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Ukraine's political crisis puts country at risk, military says

Ukraine's political crisis puts country at risk, military says

Ukraine's military forces urged the President on Friday to act to restore stability, saying that a further escalation of the political unrest in the country threatens its territorial integrity.
Amanda Knox vows to fight murder conviction, won't 'go willingly' to Italy

Amanda Knox vows to fight murder conviction, won't 'go willingly' to Italy

Amanda Knox vowed Friday to fight her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher "until the very end" and said she "will never go willingly" back to Italy.
Scientist sues NASA over mysterious Mars rock

Scientist sues NASA over mysterious Mars rock

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a California man who claims that a mysterious rock recently photographed on Mars is actually a growing organism has filed a lawsuit against NASA for failing to investigate the discovery.
Ukraine lawmakers debate amnesty for protesters

Ukraine lawmakers debate amnesty for protesters

Ukraine's lawmakers are meeting again Wednesday in a special session of Parliament to debate a possible amnesty for protesters arrested during weeks of demonstrations.
Libya minister escapes assassination bid -- report

Libya minister escapes assassination bid -- report

Libya's acting interior minister survived an assassination attempt in Tripoli, state news agency LANA reported Wednesday.
Ousted Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsy in court to face charges

Ousted Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsy in court to face charges

Exactly three years after a high-profile jailbreak in Egypt, former President Mohamed Morsy arrived at a Cairo court Tuesday to face charges related to the escape, state media reported.
Ukraine's parliament scraps anti-protest laws, Prime Minister resigns

Ukraine's parliament scraps anti-protest laws, Prime Minister resigns

Lawmakers in Kiev voted Tuesday to repeal sweeping anti-protest laws whose passage this month angered demonstrators and helped plunge Ukraine into political crisis.

Crocodile takes Australian boy, mauls another

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; rangers resumed hunting Monday for a four-meter (13-foot) crocodile that snatched a 12-year-old boy and mauled his friend as they swam in a water hole in a popular Outback tourist destination in northern Aust
Ups and downs of talks leave Syrian government and the opposition queasy

Ups and downs of talks leave Syrian government and the opposition queasy

They were in the same room, albeit not talking directly to each other. A success of sorts. The Syrian government and opposition both agreed the atmosphere was calm -- no shouting, no hostilities.
Wawrinka beats Nadal, wins Australian Open

Wawrinka beats Nadal, wins Australian Open

A grand slam finale that wasn't supposed to be dramatic turned out to be one of the most memorable in recent history.
Edward Snowden won't be pressured to end asylum, Russia says

Edward Snowden won't be pressured to end asylum, Russia says

Edward Snowden may stay in Russia longer than first thought.
Iran's foreign minister talks of possible relief for jailed Americans

Iran's foreign minister talks of possible relief for jailed Americans

A reduced sentence for two Americans jailed in Iran may be possible, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an exclusive interview with CNN's Jim Sciutto.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Grandmother, child survive after being run over

In this shocking video that some might call it miraculous, you see a five-year-old and his grandmother being run over by a car. It is disturbing to watch, but somehow they both survive.
Iranian official on nuke deal: 'We did not agree to dismantle anything'

Iranian official on nuke deal: 'We did not agree to dismantle anything'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Wednesday that the Obama administration mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in an exclusive interview that "we did not agree t
Syria: Photos charging mass torture by regime 'fake'

Syria: Photos charging mass torture by regime 'fake'

Photos that allegedly show the Syrian regime committing mass torture are "fake," Syria's Justice Ministry said Wednesday.