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Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof rooms

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:30pm
Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong's newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world's second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy -- a Buddhist deity.
Categories: International News

Asteroid to orbit Earth's moon?

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:28pm
NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing humans for future deep-space flights.
Categories: International News

Africa's most exciting architects

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:27pm
Africa is a land under construction. Last year, over $220 billion was spent on all kinds of building projects in the continent. While foreign architects have clamored to make their mark in the region, a range of local talent has also stepped forward to shape their landscape (and in some cases, export their aesthetic abroad).
Categories: International News

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:26pm
When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and expert suggestions on foods that help — and hinder — relief.
Categories: International News

'Where are our sons?' demand families of soldiers captured by ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:25pm
It was a desperate and chilling scene in central Baghdad on Saturday, fathers and mothers holding up pictures of their missing sons, demanding answers and searching for their boys.
Categories: International News

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:24pm
Mention of the Swiss Alps usually conjures a rush of pleasingly nostalgic images.
Categories: International News

Power outage hits much of Turkey; officials won't rule out terrorism

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:23pm
A massive power outage spread across Turkey on Tuesday, blacking out a broad swath of the country and affecting some flights.
Categories: International News

Saudi-led coalition tightens grip on Yemen

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:23pm
The onslaught on Houthis rebels in Yemen continued Tuesday, with the Saudi-led coalition asserting increasing control while locals fled the chaos and casualties piled up -- dozens of civilians among them.
Categories: International News

Pence: 'Religious freedom' law not intended to discriminate

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:11pm
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pledges to "fix" Indiana's controversial "religious freedom" law to clarify that it does not condone discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Categories: National News

Missouri politics roiled by second apparent suicide

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:03pm
A month after Missouri's auditor committed suicide, police say the auditor's spokesman has shot himself in another apparent suicide.
Categories: National News

Facebook Scrapbook lets you tag kids, pets

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:03pm
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Scientists say planet Mercury was 'painted black'

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:03pm
As planets go, Mercury doesn't get a lot of love. People spend more time on Google searching for Queen singer Freddy Mercury than planet Mercury ... and Freddie's been gone for nearly a quarter-century.
Categories: National News

Rare photos of bin Laden's Afghan hideout

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:52pm
Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the latest major terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before al Qaeda flew hijacked planes into buildings or bombed U.S. Embassies in Africa and even before the FBI placed bin Laden on its Most Wanted List.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:50pm
Categories: International News

Low-wage workers plan major strike

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:22pm
Labor activists announced plans Tuesday to hold what they're calling the largest-ever strike by low-wage workers.

Iraqi forces take parts of Tikrit back from ISIS, official says

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 1:42pm
Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city of Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of all government buildings in the southeastern part of the city, Iraqi Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan said Tuesday on Iraqiya TV.
Categories: International News

Judge tells Robin Williams' family to settle out of court

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 1:42pm
A judge hearing a dispute between Robin Williams' widow and his adult children has told them to try to settle their differences outside of court.

Google's new Chromebook is on a stick

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 1:28pm
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