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'A Dog's Purpose' faces backlash after 'disturbing' video surfaces

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - 4 hours 26 min ago
The producers and distributor of the upcoming film "A Dog's Purpose" are defending their on-set practices after a video from the movie's set appeared to show a dog in distress while filming a stunt.

2017 People's Choice Awards: Red carpet

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - 5 hours 47 min ago
Celebrities and TV personalities on the red carpet ahead of the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 18.

Samantha Bee: 'I feel like it is kind of a special moment'

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - 8 hours 35 min ago
Samantha Bee is planning to go to the Women's March on Washington. But it's likely her "Full Frontal" cameras will not be.

Student opens fire at private school in Mexico

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:18
A teenage student in northeastern Mexico shot and wounded a teacher and three classmates at a private school before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.

Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:11
Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN.

This logo represent 'the future of football'

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:54
Apparently it's a symbol for a "way of living" that represents the "future of football."

Chelsea Clinton on life after the election

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:39
Chelsea Clinton has kept a low profile since her mother's election defeat in November.

Saudi Arabia's giant oil IPO on track for 2018

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:07
The world's biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is still planning to go public next year.

How climate change has affected the world

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:58
CNN's John Sutter was in Shishmaref, Alaska, to explain how climate change has affected the world this year.

Again, we just experienced the hottest year on record

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:39
2014 2015 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in 1880s.

Gambia: Why there's political turmoil in this small African nation

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:27
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh should be spending his last day in power on Wednesday, but he has refused to accept defeat in last month's election and has indicated he won't hand over power to victor Adama Barrow on Thursday

Banks begin moving thousands of jobs out of Britain

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:10
Banks are already preparing to move thousands of jobs out of Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she wanted a complete break with the European Union.

Could Jared Kushner solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:31
In late November, reeling from the shock of the US election, the organization that I work for -- Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM) -- organized a conference in London with the Jewish News to discuss the likely impact of a Donald Trump presidency on Israel and the Middle East.

What to watch for at the People's Choice Awards

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:26
It's awards season, and Hollywood is hitting the red carpet Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

'Chrisley Knows Best's' Savannah Chrisley hurt in accident

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:58
"Chrisley Knows Best" star Savannah Chrisley is grateful to be alive after breaking a vertebra in a car accident.

Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:48
The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.

Germany cannot afford to turn its back on US

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:21
Were Hillary Clinton being inaugurated into the world's most powerful office Friday, there would be no question about Germany remaining the linchpin of trans-Atlantic relations.

Sex trafficking fight bigger than Backpage

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:11
On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.

Jennifer Holliday talks death threats and backlash over Trump inauguration

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:55
Jennifer Holliday said it never dawned on her she would receive so much backlash over her initial decision to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Space junk mission leads 2017 rocket launches

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:32
Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists warn.

"It's not the thing you expect from the Arab girl"

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:32
Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .

Rome metro evacuated after quake

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:04
The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were being evacuated Wednesday following an earthquake that struck the country's heart.

Could Jared Kushner resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:03
Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic

Inside Syria, atrocities are committed with no accountability

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:23
A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.

China's richest man hunts for Hollywood studio

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:20
China's richest man has a problem: No one is willing to sell him a Hollywood studio.

China's fake food problem: Soy sauce and spice mixes

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:05
China's problem with fake goods even includes the condiments and seasonings that people sprinkle on their food

Biden: Russia will hack elections in Europe

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:02
Joe Biden used his final speech as vice president to issue a stark warning about the threat Russia poses to Europe and the United States.

Israeli police officer, ramming suspect killed

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:49
A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot dead.

Obama commutes FALN member's prison sentence

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:05
President Barack Obama's commutation of the sentence of Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted for his role in a Puerto Rican nationalist group linked to bombings in US cities, ends a decades-long fight to free a man who supporters call a "political prisoner."

'Hope you die slowly:' Tennis stars trolled

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:46
Nicole Gibbs was only 17 and climbing the junior tennis rankings when the online abuse began.

China: As Xi Jinping praises free trade, critics of Mao lose jobs

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:29
In a speech in Davos Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping treated his audience of world business leaders to a full-throated defense of globalization and free trade.

Quest: Decision to end MH370 search is incomprehensible

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:52
It is nearly three years since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared.

What happens if Turkey passes Erdogan's 'power bill'?

