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Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village used by military in search for abducted girls

Boko Haram launched a grisly attack on a Nigerian village in an area that troops had been using as a base in the search for hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by the militant group, witnesses told CNN on Wednesday.<p>The hourslong assault on Gamboru Ngala that left at least 150 people dead, some of whom …

U.S. Gulf Coast hit by flooding after 24 hours non-stop rain

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - The worst floods in decades deluged roads and engulfed homes and cars in Florida’s Panhandle and coastal Alabama on Wednesday, the latest mayhem created by a tornado-packing storm system that has killed at least 34 people this week.<p>Charles Davidson helps his …

Rescuers paint harrowing portrait of search aboard sunken ferry

In the final, chaotic moments before the South Korean ferry Sewol rolled over and sank into the chilly waters of the Yellow Sea, 48 girls obeyed the orders of crew members and put on their life vests.<p>Perhaps afraid, they all crammed into a single room meant for 30.<p>None of them survived.<p>The account …

South Korean shipwreck survivors: Passengers told 'don't move' as ship sank

Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry faced a terrifying choice as the vessel rolled: obey commands barked over loudspeakers to stay in place, or don life vests and jump into the chilly ocean water.<p>"Don't move," a voice warned, according to a recording obtained by CNN affiliate YTN. "If …

Oscar Pistorius Sobs On Witness Stand At His Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius sobbed and wailed from the witness stand in his murder trial in South Africa as he recalled what he maintains was the accidental fatal shooting of his girlfriend.<p>Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympic runner, was describing the moment he said he realized that he shot his girlfriend, …

South Korea proposes regular family reunions with North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye made a formal proposal to North Korea on Saturday to hold family reunions regularly, uniting families separated since the 1950-53 Korean war, a sign Seoul is seeking to improve relations with the North.<p>A visitor (L) looks towards the north …

‘We control everything’: Crimea breaks ties with Ukraine

Crimea's new Prime Minister says he is taking control of all military forces and government departments in the territory, declaring an official break with Kiev.<p>In a press conference Tuesday Sergey Aksenov, who was named Prime Minister last week, said the new government in Kiev was illegal and "mad".<p>…

After Tragedy At 2010 Games, Sochi Slows Down The Sled Track

<b>Listen · 3:39</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>With bobsled, luge and skeleton racers rocketing down a winding, ice-covered track, sled racing will be one of the most exciting events at the Winter Olympics next month in Sochi, Russia.<p>The first thing you have to know about sled racing is that …

USOC receives email about Sochi security threat

The U.S. Olympic Committee and several other countries have received emails regarding security threats at the Sochi Winter Games, further raising concerns about safety.<p>USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement Wednesday that the message has been forwarded to the authorities.<p>"The safety and …

Death Toll From Deep Freeze Tops 20; Warm-Up Is Coming

The deaths of at least 21 people are now being blamed on the winter storms and severe cold weather that have gripped much of the nation since late last week, The Associated Press reported early Wednesday.<p>At least half have been attributed to weather-related traffic accidents. The wire service adds …

Philippines Devastated After Super Typhoon Haiyan | The Takeaway | WNYC

About 10,000 are feared dead in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. The storm has …

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Barack Obama, Oprah and Bono to visit South Africa to pay tribute to Mandela

Dozens of heads of state, retired politicians and other assorted luminaries are expected to arrive in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela this week. The bulk are due to attend a memorial service on Tuesday morning at the huge FNB football stadium, also open to members of the public, with …

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Obama Becomes First President to Acknowledge ‘Area 51’

President Barack Obama on Sunday likely became the first <i>actual</i> President to publicly acknowledge Area 51, the top-secret government testing ground …

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Philippines typhoon: President lowers death toll estimate

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1027000/1027630_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524698317_3121d8fa9ff156021973f731d488e9dd<p><b>Philippine President Benigno Aquino says the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan may be lower than first thought.</b><p>Speaking to CNN, he said the number of …

British fugitive Samantha Lewthwaite wrote 'love poem' for Osama bin Laden

The British woman allegedly linked to the Kenyan shopping centre attack penned an ode to Osama bin Laden, declaring: "My love for you is like no other," it has emerged.<p>The 34-line poem was found on a laptop belonging to Samantha Lewthwaite, who was married to 7 July 2005 suicide bomber Germaine …

Sparks school shooting: teacher died trying to protect students

A US middle school teacher who served two tours with the National Guard in Afghanistan has been hailed as a hero for trying to protect students from a shooting witnessed by up to 30 children.<p>Police said a student at Sparks middle school was the lone gunman who injured two classmates, killed himself …

Hannah Anderson: Abductor 'made me play Russian roulette'

In an exclusive interview airing Thursday on TODAY, kidnapping survivor Hannah Anderson describes the moment she learned that James Lee DiMaggio, a family friend, had a sinister plan for her — including a game of Russian roulette.<p>"When I got into the house, he handcuffed me and zip-tied my feet and …

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Marc Jacobs Leaves Louis Vuitton

Photo: Getty Images<p>This morning in Paris, Marc Jacobs presented his final collection for Louis Vuitton, dedicated "to the women who inspire me and to the showgirl in all of us." At the time the collection walked, news of Jacobs' departure had not yet been confirmed, but the clothes and setting …

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Leave the Gun, Take the Cinnamon Spice Latte: Starbucks to Become Gun-Free Zone

In a lengthy letter posted to the Starbucks blog and disseminated via several national newspapers, company C.E.O. Howard Schultz announced that firearms are no longer welcome at any of the nation’s 6,553,028,238 Starbucks locations.<p>6,553,028,239, now, since the completion of the above sentence.<p>The …

Keyshawn Johnson Announced for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 17

<i>Dancing with the Stars</i> is set to launch its 17th season on ABC Sept. 16, and the full cast was revealed on <i>Good Morning America</i> on Wednesday. Athletes have played a big role on the show since its inception, and this season will be no different.<p>Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson is slated to …

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The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

Deadly Mexico train derailment blamed on stolen nails

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1005000/1005429_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524654451_2e5270a0bb789df17acff72d3f52b18c<p><b>Local officials in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco have blamed missing nails in the track for a train derailment which has killed at least six</b> …

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