area, said David Bowdich, assistant director of the FBI's Los Angeles field …

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Donald Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called Monday for barring all Muslims from entering the United States.<p>"Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," a …

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Timeline: What happened in Paris attacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The violence in Paris shocked the world. The terror group ISIS claimed responsibility, the French President declared it "an act of war," and even Pope Francis called it a "piecemeal Third World War" with "no religious or human justification for it."<p>Seven of the terrorists were killed, and …


Paris suicide bomber identified; ISIS claims responsibility for 129 dead

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> Authorities in France and Belgium took people into custody Saturday in the aftermath of the worst violence in France since World War II, a series of terror attacks that killed more than 120 people.<p>ISIS claimed responsibility for the horrific Paris attacks, for which France vowed …

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Paris attacks at a glance: Wednesday's developments

<b>(CNN) —</b> A suicide bomber blew herself up and a police sniper took out a second terror suspect after authorities stormed two apartments and a church Wednesday in the northern Parisian suburb where one of last week's deadly terrorist attacks took place.<p>The raid in Saint-Denis, home to the Stade de …

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Trump: I'm going to bomb ISIS

Donald Trump on Monday focused on national security in a speech to a raucous crowd of nearly 10,000 people, days after the terrorist attacks in Paris sent shockwaves around the world and rippled through the 2016 presidential race.

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ISIS Carried Out Three Major Terrorist Attacks in 3 Weeks

Russia’s security services said on Tuesday that that a homemade explosive device brought down the Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai …

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Anonymous takes on IS

<b>They are a loose collective of hackers who once appeared to have no greater purpose than having some mischievous anarchic fun.</b><p>But in recent times Anonymous has got serious. Earlier this month the collective targeted the Ku Klux Klan, publishing online a list of alleged sympathisers of the white …

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Smoking rate continues to decline among U.S. adults

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fewer than 15% of U.S. adults currently smoke, according to new preliminary government statistics from the first half of this year. This is even lower than a report released just last week that found 16.8% of adults were smoking in 2014. The 14.9% rate is the lowest reported since this …

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Suspected architect of Paris attacks is dead, 2 senior European officials say

PARIS — The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks was killed Wednesday in a massive pre-dawn raid by French police commandos, two senior European officials said, after investigators followed leads that the fugitive Islamic State militant was holed up north of the French capital and could be …


IS releases picture of bomb it says downed Russian plane

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group has released a photo of the bomb it says was used to bring down a Russian passenger plane in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last month, killing all 224 people on board.<p>The picture was published in the latest issue of the extremist group's English-language magazine, …

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The bitter rift between Obama and Putin is giving way to a common cause

After weeks of accusing Moscow of trying to prop up Syrian President Bashar Assad by bombing U.S.-backed rebels, Obama changed his tune on Wednesday, praising Putin as a "constructive partner" in a nascent diplomatic effort to resolve Syria's civil war.<p>Putin, too, has issued conciliatory signals, …


Donald Trump on President Obama: 'This job is not for him'

"I mean, personally, I don't think he was meant for this job, if you want to know the truth. The temperament is wrong," he mused during a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity.<p>Trump was reacting to a highlight reel from Obama's Monday press conference in Turkey, in which the president blasted …

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