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David Cameron Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

How Mindy Grossman made home shopping hip updated 1 days ago

Mindy Grossman has been the driving force behind making the Home Shopping Network both hip and profitable, but she still makes time for herself.

Spanish court suspends Catalonia independence vote updated 2 days ago

A referendum over Catalonia's future as a part of Spain has been put on hold.

The fashion prodigy behind Kim, Kendall and Rihanna's megawatt glamor updated 2 days ago

Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing is successfully mixing tradition with pop culture.

9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk fighting updated 2 days ago

Nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire at the airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian official says.

Vogue China editor: Luxury brands don't get Chinese consumer updated 2 days ago

Vogue China editor, Angelica Cheung says that many global brands are failing to grasp the complex, multi-layered reality of China's luxury market.

Roger Moore Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's a look at the life of actor and UNICEF Ambassador Roger Moore.

Catalan leader sets date for vote on independence from Spain despite opposition updated 4 days ago

The president of Spain's Catalonia region, Artur Mas, signed a decree on Saturday setting November 9 as the date for a referendum on independence.

UK Parliament votes to authorize airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq updated 5 days ago

UK lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Friday to join the U.S.-led air campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq.

UK votes for action against ISIS: Will this time be different? updated 5 days ago

More than a decade after the Iraq war, when 1 million people protested against intervention, British lawmakers are again grappling with their consciences.

UK police arrest 2 more men in counter-terrorism investigation updated 5 days ago

UK police arrested two more men Friday in connection with an investigation into suspected membership of a banned organization.

Poroshenko: Reforms will set Ukraine on road to apply to join EU in 2020 updated 6 days ago

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko outlined a program of reforms Thursday that are aimed at preparing his country to apply for EU membership in 2020.

UK police arrest 9 men suspected of terror offenses in London updated 6 days ago

Nine men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of terror offenses, London's Metropolitan Police said Thursday.

Front-row politics, no-show models: What really goes on backstage at a fashion show updated 7 days ago

Life behind the glamor of catwalk reveals an army of creative and publicists is dealing with everything from front row politics to missing models.

Emma Watson gives feminism new life updated 7 days ago

Gayle Lemmon says the question now is how to translate all the high-profile feminizing into real gains for women.

Vladimir Putin Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at Russian President Vladimir Putin's life.

Five people suspected in terrorist activities arrested in Europe updated 9 days ago

Five people, including a married couple, have been arrested in Europe on suspicion of terrorist activities, a senior Belgian counterterrorism official says.

1,400 cases of 'appalling' sexual exploitation revealed in UK report updated 9 days ago

1,400 cases of appalling sexual exploitation revealed in UK report.

Report: Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree to new ceasefire deal updated 9 days ago

A third Russian humanitarian-aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian border Saturday and is moving to an unspecified destination in southeastern Ukraine.

Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis updated 9 days ago

Several thousand people in Moscow took to the streets Sunday to protest the war in Ukraine and Russian government's handling of the crisis, CNN has learned.

'A peaceful, selfless man': Wife of captive Alan Henning begs ISIS to let him go updated 9 days ago

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded with ISIS to free him, describing her husband as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help

Pope Francis rebukes religious militants during visit to Albania updated 10 days ago

During a trip to mostly Muslim Albania, Pope Francis rebuked militants who act in the name of religion, saying no one can act as the "armor of God."

Tony Blair: West must fight not only ISIS, but its ideology updated 10 days ago

When Tony Blair heard hostage David Haines say his name, it strengthened the former British prime minister's resolve to fight ISIS, he said.

Wife of hostage Alan Henning pleads for ISIS to let him go updated 10 days ago

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with the Islamic State terror group to release her husband

Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by ISIS in Iraq released months later updated 11 days ago

Dozens of Turkish hostages abducted by Islamist militants in northern Iraq were freed Saturday after three months in captivity.

Dozens of Iraqi refugees land in Paris aboard flight that delivered aid updated 11 days ago

A group of 150 Iraqi refugees arrived at a Paris airport Saturday aboard a French aircraft that had delivered aid to the war-ravaged nation.

