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Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers …

Natural Disasters
Donald Trump

The Philippines' new president is taking down online gambling

Until recently, Filipinos could gamble in licensed online cafes, as well as casinos, but Duterte refused to renew the exclusive license of the operator of more than 300 such cafes, Philweb Corp, after its permit expired on Wednesday.<p>"With the strong and repeated pronouncement of the president, …

Asia

Obama on Iran payment: 'We do not pay ransom'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Thursday dismissed suggestions a $400 million payment to Iran amounted to a ransom paid in return for the release of American hostages.<p>Confirming the US offered the payment in cash, Obama nevertheless downplayed the delivery's significance, saying it was …

Obama Administration

Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its face

Most reports focused on the fact that Thiel said he was "proud to be gay." He was the first RNC speaker to talk about being gay on stage.<p>People cheered, which was surprising given the Republican Party's historic opposition to same-sex marriage, including in this year's party platform.<p>But there were …

Silicon Valley

10 breathtaking photos of America's national parks

The National Park Service is turning 100 years old in August. To celebrate, the National Park Service is teaming up with the National Park Foundation for National Park Week.<p>From April 16 through April 24, admission to all national parks across the country is free.<p>There's no better time to visit …

National Parks

'Insecure, unpredictable, and more willing to lash out': Turkey's relationship with the US is reaching its breaking point

The nadir was perhaps on Wednesday, when reports emerged that Erdogan had hosted a closed-door dinner for Washington's foreign-policy establishment — including think-tankers and former government officials — the night before.<p>During that meeting, he reportedly blasted Obama for using Syrian Kurdish …

South Asia

Surveillance footage, cab driver offer clues in investigation in Brussels attack

<b>Brussels, Belgium (CNN) —</b> In grainy images from surveillance footage, a man wearing light-colored clothes and a hat pushes a baggage cart through the airport.<p>It's one key piece of evidence authorities are looking at as they search for suspects after two explosions at the Brussels airport and …

Terrorism

Here’s a list of Putin critics who've ended up dead

Lesin, who founded the English-language television network Russia Today (RT) was found dead in a Washington, DC, hotel room in November 2015.<p>The Daily Beast reports that before his death, Lesin was considering making a deal with the FBI to protect himself from corruption charges.<p>For years, Lesin …

Russia

Voter turnout shows Trump, not Sanders, leading a revolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders talks extensively about revolution, but it appears that it's actually Donald Trump who is driving record numbers of voters to the polls with his fiery populist message.<p>Republicans voted in unprecedented numbers on Super Tuesday, setting record numbers in contests throughout …

Government

Oscars 2016 winners list

Hollywood’s biggest night was a lovely day for <i>Spotlight</i>, <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, and Leonardo DiCaprio.<p>George Miller’s apocalyptic Road Warrior movie <i>Mad</i> …

Every Supreme Court justice went to Harvard or Yale Law School — here's where they went for undergrad

In fact, every single current member of the Supreme Court attended law school at Harvard or Yale — though Ruth Bader Ginsburg ultimately got her degree from Columbia Law School after transferring from Harvard Law.<p>Less well-known is where the justices attended for their undergraduate studies.<p>Take a …

College & University

Dallas reports case of Zika spread through sex; CDC urges condom use

Dallas health officials said Tuesday that a local resident was infected with the Zika virus by having sex with a person who had contracted the disease while traveling in Venezuela.<p><i>[Zika and sex: Seven key things you need to know about the case in Dallas]</i><p>The case adds a troubling new dimension to a …

Public Health
Government

PETER SCHIFF: We're going to have a serious recession and negative interest rates before the election

Peter Schiff begs to differ.<p>The CEO and chief global strategist for Euro Pacific Capital, and noted perma-bear, said that serious economic destruction is just a few months away.<p>"I think the Fed is going to have negative interest rates before the election because we're going to be in a serious …

Economics

McDonald's new plan to dominate fast food is angering some franchisees

Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski expects the company to report a 4.1% increase in US same-store sales for the fourth quarter ending December 2015, based on franchisee responses to the survey.<p>That would mark McDonald's best quarterly same-store sales performance in four years.<p>But several operators are …

McDonald's

Bill Gates: We can end poverty by 2030

On Wednesday, he published an essay on the worldwide effort to end poverty by 2030, and he says that he's very much a believer that it can be done.<p>"There is good reason for optimism about progress on reducing inequity," he writes. He published the essay from Davos, Switzerland, where the World …

Bill Gates

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

Time Management

One of Trader Joe's most popular snacks might be contaminated with salmonella

But one of those popular snacks — raw cashew pieces — has now been recalled, according to a recent release from the retailer.<p>The release, which was published on Friday, says that the snack is possibly contaminated with salmonella. No one has fallen ill yet.<p>According to the company's note, the raw …

Trader Joe's

Here's why the weapon North Korea says it just tested is so much worse than an atomic bomb

That's a scary thought because hydrogen bombs are about 1,000 times as powerful as atomic bombs.<p>Scientists are attempting to confirm whether North Korea's claim is true, but experts are skeptical.<p>The White House has strongly suggested the regime was lying, but regardless, here's why they're taking …

North Korea

World reacts to N. Korean announcement of hydrogen bomb test

Comments from around the world on North Korea's announcement that it conducted its fourth nuclear test, and its first of a hydrogen bomb, on Wednesday:<p>___<p>PARK GEUN-HYE, South Korean president:<p>"It's not only grave provocation of our national security, but also an act that threatens our lives and …

North Korea

New York City billionaires could face a special tax for their exclusive views

"The builders are charging up to $100 million for apartments that offer helicopter views of lush foliage, jagged skylines, soothing rivers and angelic clouds.<p>They lure the super-rich, many with suspect foreign assets, to sky-high mansions. They enrich themselves by exploiting weak zoning rules to …

Real Estate

Tesla has something alarming in common with another car company

But it hasn't been completely alone. There are, after all, lots of other automakers in the world, and for the most part, they had a terrific 2015.<p>We don't yet know the exact number, but chances are excellent that the year 2015 will come in as the best year ever for the US auto market, with …

Tesla

18 things we learned from Taylor Swift's '1989 World Tour' documentary

Taylor Swift’s giddy cries of “Please welcome to the stage…” are still ringing in our ears, but the time has come: After 85 shows and seemingly …

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

Star Wars

Krispy Kreme Is Taking on Starbucks

Krispy Kreme, known best for its donuts, wants customers to know that its coffee tastes pretty good too.<p>The chain has offered coffee for years, but …

Coffee

Republican debate: Rubio and Cruz vie to eclipse 'chaos candidate' Trump

Candidates go head to head on immigration, surveillance and foreign policy Jeb Bush calls Trump ‘chaos candidate’ who would be ‘chaos president’ Republican presidential debate – as it happened<p>The Republican party’s next-generation candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz went head-to-head on immigration …

Republicans