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Iraqi forces, ISIS militants clash in Anbar operation

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> ISIS militants killed 30 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's key Anbar province, security officials told CNN on Wednesday, a day after the launch of a major operation to liberate Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS.<p>The deaths occurred when three ISIS …

Obama Administration

Day 3 at the French Open

ATP World Tour

Floods Ravage Texas: Pictures

Houston

I have become Boring. And happy

Modern life can be bleak if you are under 30, and so, like many of my peers, I am opting for quiet rambles in the Peak District over wild nights in Ibiza<p>Back in 2011, journalist Peter Robinson noted the arrival of music’s New Boring era, blaming Adele’s Someone Like You and Ed Sheeran’s entire …

Scotland

12 Reasons Why Dehydration Is Bad for Your Body

It doesn’t take much to become dehydrated. Lose just 1.5% of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60% H2O), and you’ve reached the …

Wellness
Disease

US indicts nine FIFA officials in corruption probe

The US Justice Department announced conspiracy and corruption charges against nine FIFA officials and five business executives Wednesday, after Swiss authorities arrested seven suspects based on the indictments.<p>The 14 officials and executives were charged with a bribery and kickback scheme that …

Corruption

More Severe Storms Possible For Flood-Hit Texas

<b>Updated at 2:45 p.m. ET</b><p>Residents of southeastern Texas woke up Wednesday morning to another flash-flood warning, as a new round of thunderstorms rumbled across parts of the already flood-soaked state.<p>The National Weather Service forecasts more storms for Wednesday across the region, some of them …

Weather

Ruling puts Obama's immigration legacy in jeopardy

Latest legal blow could put final decision close to the end of his presidency<p>A series of setbacks and delays in the key legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration could irreparably damage his legacy on the issue, even if the Supreme Court ultimately upholds his …

Immigration

Polynomial -C

A History of American Idol: In Pictures

David Archuleta

Why the Tom Brady Suspension Is Ridiculous

Tom Brady and his people haven’t exactly carried themselves with aplomb during this whole Deflategate episode. Earlier this year, in a pre-Super Bowl …

NFL

Picasso painting smashes auction record

Les femmes d’Alger sells for $179m to telephone buyer in eleven and a half tense minutes of bidding<p>A Pablo Picasso masterpiece smashed the world record for a painting sold at auction, fetching a fraction over $179 million (£116m) in New York on Monday night.<p>Les femmes d’Alger (Version O) had long …

Skype's futuristic real-time translator preview is now open to all

Microsoft has today opened up its Star Trek-style translator to all, removing the requirement to sign up to a waiting list for access.<p>Skype Translator launched in December 2014 and real-time translation of spoken English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, as well as an additional 50 languages over …

Senate Dems deliver major setback to Obama's trade agenda

President Obama’s trade agenda suffered a humbling setback at the hands of his own party Tuesday afternoon when Senate Democrats united to deny him …

Mitch McConnell

Angry over reach of EPA water rules, farmers urge lawmakers to block them

Government rules to clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from development and pollution are fueling political anger in the country's heartland.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency rules proposed last year have become a top issue of concern for many farmers and …

Tony Robinson Shooting: No Charges for Wisconsin Police Officer

The Madison, Wisconsin, cop who shot and killed unarmed teenager Tony Terrell Robinson Jr. won't face charges, the prosecutor said Tuesday.<p>Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne called the shooting of Robinson, 19, on March 6 by Officer Matt Kenny a "lawful use of deadly police force," saying …

Law Enforcement

Nepal earthquake: Dozens die in new tremor near Everest

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1166000/1166689_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524287700_9da98aac68c56f7234a957f8436d1141<p><b>A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 people died in a devastating quake.</b><p>At least 48 people …

Natural Disasters

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Al-Qaeda

The 2015 NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic; here are 64 reasons why

Every March is great, but this March is shaping up to be extra special. Let's take a look at a bunch of reasons (64!) why.<p>The First Four is cool and all, and this year's quartet of opening games deserves credit for keeping us adequately occupied on Tuesday and Wednesday night, but let's be real: …

College Basketball

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

David Petraeus plea could pave way for comeback

David Petraeus’ guilty plea for leaking classified information to his paramour-biographer closes a stunning fall for the retired four-star Army general and former CIA director — but there could be an upside to hitting bottom.<p>With the criminal case against him in the final stages of resolution, …

Cybercrime

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

BOSTON — Nearly two years after twin blasts rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon, alleged bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faced a jury for the first time Wednesday, sitting stoically through graphic depictions of bloody carnage and a federal prosecutor's description of him as "a soldier in a holy …

Justice

Justice Department: No Darren Wilson charges

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department formally closed its investigation of Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, declining to bring criminal charges for the killing of Michael Brown.<p>In a report released Wednesday, prosecutors said that "Wilson's actions do not constitute prosecutable …

Justice

Is the Boston Bomb-Maker on the Loose?

The government admits there's no evidence showing Dzhokar Tsarnaev actually built the bombs he's accused of setting off.<p>Lawyers in the case against …

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Genetics