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Egypt: Hundreds dead as mosque attackers gun down fleeing worshipers
N Korea digs trench at defection site
North Korea has replaced nearly all of the soldiers along the border where one of their former comrades defected, a South Korean lawmaker said Friday.
US to stop arming Kurdish militia
President Donald Trump told the Turkish President that he will stop arming a Kurdish militia the Turkish government considers a terrorist organization, Turkey's foreign minister announced Friday.
Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down
As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe's brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.
Jeff Bezos is now worth $100B
Sexual harassment: How it stands around the globe
Inauguration: Wild scenes like a football match
Zimbabwe has a new leader for the first time in almost four decades following Emmerson Mnangagwa's swearing in as interim President. He replaces long-serving ruler Robert Mugabe.
Uma Thurman turns anger on Harvey Weinstein
Pakistan frees Mumbai attack 'mastermind'
The accused mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, has been freed from house arrest in Pakistan, authorities said Friday.
Woman walking her dogs is killed by a hunter
A woman walking her dogs near her western New York home was fatally shot Wednesday by a man who told police he mistook her for a deer.
3 UN peacekeepers, 1 Malian soldier killed in Mali
Three UN peacekeepers and one Malian solider were killed in an attack in Mali, the United Nations mission there said Friday.
Bizarre lines of Trump's Thanksgiving speech
President Donald Trump stopped by a local Coast Guard station in Florida on Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. While there, he gave a speech extolling the virtues of the Coast Guard "brand" and talking about how everything is now better thanks to, well, him.
US pilots alerted to unsafe Russian flying in Syria
US military aircraft flying over Syria in the last few weeks have been subjected to unsafe flying practices by Russian aircraft on several occasions, according to a senior defense official.
Navy: 'We keep searching' for missing sub
The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South Atlantic coast.
No gunfire, no casualties, but panic on London's streets
London police have found no "trace of any suspects" or "evidence of shots fired" after responding to a reported incident on Oxford Street, in the heart of the city's shopping district.
Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence is more than doubled
Trump's DC is a chilly place
Trump tweets he 'took a pass' at being named TIME's person of the year
President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he turned down a potential offer to be TIME Magazine's coveted "Person of the Year" after, Trump says, the magazine told him he would "probably" be given the honors.
Report details alleged Manafort flights to Russia, Ukraine
New flight records show that Paul Manafort traveled to Russia and Ukraine more extensively than previously known, McClatchy news reported Thursday.
Black Friday frenzy: Shoppers battle for the best deals
How to shop without harming people or the planet
Kids 'drugged, molested' at China nursery
A scandal of alleged child abuse at a Chinese kindergarten has rocked the country, prompting public outrage, parental soul-searching, government pledges and online censorship.
Can Germany break post-election deadlock£
Germany's Social Democrats will meet next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel's alliance in a bid to break the country's post-election political deadlock, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced Friday morning.
The borders of freedom: Blasphemy and the press in Pakistan
On August 13, a day before Pakistan turned 70, I received a Facebook message from a Pakistan-based journalist and colleague.
Rwanda offers refuge to 'migrants held captive in Libya'
Rwanda is offering refuge to enslaved African migrants trapped in Libya, following a CNN investigation last week.
Can the world's mightiest naval fleet survive the perfect storm£
Are men really clueless about sexual harassment£
Six weeks after the first stories broke alleging that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein engaged in a decadeslong pattern of sexual harassment (he denies it), the list of men accused of similar acts keeps getting longer. Some offer denials, but others offer more nuanced "explanations":
Beirut's old warring areas become artwork for peace
Lebanese graffiti artists Mohamed and Omar Kabbani were born during the dark years of their country's civil war, which raged between 1975 and 1990.
Alan Shearer on 25 years of the English Premier League
Soccer is considered one of the oldest games in history.
I watched fame take its toll on young David Cassidy
For a certain segment of pre-teen and young teen girls In the early 1970s, David Cassidy was bigger than Elvis and the Beatles, combined. He was what we called a "number one fave" at Tiger Beat, the teen magazine where I worked as editor, after David went from being an up-and-coming young actor to the world's biggest pop star, almost literally overnight.
The week in 32 photos
Take a look at 32 photos of the week from November 17 through November 23.
Manuka honey is an antibiotic powerhouse
Manuka honey is often touted as a "superfood" that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds.
What it means to be a mixed race model in Japan
For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "hafu" -- a phonetic play on the English word "half."
Was flying more fun before in-flight movies£
If the future of in-flight entertainment is virtual reality headsets, and the present is movies, music and Wi-Fi, the past was a more wholesome affair involving cards, conversation and cocktails.
Japan's crazy toilets explained
I will always remember the first time I walked into a Tokyo bathroom and, with the automatic lift of its lid, a Japanese "smart toilet" happily greeted me. It didn't end there.
VR theme parks simulate near death experience
Can Japan burn flammable ice for energy£
Japan's relationship with the energy sector is, at best, complicated.
How veganism helped Lewis Hamilton to F1 glory
Since Lewis Hamilton became vegan, weekends have not been the same for the four-time Formula One world champion. Never has he woken with such anticipation and expectation.
Who will be crowned the world's best rugby player£
The World Rugby Awards take place in Monaco this weekend, celebrating the best players, coaches, teams, and tries of 2017.
Yannick Noah: The Davis Cup savior for France -- again£
Yannick Noah's latest tenure as France's Davis Cup captain hasn't been as smooth as some of the music he produces. But if France beats neighbor Belgium in the final this weekend to end a drought dating to 2001, no one will be able to argue with his results.
Why you shouldn't think about insomnia
Thinking you have a sleep problem -- even if you don't -- may be just as bad for your overall well-being as actually having a sleep disorder, a new review published in Behaviour Research and Therapy suggests.
Welcome to India's paragliding capital
Hidden in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, the largely agricultural village of Bir is better known to visitors by its nickname -- the "paragliding capital of India."
'I know I'm stupid': Ex-footballer Michael Owen makes jockey debut
He'd never even sat on a horse until five months ago, let alone race one.
How Trump changed late night TV
CNN's Brian Stelter shows how President Trump has become "the most mocked man in America." Watch "Late Night in the Age of Trump" on CNN.
This virtual politician wants to run for office
There's no handshaking for this politician.
World's best travel photos
If inspiration is the first step in travel, the journey starts with these photos.
'Bloody' video game's socialist makeover
Soviet motorcycles tear up Asia
Hanoi might be famous for its scooters, but the city's youth is shifting gears.
The world's wildest medical job£
Meet Andrew Peacock -- he's an expedition doctor who travels to the Earth's most remote locations to care for people in high-risk, high-altitude situations.
The material so black your eyes can't see it
Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing. It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience. That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete absence of color.
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