Australia police: 8 children found dead

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Eight children, the youngest of them only 18 months old, have been found dead at a suburban home in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns in a case that…

Cambodia orders probe into 'HIV village'

Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for an inquiry into a suspected mass HIV infection in a remote village in northwestern Battambang province.


Lawsuit claims meatloaf killed parents

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The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chain's…

Pakistani military kills Taliban fighters

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Dozens of Taliban militants were killed in crackdowns across the country on Friday, the Pakistani military and intelligence officials said.

Security forces…

Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

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White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake…

Report detailed shortcomings of assassination, capture

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Targeted assassinations or the capture of senior insurgent leaders in larger counterinsurgency operations can provide both positive and negative outcomes…

URGENT - Australia Cairns Dead Children No Suspect

(CNN) -- Police so far have no formal suspects in the investigation into the deaths of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns, said Detective…

URGENT - Pakistan Talbian

(CNN) -- Dozens of Taliban militants were killed in crackdowns across the country on Friday, the Pakistani military said. Security forces killed 32 militants…

URGENT - Australia Cairns Dead Children Mother

(CNN) -- Police believe that an injured woman at a house in the Australian city of Cairns where eight children were found dead Friday was the mother of seven…

Jeb Bush's banking career ripe for attack

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to step down from his advisory role at British bank Barclays at the end of the year became the latest indication he's…

Rick Perry likes Jeb Bush, but for how long?

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As Rick Perry sat in the Texas governor's mansion about a month before he prepares to hand over the reins after 14 years in office and contemplates another run…

Stephen Colbert hosts last 'Report'

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Goodbye, Stephen Colbert. We hardly knew you.

In fact, that was the idea, wasn't it?

Colbert -- the pugnacious, "nation"-inspiring champion -- hosted his last…

Ralph Lauren slammed for Native American ads

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Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring what appear…

Hack N. Korea back, says human rights group

Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview."

The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes. Her…

Top 1%: What they made, what they paid

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What does it take to make it into the top 1%?

In 2012, it took at least $435,000 in adjusted gross income to be considered one of the fabled top 1% households,…

Avon fined for bribing Chinese officials


Beauty goods company Avon has been fined $135 million by the SEC for bribing Chinese officials with luxury goods -- everything from Gucci bags to Tiffany…

Uber to temporarily suspend service in Portland

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Uber is standing down for the next three months in Portland, just one of the cities where it has run into trouble.

The company said it would stop picking up…

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"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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