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Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

With President Barack Obama set to lay out his strategy to deal with ISIS on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry left for the Middle East on an urgent new diplomatic drive with a single sales objective: Shore up support from Sunni Arabs to
7 things Alibaba users can do

7 things Alibaba users can do

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Alibaba is hurtling towards an IPO that could be the biggest in history. But what does the tech juggernaut with a name plucked from Arabian Nights actually do?
Scotland's vote on independence: What you need to know

Scotland's vote on independence: What you need to know

On September 18, Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.
Relief efforts in India and Pakistan hampered by destroyed infrastructure

Relief efforts in India and Pakistan hampered by destroyed infrastructure

A huge relief operation is continuing across northern India and into Pakistan in the wake of devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and left tens of thousands more stranded.
Report: MH17 hit by burst of 'high-energy objects' from outside

Report: MH17 hit by burst of 'high-energy objects' from outside

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday.
Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

The family of slain American hostage Steven Sotloff believes ISIS paid as much as $50,000 to rebels who alerted the militant group that the journalist had entered Syria, a spokesman told CNN.

Subway explosion in Chile leaves eight injured

An explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injured eight people Monday.
'Africa revamped': Fashion designer shoots for the stars

'Africa revamped': Fashion designer shoots for the stars

(CNN) -- Naledi means "star" in Tswana, one of the languages spoken in Botswana. So when Kemi Kalikawe gave her lifestyle store that name, she decided to add a sparkle to her business.
Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gambling firms are set for another betting bonanza after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be having a second child.
Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gambling firms are set for another betting bonanza after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be having a second child.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mystery remains deep after six months

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mystery remains deep after six months

Six months ago, the story began as a puzzling news bulletin. A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 239 people on board had vanished from radar screens as it was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
India's PM offers help to Pakistan as 'worst flooding in six decades' hits region

India's PM offers help to Pakistan as 'worst flooding in six decades' hits region

More than 250 people have been killed and thousands more stranded by flooding caused by intense monsoon-season rains across northern India and Pakistan over the past few days.
Palace: Catherine and William expecting 2nd child

Palace: Catherine and William expecting 2nd child

Another royal baby is on the way. Britain's Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are expected to become parents for a second time, Buckingham Palace announced Monday.
Iran US plane lands

Iran US plane lands

(CNN) -- A charter airplane carrying military contractors, including Americans, took off early Saturday from Iran, hours after its pilots were ordered to land because the flight plan was out of date, a U.S.
Guinness goes blonde for U.S. market

Guinness goes blonde for U.S. market

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Fancy a pint of the not-so-dark stuff? Guinness, maker of the famed Irish stout often called "the dark stuff," is rolling out a new lager aimed at American beer drinkers.