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Mother Teresa

National poll: Trump dominates, Cruz ascends

<i>Watch the CNN Republican debate Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. ET and 8:30 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Despite the widespread backlash after his call to ban Muslims from entering the United States, Donald Trump has not only maintained but expanded his lead in the Republican presidential primary, according to a new …

Republicans
Islamic State (ISIS)

Syrian rebel group defends decision to use prisoners as human shields

Dozens were shown in a video transported in cages around a Damascus suburb but a rebel group claims the cages were being used to halt the bombing<p>A Syrian rebel group has defended its decision to use prisoners as human shields against regime and Russian air strikes.<p>Video footage posted over the …

U.S. jets intercept Russian planes near aircraft carrier

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Navy launched four armed fighter jets to intercept two Russian Tu-142 Bear aircraft that were flying near the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said Thursday.<p>The four F/A-18 fighter jets were sent as "standard operating procedure" to escort planes …

Military

Khloe Kardashian breaks silence on Lamar Odom

<b>(CNN) —</b> Khloe Kardashian knows her estranged husband, Lamar Odom, has a tough road ahead, but she says she "will be there supporting him every step of the way."<p>The reality TV star opened up to People magazine about Odom's recovery after he was found unconscious at the Love Ranch, a Nevada brothel …

Khloe Kardashian

Couple recalls horror after whale-watching boat sank off British Columbia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michelle Campbell says what happened that day will forever be etched in her memory.<p>Eight people are alive because she and her husband, along with two hikers who were with them, were able to pull them out of the cold waters off the British Columbia coast when a whale-watching boat, with 27 …

Rowing

White House Won't Back Bill Lifting Ban On Crude Oil Exports

WASHINGTON -- The White House lifted the veil a tiny bit on its position regarding a decades-old ban on crude oil exports, saying Tuesday it would not back a GOP bill aimed at ending the embargo.<p>The White House has remained cagey when discussing the ban -- first implemented during the 1970s Arab …

Oil

Scientists leave isolation dome after eight months simulating life on Mars

Six crew members in Nasa-sponsored study venture outside dome on dormant Hawaii volcano after eight months of close-quarters living<p>Six scientists who were living under a dome on the slopes of a dormant Hawaii volcano for eight months to simulate life on Mars have emerged from isolation.<p>The crew …

Geology

Jay Z 'Completely Used Me,' Artist Marina Abramovic Claims

"He adapted my work only under one condition: that he would help my institute," artist says. "Which he didn't"<p><b>UPDATE:</b> The Marina Abramović Institute …

Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey

Subterranean retreat may have sheltered thousands of people in times of trouble.<p>When the invaders came, Cappadocians knew where to hide: underground, in one of the 250 subterranean safe havens they had carved from pliable volcanic ash rock called tuff.<p>Now a housing construction project may have …

Jordan says it has carried out 56 air strikes against Isis

Air force chief claims destruction of 19 targets, as US says Iraqi troops are set to start major ground offensive against jihadists<p>Jordan has announced it has carried out 56 air strikes on Isis in recent days, as a top US envoy said Iraqi troops would begin a major ground offensive against the …

Middle East
South Africa

Judge orders father to take his children to church

Child care proceedings challenged after judge tells father he has a legal requirement to take his sons to Catholic mass<p>A judge has ordered a father to take his children to Roman Catholic mass as part of a divorce settlement, even though he is not Catholic.<p>The man, who can only be identified as …