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Russian opposition divided over TV host's presidential bid

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President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denied that the Kremlin has encouraged Ksenia Sobchak to run

Tourist fears he was early victim of Cuba mystery attack

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Chris Allen joined a growing list of private U.S. citizens asking the same alarming but unanswerable question: Were we victims, too?

Top tiers of Rome's Colosseum to open to public

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The view from the fourth and fifth tiers have not been seen for four decades

Nicholas Kristof says North Korea has "galvanized for war"

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When the New York Times op-ed columnist traveled to the reclusive country, the trip was "very different" this time around

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German officials question Air Berlin pilot's airport fly-by

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Federal Aviation Office says while aborted landings are common, this pilot's action in particular "needs to be clarified"

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Office supply glitch helped land this country on Trump's travel ban

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Ally's inclusion on latest incarnation of travel ban surprised many, and was down, at least in part, to a paper shortage

North Korea warns U.S. of "unimaginable strike"

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Angered by U.S.-South Korean naval exercises just off Korean Peninsula, Kim regime continues hurling rhetoric -- but no missiles, for now

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Spain to start seizing control in Catalonia over secession bid

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Federal gov't responds to Catalan leader's threat of independence by saying it will trigger constitutional takeover

Taliban attack kills dozens, decimates army camp

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Series of large-scale attacks on Afghan security forces leave more than 100 dead in just days

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Ex-CIA chief John Brennan: Odds of N. Korean conflict "too high"

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Puts the chances at 20 to 25 percent; also says it's "implausible" that Russia didn't have American help interfering in 2016 election

Judge orders gov’t to allow abortion for illegal immigrant teen

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Government filed emergency motion to ask appeals court to keep it from happening; heated words between judge and gov’t lawyers

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White ex-Tulsa cop convicted in death of daughter’s black boyfriend

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Jurors recommended that Shannon Kepler get 15 years for off-duty shooting; 3 prior murder trials ended in hung juries

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2017 is second-warmest year on record, NOAA says

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September was the fourth-warmest September on record and saw a number of weather anomalies across the globe

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Tillerson says military leaders in Myanmar accountable for Rohingya crisis

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Over half a million Rohingya have fled the country under the threat of a brutal ethnic crackdown

Wednesday, Oct 18

Croc suspected of killing dementia patient euthanized

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Official says 14-foot saltwater crocodile's unusual behavior was a giveaway the killer had been found

Prospect of "no deal" Brexit looms larger and larger

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As March 2019 deadline approaches without any sign of agreement between London, Europe, some worry while other take heart

Spanish PM warns Catalan leader to "act sensibly"

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Mariano Rajoy urges Catalan lawmakers to convince leader not to make "more problems" as deadline looms

Victory in Raqqa, the city ISIS considered its capital, came at a price

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The commander of the Raqqa offensive said the city will be rebuilt, but the extremists did damage that can never be repaired

Tuesday, Oct 17

Former DEA agent says opioid crisis fueled by drug industry, Congress

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Whistleblower says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities -- and industry lobbyists and Congress derailed DEA's efforts to stop it

ISIS loses last stronghold, U.S.-backed forces say

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CBS News' Holly Williams reports from center of Syrian city held for years by Islamic extremists, and all but destroyed in effort to take it from them

Civilians return to Kirkuk as Iraq's Kurds lose more ground

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Residents pour back in day after fleeing Iraqi troops' advance against Kurdish forces in disputed, oil-rich city

As Iraqi forces push into disputed area, U.S. "not taking sides"

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Iraqi forces pushed Kurdish allies out of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over Kurdish vote for independence

Monday, Oct 16

Pro-ISIS militant on FBI wanted list killed in battle

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Philippine forces say Isnilon Hapilon, subject of $5M U.S. reward, among extremists killed in final stage of battle for Marawi

Kurds say "lots of casualties" as Iraqi forces move on Kirkuk

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But U.S. military, which is partnered with both sides in standoff, dismisses reported violence as an early morning "misunderstanding," and urges calm

"Harvey, you disgust me": Rape, misconduct accusations mount against Weinstein

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More than 40 women have now accused the disgraced movie mogul of sexual misconduct

"Barbaric" attack in Somalia's capital leaves at least 276 dead

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At least 276 died, but officials fear the toll will climb after Saturday's truck bomb that targeted a busy street near key ministries