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Monday, July 7, 2014

Israel to call up reservists

Israel to call up reservists


Israel to call up reservists

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Benjamin Netanyahu told Mohammed Abu Khedair's father that his son's killers "will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law." The teen was burned alive in Jerusalem last week.

Flare-up in Mideast violence: Why now?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:45 AM PDT

Part of Jerusalem is seeing its worst flare-up in years. Here's a look at some of the key questions about the fighting.

Pope sorry for slow action on sex abuse

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Pope Francis met today with six victims of sexual abuse by clergy members, acknowledging that the failure of Catholic Church leaders to act led to greater suffering.

Lawyer: Pistorius video illegally obtained

Posted: 06 Jul 2014 08:56 PM PDT

Video of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting how he says he killed his girlfriend was illegally obtained by the Australian television network that aired it Sunday, a lawyer for the former Olympian said.

What's next for Aaron Hernandez?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has two separate scheduled court appearances this week, taking on his former team and challenging a search warrant in the murder investigation of Odin Lloyd.

New airport security measures

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 01:11 AM PDT

New security measures on overseas flights bound for America are aimed at combating potential new threats from terrorists. The Transportation Security Administration won't allow electronic devices without power on board planes.

Drone crashes in man's backyard

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 04:39 AM PDT

A Colorado man was woken up in the early morning hours by the sound of a beeping drone moments before it crashed.

Restaurateur's $$$ gift to workers

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:05 AM PDT

After a fire, a Wisconsin Culver's owner continues to pay his staff for six months while the restaurant is being rebuilt.

Facebook 'poke' leads to proposal

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 03:20 AM PDT

A woman received a surprise marriage proposal while she was on a tour of Facebook headquarters.

5 questions about boy's mother

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Cooper Harris died after he was locked in his father's car. Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder and child cruelty, but police also have questions about his wife's behavior. Here's what we know about Leanna Harris.

16 search warrants released

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:06 AM PDT

The warrants seek the medical records of Justin Ross Harris and his late son, Cooper Harris; a DVD; a 2-gigabyte memory card; a 32GB thumb drive; and an external hard drive.

A scandal that trashed America's trust

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:18 AM PDT

Former Tennessee Sen. Howard Baker passed away recently. Although he was known for many things, Baker's most enduring moment came in the middle of the Watergate scandal, when he asked: "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

Why Iraq listens to Iran, not U.S.

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:24 AM PDT

United States leaders have rightly said that defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and resolving Iraq's deepening civil war will require urgent political change in Baghdad. But the military assistance that Iran and Russia are speeding to Shiite groups in Iraq imperils that change.

$1,000 a pill? That's an outrage

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:16 AM PDT

Health care experts recently gathered at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to discuss the public health crisis of hepatitis C, which is ravaging communities across America, and the budding hope that we may soon be able to eliminate it with a prescription medicine called Sovaldi.

Reports: Dozens shot in Chicago

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:39 AM PDT

Dozens of people were shot across Chicago over the Fourth of July holiday weekend -- some by police officers -- CNN affiliates WGN, WLS and WBBM reported.

Strong quake strikes off Mexico

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off Mexico's southern coast near the border with Guatemala, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

See jets nearly collide

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:50 AM PDT

Two planes almost collide at an airport in Barcelona. CNN's Kate Bolduan discusses with aviation expert Miles O'Brien.

Eduard Shevardnadze dies

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 06:42 AM PDT

Eduard Shevardnadze, whose political career seesawed between two extremes, has died, Georgia's GHN news agency reported Monday. He was 86.

Skin guru accused of plot to kill

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Dawn DaLuise's list of celebrity clients featured the Who's Who of the entertainment industry, including Jennifer Aniston and Nicki Minaj.

Marine's wife disappears at park

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:05 AM PDT

They had plans for the holiday weekend, to visit the zoo and stop by an amusement park. But now Lore Heavilin just wants her daughter to come home.

