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U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets inside Syria

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Strikes hit at least 20 targets in Raqqa and areas nearby, opposition group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. cnn.it/1uTIjli

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Strikes hit at least 20 targets in Raqqa and areas nearby, opposition group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. cnn.it/1uTIjli

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U.S. and Arab partners bomb ISIS in Syria

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The United States and several Arab nations rained bombs on ISIS targets in Syria on Tuesday -- the first U.S. military offensive in the war-torn country and a forceful message to the militant group that America would not stand by idly while it carried out its rampage of terror The airstrikes focused on the city of Raqqa, the declared capital of ISIS' self-proclaimed Islamic State.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. informed Syrian regime of plan to hit ISIS there, but didn't seek permission, U.S. source says. cnn.it/XTFDXS

Sep 23, 2014

RT @DavidMDrucker: RT @cnnbrk: U.S. informed Syrian regime of plan to hit ISIS there, but didn't seek permission, U.S. source says. bit.ly/1B3cCGc

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. informed Syrian regime of plan to hit ISIS there, but didn't seek permission, U.S. source says. cnn.it/XTFDXS

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. informed Syrian regime of plan to hit ISIS there, but didn't seek permission, U.S. source says. bit.ly/1B3cCGc

Sep 23, 2014

In 1 tweet: US & Arab nations attacked #ISIS in Syria. US alone attacked Khorasan Group. cnn.it/1v3YkV1 pic.twitter.com/jzmZgAR6QR

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Khorasan, al Qaeda's new Syrian franchise, eyes West

cnn.com — (CNN) -- At 33, Muhsin al Fadhli is already a veteran. A short and slight figure, he's traveled widely, been sentenced to prison in absentia and raised six-figure sums for his cause. Al Fadhli's cause is al Qaeda, as it has been since he was a teenager.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @MaxAbrahms: U.S. strikes Khorasan Group in Syria, which posed 'imminent' threat to West: cnn.com/2014/09/22/wor…

Sep 23, 2014

U.S. also targets Khorasan Group, #Alqaida franchise disrupting "imminent attack" on U.S & West. More on #Khorasan cnn.it/1B3bRgt

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S. strikes against Khorasan in Syria, separate from ISIS, came amid imminent threat to West, source says. cnn.it/1skvIch

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: U.S.: Action was taken to disrupt attack plotting against U.S., Western interests by al Qaeda franchise Khorasan. cnn.it/1skvIch

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U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria: What you need to know

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The United States and several Arab nations carried out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria early Tuesday, intensifying the campaign against the Islamic militant group. Tomahawk missiles launched from the sea began the strikes against the Sunni extremists, followed by bombers and fighters.

China jails Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti for life

cnn.com — Beijing (CNN) -- Less than a week after a tightly controlled trial, a Chinese court Tuesday found a prominent Uyghur scholar guilty of "separatism" and sentenced him to life in prison, his lawyer said. Ilham Tohti, an economics professor at Beijing's Minzu University, was tried for two days last week at the Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang.

What a shot! 42 amazing sports photos

edition.cnn.com — New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is tackled by Oakland Raiders during the Patriots' 16-9 win Sunday, September 21, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Edelman had 10 receptions in the game for 84 yards.

WHO: Ebola has claimed 2,800 lives in 6 months

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The death toll from Ebola in West Africa has now climbed to more than 2,800, with 5,800 cases confirmed as of Monday, the World Health Organization said. In the six months since this outbreak was first formally reported, 337 health care workers have been infected, of whom more than 181 have died, the WHO said.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Death toll from Ebola in West Africa has climbed to more than 2,800, the World Health Organization says.cnn.it/1ofzGMc

Sep 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Death toll from Ebola in West Africa has climbed to more than 2,800, the World Health Organization says.cnn.it/1ofzGMc

U.S. launches airstrikes against ISIS inside Syria

cnnworldlive.cnn.com — Twitter breaks news ... again: If any doubts lingered over Twitter's capacity to break news first, the overnight raids launched by U.S. forces on Syria on Tuesday night offered another case study of what the microblogging site does best.Well before the first media accounts of the attack on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Abdulkader Hariri, a Twitter user in the town, tweeted the following.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @SaeedCNN: Twitter breaks news ... again:  Raqqa resident the 1st to tweet about airstrikes against #Isis in #Syria goo.gl/yaQT1I

Sep 23, 2014

RT @SaeedCNN: Twitter breaks news ..again:  Raqqa resident the 1st to tweet about airstrikes against #Isis in #Syria goo.gl/yaQT1I

