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Aurora shooting: Five killed by sacked man at Illinois firm

Police said the gunman, who was shot dead, was an employee who had reportedly just been fired.

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Mexico border wall: Trump faces fight in the courts

California and New York vow to challenge his plan to bypass Congress and build the wall.

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113 tourists will be evacuated from Haiti

More than 100 tourists stranded in Haiti will be sent home on a rescue flight. For more than a week, protesters in Port-au-Prince have set cars ...

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Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and ...

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US Military Planes Head for Venezuela With Aid

The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist ...

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Gone in a New York Minute: How the Amazon Deal Fell Apart

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the ...

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Kim Jong Un to Arrive in Vietnam on Feb. 25 Ahead of Trump Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on Feb. 25 ahead of a planned second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim’s schedule told Reuters on Saturday. Trump and Kim are due to meet in ...

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Last Defenders of Islamic State's Caliphate Surrounded

The last defenders of the Islamic State terror group's self-proclaimed caliphate are surrounded in a small neighborhood in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz, facing imminent defeat. The assessment Saturday, from a commander of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, follows days of slow and difficult fighting as IS fighters cling to an ...

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Vatican Expels Former US Cardinal McCarrick

The Vatican said Saturday that Pope Francis has defrocked disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick. In July of last year, Francis accepted McCarrick's resignation from the College of Cardinals following allegations he had sexually abused minor and adult seminarians over a period of decades. The Vatican said in a statement that in ...

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Moscow Court Extends Arrest of US Investor Accused of Fraud

A Russian court has decided to prolong the detention of American investor Michael Calvey, founder of Baring Vostok Capital Partners, a Moscow-based ...

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Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years - Mueller

US special counsel says Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years after breaching a plea deal.

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Former US Cardinal McCarrick Dismissed From Priesthood

Disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said Saturday. McCarrick, who in July became the first Roman ...

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Canada Letter: The Strange Story Behind the SNC-Lavalin Affair

Eight months before the federal election, a cabinet minister’s resignation and allegations of improper influence have Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a political crisis.

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Millionaire Brothers Wanted by Ecuador Are Arrested in Miami by ICE

Roberto and William Isaías, convicted of embezzlement in Ecuador, were arrested Wednesday, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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US Gun Sales Booming

According to Center for Homeland Defense and Security, there were 94 school shootings in the United States in 2018, more than any previous year. Increased gun violence in schools has further intensified the debate over whether the U.S. needs tougher ...

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High-Stakes US-China Trade Talks to Continue in Washington

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering extending the March 1 deadline to impose higher tariffs on China, as the world's two leading economies ...

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Vogue Brazil Fashion Director Resigns Over Photos That Evoke Slavery Era

Donata Meirelles resigned after photos emerged from her 50th birthday that critics saw as allusion to race relations in the colonial era, when ...

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California Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers Home

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to the ski mecca of Lake Tahoe shut down, including about 70 ...

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U.S. and Canada Warn Against Travel to Haiti as Violent Protests Continue

President Jovenal Moïse of Haiti has refused to bow to widespread demonstrations calling for his resignation.

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Illinois Gunman Who Killed 5 Co-Workers Was Being Fired

A 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary Martin “was being terminated” before he started shooting at the Henry ...

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Haiti President Jovenel Moise defiant amid deadly protests, calls for his resignation

Haiti's President extended his sympathies to the victims who lost their lives, property and livelihood in recent violent street protests. Protestors ...

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Mexico Drug War Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about how the Mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since December 2006.

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The community that rejected Amazon

Amazon's plans for a campus in Long Island City bitterly divided a community grappling with rapid change.

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Hiker speaks after taking on mountain lion... and winning

Travis Kauffman was hiking in Colorado when he came toe-to-toe with a young mountain lion.

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The story of historically black colleges in the US

Senator Kamala Harris has shone a spotlight on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Court Filing: Manafort Faces More Than 19 Years in Prison

Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, according to court papers filed Friday. Documents filed by special counsel Robert Mueller's office reveal that Manafort faces the lengthiest prison term imposed in the Russia investigation if a ...

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Payless ShoeSource to Close All Remaining US Stores 

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year.    The Topeka, Kan.-based chain said Friday that it ...

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