CNN - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:47
Turkish lawmakers begin a second round of voting Wednesday on controversial reforms that would hand sweeping powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

'24, 'Six' add to TV's terrorism glut

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 21:10
There's a growing wave of terrorism and international crises in the fictional world of primetime, where, like everything else on TV, a glut of shows deal with such threats.

Ava DuVernay's filmmaking passion began with a briefcase

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:30
Ava DuVernay is a director and producer who turns her passions into stories, from documentaries like "13TH" to big-budget sci-fi fantasy adventures. She's a justice-seeker, a forward-thinker and a "Creator."

Natalie Portman on the greatest thing about being human

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:28
Natalie Portman is an award-winning actress, director and activist who has done what many have tried and failed to do in Hollywood: be truly one of a kind. Through roles that have taken her from far away galaxies to the White House, she's earned herself a spot among the legends. And the best part? There's still more projects to come from this unparalleled "Creator."

Harvey Weinstein: 'I'm still the underdog'

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:27
Harvey Weinstein is the mega-producer and studio executive who co-founded The Weinstein Co. and Miramax. Some call him God. Madonna calls him The Punisher. We call him a "Creator."

Dev Patel on the space between 'action and cut'

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:25
Dev Patel is an actor who brought hope to the masses with "Slumdog Millionaire," portrayed a man following his dreams in "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," and lifted our spirits in "Lion." On screen, he's a lovable underdog. Off-screen, he's a "Creator."

Natalie Portman on the greatest thing about being human

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:16
The award-winning actress and star of 'Jackie' shares her approach to filmmaking.

Dev Patel on the space between 'action and cut'

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:12
The actor and star of 'Lion' shares his approach to performing.

Ava DuVernay's filmmaking passion began with a briefcase

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:11
The director of '13TH' discusses the inspiration for her filmmaking and her strategy for success.

Pentagon readies ISIS plans for Trump

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:24
The Defense Department is prepared to provide the new administration with military options to accelerate the war against ISIS in Syria that could send additional US troops into direct combat, CNN has learned.

Steve Harvey in 'Family Feud' with fans

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:44
Name something Steve Harvey has done recently that is upsetting fans?

Lady Gaga practicing for Super Bowl in her backyard

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:14
You can get a sneak peek of Lady Gaga's Super Bowl halftime performance if you score an invite to her house.

Brexit deal: British PM commits to vote in UK Parliament

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:25
British Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to placing a final Brexit deal to a vote in both houses of the UK parliament.

Trump's blast sends chill across Europe

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:22
On Friday at noon, Donald Trump will become the ultimate guarantor of the West's security.

MH370: Underwater search suspended

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:44
The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been suspended nearly three years after the plane vanished without a trace over the Indian Ocean, according to a joint statement from Chinese, Australian and Malaysian officials.

Deaf sailor wins top award after daring rescue

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:31
Gavin Reid, who is profoundly deaf, was as bemused as anyone to be named Britain's yachtsman of the year, given he'd only ever competed in one yacht race in his life.

Why we still need to pay attention to Zika

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:23
I live in Miami. I'm pregnant. I tested positive for the Zika virus.

Chinese President: No one can win a trade war

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:13
Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a robust defense of globalization, arguing that economic integration has powered human advancement and improved the lives of millions of people

Pakistan: Woman sentenced to death for burning daughter alive

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:09
A woman in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for burning her daughter alive in a so-called "honor killing" incident.

Zebra shark gives birth without male

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:57
A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate.

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect confesses, governor says

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:39
A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist attack.

N. Korea to Obama: Focus on moving, not human rights record

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:28
North Korea has said President Barack Obama should concentrate on packing rather than focusing on the reclusive nation's human rights record.

S. Korea's light sentences for business leaders

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:23
The heir to the Samsung empire is facing possible arrest over corruption allegations. But if history is anything to go by, criminal charges won't keep him away from the company for too long, if at all.

Poll: Most say Russian hacking didn't change election outcome

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:05
Allegations that Russia's government sought to influence the US presidential election have captured the attention of a vast majority of the American public, but there is little agreement on whether the allegations are true, or how the new president will handle the country going forward, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.

Lavrov says Russia keen for dialogue with Trump

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:35
Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he has yet to see an agreement in which sanctions on Russia could be reduced in exchange for nuclear disarmament -- but he is keen to start talks with the US.

Drone's operator detained for flying near Chinese airplane

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:10
Chinese authorities have taken a dim view of a close call between a commercial drone and a passenger plane.

