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The heartbreaking story behind one Syrian girl's death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Another child has been caught -- and killed -- in the human tragedy of Aleppo.<p>A four-year-old girl has died after picking up a cluster bomb she thought was a toy.<p>Eman was going out to collect water in rebel-held eastern Aleppo when she came across the bomb, her family told ITV. She thought …

Middle East

Victim says Hastert 'a monster' protected by child abuse law

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who said Dennis Hastert sexually abused him decades ago told Illinois lawmakers Tuesday the former U.S. House speaker was "a …

Crime

Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve officials strengthened expectations of …

Stock Markets

Whistle-blower who took on Spain's ruling elite

<b>Is ruining a comfortable, middle-class life a price worth paying, if it means bringing rich and powerful people to justice on alleged corruption charges?</b><p>Ana Garrido thinks it is. The 50-year-old former civil servant's personal investigation played a key role in exposing a massive corruption network …

Erdogan Jokes Aren't Verboten in Germany

Prosecutors said Jan Böhmermann didn't break the law when he recited a poem mocking Turkey's president.<p><b>NEWS BRIEF</b> German prosecutors halted Tuesday their investigation into a German satirist who faced legal repercussions for reciting a televised poem insulting Recep Tayyip Edogan, the Turkish …

Praise as Germany drops charges against Böhmermann | News | DW | 04.10.2016

Prosecutors have been praised in Germany for dropping a criminal probe into a poem perceived as insulting by Turkish President Recep Erdogan. …

Election blindness: It’s the end of the world economy as we know it — and we feel fine

Our myopic focus on Trump and Clinton has blinded us to a looming debt crisis and a global economy on the precipice<p>As the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund convene this week in Washington for their annual meeting, there is growing evidence that the post-World War II global consensus …

Couple 'charged for skin to skin contact with baby' after c-section

A new father has revealed how he was 'charged' by a hospital for skin to skin contact with his baby after a c-section.<p>Reddit user halfthrottle, who lives in the United States, shared a photo of his itemised bill with the caption: “I had to pay $39.35 to hold my baby after he was born.”<p>The photo has …

Bavaria police discover 43-year-old isolated for decades in his parents' house

Police in Bayreuth removed the man from his parents' home, and are now investigating whether or not he had lived there by choice for decades with …

The First Documented Case of Zika Spread by Physical Contact

It appears the virus was spread through the tears or sweat of a patient with a particularly severe infection.<p>Utah’s mystery Zika case has been solved, and the answer, as with so many revelations about Zika, is something never before seen with this virus. Someone seems to have gotten Zika through …

Ambush kills soldier in Mali; 2nd UN peacekeeper dies

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian soldier was killed and two others wounded in an ambush near Timbuktu, an army spokesman said Tuesday, as the United …

Africa

Video of Los Angeles police shooting shows suspect with gun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video released Tuesday shows a black man killed by Los Angeles police was armed just before he was shot dead but the footage …

Law Enforcement

US: Russia ships new anti-missile system into Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian military has brought an additional, more advanced anti-aircraft and anti-missile system into Syria, a US official told CNN on Tuesday.<p>While fully in place but not yet activated, the system, which was shipped in over the weekend, is a newer, modified version of the S-300VM, also …

Free Syrian Army