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New front line against ISIS: the classroom

An 11-year-old at the back of the class raises his hand and proudly delivers an answer to the teacher's question: "If you murder one person, it's as if you killed all humanity."

It is a verse from the Quran, delivered in Flemish.

And for the teacher, I...


Out-there Airbus patent: Detach the cabin

Squeezing out a net profit is tough in the airline business. And while straining to do so, plane manufacturers have come up with some interesting ideas.

The latest: Turn cabins -- the part of the plane where you sit -- into detachable modules separate...

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Arrest in Chicago killing of Tyshawn Lee

Police said Friday they had made an arrest in the death of Tyshawn Lee, a 9-year-old whose slaying in an alleged gang-related shooting spurred outrage in Chicago.

Chicago police spokesman Ron Gaines told CNN about an arrest in connection with the case...


Mali arrests 2 men suspected in hotel attack

Malian forces arrested two men linked to a cell phone found at the scene of a deadly hotel attack by militants last week, authorities said Friday.

The men are suspected of helping execute the attack that killed 19 people at the Radisson Blu Hotel in ...

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Shoppers descend on Black Friday deals

Cue the bargain hunters, and let the Black Friday shopping marathon begin.

Millions of people are participating in retail's annual event, which began again this year on Thanksgiving day. And, of course, most markdowns are available online.

An early re...


Dozens arrested in Tunisian bombing

Dozens of people have been arrested in Tunisia in connection with this week's bombing of a bus carrying members of the Tunisian presidential guard, the Interior Ministry said.

Included in the arrests were the suicide bomber's mother and sister, accord...

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China stocks tumble as government probes more big brokers

Markets in China tumbled on Friday as a government crackdown on the country's largest brokerages widened.

The Shanghai Composite plunged by 5.5%, the worst slide in months, while the main index in Shenzhen fell 6%. Stocks in Hong Kong slumped 2%.


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Judy Asman

Americans will spend over $130 on 'self-gifting'

Forget naughty or nice.

Americans no longer wait for Santa to bring presents. Instead, they are buying their own presents.

Yes, more and more people are treating themselves when they are out shopping for others.

Nearly 60% of people are now "self-gif...

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