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Forces claim gains against ISIS

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:16pm
Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check.
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U.S.: IDF kills American teen

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:16pm
A Palestinian-American minor has been killed by the Israel Defense Forces, according to the U.S. State Department.
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Sexy celebs in their 50s

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:11pm
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His bigger adventure: Restoring 'Playhouse'

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:09pm
Pull yourself up a chair ("Like Chairry!"), because everyone's favorite nasal-voiced man-child in the red bow tie and too-small gray suit is back.
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How $1 billion companies are made

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:04pm
CNNMoney's Cristina Alesci explains venture capital and and why it's risky.
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Comet narrowly misses Mars

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:02pm
Comet Siding Spring passed so close to Mars, NASA spacecraft had to move out of the way. Check out the NASA animation.
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Officers shot after approaching vehicle

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:27pm
Police say a California sheriff's deputy was fatally shot when he and a partner approached a suspicious vehicle.
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Quarantined nurse slams policy

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:39pm
A nurse, who faced a mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, wrote an op-ed article slamming the state's new travel policy.
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Woman hanged for killing alleged rapist

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:33pm
She was convicted of murder after what Amnesty International called "a flawed investigation and unfair trial." Her alleged attacker was an Iranian official.
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Pssst: The world's best places to ski?

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:45pm
It's that time of the year when winter sports enthusiasts dust off their skis and snowboards and get ready to hit the slopes in search of perfect powder and fresh adventures.
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'Price is Right,' but dance is wrong

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:18pm
After getting lucky on "The Price is Right," a contestant performed some pretty unforgettable dance moves.
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Have a difficult boss? Do this ...

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:06pm
Mike Rowe has "shockingly candid" advice on winning over a difficult boss. "Somebody's Gotta Do It," Wed. at 9p E on CNN
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'Constantine': What's the verdict?

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:56pm
Critics can't seem to agree on whether NBC's "Constantine" is worth staying home for (or DVRing) on Friday night.
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School shooting

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:53pm
A freshman who opened fire at a school near Seattle played football and was recently on the homecoming court, students say.
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'Handsome' serial killer confesses

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:41pm
A Brazilian man nicknamed "handsome" serial killer has confessed to 39 murders. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
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Lebanese soldiers, militants clash

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:35pm
Lebanese military forces battled militants in Tripoli on Saturday, leaving seven injured, state media reported.
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Hanged for killing alleged rapist

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:27pm
An Iranian woman was hanged after being convicted of murder in a killing that human rights groups call self-defense.
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NFL owner: Goodell made mistakes

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 3:41pm
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says that Roger Goodell made mistakes handling the NFL's domestic violence issues.
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N.Y., N.J. impose strict policies

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 2:34pm
The director of the CDC and others worry the new state measures may discourage U.S. medical personnel from helping in Africa.
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The messy truth about Ebola

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 1:53pm
What happens when you get Ebola? CNN's Miguel Marquez explains (Sources: CDC and WHO).
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