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Opinion: Here's how FBI would investigate Kavanaugh


The woman at the center of the storm surrounding the current Supreme Court nominee isn't who you might think it is.

The Kavanaugh case is about men, period


There are now two credible claims of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and Republicans are standing by their man.

Opinion: Hirono is trying to weaponize #MeToo


The Kavanaugh confirmation controversy's ripple effect is certain to make it one of the most consequential Supreme Court confirmation hearings at least since Robert Bork's in 1987. That's because with every passing day the impact it is…

China-US tariffs: Biggest round kicks in

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The trade fight between the United States and China is set to intensify Monday when the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet.

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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of backing military parade attackers


Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday accused Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of financing the perpetrators of Saturday's deadly attack on a military parade in Ahvaz and threatened to "harshly punish" the…


Opinion: I was Anthony Bourdain's 'censor' at CNN


I was Anthony Bourdain's "censor" at CNN.


Dutch to press UN for more human slavery sanctions


Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok told CNN on Monday he will press the UN Security Council to expand the list of those who should face international sanctions for human trafficking.


Sky shareholders cheer Comcast's knockout bid

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Sky shareholders are having a great day. Comcast investors? Not so much.

Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea

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An Indonesian teen has been rescued after drifting at sea for 49 days on a floating fish trap and is back safely with his family, according to the country's foreign affairs ministry.

Donald Trump's chance to hide from his problems


For a man who usually shuns global institutions, the United Nations General Assembly in New York may, strangely, be a welcome refuge this week for US President Donald Trump.


Governor charged in murder of pregnant student

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A Kenyan governor has been charged with aiding and abetting the murder of a pregnant student with whom, prosecutors say, he was in an "intimate relationship."

Michael Kors could buy Versace in $2B deal

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The US handbag maker is reportedly close to buying Versace in a deal that values the Italian fashion house at around $2 billion.


Landmark deal will create the world's biggest gold miner

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The combined company will have a market value of more than $18 billion.

Jane Merrick: Theresa May is surrounded by hopeless enemies


Humiliated in Europe, in deadlock at home, Theresa May appears to be the loneliest leader on the world stage right now. With just weeks to go before the British Prime Minister needs to strike a deal on Brexit, there are few signs of an…


Weight Watchers is changing its name

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It wants to be known as more than a diet company. The name change to WW is also backed by board member and investor Oprah Winfrey.


Open your ears (and mind) to Christine Blasey Ford


"Listen to us," wrote Anna Quindlen in the New York Times, in 1991. She declined to say 'please.' "The gender divide has opened and swallowed politeness like a great hungry whale," Quindlen wrote -- turning a request into a demand, a…


Merkel regrets spy chief's botched promotion

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Germany's spy chief, removed from his job after being accused of far-right sympathies but moved to a more senior government role, will not get the promotion after all.

Shock election win hails new dawn

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The Maldives was adjusting to a new political reality Monday after the surprise election of opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih over incumbent Abdulla Yameen, who had developed close ties with China during his five…

Vatican accused of 'betrayal' after its deal with Beijing

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A long-expected, controversial deal between the Chinese government and Catholic leaders in the Vatican has sparked opposition, including inside the Church itself.


Severely injured yachtsman rescued at sea

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Rescuers are racing to save an Indian yachtsman who's badly injured on a boat that's been drifting at sea for more than two days in rough conditions that are frustrating efforts to reach him.

Monday, Sep 24

GOP needs a serious Kavanaugh investigation


Professor Christine Blasey Ford's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday may be the only thing standing in the way of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. At this point, only the power of her…

Iran's President lashes out at 'bully' US after military parade attack


President Hassan Rouhani says Iran knows the "perpetrators" behind Saturday's deady attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Who attacked Iran's military parade?


Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif had no doubt who was to blame for Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran that killed at least 25 people.

Sunday, Sep 23

Severely injured solo sailor without radios in remote Indian Ocean

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A multinational rescue effort is underway to try to reach an injured sailor whose yacht is disabled in the South Indian Ocean.

New Zealand supermarket chain pulls Australian strawberries from shelves after needles were found


A major New Zealand supermarket chain is removing Australian-brand Choice strawberries from shelves across the country after needles were found in a container of strawberries from Western Australia purchased in Auckland.

Opinion: Trump stands up for men accused of abusing women


Donald Trump may be unpredictable, but he's been pretty consistent in one way: Standing up for men accused of being abusive to women, while at the same time seeking to undermine their female accusers. This November, in the first national…

Controversial high-speed rail station opens in Hong Kong


It has been heralded as a vision of the future. A $10.75 billion infrastructure investment connecting Hong Kong with China's high-speed rail network.

Saturday, Sep 22

Japan lands robot rovers on an asteroid

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The Japanese space agency JAXA said it made history Saturday by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.

Captain arrested in ferry disaster: 209 dead


The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns the nearly 200 people killed in the latest maritime disaster in the East African nation.

Why Maryland shooter's gender is so confounding


Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, causes and prevention of criminal behavior. It is an ever-evolving discipline continually raising as many questions as it provides answers. And with emergent threats constantly presenting…

Mom of Indian girl raped with hose: Hang the culprit

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After raping the 7-year-old girl with a water hose in New Delhi, the attacker handed her 10 rupees and a piece of chocolate in exchange for her silence, according to her mother. He then left her -- a towel around her waist and bleeding --…

Friday, Sep 21

127 dead: Arrest ordered for ferry operators

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Around 86 bodies have been recovered from Lake Victoria in Tanzania after a boat capsized, officials said.

Opinion: Trump's global insignificance is about to be exposed


Trump is a master of New York-style showmanship. The United Nations General Assembly, therefore, should be his finest hour: hosting world leaders in his town.

The ultimate mystery of the universe


This might win an award for "most obvious statement ever," but the universe is big. And with its size comes big questions. Perhaps the biggest is "What makes the universe, well...the universe?"

Thursday, Sep 20

Let's not do 1991 all over again


A Supreme Court nominee with an abysmal record on protecting women's and civil rights stands poised to be confirmed by the Senate. Women's and civil society organizations have loudly declared that his confirmation would be detrimental to…

Blind Brexit? UK businesses have a new nightmare

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The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.

How Amazon will battle Walmart in India

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Amazon is reportedly buying 49% of More, a leading Indian grocery chain.

EU official presses to reach deal on Brexit

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The European Union's top political representative issued a stark Brexit warning: Time is running out and there are still huge hurdles to conquer before a divorce agreement can be reached with the United Kingdom.