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Karl Lagerfeld’s cat made $4-million in the past year. What have you done with your life?

It already leads one of the most charmed lives on the planet, spoilt with the finest food and first-class care.<p>Now Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, …

Karl Lagerfeld

Florida boy kills one brother, wounds another after food fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 13-year-old Florida boy killed his 6-year-old brother and wounded an older sibling following a food disagreement -- then committed suicide with the same gun, authorities said.<p>"This is a nightmare when you hear about the ages of these boys," said Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco. "A …

CNN

TED speaker shares family tragedy to show drug bans ‘not effective and ... not ethical’

Bruce Haden is an award-winning Vancouver-based architect. On Wednesday, he spoke at the TED conference – not about architecture or urban design, but about drug policy. He called for a move away from controlling drug use by making it illegal, and moving to a different system of regulation.<p>"The …

Extended breastfeeding linked to higher IQ and income in study

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Breast is best" -- you could call it a mantra of sorts that sums up much of today's research on breastfeeding.<p>Not only does breastfeeding have clear short-term benefits, such as protection from infectious diseases and a reduction in mortality, it's also been shown to be associated with an …

Statistics
CNN

After 70 years, Canadian veteran finally receives his service medals

After a 70-year wait, Roy Morrison finally received the medals he earned in the Second World War.<p>The medals were recently delivered to the …

Military

Ronaldo surpasses 500-goal plateau in Real Madrid Champions League win

Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed the 500-goal mark and Real Madrid hailed him as the club's all-time leading scorer on Wednesday, while Manchester United and Manchester City rebounded from opening losses to remain in contention in the Champions League.<p>Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus also won their …

Justin Bieber

Aeromobil's flying car will go on sale in 2017, company says

Self-driving, self-flying cars coming next<p>Ever wanted to buy a flying car? You only have a couple more years to wait, says a company that has built …

This Nigerian doctor runs his hospital on corn cobs and used bike parts

Russian lawmaker proposes bill to strip gay parents of custody rights

So-called gay “propaganda” must be banned in the family, says the bill’s sponsor<p>A little more than 24 hours after Vladimir Putin insisted that Russia is not targeting LGBTQ people and stripping them of their basic rights, a Russian lawmaker has introduced yet another bill to target LGBTQ people and …

Syria Strikes Would Risk Loss of Control of Chemical Weapons

At first glance, it is a paradox. The United States and its allies may soon launch a military strike against Syria with the stated purpose of …

Middle East

G20 summit: Putin to be pressed on gay rights in Russia by US and UK

Barack Obama invites activists to talks at summit as No 10 says David Cameron will challenge Putin over anti-gay laws<p>Barack Obama and David Cameron have made clear they will take Vladimir Putin to task for Russia's discriminatory treatment of gay people during the G20 summit in Russia this week.<p>In …

Russia

Egypt interim president defends military coup

Egypt's interim president has defended the military's removal of former President Mohamed Morsi and said his government's top priority is to restore security.<p>In his first interview since he took office, Adly Mansour on Wednesday said that Egypt was "moving towards democracy" and that the country's …