Military: 50,000 ISIS fighters killed

As many as 50,000 ISIS fighters have been killed since the war against the terror group began, a senior US military official told CNN.

The official called that…

Coca-Cola CEO stepping down

Muhtar Kent

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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent is stepping down.

James Quincey, the company's president and chief operating officer, will become CEO on May 1, the company announced…

Inauguration protestors barred from National Mall, other sites

Cherry blossoms, Washington Monument

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Activists planning the "Women's March on Washington" and those protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump won't be able to do so near some of DC's most iconic…

Democrats' revolt threatens government funding bill

Senate approval of a must-pass short-term government spending bill was threatened late Thursday as West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other Democrats worked…

New report details Trump campaign cash

President-elect Donald Trump boasted that he would spend as much as $100 million of his own money on his campaign -- but it turned out he didn't come close to…

Consumer groups: These dolls are spying on your kids

Genesis-toys

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Can that new doll or toy robot you bought as a Christmas gift for your child spy on your family?

Cape Town Sevens: Will South Africa's 'bridesmaids' catch rugby's bouquet?

When Ben Ryan talks about rugby sevens, it pays to listen.

And when the all-conquering coach predicts his former team Fiji's run at the top might be coming to…

Why Apple is investing in wind turbines in China

Wind turbines

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Apple's latest deal in China doesn't have anything to do with smartphones.

The tech giant is investing in the Chinese wind power industry, turning to the…

Aleppo: UN fears for 100,000 trapped civilians

Hundreds of men are allegedly missing after crossing from rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria to the government-controlled west, the United Nations said Friday,…

Why a Romney pick would be a coup for Trump

Around the world, US allies await the Trump administration with bated breath.

To be sure, the majority of our foreign friends don't like the President-elect.…

Mozart had 2016's best-selling CD, but ...

Quick, who put out the best-selling CD of the year?

Beyonce? Adele? Drake?

How about Mozart? The Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? The man who's been dead for more than…

Ikea renames products after your secret anxieties

Ikea's tongue-twisting product names just got even more outlandish.

The Swedish company has renamed some of its best selling products after the top…

Geert Wilders guilty of 'insulting a group' after hate speech trial

The Dutch far-right opposition leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of discrimination and "insulting a group" after a trial over statements he made about…

Fireman goes beyond the call with surprise phone call

All Amy and Doug Williams could do was to hope and pray their family's mountain retreat had weathered Tennessee's historic wildfires.

The Williams' two-story…

Taylor Swift and Zayn get 'Fifty Shades Darker'

Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik are making sexy music together.

The pair have teamed up for "I Don't Wanna Live Forever," a single from the "Fifty Shades Darker"…

UK's new Diplocats

It's the rise of diplocats! This holiday season, No. 10 Downing Street -- the official residence of the British prime minister -- gets two new furry residents.…

India's cash crisis is 'a mammoth tragedy'

Manmohan Singh

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India's decision to ban most of its cash is a disaster that has shattered people's trust in the government.

That's the view of former prime minister, Manmohan…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"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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