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Scenes from Raqqa show caliphate is crumbling

27 Jun

By Salma Abdelaziz, Nick Paton Walsh and Mohammed Eyad Kourdi, CNN Updated 0622 GMT (1422 HKT) June 27, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)At first, the video shows a seemingly normal urban life — men and women shopping in the streets, with steady […]

"Wedding" fulfills 5-year-old girl’s dying wish

27 Jun

With a sparkly crown, pink tulle skirt and rhinestone-lined silk top, 5-year-old Eileidh Paterson felt like a princess as she walked down the aisle to meet her future “husband.” It was a fairy tale the terminally ill girl dreamed up with her mom after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma — a cancer that is […]

U.S. says it saw preparations for another Syrian chemical attack

27 Jun

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The United States warned Syria’s leadership against staging a chemical weapons attack after Washington detected what appeared to be active preparations at a Syrian airfield used for such an attack in April, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s main international backer, denounced the warning and dismissed White House assertions that […]

White House: Syria could be preparing another chemical attack

27 Jun

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Tech giant must pay $2.7B for result manipulation

27 Jun

European Union regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine on Tuesday, the latest broadside fired at big American tech companies doing business in the region. The European Commission found that the U.S. tech giant denied “consumers a genuine choice” by using its search engine to unfairly steer them to its […]

Trump: India has ‘a true friend’ in White House

27 Jun

(CNN)The first face-to-face meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sealed with a bear hug Monday, as the two leaders looked to publicly underscore their new found friendship. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/06/26/trump-modi-social-media-world-leaders-sot.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘international’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_10’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: […]

Report predicts world’s population will hit staggering 9.8B by 2050

27 Jun

Current population: 187 million (2016) Population by 2050: over 300 million Largest city: Lagos- between 17.5 and 21 million residents

Remains of kidnapped Mexican journalist found

27 Jun

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Secret video shows ISIS’s grip in Syria weakening

27 Jun

By Salma Abdelaziz, Nick Paton Walsh and Mohammed Eyad Kourdi, CNN Updated 0622 GMT (1422 HKT) June 27, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)At first, the video shows a seemingly normal urban life — men and women shopping in the streets, with steady […]

Artist Salvador Dalí to be exhumed over paternity suit

27 Jun

June 27, 2017, 7:35 AM| Surrealist master Salvador Dalí is at the center of a bizarre paternity lawsuit. A woman who claims to be his daughter from an affair wants to see if Dalí’s DNA is a match. A Spanish judge ordered the iconic artist’s remains to be dug up, decades after his death. Elizabeth […]