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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Chickens become campaign issue

Chickens become campaign issue


Chickens become campaign issue

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Iowa Republicans go after Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley for a dispute over his neighbor's chickens.

Charged in son's death 31 years later

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 12:48 AM PDT

It's been 31 years since Stanley Guidroz first reported his 3-year-old son missing in Tacoma, Washington.

Brit sought in death of 2 on Thai beach

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:07 AM PDT

The families of two Britons battered to death on a popular Thai resort island have paid tribute to them, as police said they were looking for a British man in connection with their killings.

Union files Ray Rice appeal

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:15 AM PDT

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Reduce your dementia risk now

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 09:54 PM PDT

There is some good news laid out in the sixth annual World Alzheimer's Report. For the first time, we're starting to get a clearer understanding of cause and effect when it comes to this debilitating disease.

Mom's diamond ring held for tuition

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 06:05 PM PDT

A mom says the superintendent of her son's school district suggested she exchange a diamond ring as collateral for school tuition.

Fallout from spy's dramatic revelations

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:37 AM PDT

When first revealed, Morten Storm's account of his life as a double agent inside al Qaeda sent shockwaves through Denmark's political and intelligence establishment. The first accounts came in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in October 2012.

Tries not to get dragged into fray

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:22 AM PDT

Scotland is hours away from voting on whether to split from the UK, a move that would have big consequences for the U.S.

Why is Scotland doing this?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:01 AM PDT

On September 18, Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.

Last day of campaigning

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Politicians are making their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the ballot box to vote on independence.

For the Queen, it's personal

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:22 AM PDT

Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential break-up of the United Kingdom, which she represents. What matters is whether she expresses those views in public, which would compromise her constitutional role to remain impartial, and could undermine the position of the monarchy. The Queen has managed to "stay above politics" for more than 60 years -- and with Scotland voting on independence Thursday she's not about to upset things now.

Rihanna is right

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 07:12 AM PDT

I love you Rihanna.

Game plan for next President, Congress

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 04:57 AM PDT

Jon Huntsman and Joe Manchin say Americans should rally around economic growth, energy security, preserving Social Security and attaining a balanced budget by 2030

'Django' actress was out of line

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 02:29 PM PDT

Mark O'Mara says the Daniele Watts case shows that there are basic rules to follow when interacting with law enforcement: respect their authority.

NASA's secret space race weapon?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:02 AM PDT

Today's selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the providers of a U.S.-based capability to take humans to the International Space Station (ISS) is a major milestone in the almost six-decade history of space exploration. It is just the latest sign that the old paradigm of government-only space travel is being replaced by something else -- a new business ecosystem composed of novel relationships among NASA and the aerospace industry.

Source: Rivers' doc took selfie

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 11:44 PM PDT

A clinic staffer told investigators a doctor took a selfie in the procedure room as Joan Rivers was anesthetized, a source says.

Freak accident kills hero bus driver

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 09:00 AM PDT

During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:23 AM PDT

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Politician thrown in a dumpster

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 12:24 PM PDT

Ukrainian protesters threw a member of Parliament in a dumpster, angry about a potential deal with pro-Russian rebels.

Obama stands firm: No ground troops

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:53 AM PDT

It's the one tenet of President Barack Obama's ISIS strategy that's remained ironclad: No U.S. troops are headed back into Iraq for combat.

Feds: N.Y. store owner funded ISIS

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:15 AM PDT

An owner of a New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight and plotted to do some killing himself, federal authorities allege.

Cops: Suspect may hunt more officers

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:21 AM PDT

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

Final hours before Scotland's big vote

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Politicians are making their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the polls to vote on independence.

Rocket attack kills 10 in Ukraine

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:34 AM PDT

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Ukrainian military said. It was the latest report of violence amid a shaky ceasefire in the region.

Grim life in the Ebola zone

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:44 AM PDT

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.

Enterovirus D68 spreads to Canada

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:42 AM PDT

Canadian health officials have confirmed three cases of Enterovirus D68 in British Columbia. A fourth suspected case from a patient with severe respiratory illness is still under investigation.

The world's busiest airport is ...

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:41 AM PDT

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world.

China blacks out CNN's report

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 03:31 AM PDT

The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.

Sidewalk explodes in fiery blast

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 03:49 AM PDT

A van driver in London narrowly missed being injured by a explosion.

He mistakenly calls 911, then ...

