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Air strike in Yemen kills suspected militants

A drone strike in Yemen on Saturday killed at least 10 suspected al Qaeda militants but also inadvertently resulted in the deaths of three civilian day laborers, a high-level Yemeni government official told CNN.

The strike targeted a pickup in al-Haze...

Chibok, Nigeria

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Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl home

One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for.

A total of 45 girls are now free, ...

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7.5-magnitude quake off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake struck late Saturday off Papua New Guinea's eastern coast with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at 11:27 p.m. (9:27 a.m. ET) and occurred at a depth of 19 miles (32 km), the USGS said.

It ...

Mt Everest

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Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

Families of ferry victims South Korea

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Families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

Rebecca Sedwick

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Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

It is a case about alleged bullying that garnered national and international attention.

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bullied on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Jud...

Barack Obama August news conference

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Why are some Dems running from the Affordable Care Act?

Recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that the Affordable Care Act will cost about $5 billion less to implement in 2014 than originally estimated.

SpaceX launch

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SpaceX's Dragon on way to space station

Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Friday afternoon on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

South Korea families wait

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Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage.

The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 36 people dead and nearly 270 missing. It was headed t...

Ukraine-Russia unrest

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Vow to move on Ukraine pact meets defiance

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress.

"It was agree...

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