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Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city

13 hours 28 min ago
Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began.

France opens Epstein rape investigation

16 hours 14 min ago
The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday.

Putin orders response to US missile test

18 hours 2 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday.

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide'

20 hours 7 min ago
The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network.

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout

20 hours 12 min ago
Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops that soak up air pollution, and a jacket that doubles as a solar-powered phone charger. Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger are among the brands getting in on the act.

Bird's-eye view of fiery devastation in Amazon

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 22:38
Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 20:32
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, the network announced on Thursday.

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 19:38
Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in.

They visited the Titanic for the first time in 14 years and saw this

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 18:45
The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria.

'Fan favorite' Junior Agogo dies at 40

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:36
A former international footballer for Ghana and a number of English football clubs has died at the age of 40.

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 13:12
A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday.

New video shows Titanic's shocking decay

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:58
See the effects of salt corrosion, metal-eating bacteria and deep current action on the decomposition of the 107-year-old wreck.

Theron and Kidman star in movie about Fox News founder's misconduct

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 23:00
"Bombshell" is an upcoming movie with an all-star cast that tackles the harassment allegations against the late Fox News founder.

The man who's the real brains behind Brexit

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:59
• Johnson's Brexit move looks doomed already

An Instagram hoax is fooling nearly everyone

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:22
Sorry, Julia Roberts, Usher, Pink, and even Governor Rick Perry -- you've been duped.

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:06
• Security ramped up between China and HK

How a hacked US nightclub Twitter account was implicated in China's information war

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:56
Twitter recently took down a covert network of nearly 1,000 accounts it says are tied to the Chinese government. Many, but not all, of the accounts attacked pro-Democracy protesters in Hong Kong.