Hong Kong tycoon, former official sentenced

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A billionaire who jointly controlled Asia's biggest property development company and a man who was once Hong Kong's second-ranked official were sentenced to…

Weekend attacks underline threat to France

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A 20-year-old French-Burundian posts the ISIS flag on his Facebook page, then enters a police station in the suburbs of Tours on Saturday, shouts Allahu Akbar…

Christie: Bush's 2016 ambitions not a factor

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday night that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's steps toward a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination would…

Seymour: How Joe Cocker conquered the Beatles

He seemed, at that moment, less like a rock star than like someone who sort of wandered on stage from the multitudes of motley young people jostling and…

Controversial VA projects waste billions

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CNN

While veterans in recent years were dying as they waited for care at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, the VA has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars…

Gunman shot ex-girlfriend before killing NYPD cops

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The day ended with two slain New York police officers. But it started, investigators say, when Ismaaiyl Brinsley found a way to slip into his ex-girlfriend's…

No charges for Milwaukee officer in fatal shooting

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A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.

The…

US Rep. Grimm to plead guilty

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CNN

New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm will plead guilty to one count of tax evasion on Tuesday in a New York court, according to a U.S. law enforcement…

Analyst: North Korea's Internet disrupted

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North Korea's Internet was back up Tuesday after a more than nine-hour outage, according to Dyn Research, a company that monitors Internet performance.

The…

Perfect gift? Old Boeing 747 seats

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What could be better than experiencing the comfort and reclining pleasure of an airline seat than replicating that experience in your own lounge room or office?

A peek into North Korea's Internet

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So, North Korea's Internet went down. What is it like anyway?

The real story behind Santa Claus

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Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.

NYC mayor meets with families of slain police

De Blasio news conference

Amid criticism that he's fanned tensions between the public and police, New York's mayor met with the families of two slain officers on Monday.

"They are in…

URGENT - North Korea Internet

(CNN) -- North Korea's Internet was back up Tuesday after a more than nine-hour outage, according to Dyn Research, a company that monitors Internet performance.…

Two-hour execution followed correct protocol, report says

An independent report released Monday into the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood revealed the state's Department of Corrections followed protocol.

"This…

Obama issues drug pardons

The Obama administration has consistently supported measures aimed at reforming mandatory minimum prison sentencing for nonviolent drug offenders. But…

De Blasio grapples with police shootings

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The point-blank shooting of two New York City police officers this weekend is testing whether Mayor Bill de Blasio's brand of unapologetic liberalism can work…

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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.

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"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.

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