Jane Goodall: A lifetime in the field

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:01
Primatologist Jane Goodall entered the Tanzanian forest in 1960 with a notebook and a pair of binoculars. Six decades later, she's recruiting locals and Google to protect her beloved chimps.

Tobacco giants in $49 billion mega merger

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:58
Two of the world's biggest cigarette companies are being rolled into one.

15 places to celebrate Lunar New Year

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:55
Want to strut your stuff in the Chinese Year of the Rooster?

Nobel economist: One-percenters, pay your taxes

CNN - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:09
In recent years, business leaders at Davos, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, have ranked inequality as one of the greatest risks to the global economy. They have recognized that it is not just a moral issue but also an economic issue.

Frontline's 'Divided States' tracks roots of toxic political culture

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:01
To those stunned by the election of Donald Trump, "How did we get here?" is a question that can't be comprehensively answered in a tweet or sound bite. Frontline recognizes that with "Divided States of America," a four-hour, two-part deep dive into the toxic tone of American politics.

Timmermans: US will understand importance of EU

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:46
Responding to Donald Trump, the first vice president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans says Washington will understand the importance of union sooner or later.

CNN to Sean Spicer: Jim Acosta 'has our complete support'

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:13
The Trump transition team's calls for an apology from CNN correspondent Jim Acosta are being met by something else: a strong statement from CNN supporting Acosta.

Monica Crowley bows out of Trump administration post following plagiarism revelations

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:33
Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump's incoming administration, CNN confirms.

Carrie Fisher's death renews questions about digital recreation

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:18
Carrie Fisher's death could help spark a necessary and overdue conversation about digital etiquette, and the practice of using computer-generated imagery to recreate and manipulate the likenesses of dead actors.

'Is O.J. Innocent' the latest take on notorious case

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:11
The O.J. Simpson murder case has become the latest to get the reality TV treatment.

The plastic bag you can drink

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 17:09
A Balinese company seeks to fight plastic pollution through a sustainable alternative that is good enough to drink.

Famed Ringling Brothers Circus closing

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 15:02
Ringling Brothers Circus is closing down after more than 100 years in operation, according to a press release from Feld Entertainment, which has owned the circus for the last 50 years.

See Ryan Gosling squirm at childhood video

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 14:37
Ryan Gosling gets embarrassed by a childhood dancing video on "The Graham Norton Show."

Peta Murgatroyd talks real post-baby body

CNN ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 14:26
Peta Murgatroyd is fighting back against post-baby body expectations.

Trump slams NATO as 'obsolete'

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 13:41
Donald Trump has given his clearest indication yet that he is ready to ease sanctions on Russia and usher in a new era between the US and its longtime foe.

How Germany's open-door refugee policy helps fight terrorism

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 13:12
Donald Trump thinks that Angela Merkel's immigration policies have been a "catastrophic mistake" and has blamed the broader refugee crisis for Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:51
Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

The Saudi women afraid to go home

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:30
"This is it," Arwa said as she sat in the US immigration office on the outskirts of Houston, Texas last month. Having fled Saudi Arabia two years earlier, her 7 a.m. appointment would reveal if her application for asylum had been successful or whether she would be forced to leave America.

Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:40
Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Samsung's heir apparent on bribery allegations.

Where rich and poor don't breathe the same air

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:38
The first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she's breathing clean air.

The Ugandan 'Cranes' that touched the stars and pleased a murderous dictator

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:28
They were the sporting heroes of a nation, the no-hopers that showed up Africa's footballing establishment and whose success saw them showered with gifts by the notorious dictator Idi Amin.

These 8 people are richer than 3.6 billion people

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:24
Eight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.

Trump hints at European immigration restrictions

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 05:20
President-elect Donald Trump in an interview suggested that his pledge to tighten immigration restrictions could be extended to European nations, according to a Bild transcript translated by CNN from German.

Bahrain executes 3 men convicted in bombing that killed police

CNN - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 00:36
Bahrain has executed three men convicted of killing three police officers in a 2014 bombing. The move sparked protests in the island nation and could further raise tensions between the country's Shiite majority and its Sunni rulers.

Journey to safety was more terrifying than Aleppo, activists say

CNN - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 20:16
When Mojahed left his native Aleppo he thought the worst was over. What could be more terrible than living in the besieged Syrian city people called hell on earth?


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