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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:49:11 GMT
Israeli warplanes pound Hamas tunnels as conflict enters second week

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Sun, 16 May 2021 11:19:32 GMT
'The children were sleeping': Man loses 4 sons in Israeli airstrike
CNN's Ben Wedeman has the latest on-the-ground report as violence continues during the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:56:11 GMT
Supreme Court takes up major abortion case next term that could limit Roe v. Wade
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a major abortion case next term concerning a controversial Mississippi law that banned most abortions after 15 weeks, rekindling a potentially major challenge to Roe v. Wade at the majority conservative court.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 07:57:36 GMT
European leaders seized more power during the pandemic. Few have 'exit plans' to hand it back
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives across Europe due to Covid-19, and many more have suffered long-term ill health after contracting the disease. They're not the only casualties of the pandemic.
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Sun, 16 May 2021 19:29:41 GMT
Mystery surrounds upcoming Pentagon report on UFOs
Gideon Lewis-Kraus of The New Yorker discusses an upcoming report to be released by the Pentagon on the topic of UFOs.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:08:41 GMT
'There's no way I can pay for this:' One of America's largest hospital chains has been suing thousands of patients during the pandemic
As the coronavirus spiked in Missouri last fall, a wave of cases hit a nursing home in the state's rural heartland. Robin Bull, a part-time nurse, remembered an ambulance "coming and going constantly" on one especially scary morning, rushing residents to Moberly Regional Medical Center, the local hospital.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 12:50:59 GMT
Calls are growing for another nationwide India lockdown. That's not realistic
Millions of Indians are living under a mix of locally-imposed coronavirus restrictions, as the central government resists calls from leading medical experts for a nationwide lockdown.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:21:17 GMT
British rabbi treated in hospital after street attack by teenagers
Police in Britain are investigating an attack on a rabbi Sunday that left him needing hospital treatment.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:03:58 GMT
Thousands evacuated as powerful Cyclone Tauktae threatens Indian region grappling with Covid
Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from low-lying areas in western India as a powerful cyclone is expected to make landfall Tuesday, threatening a region already struggling with a devastating second coronavirus wave.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 18:43:36 +0200
Thailand reports record Covid-19 cases as outbreaks in prisons rise

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Mon, 17 May 2021 04:00:52 GMT
India braces for cyclone amid brutal second wave of Covid-19
Coastal villages and low-lying areas along India's are a high risk of tidal flooding as cyclone "Tauktae" intensifies. The storm doesn't spell well as the country is battered by the catastrophic second wave of Covid-19. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 08:35:38 GMT
Taiwan was a Covid success story. Now it's fighting its biggest outbreak
Taiwan has imposed new restrictions including limits on gatherings in its capital as it battles its biggest coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic last year.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:28:46 GMT
'This is a huge step for law enforcement.' Police unions shift stance on protecting bad officers
In response to the police killing George Floyd, 15 unions that represent law enforcement officers across the US have endorsed a blueprint for policing that includes an unprecedented shift in the way unions protect bad police officers, according to a copy of the plan obtained by CNN ahead of its release this week.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 08:59:17 GMT
This nurse is on a mission to vaccinate an entire island
The UK's vaccine rollout is reaching even the most isolated parts of the country. CNN boards a small plane bound for Fair Isle, off the coast of Scotland, along with Margaret Cooper, a nurse on a mission to vaccinate the entire island. CNN's Phil Black reports.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:53:15 GMT
Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to six federal charges
Joel Greenberg, an indicted close confidant of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court Monday to six federal charges, including a count of sex trafficking of a minor.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 12:31:53 GMT
Axios reporter: Trump tried to pull troops from around world after election loss
Axios reporter Jonathan Swan tells CNN about former President Donald Trump's "off-the-books" bid to remove troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Germany and Africa in his final weeks in office after he'd lost the election.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:10:10 GMT
Bill Gates faces conduct accusations while navigating divorce
Bill Gates's 2020 resignation from Microsoft's board of directors came after the board hired a law firm to investigate a romantic relationship he had with a Microsoft employee, according to new reporting from the Wall Street Journal.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:51:17 GMT
Harris headlines unity summit for AAPI community
Vice President Kamala Harris will serve as the keynote speaker for a virtual unity summit for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders this week, her latest outreach to a community that has faced a wave of racially motivated crimes during the pandemic and is growing as a voting bloc.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:59:00 GMT
AT&T spins off WarnerMedia, combines it with Discovery
The streaming TV race is about to get even more competitive.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:30:17 GMT
Airline industry execs talk up hopes for Europe's summer
Airline industry executives are cautiously optimistic that Europe's accelerated vaccine rollout will allow travel restrictions to be lifted and spur a strong rebound in trips to the continent this summer.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 10:02:42 GMT
Tokyo Olympics can be delivered 'safely and securely,' says World Athletics president Seb Coe
World Athletics president Seb Coe says he is confident the Tokyo Olympics can be held in a safe way, despite growing calls for the Games to be canceled.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 11:55:08 GMT
Why some Latin Americans are getting vaccinated in US
The slow vaccine rollout and continuing surge of cases across most Latin American countries has pushed some with the means to travel to the US in order to get their Covid vaccine. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 12:27:01 GMT
America tastes new freedoms but confronts new dilemmas as it takes off the mask
Vaccinated Americans spent the most normal weekend for more than a year exploring restored freedoms to gather without masks but also dilemmas over personal and collective responsibility sparked by new government health guidance.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 10:10:29 GMT
Experts are warning about the unintended consequences of the CDC mask guidance
Communities across the US ushered in a quick return to normalcy over the weekend as the country responded to the latest mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:08:00 GMT
US investigates second suspected case of mystery 'syndrome' near White House
Two White House officials were struck by a mysterious illness late last year -- including one who was passing through a gate onto the property -- newly revealed details that come as investigators are still struggling to determine who or what is behind these strange incidents.
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Sun, 16 May 2021 14:40:10 GMT
Gov. Hogan: Trump is toxic for the Republican party
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland tells CNN's Dana Bash that he believes former president Donald Trump is toxic for the Republican party and for the country.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 18:43:36 +0200
Early data hopeful on vaccines and new variant

