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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thousands of kids held in Thailand

Thousands of kids held in Thailand


Thousands of kids held in Thailand

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 02:35 AM PDT

Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report.

Saudi Arabia seizes 88 terrorists

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:20 AM PDT

Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 men from 10 terror cells who were plotting attacks, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

No charges for cancer patient's parents

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 08:53 AM PDT

The British couple arrested after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a hospital will not be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service told CNN on Tuesday.

Before the iWatch there was...

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:20 AM PDT

After years hovering in the vapor, little more than a dream for Apple fanatics everywhere, the elusive iWatch may be days away from becoming a reality.

Landslide sends casket down hill

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:52 AM PDT

A small landslide causes a casket to slide about 12 feet down a hill in Spokane, Washington. CNN affiliate KREM has more.

Happy 50th birthday Keanu Reeves!

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 06:51 AM PDT

Canceled wedding becomes THIS

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:52 AM PDT

Rather than lament his canceled wedding, an ex-groom turns his reception into a charity ball that raised thousands.

CNN Iraqi photojournalist dies

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 06:44 PM PDT

CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United States and continuing his work for CNN based out of Atlanta. He was 42.

6 ways to experience India's Punjab

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 03:31 PM PDT

When it comes to India travel, the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan, doesn't make it to the top of that many itineraries.

Top movie of the year so far is ...

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:13 PM PDT

The Star-Lord is officially the star of the box office.

Terrorist group releases video

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 12:05 PM PDT

The ISIS terror group released a video titled "A second message to America," showing the beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff. He speaks to the camera before he is killed.

Scenes from horrific video

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:06 AM PDT

In an excerpt from an ISIS video claiming to behead Steven Sotloff, a spokesman blames President Obama for the act.

ISIS and the power of terror

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:36 AM PDT

From Hitler to Stalin to Vlad the Impaler, ISIS is taking pages from history to harness the power of terror.

New weapon against ISIS: Passports

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out his battle plan to counter the threat posed by Islamist extremists returning to Britain after fighting with terror groups overseas.

Blame who for nude photo hack?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:05 AM PDT

The latest nude celebrity photo leak is yet another case of how the Internet often lets people do whatever they want to whomever they want.

What North Korea doesn' t know

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 12:01 PM PDT

Living at the China-North Korea border, I had the unique opportunity to train under two North Korean tae kwon do masters. While I told people I was there to learn the rare North Korean martial art from some of their best instructors, I was secretly helping North Korean refugees on the 6,000-mile modern-day underground railroad from the Hermit Kingdom to South Korea, for food and a better life.

Life sentence for buying marijuana?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:48 AM PDT

Clearly something is broken when a Missouri man can be sentenced to die in prison for purchasing seven pounds of marijuana, says Vanita Gupta

Rick Perry must be hallucinating

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 07:31 AM PDT

Ruben Navarrette says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's remarks that ISIS may be crossing the border from Mexico are absurd and dangerous to U.S.-Mexico relations.

Bieber arrested on assault charge

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Justin Bieber was arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges stemming from an alleged fight after his ATV collided with a mini-van in Canada Friday, a police spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

Did U.S. drone kill Al-Shabaab leader?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:09 AM PDT

A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the group was killed, a Somali official says.

Panic in jet's emergency landing

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:47 AM PDT

CNN's Christine Romans details two U.S. domestic flights that had emergency landings, causing passengers to panic.

Joan Rivers still on life support

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:14 AM PDT

Joan Rivers remains on life support five days after suffering respiratory and cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said Tuesday.

'80s rock band singer dies

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:05 AM PDT

Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.

Flight diverted over legroom fight

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 08:59 AM PDT

Another day, another fight about reclining seats on a U.S. airline flight. In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night.

4 reasons Rick Perry is in trouble

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:05 AM PDT

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on accusations he abused his power, even though DA Rosemary Lehmberg was the one convicted of DWI.

25 survive Marine copter crash

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:31 AM PDT

The Facebook page of the USS Mesa Verde was filled with dozens of well-wishes and thanks to God on Tuesday, a day after 25 Marines and U.S. Navy sailors survived the crash of a Marine Corps CH-53E helicopter as it tried to land on the amphibious transport dock in the open sea.