Scottish leader Alex Salmond quits after 'no' vote in independence referendum updated 12 days ago

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.

Who are the most social women in fashion? updated 12 days ago

These 12 fashion experts have millions of followers, but who is the most social woman in fashion?

What Scotland's 'No' vote means for David Cameron updated 12 days ago

David Cameron has had the narrowest of political escapes. Success for the "Better Together" campaign has saved him from catastrophe: he will not, after all, live on in history as the Prime Minister on whose watch the Scottish nation chose to leave the United Kingdom. But serious questions will now be asked in his party and in the country about his future.

UN rights chief urges action over alleged 'mass murder' in migrant boat sinking updated 12 days ago

People smugglers accused of deliberately sinking a packed migrant boat in the Mediterranean must be punished, the U.N. human rights chief said Friday.

Results of Scotland independence referendum: 'No' campaign victorious updated 12 days ago

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.

Scotland's vote on independence: What you need to know updated 13 days ago

Scots go to the polls Thursday to vote on the future of their country. Here's what you need to know about the landmark referendum.

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years updated 13 days ago

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.

Gerry Adams Fast Facts updated 13 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Gerry Adams, president of Sinn Fein, the leading republican political party in Northern Ireland.

Sophia Loren Fast Facts updated 13 days ago

Here's a look at the life of award-winning screen legend Sophia Loren.

Quiz: How Scottish are you? updated 13 days ago

Scotland in last day of campaigning before independence vote updated 14 days ago

Politicians made their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the ballot box to vote on independence.

Scotland vote: For the Queen, it's personal updated 14 days ago

Queen Elizabeth has been careful not to become involved in the debate on Scotland and independence, writes Max Foster, but it would still impact her.

Rocket attack kills 10 amid shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, military says updated 14 days ago

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Ukrainian military said. It was the latest report of violence amid a shaky ceasefire in the region.

Germany charges 93-year-old as accessory to 300,000 Auschwitz murders updated 14 days ago

German prosecutors have charged a 93-year-old man with being an accessory to murder in at least 300,000 cases while working for the Nazis at Auschwitz.

King Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows, scientists say updated 14 days ago

Researchers at the University of Leicester have used modern forensic analysis to reveal that Richard III suffered 11 injuries at or near the time of death.

Ratification of landmark EU deal brings Ukraine closer to West updated 15 days ago

Ukraine and the European Union ratified a political and economic Association Agreement Tuesday in a step leaders hailed as a "historic moment."

'Laughing' traffickers ram boat full migrants and kill 500, survivors say updated 15 days ago

Witnesses say up to 500 migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea when their boat was sunk by traffickers, the International Organization for Migration said.

UK party leaders promise Scotland new powers ahead of key independence vote updated 15 days ago

The three main UK party leaders gave a joint promise Tuesday that Scotland will get extra powers if it opts to stay part of the United Kingdom.

Will UK stand for yet another war in Iraq? updated 15 days ago

The atrocious murder of David Haines puts the United Kingdom and in particular Prime Minister David Cameron front and center in the evolving battle against ISIS. It's not as though he is short of work, with a referendum in Scotland this week and a problematic relationship with the European Union among current elections next year dominating a crowded schedule.

World War II bomb scare in London's Olympic Park shuts down schools updated 16 days ago

An inert World War II-era bomb is discovered in London's Olympic Park hours after the closing concert of a sporting competition for wounded and ill vets.

Pro-Russian Rebels release captive Ukrainian troops updated 16 days ago

Pro-Russian rebels released dozens of captive Ukrainian troops Sunday as part of a ceasefire deal.

Prince Harry Fast Facts updated 17 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Britain's Prince Harry.

Statement from the family of David Haines, killed by ISIS jihadists updated 17 days ago

My name is Mike Haines, I am brother to David Haines, who was recently murdered in cold blood.

Fighting in Ukraine despite ceasefire; Russian convoy enters nation unchecked updated 17 days ago

A convoy of more than 200 trucks that Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid has crossed the border into Ukraine without permission, an official said.

Lech Walesa Fast Facts updated 18 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Lech Walesa, former president of Poland.

