1 dead, multiple injured in Austin, Texas, shooting

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A woman in her 30s was killed and four others were injured early Sunday in separate shootings in downtown Austin, Texas, according to the Austin-Travis County…

Iraq: ISIS claims oil field attack

Armed militants, believed to be wearing suicide vests, attacked the Bai Hassan oil field near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday and have taken four…

URGENT - ISIS claims responsibility for attack on oil field near Kirkuk, Iraq

(CNN) -- Armed militants, believed to be wearing suicide vests, attacked the Bai Hassan oil field near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday and have…

Post-coup, Turkey releases hundreds of soldiers

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Hundreds of soldiers detained in the fallout of the July 15 coup attempt have been released, Turkish state media reported.

As many as 758 of the 989 soldiers…

Attackers in Somalia target government office

Two car bombs detonated Sunday at a Somali government office in the nation's capital, Mogadishu, police said.

Police Capt. Bashir Mohamed said one of the…

Muslim leaders refuse to bury French priest killer

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Muslim community leaders have refused to bury one of the terrorists who killed a Catholic priest this week in northern France, according to the president of a…

Skydiver plummets 25,000 feet-- with no parachute

A U.S. skydiver came back to earth in spectacular fashion Saturday night -- netting a world's first in the process.

Luke Aikins plummeted from 25,000 feet…

Winning ticket sold in fifth-largest Powerball jackpot

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The lone winning ticket for the fifth largest Powerball of all time was sold in New Hampshire.

The numbers drawn Saturday night for the estimated $487 million…

Flooding snarls Baltimore area

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A flash flood emergency has been issued for portions of the Baltimore, Maryland, area, with the National Weather Service citing "severe" flooding and warning…

Cat revived by firefighter

It's not something you see often at the scene of a fire -- a firefighter giving a cat oxygen and saving its life.

A picture posted on the Baltimore City Fire…

16 dead in hot air balloon crash in Texas



A hot air balloon believed to be carrying 16 people caught fire in the air and crashed in central Texas on Saturday morning, killing everybody on board,…

Trump rescued from stalled elevator

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Donald Trump and members of his Secret Service detail were briefly trapped in an elevator Friday before a campaign rally in Colorado Springs.

Trump on Khizr Kahn's speech: 'I'd like to hear his wife say something'

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Donald Trump rejected a Muslim lawyer's assertion on the Democratic convention stage that the Republican nominee has "sacrificed nothing and no one."


'One ISIS attack every 84 hours'

In the past week I have seen flowers and candles carpeting a street in Munich, the tranquility of a small Bavarian town shattered by a suicide bomb and a…

Hong Kong bans pro-independence candidate


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A top leadership candidate in Hong Kong has been banned from running in the upcoming elections after the government declared he "cannot possibly fulfill his…

Suzanne Wright, autism advocate, dies at 69

Suzanne Wright, the co-founder of one of the largest autism advocacy organizations, Autism Speaks, has died, the nonprofit said Saturday. She was 69.


Mark Cuban endorses Hillary Clinton

Mark Cuban endorses Hillary Clinton

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Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, telling CNN that he had decided Donald Trump…

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