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'This has to stop': 31 arrested after fresh confrontation in Ferguson

'This has to stop': 31 arrested after fresh confrontation in Ferguson

More violence. More tear gas. No answers.
Gaza's zoo animals caught in crossfire of Israel-Hamas conflict

Gaza's zoo animals caught in crossfire of Israel-Hamas conflict

The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn't be sadder.
Ukraine military: 15 bodies recovered after refugee convoy attack

Ukraine military: 15 bodies recovered after refugee convoy attack

Ukrainian soldiers have recovered the bodies of 15 civilians from Monday's attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said Tuesday.

Gunmen seize papers, cash from Saudi Embassy convoy in Paris

Gunmen attacked a Saudi Embassy convoy in Paris on Sunday, stealing 250,000 euros ($334,000) and diplomatic documents, French police say.
New 'Harry Potter' character Celestina Warbeck finds spotlight

New 'Harry Potter' character Celestina Warbeck finds spotlight

To the wonderful array of characters and names in the "Harry Potter" universe -- Ron Weasley, Dolores Umbridge, Bellatrix Lestrange, Cornelius Fudge and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named -- add yet another getting a shot at the spotlight: Cele
Deal reached to extend Gaza cease-fire, Mideast media report

Deal reached to extend Gaza cease-fire, Mideast media report

A deal is set to be signed in Cairo to extend the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, according to reports in Israeli and Palestinian media.
Which foods are off Russian menus?

Which foods are off Russian menus?

LONDON (CNN) -- The European Union is spending more than $167 million to soothe the pain being felt by fruit and vegetable farmers hit by Russian food sanctions.
The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

CNN) -- The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world."
Richard III's bones reveal king's taste for luxury food and wine

Richard III's bones reveal king's taste for luxury food and wine

(CNN) -- Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after
Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London 'soon'

Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.
Civilian caravan attacked in Ukraine, military says

Civilian caravan attacked in Ukraine, military says

An unknown number of civilians, including women and children, have been killed in an attack on a caravan of refugees in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military said Monday.
The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world."
 Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, said Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins told CNN Sunday.
U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

Kurdish forces fired mortars and explosives at extremist militants Sunday as the battle to retake a strategic dam in northern Iraq raged on.
MED Ebola fast facts

MED Ebola fast facts

(CNN) -- Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.