U.S. captives called 'bargaining chips'

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:14 AM PDT

The setup was bizarre. North Korean officials whisked a CNN team away in a van and hours later let them interview three Americans held captive. But why?

Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 06:49 AM PDT

Singer Chris Brown pleaded guilty to simple assault Tuesday in a Washington courtroom as part of a plea deal stemming from a confrontation at a local bar in October.

32 teens escape detention center

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:32 AM PDT

More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Department of Children's Services said.

Horror stories from Ukraine crisis

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 06:27 AM PDT

In the city of Donetsk, the devastation wrought by weeks of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces is all too apparent.

Venomous snake bites little girl

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:26 AM PDT

A 6-year-old girl ended up in a Florida hospital's ICU after being bitten by a poisonous water moccasin.

Book your holiday travel NOW

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:49 AM PDT

HLN's Jennifer Westhoven explains why people should be booking travel this week.

Most expensive mop in the world?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:43 AM PDT

Robots have been vacuuming our floors for years. Now, they're taking on the mop and bucket.

This Caddy has ... a hot tub?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 07:47 AM PDT

Phil Weicker and Duncan Forster, creators of the Carpool DeVille, a 1969 Cadillac turned race-read hot tub.

She's thriving since breakup, too

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:17 AM PDT

Caroline Wozniacki has had her critics in the past. A defensive game and not landing a grand slam title while she was ranked No. 1 provided fodder for her detractors.

Who's this guy who lit up Twitter?

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:26 AM PDT

Who is #Falcao?

Transgender ex-SEAL on her wife, kids

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:44 AM PDT

An ex-SEAL never meant to hurt her wife and kids by coming out as transgender. CNN's "Lady Valor" airs Thurs. at 9p E/P

See her wedding dress

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's marriage ceremony was the very definition of a family affair.

Snarky vandals ruin home, trash Corvette

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:47 AM PDT

While on vacation, a family's home was wrecked by vandals. CNN affiliate WEAR has more.

A view to die for: Dubai time-lapse

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Take a one-minute escape into the heart of Dubai.

Oh, baby: Look who's pregnant

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 11:03 PM PDT

Country music star Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher took to Twitter Monday to make an announcement: They are expecting their first child.

World's richest man makes own landmark

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:05 AM PDT

CNN's Nick Parker tours Soumaya Museum in Mexico City -- the brainchild of wealthy business magnate Carlos Slim.

Transforming a Pink Floyd icon

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 08:35 AM PDT

Ever since it appeared on the cover of Animals, Pink Floyd's 1977 album, Battersea Power Station in London has been famous around the world.

What a shot! 33 sports photos

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:43 AM PDT

Actor settles huge tax bill

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 01:17 AM PDT

Comedian Chris Tucker's multimillion dollar tax bill isn't very funny, but he's reached a deal with the IRS to settle it, his representative said Monday.

Scenes from horrific video

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:23 AM PDT

In an excerpt from an ISIS video claiming to behead Steven Sotloff, a spokesman blames President Obama for the act.

Ebola creating <br>ghost towns

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 11:44 AM PDT

Residents fled one town in terror, a community worker says, in such a hurry that their clothes and floor mats have been left hanging on clotheslines.

Another American doctor contracts virus

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:58 AM PDT

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden told CNN Tuesday.

Somalia

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:41 AM PDT

A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the Islamic militant group was wounded or killed, a Somali official said Tuesday.

Ebola

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:18 AM PDT

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday.

Rick Perry

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:19 AM PDT

She was the one caught driving drunk, but in an odd twist of political fate, he's now the one who has just been indicted on felony charges.

Helicopter crash

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

The Facebook page of the USS Mesa Verde was filled with dozens of well-wishes and thanks to God on Tuesday, a day after 25 Marines and U.S. Navy sailors survived the crash of a Marine Corps CH-53E helicopter as it tried to land on the amphibious transport dock in the open sea.

Seat recline fight

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:19 AM PDT

Another day, another fight about reclining seats on a U.S. airline flight.

Survivor

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:19 AM PDT

Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.

Justin Bieber

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Justin Bieber was arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges stemming from an alleged fight after his ATV collided with a mini-van in Canada Friday, a police spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

Angelina Jolie

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's marriage ceremony was the very definition of a family affair.

What a shot! 33 sports photos

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 03:48 AM PDT

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