Russia blasts new sanctions as counterproductive, 'confrontational' updated 19 days ago

Russia lashed out Friday against the latest round of sanctions over its involvement in Ukraine, accusing the United States of again escalating the crisis.

Donations top $900,000 after UK dogs' home fire updated 19 days ago

A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the UK city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, prompting an outpouring of donations from a nation of pet lovers.

Spain Train Bombings Fast Facts updated 19 days ago

Here's a look at the March 2004 bombings of commuter trains in Spain, which killed 191 people and injured 1,800.

Northern Ireland's preacher and politician Ian Paisley dies updated 19 days ago

Northern Ireland's former first minister and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley has died, his wife, Eileen, said Friday. He was 88.

NATO: Russia still has 1,000 troops in Ukraine, 20,000 more along border updated 20 days ago

Russia still has about 1,000 troops in eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said, a week after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed to a ceasefire.

U.S. Army copters surprise Polish village updated 20 days ago

Bad weather diverts a flight of U.S. military helicopters to a field, surprising residents in Gruta, Poland.

Intoxicating investment: How some whisky lovers are now making millions updated 20 days ago

How buying the right whiskey now can make you money later

Lawyer: Russia charges detained Estonian security official with espionage updated 20 days ago

An Estonian security officer detained by Russia last week, Eston Kohver, has been charged with espionage, one of his lawyers said Thursday.

Hecklers, hackers, tricks and trolls: Dark side of Scotland's independence debate updated 21 days ago

They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.

Cameron begs Scotland: Don't rip our family of nations apart updated 21 days ago

UK Prime Minister David Cameron campaigns in Scotland Wednesday in last-minute bid to persuade voters to stick with UK ahead of independence referendum.

The Soviets sent stray dogs to conquer space. This is what happened next updated 21 days ago

The Soviets sent stray dogs up to conquer space. This is what happened next

Pregnant Catherine cancels appearance at Invictus Games for injured veterans updated 21 days ago

Pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will not attend Wednesday's opening ceremony or subsequent competitions of the Invictus Games

Most Russian troops in Ukraine have withdrawn, Ukrainian president says updated 21 days ago

Some 70% of the Russian troops believed to have been in Ukraine have withdrawn, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, according to Ukrinform.

Scottish independence campaign gaining ground, polls suggest updated 22 days ago

With Scotland's referendum on independence 10 days away, polls suggest an increase in those favoring independence from the United Kingdom,.

Michael Schumacher Fast Facts updated 22 days ago

Here's a look at the life of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher.

Report: MH17 hit by burst of 'high-energy objects' from outside updated 22 days ago

Dutch aviation investigators released a preliminary report Tuesday laying out what they know about what brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Royal baby: Why does the 'spare heir' matter? updated 23 days ago

The Duchess of Cambridge's announcement today puts an end to months of pregnancy speculation. Number Two is on the way and with him or her comes a huge boost for the Royal Family. The level of excitement won't quite be the same as it was for Prince George -- but we can still expect great interest across the world and massive baby fever early next year.

Ukraine prisoners of war released under Minsk ceasefire agreement updated 23 days ago

Twenty Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released under the ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says.

Palace: Catherine and William expecting 2nd child updated 23 days ago

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to become parents for a second time, Buckingham Palace says.

Shelling near two cities rocks fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine updated 23 days ago

Artillery barrages and machine gunfire in Mariupol raise questions about the viability of the ceasefire in Ukraine.

Duchess Catherine Fast Facts updated 23 days ago

Here is a look at the life of the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.

Prince William Fast Facts updated 23 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne.

Was Belgium shooting suspect Western hostages' captor? updated 24 days ago

A suspected jihadist accused of a deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum also guarded hostages for ISIS, says a French journalist and former captive.

Does ceasefire in Ukraine have any chance of holding? updated 24 days ago

Ukraine ceasefire may be falling apart; we analyze its prospects for success and what may happen next.

Artillery barrages in southeastern Ukraine raise questions on ceasefire updated 25 days ago

Artillery barrages and machine gun fire in Mariupol raises questions on the viability of the ceasefire in Ukraine.

