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A US Navy officer has been charged with spying — possibly for China and Taiwan

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, identified the suspect as Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin, who was born in Taiwan and later became a naturalized US citizen, according a Navy profile article written about him in 2008.<p>A redacted Navy charge sheet said the suspect was assigned to the …

China

Senior North Korean military official defects, South Korea says

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> A North Korean senior intelligence officer has become the highest-ranking military official to defect to South Korea, a government source confirmed to CNN.<p>The defector was a senior colonel with the North Korean Reconnaissance General Bureau, which is in charge of …

South Africa's Zuma denies dishonesty over spending scandal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday denied acting dishonestly in a scandal over improper state spending at his private home, after a scathing court ruling prompted calls for him to resign.<p>The scandal is arguably the biggest yet to hit Zuma, who has fended off …

South Africa

What Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and 13 other highly successful tech people were doing at age 25

At the time, many were already founding or making deals with multimillion-dollar companies, or simply dreaming up how they could make their dent in the universe.<p>In other words, it varied from tech titan to tech titan, and it all goes to show that there's no one path to success.<p>To underscore that …

Bill Gates

Chinese engagement in African agriculture is not what it seems

Ian Scoones, <i>University of Sussex</i><p>In December 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into South Africa for the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation with great fanfare. There were lots of announcements about prospective investments across Africa. Agriculture featured prominently. But what is the real …

Africa

Pakistan detained more than 5,000 after Easter bombing killed 72

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has rounded up more than 5,000 militant suspects, then released most of them, in the two days since a suicide bomber killed at least 72 people in a park in Lahore at Easter, a provincial minister said on Tuesday.<p>Forensic officers look for evidence at the site of a …

Pakistan

What to watch at CNN's GOP town hall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> This time, it's personal.<p>Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will air their increasingly acrimonious differences in a town hall Tuesday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, airing on CNN and moderated by Anderson Cooper. Ohio Gov. John Kasich will also participate, rounding out the …

Starbucks' commitment to donate leftover food to charity deserves praise

Let them eat turkey pesto paninis.<p>Or BBQ beef brisket on sourdough sandwiches. Or zesty chicken and black bean salads.<p>Starbucks needs no marketing push from me, but I'm here to bestow props anyway. The company has taken a leadership role in addressing domestic hunger by announcing that it intends …

Sustainability

Three rhinos 'killed by poachers in ruthless attack' in South African wildlife park

Three rhinos have been killed by poachers following a “ruthless” attack to remove their horns, a wildlife park in South Africa has claimed.<p>Two white …

Kasich derides Trump and Cruz over counterterrorism approach

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) described calls by fellow GOP presidential contenders Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.) to monitor, proactively police and patrol Muslim communities in the United States as simplistic, knee-jerk reactions to the threat of terrorism.<p>During the 2016 election cycle, …

Muslim man fears backlash after Brussels attacks

A Pakistani man spoke to CNN's Saima Mohsin about his concerns over racial attacks and backlash against Muslims following the terror attacks in Brussels.

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