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 04:08 AM PDT

One man accidentally dialed 911 while talking about drugs, which led cops to arrest him for possession. WKRN reports.

Sharon Osbourne rants about U2 album

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:18 AM PDT

Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show.

Scientists: Here's what killed Richard III

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 04:37 AM PDT

Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 03:43 AM PDT

See biker get revenge on litterbugs

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 03:27 AM PDT

Biker throws trash at litterbugs caught red-handed. But is her story garbage? CNN's Jeanne Moos sorts through the trash.

Why don't paradise women like surfing?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:40 AM PDT

It's a surfer's paradise -- but Diah Rahayu is out on her own when it comes to professional women's wave-riding in her native Bali. Unlike many Indonesian girls, she's right at home on the beach.

Baby in stroller falls on train tracks

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:29 AM PDT

A surveillance camera captured footage of a baby in a stroller falling onto train tracks at a station in Australia.

Toothpaste leaves THIS in your gums?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Dental hygienists have been finding mysterious tiny blue specks on people's gums and the culprit is the toothpaste.

Fodor's names world's top hotels

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:33 AM PDT

A Mexican beach getaway, a royal castle retreat and a charming Santorini hotel all made the winners list of the fourth annual Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards, announced Wednesday.

See Bryan Cranston's one-man show

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:58 AM PDT

Bryan Cranston performs a one-man show for TBS MLB Postseason. See more here: http://www.youtube.com/user/BleacherRepor

World's strangest-looking plane turns 20

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:05 AM PDT

The world's strangest looking airplane is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first flight this week.

This pen has a really cool feature

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:24 AM PDT

The Livescribe 3 records your handwriting and copies your notes directly to an app on your iPhone or iPad

Where God and ancient spirits collide

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 02:53 AM PDT

On the vast plains of the Altiplano plateau in South America live people who believe in magic.

40 new young adult titles

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 07:18 AM PDT

The impending arrival of fall brings a wave of highly anticipated young adult books. Bloggers have been buzzing for months, readers have been pinning titles to shelves on Goodreads, and reviews are starting to come in for one of the biggest publishing seasons.

6 surprising facts about Whitey Bulger

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:53 AM PDT

Once at the top of the FBI's most wanted list, James "Whitey" Bulger's crimes are well known. Here are six things you might not know about this infamous Boston gang leader.

Car-size fireball caught on camera

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:25 AM PDT

An apparent fireball lit up the night sky across Wayne, New Jersey. CNN affiliate News 12 New Jersey reports.

The best museums in the world

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 12:54 PM PDT

Chicago's remarkable architecture is far from the only thing that earns the city rave reviews. The Windy City is also home to the world's top museum, according to TripAdvisor users.

Vikings: Peterson must stay away

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 12:18 AM PDT

Adrian Peterson is required to "remain away from all team activities" until his legal issues are resolved, the Vikings said.

Feds: NY store owner funded ISIS

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 09:33 PM PDT

An owner of an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the group and plotted to do some killing himself, federal authorities allege.

I tried to help, but no one from U.S. asked

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 05:38 PM PDT

Yosef Abobaker, abducted by ISIS along with Steven Sotloff and later freed, says U.S. officials did not try to interview him before the American journalist was executed.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 02:15 PM PDT

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Vikings: Peterson must stay away

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 12:18 AM PDT

Adrian Peterson is required to "remain away from all team activities" until his legal issues are resolved, the Vikings said.

Some fans boycott NFL

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 11:47 PM PDT

With a slew of domestic violence cases permeating the NFL, some football fans are benching America's favorite fall pastime.

Reggie Bush on Peterson

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Reggie Bush defends Adrian Peterson, saying "I have a 1-year-old daughter, and I discipline her."

Alleged ISIS supporter

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 04:45 AM PDT

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself -- by gunning down U.S. troops who had served in Iraq -- federal authorities alleged Tuesday.

Adrian Peterson

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 04:23 AM PDT

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

Joan Rivers

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 07:23 PM PDT

The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

Agent Storm

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:20 AM PDT

When first revealed, Morten Storm's account of his life as a double agent inside al Qaeda sent shockwaves through Denmark's political and intelligence establishment. The first accounts came in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in October 2012.

King Richard III

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.

iOS 8

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 07:24 PM PDT

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Busiest airport

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 09:06 AM PDT

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world.

Sharon Osbourne

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show.

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 03:48 AM PDT

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