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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Ukraine: Most Russian troops retreated

Ukraine: Most Russian troops retreated


Ukraine: Most Russian troops retreated

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 02:29 AM PDT

Some 70% of the Russian troops believed to have been in Ukraine have withdrawn back across the border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, according to the national news agency Ukrinform.

Caged woman begs: Don't leave!

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:54 AM PDT

CNN's Steve Kastenbaum tells the tale of an Indiana woman rescued from captors who held her in a cage in a trailer.

Great maritime mystery may be solved

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 03:00 PM PDT

One of the most famous tragedies of the Northwest Passage sea route around the top of North America might have finally been solved.

Will Ted Cruz move lead to showdown?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Scotland's big decision just days away

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:08 AM PDT

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is heading to Scotland on Wednesday in a last-ditch bid to persuade voters to stick with the United Kingdom ahead of an independence referendum in eight days.

Pregnant Kate cancels appearance

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:57 AM PDT

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will not attend Wednesday's opening ceremony or subsequent competitions of the Invictus Games for injured veterans in London, Kensington Palace said.

Clown goes on racist rant?

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 03:54 PM PDT

A clown working at a fair loses his job after being accused of making racist comments. CNN affiliate WMC reports.

7-year-old ticketed by cop for this

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:57 AM PDT

A 7-year-old boy was ticketed for driving a golf cart while in the company of his mom. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

If you're one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from Chicago-born Second City.

Sara Gilbert and wife having a baby

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:38 AM PDT

When faced with a dare on "The Talk" on Tuesday, co-host Sara Gilbert picked truth instead.

Bono talks U2's surprise album

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 04:52 PM PDT

U2 surprised the world Tuesday by releasing "Songs of Innocence," their first album in five years, as a gift from Apple. It was available for free immediately to anyone with iTunes.

Why'd she do THIS for license pic?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

A woman wore a colander on her head for her driver's license picture, claiming it was a symbol of religious freedom.

How will U.S. fight Islamic extremists?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:39 AM PDT

Opinion: President Obama can provide real leadership and bring Americans together in the face of a common enemy -- ISIS -- but he'll need to answer key questions, says Newt Gingrich.

Obama wants to arm Syrian rebels

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:04 AM PDT

In a Wednesday speech, the president will frame the threat posed by ISIS, outline his strategy to address that threat and share new proposals on how to fight and destroy the militant group, an official tells CNN.

What we don't know about ISIS

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:38 AM PDT

Tom Foreman examines what we don¹t yet know about ISIS.

Canadians join ISIS, die

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:23 AM PDT

This western Canadian city, now a boom town once again because of its accelerating oil business, is reeling with the news that more of its sons have joined to fight with the radical Islamic group called ISIS.

Is the Internet about to get sloooooow?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:41 AM PDT

On Wednesday, millions of Americans visiting their favorite websites will encounter the same dreaded image: the spinning wheel of death. This is the symbol of the great "Internet Slowdown" -- a coordinated day of action among hundreds of organizers and some of the world's largest tech firms, including Netflix, Twitter, Etsy, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Foursquare, Reddit, and WordPress. Together they are showing the American public what most of the Internet would look like in a world without "net neutrality." In a word: slow.

Costello: Victim blamers -- shut up

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:15 AM PDT

If you want to criticize women for not leaving their abusers, Carol Costello asks: Please shut up

Does mom need an Apple Watch?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:11 AM PDT

The Apple Watch is on its way. Jeff Yang asks: Are we ready to embrace wearables technology at last?

Cowboys owner accused of sex assault

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:26 AM PDT

A former exotic dancer has filed a lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault.

5 missing children found dead

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 08:55 PM PDT

Five children, ages 1 to 8, reported missing from South Carolina last week, were found dead in Alabama on Tuesday, authorities said.

What's special about Apple Watch?

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 07:05 PM PDT

Apple announced its long-awaited smartwatch with a customizable display. It has a magnetic charges, fitness apps -- oh, and it tells time, too.

Is the Apple Watch a game changer?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:30 AM PDT

The long-anticipated Apple smartwatch became a reality this week when the tech giant unveiled its entry into the growing wearable-tech field.

See the new iPhones

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:41 AM PDT

Apple announced two new phones today: a 4.7" iPhone 6 and a 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus. CEO Tim Cook wasn't modest about them at the unveiling. "They are without a doubt the best iPhones we've ever done," he said.

Child shares food, dies from E. coli

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:12 AM PDT

One child died and another fights for his life after they contracted an E. coli infection from a shared sandwich.

Ray Rice may play again

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:34 AM PDT

He's been fired from his team and suspended from the NFL for punching his then-fiancee. But NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Rice might yet get another chance to play.

7 things about Ray and Janay

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Before Baltimore Ravens star player Ray Rice knocked out his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, in a ferocious punch seen around the nation, little was known about them. But there's more to their story than the assault video that has left many stunned.

Comet chaser picking a landing spot

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 07:49 AM PDT

It's millions of miles away, looks like a giant potato and space engineers have to land a probe the size of a washing machine on to its surface. And the probe can't be steered once it's been released from companion craft Rosetta.

