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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 …

Florida

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 …

Breast Feeding

Dolce & Gabbana: We respect how all people live

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce told Anna Coren they respect how all people live after the uproar over their comments about children born through IVF.

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 …

Veterans

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Justin Bieber ends Comedy Central roast with humility

<b>(CNN) —</b> Justin Bieber's Comedy Central roast was a mostly hilarious affair, until the very end when, following a rebuttal (among the highlights: "What do you get when you give a teenager $200 million? A bunch of has-beens calling you a lesbian for two hours" and "A big screen for Kevin Hart is an …

Comedy Central

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

Ever wanted to buy a flying car? You only have a couple more years to wait, says a company that has built prototypes that can both drive and fly.<p>The …

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

Russian lawmaker proposes bill to strip gay parents of custody rights

<b>(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)</b><p>So-called gay “propaganda” must be banned in the family, says the bill’s sponsor<p>Katie McDonough<p>September 5, 2013 12:38pm (UTC)<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 …

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 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 bilateral talks, the prime minister will challenge the Russian president over a recent law banning ''propaganda'' for …

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 …