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China: Canadians stole state secrets

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:55am
A Canadian couple living in a city close to China's border with North Korea are under investigation for the suspected theft of state secrets, state media said Tuesday.
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U.S.-Israel relations on the rocks?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:51am
The conflict in Gaza and Israel is causing a strain between the U.S. and Israel. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
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Israeli fear near the Gaza border

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:47am
On the Gaza Border, many Israeli parents are afraid of letting their children venture outside. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
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Alan Gross

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:43am
Alan Gross told his wife and daughter something they weren't expecting during a recent visit in Cuba: Goodbye. The former USAID subcontractor "has withdrawn," his lawyer says.
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All-women cast for new 'Ghostbusters'?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:58am
Director Paul Feig might find himself leading a "Ghostbusters" reboot with an all-female cast, according to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
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Former prisoners need health care

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:49am
I knew immediately that James wasn't like most of my patients. The first thing I noticed was that he had rearranged the exam room so that he was not sitting with his back to the door. He was twitchy and seemed paranoid. He said he'd felt sick just stepping out of his apartment to come to his appointment. When I tried to examine him, he jumped and batted my hand away. My stethoscope flew off my shoulder.
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Cosplay insanity continues

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:41am
Zombies, "World of Warcraft" characters and showgirls in skimpy outfits -- it can only be the latest ChinaJoy cosplay competition.
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No more barracks for migrant kids

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:38pm
The federal government will no longer be housing unaccompanied minors from Central America at three military facilities.
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Kardashian tops her recent marriage

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:13pm
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been married for 73 days, a significant number given that her last marriage, to basketball player Kris Humphries, ended after 72 days.
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Israel, Hamas agree to truce rejected weeks ago

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:00pm
Even as they accepted the cease-fire, set to start Tuesday at 1 a.m. ET, both sides appeared suspicious of each other.
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Does Hamas use human shields?

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:34pm
Randi Kaye looks into Israel's claim that Hamas uses its civilians as human shields to garner international sympathy.
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Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:17pm
Three top secret, experimental vials stored at subzero temperatures were flown into Liberia last week in a last-ditch effort to save two American missionary workers who had contracted Ebola, according to a source familiar with details of the treatment.
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Wolf challenges Hamas leader

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:11pm
Wolf Blitzer challenges Osama Hamdan on comments he made suggesting that Jews mixed Christian's blood in holy matzo.
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Bring Hamas to the table

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:54pm
"Who do you want to see?" asked the Salafi Jihadists holding their AK-47s at the gate.
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Rubio: Cuba using him as a pawn

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:28pm
Alan Gross, an American imprisoned in Cuba, is "a hostage," says Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida.
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100 missing after ferry capsizes

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:54pm
Officials say the search continues for about 100 people missing after a ferry capsized in Bangladesh.
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The man who made us talk about guns

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:49pm
Like former White House Press Secretary James Brady, my life has a "before" and an "after." For Jim Brady, who died Monday at 73, the "before" was the time leading up to March 30, 1981, when he was gravely wounded by an assassin aiming for President Ronald Reagan, who was also seriously wounded.
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'Wire' actor stabbed at nightclub

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:29pm
"The Wire" actor Anwan Glover says that "my flesh may be stabbed but my spirit is unbreakable" after he was attacked early Sunday at a Washington nightclub.
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N.Y. patient being tested for Ebola

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:19pm
A patient admitted to a New York City hospital with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms Monday is being tested for Ebola.
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Ebola transport team speaks to CNN

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:15pm
Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with two of the men involved with transporting the first American Ebola patient home.
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