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Disneyland measles cases genetically similar to Philippines outbreak

Disneyland measles cases genetically similar to Philippines outbreak

(CNN) -- The measles cases linked to Disneyland is genetically similar to the one involved in a massive outbreak in the Philippines, according to an analysis.
Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse join forces on cruise

Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse join forces on cruise

(CNN) -- In a galaxy far, far away ... in the Western Caribbean, actually, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Boba Fett and stormtroopers party with Disney Cruisers around the pool deck. No, it's not a fantasy.
ISIS burned up to 40 people alive in Iraq, official says

ISIS burned up to 40 people alive in Iraq, official says

Reports that ISIS burned alive up to 40 people near the town of al-Baghdadi in Iraq's massive Anbar province are true, an Iraqi official told CNN on Wednesday.
Inside the ghost town that holds the key to Ukraine conflict

Inside the ghost town that holds the key to Ukraine conflict

In driving snow and frigid temperatures, one Ukrainian fighter on a tank leaving the besieged town of Debaltseve described it as "a one-way street to the grave."
Kurdish forces repel ISIS offensive near Irbil

Kurdish forces repel ISIS offensive near Irbil

After hours of heavy fighting, Kurdish fighters in Iraq have repelled an assault by ISIS fighters southwest of Irbil, Kurdish officials said.
Obama summit aims to battle extremists, Islamic and otherwise

Obama summit aims to battle extremists, Islamic and otherwise

At this week's summit on combating violent extremists, President Barack Obama hopes to concoct ways to battle a threat made newly relevant by attacks in Western Europe, Canada and Australia.
Niger police arrest 160 suspected Boko Haram militants

Niger police arrest 160 suspected Boko Haram militants

  Authorities in the landlocked African nation of Niger have arrested 160 suspected Boko Haram militants allegedly involved in deadly attacks near that country's border with Nigeria, a national police spokesman said Tuesday.
Niger police arrest 160 suspected Boko Haram militants

Niger police arrest 160 suspected Boko Haram militants

Authorities in the landlocked African nation of Niger have arrested 160 suspected Boko Haram militants allegedly involved in deadly attacks near that country's border with Nigeria, a national police spokesman said Tuesday.
Denmark terror suspect swore fidelity to ISIS leader on Facebook page

Denmark terror suspect swore fidelity to ISIS leader on Facebook page

The man suspected of killing two people in Copenhagen swore fidelity to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a posting made on what's apparently his Facebook page just before the weekend shooting spree.
Alibaba's Jack Ma: 2014 was nothing special

Alibaba's Jack Ma: 2014 was nothing special

Alibaba may have posted the biggest IPO in history last year. But according to Jack Ma, 2014 was nothing special.
Egypt says it bombed ISIS targets in Libya after killings of Christians

Egypt says it bombed ISIS targets in Libya after killings of Christians

Egypt hit back Monday with airstrikes aimed at ISIS-affiliated jihadists in Libya who are believed to have beheaded more than a dozen Egyptian Coptic Christians.
Denmark attacks: Suspect was 'well-known' to police

Denmark attacks: Suspect was 'well-known' to police

Two deadly attacks. A fatal police shootout. And yet another European country grappling with the possibility of terrorism at home.
ISIS releases new video allegedly showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

ISIS releases new video allegedly showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

ISIS has released a new propaganda video allegedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.
Rescuers refloat 66 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand

Rescuers refloat 66 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand

Rescuers on Saturday refloated 66 pilot whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand as a race to save their lives continued. Nearly 200 whales were beached Friday in Farewell Spit on New Zealand's South Island.