Protests disrupt Ferguson meeting

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:36 AM PDT

Emotions were high during the first city council meeting in Ferguson, Missouri, since Michael brown was killed.

Virus hitting kids is hard to track

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:48 AM PDT

Doctors believe a bug called Enterovirus D68 is exacerbating breathing problems in children with asthma. But nailing the culprit, and tracking the number of cases, is easier said than done.

Shark kills swimmer; wife was there

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:20 AM PDT

What is believed to be a great white shark killed a swimmer in Australia while his wife waited for him on the shore.

Jay Carney joins CNN as commentator

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 07:49 AM PDT

Jay Carney, who stepped down as White House press secretary in June, is stepping back into the political fray as a commentator for CNN.

Elephant caretaker crushed to death

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 05:47 PM PDT

A veterinarian with a passion for elephants died Tuesday, apparently crushed to death in "a tragic accident" by one of the giant mammals he spent his life caring for, authorities said.

Soccer's most-coveted youngster

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

He's just 15 -- but the sky is the limit for a young Norwegian football star who has already represented his country at senior level and is being chased by some of Europe's top clubs.

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:39 AM PDT

Man climbs into the mouth of a volcano

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:43 AM PDT

Stunning views as daredevils rappel into a volcano. But why wear a horse head? CNN's Jeanne Moos reveals all.

Maggots found in baby food

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:41 AM PDT

A mother from Keizer, Oregon, found maggots in yogurt she purchased for her young daughter.

Fox hosts joke about Rice elevator video

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Fox News responded to critics following a joke its morning show hosts made over the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.

Sex change for China warriors?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Artist Prune Nourry's reinterprets the terracotta warriors in an exhibition about gender preference in China.

Fisherman catches 10-ft., 200-pound squid

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:12 AM PDT

A young fishermen caught this rare 10-foot, 200 pound squid off of Texas coast. KTRK reports.

The colors you'll be wearing in 2015

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:43 AM PDT

Spring and summer colors rock the catwalks at New York Fashion Week. Here's some of the runway's most vibrant looks.

Discovering lost isles of South Pacific

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 07:20 PM PDT

Following the trails of the great explorers, a once-a-year cruise visits untouched islands and never-snorkeled reefs.

Is this the future of photography?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:41 AM PDT

Digital cameras have changed the way we look at pictures. Now there's a device that changes the way we focus them.

'23 Jump Street' is a go

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 11:16 AM PDT

At the end of "22 Jump Street" -- a sequel that made fun of the concept of sequels -- the film cheekily proposed humorous possibilities for yet another follow-up.

Strange true story of Soviet space dogs

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:58 AM PDT

The Soviets sent stray dogs up to conquer space. This is what happened next

Father seeks closure in son's 'Houdini handcuff suicide'

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:24 AM PDT

Victor White III died in a Louisiana hospital, the victim of a gunshot that police said White fired after being frisked twice, handcuffed and placed in the back of a New Iberia police cruiser.

What if Roger Goodell ran the NBA and Adam Silver captained the NFL?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 07:11 AM PDT

If Adam Silver were commissioner of the NFL, would running back Ray Rice have already been banned from the league? And if Roger Goodell were in charge of the NBA, would Donald Sterling still be the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers?

How the NFL punishes for domestic violence

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:08 AM PDT

The NFL's history of punishing players in domestic violence cases is as complicated as the legal cases themselves.

'Houdini handcuff suicide'

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Victor White III died in a Louisiana hospital, the victim of a gunshot that police said White fired after being frisked twice, handcuffed and placed in the back of a New Iberia police cruiser.

Civil rights attorney: We want answers

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:07 AM PDT

The family of a man police say shot himself while handcuffed in a police cruiser calls for a federal investigation.

'Handcuff suicide'

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:36 AM PDT

Victor White III died in a Louisiana hospital, the victim of a gunshot that police said White fired after being frisked twice, handcuffed and placed in the back of a New Iberia police cruiser.

Ray Rice

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:37 AM PDT

Fired from his team and suspended indefinitely from the NFL, former Ravens running back Ray Rice's career has been sidelined.

Dallas Cowboys

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:12 AM PDT

A former exotic dancer has filed a lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault.

Ukraine

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 04:54 AM PDT

Some 70% of the Russian troops believed to have been in Ukraine have withdrawn back across the border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, according to the national news agency Ukrinform.

Missing children

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 08:55 PM PDT

Five children, ages 1 to 8, reported missing from South Carolina last week, were found dead in Alabama on Tuesday, authorities said.

Maritime mystery

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:15 AM PDT

One of the most famous tragedies of the Northwest Passage sea route around the top of North America might have finally been solved.

Elephant

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:39 AM PDT

A veterinarian with a passion for elephants died Tuesday, apparently crushed to death in "a tragic accident" by one of the giant mammals he spent his life caring for, authorities said.

Apple Watch

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:38 AM PDT

After Tuesday's unveiling of two new iPhones and a heavily anticipated smartwatch, Apple gave press and special guests (including models, fashion bloggers and Gwen Stefani) some supervised hands-on time with the gadgets. Here are our first impressions of the Apple Watch.

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:41 AM PDT

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