Sep 23, 2014

Twitter breaks news ... again:  Raqqa resident the 1st to tweet about airstrikes against #Isis in #Syria goo.gl/yaQT1I

Republicans label Clinton 'Obama's 3rd Term'

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Republicans who want to taint Hillary Clinton are going to lengths to link the former secretary of state with President Barack Obama and his sagging poll numbers. Throughout the party's infrastructure, Republicans say that linking Clinton with Obama, especially labeling her possible 2016 campaign as "Obama's Third Term," is the most potent attack.
Sep 23, 2014

#brilliant RT @PounderFile: CNN: Republicans' favorite label for Hillary Clinton 2016: 'Obama's Third Term' cnn.it/1DvUEAe

Sep 23, 2014

Throughout the party's infrastructure, Republicans say that linking Clinton with Obama is their most potent attack. cnn.it/1vbHQsY

Sep 23, 2014

Republicans' favorite label for Hillary Clinton 2016: 'Obama's Third Term' cnn.it/1vbHQsY

Syria Twitter user breaks news of U.S. strikes in Raqqa

cnn.com — (CNN) -- They were 31 characters read, and retweeted, around the world. If any doubts lingered over Twitter's capacity to break news first, the overnight raids launched by U.S. forces on Syria on Tuesday night offered another case study of what the microblogging site does best.
Sep 23, 2014

"Huge explosions" - The man who beat mainstream media with news of the strike. cnn.it/1ripMg6

Sep 23, 2014

'Huge explosions shook the city' : Twitter user breaks news of Raqqa airstrikes cnn.com/2014/09/23/tec…

Fmr. Secret Service director: The White House needs a better fence

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — (CNN) - After two security incidents in as many days, the U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House. On Friday, Omar Gonzalez, an Iraq war veteran apparently suffering from PTSD, hopped the north fence and sprinted just past the north portico White House doors when he was stopped, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
Sep 22, 2014

So does Texas RT @jaketapper: Fmr. Secret Service director: The White House needs a better fence cnn.it/1B2i7VF #TheLead

Sep 22, 2014

Some problems have easy answers MT @jaketapper Ex-Secret Service director: White House needs better fence cnn.it/1B2i7VF #TheLead

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Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria: Who's in, who's not

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The campaign of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria has pitted several Arab countries into action alongside the United States. Analysts say the involvement of leading Sunni Muslim nations in a fight against the Sunni extremism of ISIS is crucial.
Sep 23, 2014

Here's the lowdown on who's taking part in the airstrikes against #ISIS -- and who's staying on the sidelines #Syria cnn.com/2014/09/23/wor…

Emma Watson latest to use star power to help women

cnn.com — STORY HIGHLIGHTS Emma Watson speaks as part of her role as a U.N. goodwill ambassador Other celebs have used their star power to highlight gender issues The actress said feminism is not "man-hating" (CNN) -- Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.
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Turkey reduces border crossings after exodus from Syria

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The multitude of refugees who have arrived in Turkey, fleeing ISIS offensives in Syria, increased to 130,000 on Monday, the UNHCR said. But the unprecedented surge that broke loose Friday has slowed, as Turkey has reduced the number of open crossings from eight or nine to just two, said Ariane Rummery, a spokeswoman for the United Nations refugee agency.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @AccuracyInMedia: At least 200,000 Flee Syrian and Iraqi Conflict due to the Islamic State Terrorists buff.ly/1uYJuiy #tcot

Sep 22, 2014

RT @syriamonitor: 200000 flee in biggest displacement of Syrian conflict, monitor says - CNN bit.ly/1ueqXAX #Syria

Sep 22, 2014

RT @jjsahadi: 200,000 have just fled Syria to escape ISIS. In past 3 yrs, 2.5M have left & 6.5M have been displaced inside Syria. http://t.…

Sep 22, 2014

200,000 have just fled Syria to escape ISIS. In past 3 yrs, 2.5M have left & 6.5M have been displaced inside Syria. cnn.it/1r0Vr8l

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Emma Watson to United Nations: I'm a feminist

cnn.com — UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson gives a speech at an event focusing on gender inequality.
Sep 22, 2014

.@EmWatson speaks @UN on how both women AND men are "imprisoned" by gender stereotypes. #heforshe cnn.it/XO48pr #moms #dads

Sep 22, 2014

RT @frankpallotta: I know I'm a day late but @EmWatson's UN speech is powerful. "It is not the word that is important, it's the idea." cnn.com/video/data/2.0…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @CNNLiving: "Feminism is not man-hating." Watch Emma Watson's touching #heforshe talk at the United Nations: cnn.it/1sUNPQo

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