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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:04:51 GMT
Miss Universe contestants unveil protest messages in politically charged pageant
The Miss Universe stage was lit up with colorful protests as contestants from Singapore, Uruguay and Myanmar used the limelight to unveil messages about political and social issues.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 11:03:27 GMT
Congress is up against the clock on key Biden priorities. Here's what to watch.
Congress has just two weeks to ramp up negotiations on a number of key Biden administration agenda items before the end of the current work period threatens to halt any meaningful progress.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 14:11:28 GMT
'Tragedy': Carole Baskin on Houston tiger born in captivity
Carole Baskin talks to CNN about the Bengal tiger that was missing in the Houston area and why she believes Congress should take action to prevent these types of wild animal trades.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 08:36:36 GMT
Wave of anti-trans bills is 'really alarming,' says transgender motorsport star
Anorexia. Depression. Loneliness. If motor racing requires a high level of endurance, then Charlie Martin is well versed in navigating life's twists and turns -- on and off the track.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 12:53:32 GMT
Bella Hadid joined pro-Palestinian protests
Bella Hadid made it clear this weekend where her support lies when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:53:07 GMT
Kim Kardashian West buys iconic Janet Jackson video outfit
It was Janet Jackson's 55th birthday over the weekend, but Kim Kardashian West got the gift.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:28:27 GMT
Big Asia merger creates $18 billion ride-hailing and e-commerce group
Gojek and Tokopedia — two of Indonesia's biggest startups — have agreed to merge to create the largest tech group in the country and one of the biggest ride-hailing and e-commerce companies in southeast Asia.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 12:46:52 GMT
How you could fly supersonic anywhere in the world for $100
The aviation industry is in crisis, there's a global push to cut carbon emissions, and many of us haven't stepped on a plane or hugged far-flung loved ones in more than a year.
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Sat, 15 May 2021 17:34:48 GMT
This is how Coca-Cola comes up with new flavors
New soda flavors aren't always a hit, but Coke CTO Nancy Quan explains how the company tries to use data to get ahead of global trends.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 09:09:11 GMT
The Sunrise Movement endorses top Sanders ally Nina Turner to fill US House seat in Ohio
The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led climate activist group, on Monday announced its endorsement of former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, further bolstering her campaign's progressive support ahead of a special election for an open US House seat in Ohio.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 08:52:44 GMT
Why sexual activity took a pandemic hit, and what to do about it
When Covid-19 first hit, I stopped getting as many inquiries from new patients for sex therapy.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 05:57:34 GMT
Scarlett Johansson gets slimed by Colin Jost at MTV Awards
Actress Scarlett Johansson was hilariously interrupted during her acceptance speech at the MTV Movie & TV Awards by her husband, comedian Colin Jost. See more highlights from the awards show.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 10:51:43 GMT
Here's what we know about the wildfire burning in Los Angeles County and evacuations
The Palisades Fire has prompted ongoing evacuation orders and warnings in a zone about 20 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.
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Fri, 14 May 2021 12:55:30 GMT
Cat makes daring five-story jump from burning building
Firefighters captured stunning video of a cat escaping a fire by leaping from an upper floor of a building and then walking away.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 10:33:50 GMT
Steph Curry becomes oldest player to secure NBA scoring title since Michael Jordan
Steph Curry clinched the second NBA scoring title of his career after tallying a game-high 46 points in the Golden State Warriors' 113-101 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:37:15 GMT
After the Texas missing tiger saga, owning a big cat as a house pet might become illegal in the US
Tales of Bengal tigers on the loose, like the one found roaming a Houston front yard last week, may soon be history if a bipartisan bill becomes law.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:05:42 GMT
Business travel has disappeared. Will it ever come back?
Book tickets. Schedule meetings. Obsess over your presentation. Pack a carry-on. Rush to the airport. Check out the lounge. Priority boarding. Take off. Land. Get to the hotel. Meet clients. Seal the deal. Fly home. Repeat.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 09:46:54 GMT
The new 'Big 5' are for shooting with a camera, not a gun
In the 1800s, when blood sports were more socially acceptable, the term "Big Five" was coined to refer to the lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant and leopard -- the animals that trophy hunters in Africa considered the most dangerous to hunt on foot.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 13:27:51 GMT
Henry Cavill would like you to stay out of his love life
Henry Cavill is "very happy in love, and in life" and would be "enormously grateful" if you would be happy for him.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 06:44:52 GMT
Modi pushes ahead $2.8 billion parliamentary revamp
While hospitals plead for life-saving oxygen and Covid-19 patients, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing ahead with a $2.8 billion parliamentary revamp -- including a new home for the country's leader. Indians from all sides of politics are questioning whether the spend is necessary in the middle of the a Covid-19 catastrophe. CNN's Vedika Sud reports.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 18:43:36 +0200
Taiwan to temporarily ban entry to foreign nationals

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Mon, 17 May 2021 15:59:00 GMT
Israeli warplanes pound Hamas tunnels as conflict enters second week
• Analysis: The latest violence will end when both sides can declare victory. But it will be no more than a truce. • White House concerns rise over civilian deaths • 5 organizations you can support to help victims
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Mon, 17 May 2021 06:43:37 GMT
China's space agency just gave the Communist Party a big 100th birthday gift
• Video: Why is there a race to Mars?
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