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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 03:14:27 GMT
Pentagon tracking suspected Chinese spy balloon over the US
The Pentagon is tracking a suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental United States, a senior defense official said on Thursday.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:19:33 GMT
What to make of the US military's movements in the Pacific and a general's wild warning about war
Multiple developments in recent weeks reinforce the US military's new hyperfocus on China:
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 02:44:02 GMT
Why this retired Air Force colonel thinks a Chinese spy balloon was over Montana
Col. Cedric Leighton, CNN military analyst and retired US Air Force colonel, tells CNN's Erin Burnett why he believes a Chinese spy balloon was spotted flying over Billings, Montana.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 03:23:00 GMT
China and Russia are as close as ever, and that's a problem for the US
When Antony Blinken touches down in Beijing in the coming days for the first visit to China by a US secretary of state since 2018, he will be cutting a stark contrast to the scene in the Chinese capital one year earlier.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 18:15:50 GMT
Trump raises nightmare scenario for GOP as he lashes out at potential primary foes
Donald Trump is raising the nightmare scenario for Republicans in the 2024 presidential election -- that he might refuse to endorse the party's nominee if he loses his primary race.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:17:41 +0100
EU meeting on Ukraine membership sends 'very strong signal' to Russia

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Tue, 10 Jan 2023 13:42:12 GMT
War game projects worst-case scenario for US in a war with China over Taiwan
According to a prominent independent Washington think tank, which conducted war game simulations of a possible conflict, projected possible outcomes of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan in 2026. CNN's Oren Liebermann has more.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 19:06:45 GMT
GOP-led House votes to remove Democrat Ilhan Omar from powerful committee
The Republican-led House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday on a resolution to remove Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:33:18 GMT
Former Australian PM hails George Pell as a 'saint' as funeral of controversial cardinal sparks protests
Cardinal George Pell remains a divisive figure even in death, with angry protests at his funeral in Sydney on Thursday and a former prime minister describing him as a "saint."
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:19:49 GMT
CNN receives exclusive look inside Myanmar 2 years into military coup
CNN's Ivan Watson offers a rare look inside Myanmar two years after a military coup ousted democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 03:40:18 GMT
South Korea court rejects temple's claim to statue it says pirates pillaged
A South Korean court on Wednesday rejected a Buddhist temple's claim to a statue that it said Japanese pirates looted in the 14th century, clearing the way for Japan to press for its return.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 01:23:48 GMT
Bolsonaro participated in a meeting to overturn election, Brazilian senator says
A Brazilian senator says former President Jair Bolsonaro attended a meeting in December to overturn Brazil's 2022 presidential election results, which granted current leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva the presidency.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 22:46:23 GMT
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams GOP in heated floor speech
After House lawmakers voted to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) denounced House Republicans for what she sees as a "continued attack" against women of color.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:17:41 +0100
Google parent company Alphabet reports steep decline in profit

