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Meet the children of Ferguson

cnn.com — Poppy Harlow reports how the children of Ferguson are coping with the protests and violence there.

Exchange of fire on Pakistan-India border

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Pakistan and India exchanged fire near the border in the disputed Kashmir region early Saturday, killing at least two people from each country. The Indian paramilitary border security force said Pakistani forces fired shots and mortar rounds near the border, killing a father and son, and injuring three others " A spokesman for the security force called the action from the Pakistani side "unprovoked."
Aug 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Pakistan, India exchange fire near border in disputed Kashmir region. Deaths reported. cnn.it/1zhy8pP

Iraq mosque massacre: 70 dead in attack on Sunnis

cnn.com — Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Religious bloodbaths are hindering attempts to form a new, inclusive government in Iraq-- something the Obama administration deems necessary for the country effectively to fight extremist militants. On Saturday, the death toll death rose to 70 from an attack on Sunni Muslims a day earlier at a mosque in northeast Iraq, when suspected Shiite militiamen opened fire.
Aug 23, 2014

UN warns of unspeakable suffering as Islamic State lays siege to Amerli, Turkmen town in Iraq go.shr.lc/1pT1vOv now warning of massacre

Aug 23, 2014

RT @CNN: Iraq mosque attack toll climbs to 70, as efforts to form new government falter. cnn.it/1nlPCM4

Residents: The Ferguson on TV is not our town

cnn.com — Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- The QuikTrip that's now in shambles, its iconic red awning a nest of twisted metal, was once a favorite stop for residents here. The kids loved the slushies. The adults loved the doughnuts.

Missouri officer on leave over inflammatory video

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A Missouri police officer involved in maintaining security in troubled Ferguson was put on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, and his past -- and perhaps, he said, his future -- as "a killer." The officer, Dan Page of the St.
Aug 23, 2014

#MO cop on leave after saying on tape, "I've killed a lot, & if I need to, I will kill a whole bunch more" @CNN rpts: cnn.it/1tBzgDa

Ferguson shooting: Calm slowly returns two weeks later

cnn.com — Have you documented the protests in Ferguson? Share your photos, videos and opinions with CNN iReport. For local coverage of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown and its aftermath, go to CNN affiliatesKMOV, KSDK, KTVI and KPLR. Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- Two weeks after a police-involved shooting sparked violent protests in a St.

Charles Barkley takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

cnn.com — NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness for ALS.

Brother: 'More ... could have been done' to save Foley

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria. The execution video, posted Tuesday to YouTube, also showed another U.S.
Aug 23, 2014

RT @cnni: More could have been done to save the life of American journalist James Foley, says his brother. cnn.it/1wjRApJ

Russia: Humanitarian aid was delivered in Ukraine

cnn.com — Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- Several dozen Russian aid trucks left Ukrainian territory on Saturday morning, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, a day after they crossed the border without authorization. They were among 227 vehicles sent into eastern Ukraine on Friday, according to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which has an observer mission at the checkpoint the convoy went through.

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A small rung on a long ladder to Mars broke on Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire. Debris from the SpaceX F9R trundled down from the flames onto an open field outside of McGregor. The blast was no accident, nor a tragedy.

Report: U.S. seeking help from Syrian rebels

cnn.com — Josh Rogin tells CNN the U.S. is contacting Syrian rebels to help fight against ISIS fighters, according to his sources.

Is Obama heading toward airstrikes in Syria?

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey both made clear that defeating Islamic State jihadists rampaging through northern Iraq would require going after them in neighboring Syria.

Russian aid convoy into Ukraine called 'direct invasion'

cnn.com — Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for the city of Luhansk, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Friday. But the International Committee of the Red Cross said it was no longer with the convoy.
Aug 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Pentagon spokesman: Russian vehicles made "unauthorized entry" into Ukraine, must go back immediately. cnn.it/XEZXxb

Aug 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. official: Russia has up to 18,000 "combat ready" troops on border with Ukraine. cnn.it/XEZXxb

Aug 22, 2014

#fridaynewsdump RT @cnnbrk: U.S. official: Russia has up to 18,000 "combat ready" troops on border with Ukraine. cnn.it/XEZXxb

Aug 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. official: Russia has up to 18,000 "combat ready" troops on border with Ukraine. bit.ly/1rq685d

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