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Law Enforcement

9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear challenge to Trump's ban Tuesday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three federal judges Tuesday evening will hear oral arguments in the challenge to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.<p>The hour-long hearing, conducted by telephone among three West coast judges at 6 p.m. ET, will determine the immediate fate of the nationwide temporary …

Immigration
South Asia

Want to move abroad? Try here

We talked to residents in the top-ranking countries for expats to find out what exactly makes their adopted country so special.<p>As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, …

Mexico City

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<b>London (CNN) —</b> The most vocal architect of Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union thumbed his nose at the EU Parliament Tuesday as members booed and turned their backs on him, in the most visible clash of ideologies between Britain and Europe since last week's vote.<p>Nigel Farage, …

United Kingdom

The Latest: Assistant state attorney suspended over post

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Orlando gay nightclub massacre (all times local):<p>10 p.m.<p>Officials say a Florida assistant state attorney has been suspended after posting a Facebook statement tied to the Pulse nightclub attack.<p>WESH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1Y0cRlO ) that Ninth Judicial …

Afghanistan

Disney Was Warned About Alligators After One Went After a Child Last Year: Reports

Officials at Walt Disney World were well aware of the potential dangers posed by alligators that lived at the resort long before one killed a toddler …

Disney World

Orlando shooting victims give terrifying accounts of massacre at gay club that left 49 dead

Injured survivors of Sunday morning's massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida, told their stories at a press conference from Orlando Regional Medical Center on Tuesday.<p>Angel Colon, who was shot three times — in his leg, hand, and hip — told reporters that he survived the shooting …

Afghanistan

Establishing House Rules for Teenagers

Parenting a teenager requires a delicate balance between giving her enough guidance to ensure she's making making healthy choices and giving her …

14 of the most affordable places for Americans to retire outside the US

The prospect of living comfortably for less and seeing more of the world pushes many to consider becoming expats, yielding some unexpected (and welcome) benefits.<p>There are, of course, several key factors to consider before making the move abroad, including language, safety, and contact with loved …

Top 10

Panama Papers reveal offshore secrets of China’s red nobility

Disclosures show how havens such as British Virgin Islands hide links between big business and relatives of top politicians<p>The Panama Papers revelations so far French villa at the heart of a scandal<p>The eight members of China’s Communist party elite whose family members used offshore companies are …

Corruption

Major donor calls for ouster of Wounded Warrior Project executive

A major donor to the Wounded Warrior Project veterans’ charity called Thursday for the nonprofit’s CEO to resign in light of allegations of lavish spending on staff meetings, according to a CBS News report.<p>Fred and Dianne Kane, the parents of two Iraq War veterans, have donated $325,000 to the …

Romney implores: Bring down Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney delivered a sweeping broadside against Donald Trump on Thursday, laying into the Republican presidential front-runner with a sharper attack than any of the party's 2016 contenders have made against the billionaire business mogul.<p>"Here's what I know: Donald Trump is a phony, a …

Republicans

Money in Cuba

The ongoing American embargo has a crippling impact on the Cuban economy. As is the case with most embargos, rather than bring about the overthrow of the government we don't like, it just bolsters that government's case that the USA is evil and that defiance is a matter of national sovereignty -- …

Cuba

Asian nation bans public Christmas celebrations, threatens prison time

The tiny oil-rich Asian nation of Brunei has banned all public Christmas celebrations, from tree lighting to the donning of Santa hats, and threatened offenders with up to five years in prison, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.<p>The prison term applies to Muslims seen celebrating the Christian …

Cuba

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Right now, when the world seems to be getting scarier by the day, travelers long for - no, are desperate for - an escape close enough to drive to, but far from the maddening and frightening crowds. Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though …

21 photos that show why a small town in Tennessee was just named America's next hot travel destination

The results were based on increases in positive traveler feedback as well as increased interest in accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.<p>This year, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, was ranked as the top US destination travelers should have on their radar. It also came in fourth place on TripAdvisor's …

National Parks

On guns, push for executive action hits resistance

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Facing dwindling odds of successful gun control legislation before President Barack Obama leaves office, the White House is exploring executive action that would expand background checks on gun sales, officials say, though legal and administrative complications have proven …

Guns
North Africa

717 people dead: What caused the Hajj stampede?

<i>For full coverage in Arabic, please visit CNN Arabic</i>.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> A day after a deadly crush killed 717 people during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia, a critical question remained Friday: What caused the chaotic stampede?<p>Among the suggested causes: pilgrims rushing to complete the rituals, heat, masses of …

Islam

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

Report: Bugatti Veyron-Successor Will Make 1,480 HP, Cost $2.5 Million

Because the Veyron just wasn't fast or expensive enough.<p>Bugatti isn't shy when it comes to teasing us with details about the Chiron, the Veyron's successor, but this latest report might (or might not) deter some folks.<p><i>CAR Magazine</i> reports a standard Chiron's sticker price at nearly $2.5 million. …

Sports Cars
Cuba

15 Vacation Homes With Show-Stealing Gardens

You might rent them for a getaway, but you'll stay for the greenery.<p>You might rent them for a getaway, but you'll stay for the greenery.

9 Ways to Save on a New Car

For starters, try not to seem desperate when talking to the car salesperson.<p>If you’re low on cash, but you desperately need a new car, there are many …

Personal Finance

Mexico drug lord Guzman's escape tunnel is a minor engineering masterpiece

The tunnel stretched a mile long, from the jailhouse shower to an empty building in a cornfield, and was deep enough for drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to stand upright as he made his escape.<p>A minor engineering masterpiece, some might say, equipped with ventilation, lighting, oxygen tanks, …

Pedro Martinez Hurls a Scorching Memoir

Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez opens up about everything from steroids to battering Don Zimmer in a book that’s sure to dominate talk radio’s …

Justice