63 Boko Haram hostages escape

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Sixty-three women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last month in Nigeria escaped from their captors and have returned to their burnt village, a security source and a local vigilante fighting the militant group said.

'Shark was crunching my chest'

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.

Family of woman beaten by cop to sue

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 12:40 AM PDT

The family of a 51-year-old woman shown in a video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer says they plan to sue the agency.

Social media helps her drop 180 lbs.

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:37 AM PDT

One woman says social media helped her drop a whopping 180 pounds.

Jessica Simpson is married -- again

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:54 AM PDT

Jessica Simpson is a married woman -- again.

Fired for saying 'blessed day'?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 03:17 AM PDT

A bank teller claims she was fired from U.S. Bank for telling a customer to "have a blessed day." WXIX reports.

Georgia hot car death: More search warrants released

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:57 AM PDT

A series of search warrants released Monday revealed more details of the investigation into what happened the day a Georgia toddler died in a sweltering car -- and whether his father abandoned him on purpose.

How did 737s end up here?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 05:38 AM PDT

Dare you to watch this without ducking!

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:29 AM PDT

A Turkish F-16 jet took an unusually low landing approach over a small crowd of picnickers at the airfield.

25 awesome travel gadgets

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 04:40 AM PDT

Of course you don't really need that LV trunk that converts into a deluxe shower, but wouldn't it be cool?

Iceland's Pompeii: A town frozen in time

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 02:09 AM PDT

Helga Jonsdottir still remembers in vivid detail the day her island home was swallowed by a volcano as she and her family joined others fleeing the molten lava.

What stars look like without makeup

Posted: 06 Jul 2014 02:48 PM PDT

Celebrities show off natural beauty

Spooky scenes from dead malls

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 05:52 AM PDT

Seph Lawless photographs abandoned malls, exploring their remnants and what's lost in their decline.

Can Brazil win without this guy?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Four days after Neymar was kneed in the back, Brazil face the real possibility of being booted out of their own World Cup when they take on Germany in the semifinal at Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.

Tiny apartments the size of a king bed

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:19 AM PDT

CNN's Patrica Wu highlights Hong Kong families whose living space is less than 60 square feet (5.5m).

Dog grabs turtle's ball, but then ...

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 05:57 AM PDT

This dog pushes his turtle friend a little too far during their game of "soccer."

Lost 153 pounds, won first triathlon

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:29 AM PDT

Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking his calories to go from 343 pounds to 190.

Airline safety video too sexy to use?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:53 AM PDT

Air New Zealand uses Sports Illustrated swimsuit models for their new in-flight safety video.

Whatever you do -- don't look down!

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:16 AM PDT

What does it feel like to drop off the tallest water slide in the world?

15 best paperback beach reads

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 09:12 AM PDT

Whatever your definition of "beach book" -- romance, mystery, gripping true-life-tale -- you'll find a shore thing here.

'True Blood': Fan favorite bites dust

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 07:53 AM PDT

As "True Blood" nears its series finale, it's taking some of its best characters down with it.

Is this house really worth $1.1M?

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 10:40 AM PDT

The garden is overflowing with weeds and trash is riotously strewn across the lower floors. So how on earth is this property worth $1.1 million?

Hot car death

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:09 AM PDT

A series of search warrants released Monday revealed more details of the investigation into what happened the day a Georgia toddler died in a sweltering car -- and whether his father abandoned him on purpose.

Earthquake

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:09 AM PDT

At least one person was killed as a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in southern Mexico's Chiapas state near the border with Guatemala, authorities in Chiapas said.

Boko Haram

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Sixty-three women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last month in Nigeria escaped from their captors and have returned to their burnt village, a security source and a local vigilante fighting the militant group said.

Eduard Shevardnadze

Posted: 07 Jul 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Eduard Shevardnadze, whose political career seesawed between two extremes, has died, Georgia's GHN news agency reported Monday. He was 86.

Shark attack

Posted: 06 Jul 2014 09:44 PM PDT

Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.

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