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Reports: Missing Air Algerie plane crashed

The Algiers-bound flight that went missing on Thursday has crashed, an Algerian official told Reuters and CBS News.

Anton Skiba


Journalist helping CNN abducted in Ukraine

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.

Armed men from the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic seized Anton Skiba outside a hotel in the separatist-con...

Memorial flowers MH17 victims

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Flight 17 remains arrive in Netherlands

A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing the remains of victims arrived Thursday in the Netherlands.

Planes carrying the remains of as many as 74 people touched down at a mili...

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012


Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim after release

From Ibrahim's Attorneys

Woman who faced death for faith is free

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

Ibrahim "will remain in Italy for a short time and then will travel on to the United S...

Palestinians stand atop ruined house, Gaza City, Israel air strikes

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Death tolls mount in week 3 of Gaza conflict

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An Israeli strike on a U.N. shelter in Gaza on Thursday left multiple people dead and injured, a U.N. spokesman said.

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In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there w...