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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:39:26 GMT
Gautam Adani fails to calm investors over market mayhem that wiped out billions
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani tried to reassure investors on Thursday after he abruptly abandoned his flagship firm's $2.5 billion share sale.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:19:33 GMT
30-year-old New Jersey councilwoman shot and killed, authorities say
A 30-year-old councilwoman in the borough of Sayreville, New Jersey, was found shot to death in her car on Wednesday, according to authorities.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 18:12:34 GMT
Green comet seen from Earth for first time since Stone Age
A recently discovered green comet passed Earth for the first time in 50,000 years. It was last visible in the night sky during the Stone Age.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 17:27:48 GMT
A 319-million-year-old brain has been discovered. It could be the oldest of its kind
A scan of the skull of a 319-million-year-old fossilized fish has led to the discovery of the oldest example of a well-preserved vertebrate brain, shining a new light on the early evolution of bony fish.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 01:12:53 GMT
Most US adults support banning sales of all tobacco products, CDC survey says
More than half of US adults support ending the sale of all tobacco products, according to a new study led by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly two-thirds said they support banning menthol cigarette sales.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:26:48 GMT
CNN reporter caught near missile strike in Ukraine trying to report on existing damage
CNN Senior International Correspondent Fred Pleitgen describes the moments multiple Russian missile strikes struck yards away shortly after he and his team made it to Kramatorsk, Ukraine.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:18:00 GMT
How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian investigators are wondering too
The discovery of a tiny lost radioactive capsule beside a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions -- not least how it escaped layers of radiation-proof packaging loaded onto a moving truck.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 23:41:15 GMT
Why a Connecticut lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from using 'Latinx'
CNN speaks to Geraldo Reyes, Jr., one of six Hispanic lawmakers in Connecticut who have proposed a ban of the term "Latinx" from official government documents, calling it offensive to Spanish speakers.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 21:14:58 GMT
Israel and Sudan finalize text of peace agreement, says Israeli FM
Israel and Sudan have finalized the text of a peace agreement to be signed "later this year," Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen announced on Thursday.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 19:58:23 GMT
Blinken under pressure to push China on role in lethal fentanyl trade when he visits Beijing
Members of Congress are urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to pressure China to do more to curb the flow of fentanyl and synthetic opioids into the United States on his visit to the country which is expected to take place in the next few days.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 02:55:48 GMT
Celebrating the Lantern Festival, Lunar New Year's grand finale
As this year's Lunar New Year celebrations draw to a close, it's time to get ready for the grand finale, a.k.a. the Lantern Festival.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:00:36 GMT
Blackouts and soaring prices: Pakistan's economy is on the brink
Muhammad Radaqat, a 27-year-old greengrocer, is worried. He doesn't know how much an onion will cost next week, let alone how he'll be able to afford the fuel he needs to heat his home and keep his family warm.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 23:50:24 GMT
CNN goes into the trenches with Ukrainian troops fighting Russian soldiers
CNN's Fred Pleitgen gets a firsthand look at how Ukrainian troops are fighting against Russian soldiers in the eastern part of Ukraine.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:17:44 GMT
ECB and Bank of England hike interest rates again in fight with inflation
The Bank of England raised UK interest rates by half a percentage point on Thursday, moving more aggressively than its US counterpart to fight inflation.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:18:28 GMT
Tom Jones hit 'Delilah' banned from Wales rugby matches due to 'problematic' nature of song
Choirs have been banned from performing Tom Jones' hit "Delilah" during Wales' international rugby matches at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff due to the song's "problematic" nature, the UK's PA Media reported.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 18:35:31 GMT
Attempted rape charges dropped against Manchester United player
Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood were dropped on Thursday due to the withdrawal of key witnesses, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced. A charge of controlling and coercive behavior was also dropped, according to the CPS.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:11:41 GMT
Ohio investigating White supremacist homeschooling network that shares Nazi-related resources
The Ohio Department of Education is investigating an online homeschooling network after reports of parents sharing messages of White supremacy as educational resources, according to a state education official with knowledge of the review.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 02:35:33 GMT
Cop, bystander rescue man as car bursts into flames on Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released security and body camera footage of an officer and a vacationing bystander pulling an unconscious man from a burning car.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:23:10 GMT
Man dies following brawl at middle school basketball game
A 60-year-old man died following a brawl that broke out on Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh during a middle school basketball game, Vermont State Police (VST) said in a statement Wednesday.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:12:04 GMT
Taylor Lautner makes rare comment about ex Taylor Swift that leaves his wife 'deceased'
This is a true tale of Taylors, as actor Taylor Lautner's wife, Taylor Dome, was all of us with her reaction to him spilling tea about that infamous Taylor Swift and Kanye West MTV VMAs moment.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 23:03:51 GMT
Former zoo director accused of serving pygmy goats for dinner in Mexico
The former head of a zoo in Mexico's Guerrero state has been accused of having some animals killed for meat, among other incidents.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 11:57:04 GMT
Gillian Anderson asks women to send her their sexual fantasies
Gillian Anderson has called on women around the world to contact her anonymously about their sexual fantasies.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:03 GMT
Jessica Simpson reveals secret romance with 'massive movie star'
Let the guessing games begin.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:39:27 GMT
A first generation iPhone going up for auction hopes to fetch $50,000
An unopened first-generation iPhone from 2007 is hitting the auction block Thursday -- with an estimated value of $50,000.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:05:32 GMT
55-year-old 'King Kazu' breaks more records after signing for Portuguese club
The legend of "King Kazu" took another turn as Kazuyoshi Miura joined Portuguese second division club Oliveirense on loan from J-League club Yokohama FC, just a month shy of his 56th birthday.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:24:55 GMT
Were Neanderthals hunters or scavengers? New study settles the debate
Some 125,000 years ago, enormous elephants that weighed as much as eight cars each roamed in what's now northern Europe.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 21:58:44 GMT
How many times can you wear pajamas, jeans and other clothes without washing them? Experts weigh in
The number of times it's appropriate to wear clothing items without washing them often seems based more on folklore or a person's upbringing than professional advice.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 08:12:43 GMT
Man baffled at food piling up at his door. See who's behind it
A 6-year-old child in Chesterfield, Michigan, spent $1,000 of his parent's money as he was "playing" on his dad's GrubHub app. CNN affiliate WDIV has more.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:15:49 GMT
'Knock at the Cabin' opens a suspenseful door to what might be the end of the world
M. Night Shyamalan's forays into adapting other material came up limp with "Old" but fare considerably better with "Knock at the Cabin," a crisp and creepy thriller based on Paul Tremblay's novel. Economically told and cleverly calibrated to maximize its claustrophobic setting, it's among the most effective films the director has delivered since his mid-career slump, making this a door well worth opening.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:48:58 GMT
Robert Kraft tells CNN he wants Tom Brady to sign a one-day contract and retire as a New England Patriot
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told CNN on Thursday that he wants Tom Brady to sign a one-day contract and officially retire as a Patriot.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:12:32 GMT
World Cup finalist Kylian Mbappé misses two penalties and an open goal before coming off injured in PSG win
Kylian Mbappé missed two penalties and an open goal in the space of 100 seconds before coming off injured in Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 win against Montpelier.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 12:49:06 GMT
CNN reporter explains how authorities found radioactive 'needle in a haystack'
Authorities scanning a remote Australian highway for a tiny missing radioactive capsule have found it by the roadside, after a challenging search likened to trying to find a needle in a haystack. CNN correspondent Kristie Lu Stout has more.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:02:50 GMT
Amateur detectorist finds stunning gold necklace linked to Henry VIII
It was a find of such magnitude that the amateur detectorist who discovered it was lost for words, and the expert who unraveled its mysteries spent two years researching it.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 19:14:52 GMT
Watch: Australian 8-year-old gets bitten by shark
Manni Alam accrued millions of views on his TikTok channel after posting his encounter with a shark in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 10:36:09 GMT
US military gets expanded access to Philippines bases in effort to hem in China
The Philippines will provide the United States with expanded access to its military bases, the two countries said Thursday, providing US forces with a greater strategic footing on the southeastern edge of the South China Sea close to self-ruled Taiwan.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:17:41 +0100
EU meeting on Ukraine membership sends 'very strong signal' to Russia

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