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Officials: Iraqi forces have secured half of…

Iraq officials: After day of fierce fighting, Iraqi forces control half of Mosul airport, most of adjacent military base

Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of…

The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, police said Friday

Tillerson, Kelly visit Mexico amid tensions over…

Mexico slams the administration's immigration plan

Trump vows to fight human trafficking

Gary Haugen, the president and CEO of International Justice Mission, discusses briefing President Donald Trump on the current state of modern slavery and what can be done to fight it.

There's Now a Life-Size Statue of Kanye West as…

Artist Plastic Jesus created a statue of Kanye West labeled as "False Idol" and placed it on Hollywood Blvd. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Meet The Woman Who's Been Called The 'Issa Rae Of…

With zero TV experience, Nicole Amarteifio used her own money to produce "An African City." The viral series has 3.5 million views on YouTube alone.

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The Latest: Japanese cult also used VX nerve gas

A Japanese religious cult that carried out a deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways in 1995 also used the VX nerve agent suspected in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother in Malaysia

Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on…

A Philippine opposition senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug crackdown was arrested Friday on drug charges but professed her innocence and vowed she would not be intimidated by a leader she called a "serial killer."

US sends mixed messages to its European allies

US officials continue to send mixed messages to its European allies at a time where the bloc is already dealing with the UK's departure from the European Union. CNN's Atika Shubert reports

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Morgue Holding Body Of North Korean Leader's Half…

Guards and armed security are now watching the morgue in Malaysia where Kim Jong Nam's body is reportedly being held.

Iraq retakes Mosul airport amid cautious advances…

Iraqi forces secured a series of cautious advances as the military's elite fighting forces joined the push toward Islamic State-held western Mosul

Rich in symbols, short on substance, UN resumes…

Syria's opposing sides are meeting face-to-face for the first time in U.N. mediation in three years

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets

CNN's Rosemary Church reports on NASA's announcement that scientists have found a cluster of Earth-like planets orbiting a star 40 light-years away.

These Giraffes Love to Play Soccer

Reid Park Zoo's giraffes are the ultimate viral video 'goal'. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby)

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Ireland's Flowers Are So Bad 1 Politician Wants…

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae had a debate in Parliament about the issue.

Extremists attack Niger military patrol, kill 15 soldiers

A spokesman for Niger's military says at least 15 soldiers have been killed in an attack by Islamic extremists on a patrol near the country's border with Mali

'24:Legacy' producers apologize for using Kenya attack video

The executive producers of the new Fox television series "24: Legacy" apologized for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people

Why You Should Stop Chewing Gum

A food additive found in chewing gum could mess up your digestive cell structure and function according to researchers from Binghamton University. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Trump, Obama Are Among The Leaders Criticized For…

Amnesty International has released its annual report highlighting human rights abuses around the world.

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign…

A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions

Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11…

Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died

Michigan State University Bravely Removes White…

Michigan State University has decided that students are not using their whiteboards appropriately, so they are just going to ban them. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Strong gales batter northern Europe, killing 1 in…

Powerful winds battered parts of northern Europe Thursday, disrupting transport and killing a woman who was hit by flying debris in central England

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Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new…

Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository.

You Can Really Live in This Rotating Skyscraper

The First ever rotating skyscraper plans to be built by 2020. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

The Latest: Hungary to erect second fence to…

The Hungarian government says it start building a new fence on the border with Serbia in the spring because of the risk that large numbers of migrants may try to enter the country