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world U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.

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world Sewol ferry survivors testify

Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.

6 minutes ago // CNN

world China's tainted meat scandal explained

McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.

6 minutes ago // Time

world St. Petersburg, Russia, Airport Briefly Evacuated

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia The Pulkovo airport in Russia’s St. Petersburg was briefly evacuated on Tuesday because of a bomb threat. Transit police of the north-west region said the airport received an anonymous telephone bomb threat at 1.30 p.m. and that a bomb squad was searching the terminal. Anna Fedoseyeva, spokeswoman for the airport in…

6 minutes ago // CNN

world 2nd Air Algerie 'black box' found

France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.

7 minutes ago // CNN

world Another relative of Afghan President Karzai killed

A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.

9 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Russia to revive Soviet Eurovision alternative to protest gay 'madness' of Conchita win PinkNews.co.uk

Russia is set to revive a Soviet version of Eurovision, following the fact that bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, won the competition this year. In May this year, Valery Rashkin, the deputy leader of the ­Communist Party, demanded that Russia establish its own&n …

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world St. Petersburg Airport Briefly Evacuated

Airport in Russia's second-largest city briefly evacuated because of a bomb threat

10 minutes ago // CNN

world U.S. says Russia violated missile treaty

The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.

10 minutes ago // CNN

world MH17 investigators delayed again

The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

14 minutes ago // BBC

world Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.

15 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world China to investigate Zhou Yongkang, former domestic security chief

BEIJING China has launched an investigation into its former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of its highest ranking and most powerful leaders in the last decade. For two years, rumors have swirled that Zhou, his family and allies were being targeted for investigation, sending tremors throughout Chinas often factional and cut-throat political circles.

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world Israel Strikes Fuel Tanks at Gaza's Only Power Plant - NBC News

ISRAELI WAR CRIMES CONTINUE: Israel has extended its collective punishment of defenseless people of Gaza by attacking infrastructure for basic services. In addition to killing and injuring civilians, hospitals were attacked and now Power generation facility. In operation Cas …

18 minutes ago // CNN

world Gaza fighting intensifies

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.

18 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Afghan presidents cousin assassinated by suicide bomber

KABUL Afghan President Hamid Karzais cousin, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, was killed at his residence by a suicide bomber on Tuesday in Afghanistans southern Kandahar province, officials said. The bomber, a 16-year-old boy, detonated explosives hidden in his turban while embracing Hashmat Karzai as part of special greetings for the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday at Karzais home in Karz district of Kandahar, they said.

19 minutes ago // CNN

world Could this solve world hunger?

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.

21 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday.The use of unguided rockets in fighting between government troops and pro-Russian separatist rebels has been causing a notable increase in casualties in recent days and drawn criticism from the U.N. and rights groups.

22 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Retirement Home Shelled as Ukraine Battles Intensify

Ukrainian forces have been pushing rebel units back towards their two main urban strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Gaza: Israeli prime minister vows no let-up in attacks live

Binyamin Netanyahu: 'This will be a long operation'Gaza hit by one of heaviest bombardments of offensive'Over 100 killed today' - Palestinian health ministryGaza's power plant, house of Hamas leader and port hitRead the latest summary

23 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world China's ex-security chief faces investigation

Zhou Yongkang, who retired from powerful Politburo standing committee in 2012, facing "serious disciplinary violation".

24 minutes ago // CNN

world China announces probe into former domestic security czar

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."

24 minutes ago // CNN

world Israel warns of lengthy military campaign

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.

29 minutes ago // BBC

world Migration changes 'to put UK first'

Changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants are unveiled as David Cameron warns those in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".

31 minutes ago // The Independent

world Two more giant holes discovered after crater 'at the end of the world' is found in Siberia

Reindeer herders have stumbled across two more giant holes in the ground in northern Russia just two weeks after discovering the first at the end of the world in Siberia, local newspapers have claimed.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Attacks were orchestrated say police

Police say they believe eight hate crime attacks in east Belfast were "orchestrated".

33 minutes ago // Sky News

world No Peace With Israeli PM's Short-Term Tactics

The leader's preference for managing tactical problems rather than solving strategic issues will not safeguard his country.

34 minutes ago // ABC

world Strong Quake Shakes Mexico's Gulf Coast

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast; no immediate reports of damage

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle has been found guilty of manslaughter.

38 minutes ago // Reuters

world China says investigating powerful former security chief for graft

BEIJING Reuters - China is investigating former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, on suspicion of corruption, the government said on Tuesday, in what could become China's biggest graft scandal.

42 minutes ago // ABC

world Quake Shakes Mexico's Gulf Coast

Quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast; no immediate reports of damage

42 minutes ago // Fox News

world Turkish PM Erdogan returning award from Jewish American group

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is returning an award given to him by a Jewish American group in 2004, after the group asked for it back because of comments he made regarding the conflict in Gaza.

42 minutes ago // Fox News

world Quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast; no immediate reports of damage

A strong earthquake has shaken eastern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injury.

43 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Suicide Bomber Kills Karzai Cousin

A suicide bomber assassinated Hashmat Karzaia powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzaiin a major blow to the country's ruling clan that risks destabilizing the volatile south.

44 minutes ago // BBC

world Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed on Tuesday as Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.

45 minutes ago // ABC

world Airport in Russia's St. Petersburg Evacuated

Airport in Russia's second-largest city evacuated, reportedly because of a bomb threat

45 minutes ago // Fox News

world Airport in Russia's second-largest city evacuated, reportedly because of a bomb threat

A Russian official says the Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg has been evacuated, reportedly because of a bomb threat.