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As Trump is accused of going easy on the Saudis, questions arise about the timing of a $100M payment to the US from Riyadh to help stabilize Syria

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President Donald Trump will meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday as the White House struggles to contain a spiraling crisis over a journalist's apparent death at a Saudi consulate.

Brexit deadlock after May offers 'nothing new' at crucial EU summit

CNN / World

European leaders have dropped plans for a special summit to complete a Brexit deal because insufficient progress had been made in negotiations, two EU sources have told CNN.

Japan's long-held global life expectancy reign is ending

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Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

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Actress reappears after vanishing without a trace

CNN / Asia

Chinese film star Fan Bingbing has appeared in public for the first time since she vanished without a trace three months ago, sparking rumors that she had been disappeared by the Chinese Communist Party.

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Vietnamese activist 'Mother Mushroom' arrives in US after release from prison

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A high-profile Vietnamese dissident and online blogger has arrived in the United States where she has been granted asylum following her release from prison in her home country.

Female students in Senegal sexually exploited by teachers, HRW says

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Fanta was just 16 when she began having sex with her 30-year-old teacher.

Investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle

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Turkish investigators were studying DNA samples on Wednesday as they probed the case of Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing indications that the men allegedly responsible for the Saudi journalist's disappearance have close ties to the highest…

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Return to Rakhine: 'Genocide never happened in this country'

CNN / Asia

As our convoy of white jeeps rattles along the dirt roads through a vast landscape of fertile farmland, it's hard to see any physical evidence of the 392 villages that were burned down in Myanmar's Rakhine State, other than the odd patch…

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Attack in Crimea kills more than a dozen

CNN / World

At least 18 people were killed and around 50 more injured following an attack in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Russian sources. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

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New images suggest Russia military buildup

CNN / World

New satellite imagery shared exclusively with CNN shows Russia appearing to upgrade four of its military installations in Kaliningrad, Russia's strategic outpost on NATO's doorstep.

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Turkey conducted search of Saudi consulate

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About a dozen Turkish forensic investigators entered the Saudi Arabia consul general's residence in Istanbul on Wednesday. A security source tells CNN that they will conduct a "comprehensive crime scene investigation" on the premises. CNN…

Canada's legalization of marijuana could hurt farmers in poorer countries

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For decades poor farmers in countries like Jamaica and Morocco have risked the wrath of governments and gangsters to grow cannabis as a cash crop.

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Ex-CIA agent says Trump giving Saudis cover

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh Tuesday as Jamal Khashoggi's family demand an international inquiry into his "death." Follow here for the latest.

See what happens when a drone hits an airplane

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Researchers at the University of Dayton simulated a midair collision of a drone and an airplane wing at 238 mph -- this is the result.

Royals visit drought-ravaged Australian state

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Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Australia took in a visit to a struggling, drought-stricken farming area of New South Wales Wednesday, after stopping by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) -- a lifeline for many in the vast, rural…

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Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

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Many Canadians celebrated Wednesday as marijuana was sold legally in their country for the first time.

NFL owner pulls bid for Wembley Stadium

CNN / Europe

The proposed £600 million ($788 million) purchase of London's Wembley Stadium has fallen through after American businessman Shahid Khan withdrew his bid.

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India minister quits amid sex assault claims

CNN / Asia

A series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted the resignation of an Indian government minister, the most prominent public figure named in the country's own #MeToo movement.

Who can buy marijuana in Canada?

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People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the country's first marijuana dispensaries open their doors Wednesday.

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Investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle

CNN / World

The body of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was cut into pieces after he was killed two weeks ago at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish official told CNN on Tuesday.

Pompeo: Even Saudi royal family is accountable

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After meeting with high-ranking Saudi officials, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saudi leaders promised a thorough investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Gaza rocket hits Israeli city, prompting Israeli air strikes in retaliation

CNN / World

A rocket fired from Gaza struck a home in the city of Beer Sheva in southern Israel early Wednesday, according to the Israeli military and Israel police.

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Ukraine war threatens deep divisions in Orthodox Church

CNN / World

A schism has erupted within the eastern Orthodox church, threatening bitter divisions for its roughly 300 million followers.

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US Grand Prix: The strangest race in Formula One history?

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If you were a Formula One fan who attended the US Grand Prix at Indianapolis in 2005, it could be argued you witnessed one of the strangest races in motorsport history.

Macron reshuffles cabinet amid scandals

CNN / Europe

A year and a half into his first term, French President Emmanuel Macron is looking for a new start.

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Born an Indian prince, he chose to become a Netflix star

CNN / Asia

"Sacred Games" is the platform's first production out of India, and will expose the star to an international audience.

China fiercely defends Xinjiang camps after denying they exist

CNN / Asia

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following their imprisonment.

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Trump's Saudi defense leaves senator stunned

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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reacted to President Trump's comments suggesting the criticism Saudi Arabia has received over a missing Saudi journalist is premature, comparing these accusations to the sexual assault allegations against…

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Khashoggi activists fear they will be targeted

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Dissidents in Saudi Arabia and around the region say they could be targeted for speaking out against the regime and its connection to the apparent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Another migrant caravan is heading to US

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A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to Honduras if the group isn't brought back to the Central American country.