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How scary is ISIS? Watch this

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:08pm
"Mr. Speaker, We are being slaughtered, we are being exterminated," cried out Vian Dakhil in a devastating appeal to the Iraqi parliament that deserves the attention of the entire world.
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Initial response a 'failure'

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:50am
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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Nine nutrition rules for athletes

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:49am
Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.
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Army colonel: Don't go back to Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:19am
David Sutherland, a former brigade commander in Iraq, says the U.S. spent $25 billion to train Iraq's forces. It's time to take off the training wheels, let them defend their country and turn our attention to our veterans.
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Hundreds hide in church

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:54am
CNN's Ivan Watson reports from an unfinished church where hundreds of refugees are hiding from ISIS.
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Long-lost grave of Richard III opens

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:50am
With the announcement that Richard III's long-lost remains -- curved spine and all -- are to be buried at Leicester Cathedral on March 26, 2015, the UK city is set for another spike in tourist numbers driven by the dead monarch.
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Time lapse shows storm hit Hawaii

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:47am
See Tropical Storm Iselle hit Hilo, Hawaii.
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40 years ago: Watch Nixon resign

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:23am
President Richard Nixon resigned the presidency in 1974 after the Watergate scandal.
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Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:41am
U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he's authorized "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq to protect American personnel and help Iraqi forces.
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Who will stop ISIS?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:14am
The group has seized land in Iraq and Syria and declared an Islamic caliphate, celebrating its own shocking slaughter along the way.
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Soldier daughter sneaks up on mom

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:28am
Staff Sgt. Larhonda Hankins returns home from Afghanistan and surprises her mom at a local restaurant. WPEC reports.
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20 stunning cliffside beaches

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:13am
There's nothing like high drama on a beach.
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Toddler breaches White House security

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:10am
President Barack Obama was about to address the nation on Iraq Thursday night when the briefing was a delayed because of a security breach on the North Lawn of the White House.
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Larry King & Conan eat pot

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:00am
Larry King doesn't mind marijuana but doesn't like the smoke, so Conan suggests they share a delicious edible instead.
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Alleged abuser on the run

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:59am
Rick McLean disappeared nearly a decade ago after allegedly admitting to abusing a girl at his California church.
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Passengers lift train off man's leg

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:53am
CNN affiliate Seven News reports on the team effort to free a man in Perth who neglected to "mind the gap."
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ISIS seizes Christian city in Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:50am
Iraq's largest Christian town has been overrun by the same militant Islamists who have gained a foothold in parts of eastern Syria and western and northern Iraq.
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Surfer girl snags shark twice her size

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:34am
A Florida teen got the surprise of a lifetime when she reeled in a shark nearly twice her size.
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Church cancels funeral for gay man

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:29am
A family says a Florida church canceled their son's funeral service because the church found out he was gay.
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Bridezilla's no-invite list goes viral

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:23am
An etiquette expert weighs in on a Facebook post from an alleged bride-to-be listing why some people would not be invited.
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