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2 states say 'nyet' to Russia's offer to monitor elections

1 hour 49 min ago
Louisiana and Oklahoma have said "nyet" to a Russian request to send its diplomats to monitor polling stations on Election Day, according to letters from state officials provided to CNN.

Iraqi Christian town freed from ISIS control, commander says

Sun, 2016-10-23 23:14
Iraqi forces are in complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya after ISIS militants seized the city more than two years ago, a commander said.

1st woman to climb Everest dies

Sun, 2016-10-23 23:04
Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.

Hostages held nearly 5 years freed

Sun, 2016-10-23 13:41
Somali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization involved in mediation efforts.

AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85B

Sun, 2016-10-23 12:22
The boards of AT&T and Time Warner are meeting on Saturday afternoon to vote on an $80 billion deal that would bring the two companies together, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Australian swimmer thanks fan who raised alarm over mole

Sun, 2016-10-23 10:42
Australian Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton has paid tribute to a fan who spotted a suspicious mole on the swimmer's chest and urged him to get it checked out.

One man's flight to freedom in a hay stack

Sun, 2016-10-23 09:29
Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of the ill-fated revolution, one man remembers escaping the violence that would leave 2,500 Hungarians dead and so many more displaced.

Defusing ISIS bombs with bare hands and little else

Sun, 2016-10-23 02:48
Along a dusty village track just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mosul, a Peshmerga pick up truck leads us to a small house. We drive slowly, and in single file. There are hidden dangers all around.

Guard killed; 174 inmates escape

Sun, 2016-10-23 00:31
A manhunt is underway after 174 inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti following a riot during which one guard was killed, authorities said.

Zombies walk Mexico City streets

Sat, 2016-10-22 21:44
Enthusiasts take part in a zombie walk in Mexico City.

Google search reveals what you want to know about Mosul

Sat, 2016-10-22 20:12
Need some help getting your head around what's going on? Using Google trend data provided to CNN, here's what you've been searching for.

Mortar attack marks end of Aleppo ceasefire

Sat, 2016-10-22 18:34
Mortar fire from regime forces struck the al-Mashhad neighborhood of eastern Aleppo on Saturday evening as a three-day Russian-backed ceasefire came to an end at 7 p.m. (noon ET), according to the activist Aleppo Media Center.

Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS on airwaves

Sat, 2016-10-22 14:23
Not far from Mohamad Al Mawsily's studio, fierce battles are raging to oust ISIS from the northern city of Mosul. But from his secret location, the young Iraqi businessman is waging another war against the militants on a daily basis. Less bloody? Yes. But, still potentially lethal.

3,300 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

Sat, 2016-10-22 08:49
Rescuers came to the aid of 3,300 migrants and refugees off the coast of Libya on Friday, the Italian coast guard said.

US destroyer sails in South China Sea to make a point

Sat, 2016-10-22 08:38
A US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed through the South China Sea on Friday in a freedom of navigation operation intended to send a blunt message to China.

Duterte: We're not really severing ties with US

Sat, 2016-10-22 07:24
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties."

Yazidi female slaves moved from Mosul

Sat, 2016-10-22 07:18
Dozens of Yazidi women captured and enslaved by ISIS in 2014 have been moved from the Iraqi city of Mosul to Syria, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

50 killed in Cameroon train crash

Sat, 2016-10-22 02:35
About 50 people are dead and 300 others injured after an overloaded train derailed in central Cameroon, authorities said.