Estonia accuses Russia of kidnapping security official updated 26 days ago

Estonia summoned Russia's ambassador on Friday to demand an explanation regarding what it described as the abduction of a security official

Ukraine, rebels sign ceasefire deal as EU leaders consider sanctions on Russia updated 26 days ago

Ukraine's government and rebel leaders signed a ceasefire deal Friday following talks in Belarus, as EU leaders mulled new sanctions against Russia.

CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride updated 26 days ago

Aqsa Mahmood, 19, shocked her family when she left Glasgow, Scotland, to marry an ISIS fighter in Syria. They want her back.

NATO agrees on new 'spearhead' force to meet global threats updated 26 days ago

NATO members agree to form a "spearhead" force of several thousand land troops ready to deploy within a few days, NATO chief says.

Russia-Ukraine crisis moves NATO back toward its roots updated 26 days ago

The future of Europe may rest on whether NATO can recover its roots.

French President's ex-girlfriend reveals intimate details in new book updated 27 days ago

Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.

Ukrainian leader: 'Careful optimism' about possible ceasefire with rebels updated 27 days ago

Ukraine's president affirmed Thursday his desire to combat "Russian aggression" while expressing cautious optimism that peace could soon be in reach.

NATO leaders tackle packed agenda including ISIS, Ukraine, Afghanistan updated 27 days ago

Amid threats from ISIS and Russia, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen opens what's been called a historic summit in Wales.

UK judges agree to extradite suspected terrorist in U.S. jihad camp case updated 27 days ago

British judges agreed Thursday to send to the United States a man accused of helping organize a jihad training camp in Oregon.

UK to extradite suspected terrorist in Oregon jihad camp case updated 27 days ago

British judges agreed Thursday to send to the United States a man accused of helping organize a jihad training camp in Oregon.

Dutch investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash updated 27 days ago

Dutch investigators will issue a preliminary report Tuesday on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down in eastern Ukraine in July.

NATO summit in Wales: What should we expect? updated 27 days ago

From wars in Ukraine and Afghanistan to the fast-spreading spectre of ISIS in the Middle East, it's no wonder that this week's NATO summit in Wales is being called "the most important gathering of NATO leaders in more than a decade."

Obama skeptical of ceasefire talks between Russia and Ukraine updated 28 days ago

Ukraine's President announced progress on ceasefire deal Wednesday with Russia, but U.S. President Obama was skeptical and Moscow downplayed it.

Wrecked tanks, deserted playgrounds: Inside the kill zone of eastern Ukraine updated 28 days ago

On a country road in eastern Ukraine, a scene of bucolic tranquility was suddenly interrupted by the aftermath of carnage. A burned-out tank tilted into a ditch, its turret blown some 20 meters away by a direct hit. Unexploded ammunition of every caliber lay everywhere. A troop transport vehicle was shot to pieces; a short distance away a simple grave was marked by a cross hastily made from branches. Amid the fields of sunflowers and grazing cows, the smell of burned metal hung in the air.

Misery in Ukraine as deadly conflict drives civilians from homes updated 29 days ago

Residents of Donetsk city and other towns in eastern Ukraine are suffering the most from the conflict with rebels.

No charges for parents who took child with brain cancer out of hospital updated 29 days ago

The British couple arrested after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a hospital will not be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday.

Parents of son with brain cancer refuse return to UK after arrest updated 29 days ago

The British couple arrested in Spain after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a hospital tell a judge they will not return to the UK voluntarily.

Paul McCartney signs letter urging Scotland to stick with UK updated 29 days ago

Beatles star Paul McCartney is the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scotland not to vote for independence in a referendum next month.

Cameron lays out plans to counter UK jihadi threat updated 29 days ago

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out his battle plan to counter the threat posed by Islamist extremists returning to Britain from overseas.

Ukraine crisis: NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary general says updated 29 days ago

NATO members are expected to create "a very high-readiness force" to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine and other international conflicts.

UK PM: Police need power to seize passports of would-be jihad suspects updated 30 days ago

British PM David Cameron calls for police power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.

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