Natalie Gómez

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10 Alternative Tours of Prague (and 1 to Avoid)

There are so many ways to see a city - museums, walking tours, guidebooks - but experienced travelers want authenticity with their history. This alternative guide to Prague tours includes passionate individuals who can introduce you to the Czech capital through different eyes, no matter what your …

Venice Still Has a Few Islands Not Ruined by Tourists

In the crescent-shaped Venetian lagoon, which stretches nearly 32 miles across, there are dozens of spectral islands that are unknown to most …

Italy

ISIS' legacy in Tikrit: booby traps, IEDs and fear

<b>Tikrit, Iraq (CNN) —</b> ISIS is gone, but the fear remains.<p>As Iraqi forces, aided by Shiite militiamen, took control Wednesday of the northern city of Tikrit, they found vehicles laden with explosives and buildings that might be booby-trapped.<p>CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, who was …

Improvised Explosive Devices

Obama unveils sanctions effort to combat cyberattacks

Obama said the threat from cyberattacks was a "national emergency" and the new sanctions could help strike back against those involved in attacks on US targets.<p>"Starting today, we're giving notice to those who pose significant threats to our security or economy by damaging our critical …

Cybersecurity

Iraq's Government Says It Just Won Its Largest Fight Against ISIS Yet

The nearly month-long campaign for Tikrit has been hyped as a warm-up to retaking the bigger prize of Mosul. But the length of the effort is raising concerns.<p>Iraqi officials claimed on Tuesday that government forces had finally succeeded in the largest operation against ISIS militants to date by …

Middle East

Indiana to clarify 'religious freedom' law as backlash intensifies

Republicans working on adding language to make it clear that the measure does not allow discrimination against gays, as Georgia and North Carolina stall similar bills<p>Indiana Republicans pledged on Monday to clarify a new "religious freedom" law, while similar proposals stalled in Georgia and North …

Air strike on Yemeni refugee camp by Saudi-led coalition kills at least 40

An air strike in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least 40 people and wounded about 200 at a camp for internal refugees, a human rights group has said.<p>Of the injured, 25 were severely injured in the raids, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) told the …

Middle East

World's largest asteroid impact zone found

Every now and then, the universe rises to make clear the enormity of its size — and our relative place in it. One such moment was in February 2013, when an asteroid exploded over the Russian region of Urals, inflicting panic, broken windows and injuries upon more than 1,000 people. People were …

In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun.<p>The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad, and circulated photos of the Yemeni defense …

Middle East

The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT)<p>Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to …

Airplanes

Netanyahu poised for governing coalition after final vote tally | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to lead a heavily right-leaning coalition government with control of 67 of parliament’s 120 seats, according to final election results released on Thursday.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech to …

Israel

Tunisia Museum Attack: ISIS-Linked Site Claims Responsibility

ISIS purportedly claimed responsibility for the Tunisia Bardo Museum massacre in an online audio recording posted on a website linked to the group, analysts said Thursday.<p>An unsigned statement identified the two dead attackers as "Abu Zakaria al-Tunisi" and "Abu Anas al-Tunisi" and called them …

Terrorism

Boston Bombing Trial: Boat Owner Recalls Finding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Backyard

One of the first things David Henneberry did after authorities lifted a lockdown during the April 19, 2013, search for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was to go check on his boat.<p>What he found there brought the dragnet to a bloody, frantic end.<p>Earlier that day, Tsarnaev had sped …

Justice

Cyclone flattened the landscape in Vanuatu's outer islands

Food concerns mount in Vanuatu after monster cyclone

PORT VILA (Reuters) - International aid agencies ramped up appeals for cyclone-hit Vanuatu on Wednesday, warning that the powerful storm which affected more than two-thirds of the South Pacific island nation had wiped out crops and destroyed fishing fleets, raising the risk of hunger and disease.<p>A …

Natural Disasters

University of Oklahoma Boots Sigma Alpha Epsilon After Racist Chant Video

The University of Oklahoma on Monday shut down a fraternity whose members chanted a racial slur and referenced lynching in a video, and the school president said he would consider expelling the students involved.<p>“You are disgraceful. You have violated all that we stand for,” the president, David …

Wildlife

4 in custody over links to attacks that terrorized Paris

PARIS (AP) — Four people including a policewoman have been taken into custody over suspected links to the attacks that terrorized Paris in January, …

Terrorism

Chad and Niger troops move to attack Boko Haram

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Forces from Chad and Niger opened a new front in the regional military fight against the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, …

Africa

U.S. Sanctions Venezuela Officials, Calls Country a Threat

President Barack Obama signed an executive order declaring a national emergency with respect to Venezuela and imposing sanctions on seven officials there in response to the country's deteriorating human rights climate, the White House said Monday.<p>The White House said the decision to impose the …

Venezuela

Suicide bomb strikes top NATO envoy team in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a vehicle belonging to NATO’s top envoy in Afghanistan, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding at least one person, Turkish officials said.<p>The explosion struck in the heart of the heavily fortified capital Kabul, close to …

Afghanistan

Iran attacks replica US ship in military drill

Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches a large-scale naval and air defence drill near a strategic Gulf waterway, during which a replica of a US aircraft carrier is used as a target<p><b>Iran</b>’s armed forces launched a speedboat attack on a giant model of a US aircraft carrier on Wednesday as the …

Military