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Ceasefire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Ceasefire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Israel declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire Monday, according to the Israel Defense Forces, but a spokesman for Hamas said it's not agreeing to the cease-fire.
Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park

Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park

(CNN) -- Fitness isn't usually a requirement for theme parks -- standing in lines, climbing into rides and screaming in abject terror require only basic levels of stamina.
McDonald's begins its China comeback

McDonald's begins its China comeback

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- McDonald's is starting to come back in China.
McDonald's begins its China comeback

McDonald's begins its China comeback

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- McDonald's is starting to come back in China.
Are we there yet? Rosetta closes in on comet close encounter

Are we there yet? Rosetta closes in on comet close encounter

After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft is homing in on its close encounter with a comet.
ISIS claims gains, takes control of Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam

ISIS claims gains, takes control of Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam

Fighters with the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria reached the triangle border between Iraq, Syria and Turkey, it said in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday.
75 die in China factory explosion, state-run media says

75 die in China factory explosion, state-run media says

A factory explosion killed 75 people Saturday in China, according to state-run news agency Xinhua.
Cease-fire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Cease-fire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Israel declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire Monday, according to the Israel Defense Forces, but a spokesman for Hamas said it's not agreeing to the cease-fire.
Oops! Russian soldier Instagrams himself in Ukraine

Oops! Russian soldier Instagrams himself in Ukraine

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A man who identifies himself as a Russian soldier may have inadvertently taken two damning selfies.
65 die in China factory explosion, says state news

65 die in China factory explosion, says state news

A factory explosion killed 65 people early Saturday in China, according to state news agency Xinhua. The blast in the eastern Jiangsu Province injured an additional 150 people, Xinhua said, citing officials.
U.S. official: Spy plane flew over Sweden to evade Russian military tracking

U.S. official: Spy plane flew over Sweden to evade Russian military tracking

A U.S. Air Force spy plane evaded an encounter with the Russian military in recent days by flying into nearby Swedish airspace without that country's permission, a U.S. military official told CNN.
Cadaver dogs assist in Ukraine crash site search

Cadaver dogs assist in Ukraine crash site search

Cadaver dogs are helping 70 experts scour the debris field of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 for remains, according to the the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which is monitoring the search of the crash site in eastern Ukrain
Israeli shells pound Gaza as fate of missing soldier remains unknown

Israeli shells pound Gaza as fate of missing soldier remains unknown

The bloodshed in Gaza showed no sign of letting up Saturday, with 50 Palestinians reported killed amid renewed Israeli shelling following accusations that Palestinian militants captured an Israeli soldier.
Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

Newly formed Tropical Storm Bertha barreled toward the Lesser Antilles on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was churning through the Atlantic at 20 mph.
At least 100 people feared trapped in landslide debris in India

At least 100 people feared trapped in landslide debris in India

Rescuers have recovered 51 bodies after landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains trapped about 170 people in a western Indian village.