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Official: Russian forces back rebels with tanks in eastern Ukraine

Official: Russian forces back rebels with tanks in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Moscow rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, battled government forces on two fronts Thursday, a Ukrainian military official said.
Death toll passes 1,550 as Ebola outbreak accelerates, officials say

Death toll passes 1,550 as Ebola outbreak accelerates, officials say

The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Record heaven: Inside the world's biggest collection

Record heaven: Inside the world's biggest collection

Strolling between shelves crammed with his records, Zero Freitas pauses and finds another piece of music that he just must take home.
Indian woman, 54, fights off leopard attack, limps one kilometer for help

Indian woman, 54, fights off leopard attack, limps one kilometer for help

The fight is said to have lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India. Kalama Devi, a 54-year-old widow, won.
Father of New Jersey man missing in Israel joins search

Father of New Jersey man missing in Israel joins search

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- The father of a New Jersey man who went missing while studying in Israel has joined police and hundreds of volunteers searching the forest outside Jerusalem where his son disappeared.
Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust

Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust

Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.
Second American killed fighting for ISIS, Syrian opposition coalition says

Second American killed fighting for ISIS, Syrian opposition coalition says

Douglas McAuthur McCain is not the only American killed while fighting for ISIS in recent days, a coalition of Syrian opposition groups said Wednesday.
The people who create their own 'countries'

The people who create their own 'countries'

Scotland will next month decide in a referendum whether it wants to go it alone as an independent country and split away from the United Kingdom.
Scientists: Solar system inside a searing gas bubble

Scientists: Solar system inside a searing gas bubble

 Ever feel like you live in a bubble? You do. We all do. Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.
Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce with core issues left unresolved

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce with core issues left unresolved

After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.
Ukraine's President urges 'resolute actions' to bring peace

Ukraine's President urges 'resolute actions' to bring peace

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has made a call for peace following one-to-one talks in Belarus with Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the conflict wracking eastern Ukraine.

Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers. The biggest change was the naming of a new economic minister, Emmanuel Macron, who replaces Arnaud Montebourg.

After 8 months of conflict, what's next for Ukraine?

More than 2,000 lives lost. A vast and unfolding humanitarian crisis. And the downing of a civilian airliner that shocked the world.