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A year after Haiyan's devastation, new super typhoon threatens Philippines

A year after Haiyan's devastation, new super typhoon threatens Philippines

  In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, Roge Agujero's family went back to the plot of land near the sea where their house once stood. "We did not see anything, not even a single post," he said.
UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

  An Emirati woman arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a U.S.
 American hostage pleads for life in Yemen al Qaeda video

American hostage pleads for life in Yemen al Qaeda video

More than a week after a raid on an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen to free hostages, an American captive, who was not rescued, appears in a video, begging into the camera for his life.
 'The Carrot Man': How one man won't let his horse veg out

'The Carrot Man': How one man won't let his horse veg out

Carrots have long been credited with helping you see in the dark -- now one rider believes they can help win Olympic gold.
Inside Kobani, scenes of devastation on every side

Inside Kobani, scenes of devastation on every side

 KOBANI, Syria (CNN) -- When violence swallows a city as wholly as it has Kobani, as in so many of Syria's mottled cities, the fight becomes about who wins, rather than what is left for the victor.
 March 17 date expected for new Israel elections

March 17 date expected for new Israel elections

New elections will likely be held on March 17, the speaker of Israel's parliament said Wednesday, a day after the Prime Minister sacked two senior members of his coalition Cabinet for criticizing government policy.
Blast outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen kills 6

Blast outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen kills 6

A large explosion outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Yemen killed six people and wounded five others in Sanaa on Wednesday.
Confusion swirls, details murky in arrest of ISIS leader's 'wife'

Confusion swirls, details murky in arrest of ISIS leader's 'wife'

The reported detention of a wife and child of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has spurred intrigue into who exactly the woman is and what she might know about the terrorist group's inner workings.
Japan launches space probe to asteroid to 'clarify origin of solar system'

Japan launches space probe to asteroid to 'clarify origin of solar system'

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has launched a space probe on a mission to collect a sample from a distant asteroid.
TripAdvisor names its 10 Destinations on the Rise

TripAdvisor names its 10 Destinations on the Rise

 These may soon be 10 of the most popular destinations in the world. Our advice: Visit them before everyone else does.
Al Shabaab separates non-Muslims from Muslims and kills 36 in quarry attack

Al Shabaab separates non-Muslims from Muslims and kills 36 in quarry attack

Al Shabaab militants raided a quarry in Kenya, separating non-Muslim workers from their Muslim counterparts and executing them.
What's Prince Harry's secret? #FeelNoShame

What's Prince Harry's secret? #FeelNoShame

 Britain's Prince Harry has revealed a secret. The fourth in line to the throne unveiled a hidden fear Monday in support of the #FeelNoShame campaign being run by his Sentebale charity for World AIDS Day.
Plunging oil takes ruble with it

Plunging oil takes ruble with it

Oil prices plunged to their lowest level in five years Monday, piling pressure on Russia and other producers and raising the risk of deflation in Europe.
 Why a slowdown in China is still good for business

Why a slowdown in China is still good for business

Rising wages, sagging property prices, inflation: all of China's indicators point to a slowdown of its powerhouse economy in 2015.
 Police: Palestinian teenage girl shot after knife attack on Israeli man

Police: Palestinian teenage girl shot after knife attack on Israeli man

A Palestinian teenage girl attacked an Israeli man with a knife on Monday, then was shot down by Israeli security officers, authorities said.