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Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide
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Georgia siege: Four dead in Tbilisi 'terror' raid
Three alleged militants and a special forces soldier die in a raid on a flat in Georgia's capital. ... read more

Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France
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Czech ex-PM's mistress guilty of setting spies on love rival
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Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's family sue police
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Plague reached Europe by Stone Age
Plague was present in Europe during the late Stone Age, according to a study of ancient remains. ... read more

German coalition talks: Merkel seeks to break stalemate
Talks between her Christian Democrats and two other parties about forming a government collapsed. ... read more

Le Pen decries 'fatwa' on National Front bank accounts
The far-right leader says banks have closed her own personal account along with her party's. ... read more

Dmitri Hvorostovsky: Opera great dies at 55
The opera world mourns beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who had a brain tumour. ... read more

UK chancellor pledges £3bn for Brexit
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Coveney rejects DUP's 'reckless' claims
Ireland's foreign minister rejects claims his government is being reckless with NI over Brexit. ... read more

Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Berlin
More than 100 items stolen from Yoko Ono in 2006 in New York have been found by German police. ... read more

Nudist restaurant opens in Paris
Food for thought when "a clothed naturist is only thinking one thing: How quickly can I strip off?" ... read more

Ratko Mladic removed from war crime court after outburst
The former Bosnian Serb commander has been found guilty of genocide in the 1990s Bosnian war. ... read more

The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad. ... read more

Simple recipe for a happy street
How one woman championed a way to bring community spirit back to city streets and keep children fit. ... read more

Jumbled genders
The government steps into a growing row over gender equality in the French language. ... read more

'War is still going on'
Victims of Ratko Mladic say his life sentence will not change anything in divided Bosnia. ... read more

'Butcher of Bosnia'
Ratko Mladic, the former Serbian army general, orchestrated the worst atrocities in post-war Europe. ... read more

The Codfathers
How an Icelandic firm called Marel became one of the world's largest manufacturers of food processing machinery. ... read more

Aijalon Mahli Gomes, freed from a North Korean prison in 2010, was found engulfed in flames in California
Police in San Diego are investigating the mysterious death of a man who made international headlines eight years ago when former US President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate his release from North Korea.
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Dramatic video shows N. Korean soldier's escape across border
Dramatic video showing a North Korean soldier fleeing across the border into South Korea while being shot at by his former comrades was released by the United Nations Command Wednesday.
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Watch North Korean defector's escape
CNN's Brian Todd breaks down the dramatic video of a North Korean soldier's bold dash across the DMZ.
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What parasitic worms in defector reveal about North Korea
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday.
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Americans detained abroad
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What it's really like to be inside North Korea
CNN's Will Ripley has visited North Korea 11 times - one of the few journalists to do so. Here, he reveals what it's really like inside the closed country.
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Former ethics chief says Conway violated Hatch Act
A former director of the US Office of Government Ethics says he filed an official complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for what he argues was a violation of the Hatch Act after she attacked GOP Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore's opponent on television Tuesday.
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Philadelphia doctor admits groping patients, gets no jail time
A Philadelphia neurologist pleaded guilty this week to seven counts of sexual misconduct with patients and was sentenced to seven years probation.
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Former USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty
Larry Nassar, the former acclaimed USA Gymnastics team doctor who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens women and girls, pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in a Michigan court on Wednesday.
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What Charlie Rose said about sexual harassment before he was fired for it
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Erica Hill: Staying silent not an option
HLN's Erica Hill delivers an emotional monologue recalling instances of harassment throughout her career.
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Sessions orders review of background check system -- two weeks after church shooting
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a comprehensive review of the national database that houses background checks.
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Son shows murder victim's last moments
A man was murdered just outside his home in Nashville. His son released video of his final moments hoping it will bring new attention to the case.
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Facebook will reveal whether you liked or followed Russian propaganda
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Texas Congressman apologizes for nude image
Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using "better judgment" while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women.
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Moore's communications director resigns
The communications director for controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned from his position on the campaign, senior campaign adviser Brett Doster tells CNN.
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Trump's tweets since Moore scandal
President Donald Trump spoke out directly on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. CNN's Brooke Baldwin breaks down everything President Donald Trump has tweeted about other than Roy Moore.
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Lawyer says Rep. Conyers did not harass women, won't resign
An attorney for embattled Rep. John Conyers told CNN on Wednesday that the Michigan Democrat will not resign as he faces an investigation by the House Ethics Committee over allegations that he sexually harassed and discriminated against members of his staff.
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Struggling Trump SoHo building cuts ties with Trump Organization
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WH disputes claim that Gary Cohn faked a bad connection to end call with Trump
Sen. Tom Carper said that the White House's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn faked a bad connection to get President Donald Trump off of the phone during a conversation about tax reform.
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The backlash is building over the plan to gut net neutrality
Tech companies are vowing not to go down without a fight, as the FCC plans to pull the plug on a 'free' internet. ... read more

Sessions orders review of gun background checks
Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed the FBI and ATF to review how well other federal agencies are doing in reporting information to federal gun databases. ... read more

The making of a mean, green Thanksgiving parade balloon
At a factory in a top secret location, workers have spent a year cutting and gluing panels with precision to create the balloons for Macy's 91st Thanksgiving Day Parade. ... read more

Opera idol Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55
Hvorostovsky, who retired last year after he was diagnosed with brain cancer, was widely considered one of the finest baritones ever to grace the world's opera stages. ... read more

How to survive Black Friday crowds — and avoid being trampled
Did you ever wonder why Black Friday crowds get out of hand? Here's why crowds can turn into mobs and what you can do to protect yourself. ... read more

Why Trump broke with D.C. GOP and threw his support to Moore
When all else failed, President Donald Trump went with Roy Moore ... read more

Democrats wrestle with alleged misconduct in their own house
Democrats, increasingly uncompromising on social justice, are torn between their moral convictions and political necessity. ... read more

Many left unemployed after stars ousted for sexual misconduct
Eighteen staff members of "Charlie Rose" are now without a show. And that's just part of the damage wrought in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. ... read more

Facebook to show if fake accounts tricked you
Facebook announced Wednesday it's creating an tool that will show users if they followed fake Russian accounts on its site or on Instagram. ... read more

Lawmakers eye a mild crackdown on Facebook
There are new calls in Congress for stronger federal regulation of Facebook, possibly requiring greater transparency and disclosures for digital political ads. ... read more

At mass shooting church, pastor keeps faith through holidays
Pastor Frank Pomeroy remains thankful despite the horror that killed 26 members of his congregation, including his own daughter. ... read more

Why a hospital system fired 50 over flu shots
A Midwest health system fired 50 people who refused to get flu shots. Doctors say mandatory vaccination against influenza protects patients. ... read more

Parasite kills hundreds of Vietnam vets
Hundreds of veterans have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in Southeast Asia. ... read more

Mike Flynn business partner now subject of Mueller probe
Federal investigators have been asking witnesses about the lobbying that Bijan Kian, a partner at the now-dissolved Flynn Intel Group, did on behalf of Turkey. ... read more

Can Uber trust the hackers who deleted the stolen data?
Uber is confident the hackers kept their word - but security experts say it is impossible to know whether something has ever truly been deleted. ... read more

Talking about HPV in men could save millions of lives — just not mine
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David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol, has died
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