Sharapova climbs rankings after ‘special’ Tianjin win

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Inside Raqqa: Reduced to rubble after brutal ISIS rule

Raqqa, Syria (CNN)It was here, at the main square in Raqqa, that ISIS militants unveiled their brutality to the world — they carried out public executions for offenses as minor as smoking and placed the heads of the dead on spikes. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/10/19/raqqa-gopro-syria-gabriel-chaim-sje-lon-orig.cnn’,width: