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Turkey 'spied' on pro-Gulen opponents in Germany
Hundreds of people suspected of backing a US-based cleric are being watched, reports say. ... read more

Paris clashes after French police kill Chinese man
Police say they were attacked by the Chinese national but his family says he did not injure anyone. ... read more

Sweden reacts to anger at 'risky births' and maternity care shortages
Sweden boosts maternity care cash amid reports of women forced to drive long distances to give birth. ... read more

Carlos the Jackal : Third French life sentence for notorious militant
The self-styled revolutionary is already serving sentences for attacks in the 1970s and '80s. ... read more

Scottish Parliament backs referendum call
It is agreed by 69 votes to 59 that Nicola Sturgeon should make a request to the UK government. ... read more

Measles outbreak across Europe
The World Health Organization says cases are climbing where immunisation coverage has dropped. ... read more

Uber to pull out of Denmark
New taxi laws requiring drivers in Denmark to have fare meters have led Uber to withdraw its services. ... read more

Partizan Belgrade's European ban lifted after three years
Partizan Belgrade have their ban on playing in European competitions lifted after providing evidence they had cleared unpaid debts. ... read more

Police investigating 'human waste in Coca Cola cans'
Police are investigating after what appeared to be human waste was found in cans at a Coca Cola factory. ... read more

Tomb Raider: First pic of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft released
It's dusty work being a Tomb Raider, as the first picture of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft reveals. ... read more

ExoMars: Rover scientists to study Mawrth Vallis option
Europe is going to investigate a second site on Mars - called Mawrth Vallis - as a possible destination to send its 2021 rover. ... read more

London-Paris business and tourism partnerships announced
Sadiq Khan said "two of the world's greatest cities" had "so much to gain from joining forces". ... read more

Fans furious as Drake postpones same gig for the third time
The Canadian rapper says he was advised not to appear in Amsterdam on medical grounds. ... read more

Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum
The "big maple leaf" coin, which shows Queen Elizabeth II, weighs 100kg and is made of pure gold. ... read more

Clashes in Paris after police shoot dead Chinese man
Protesters threw missiles and set alight a car in Paris amid anger over the police shooting of a Chinese man. ... read more

Swiss skier claims world first quad cork 1800
Andri Ragettli completed five rotations while dipping his head under his body four times. ... read more

Huge gold coin worth $1m stolen from museum
A Canadian coin, nicknamed the "big maple leaf", has been stolen from behind bulletproof glass in Germany. ... read more

The Netherlands: The demise of a famous football nation
They are fourth in their World Cup qualifying group and have sacked coach Danny Blind - what has happened to the Netherlands football team? ... read more

In the spotlight
Profiles of eight people who will work out the detail of the exit deal. ... read more

Angry young Russians
Russia's government is wrong-footed by protesters, many of them young, and an anti-corruption blogger. ... read more

Intrigue threatens to swamp his inner circle
The darkening storm over Russia is now looming over President Donald Trump's innermost circle.
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House probe into Russia's interference is stalled
The House Intelligence Committee has scrapped all meetings this week amid growing partisan rancor now threatening to derail its investigation into Russia and the Trump campaign.
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Kushner's meeting with Russian banker draws scrutiny
The Russian banker who met with Jared Kushner in December has deep ties to the Russian government and was appointed to his job by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Timeline: Nunes' dead-of-night meeting, odd remarks
CNN's Randi Kaye follows the trail of Rep. Devin Nunes' big reveal about the surveillance of Donald Trump's transition team.
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Trump taking hammer to Obama's climate record
President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environmental Protection Agency, which looks to curb the federal government's enforcement of climate regulations by putting American jobs above addressing climate change.
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GOP not ready to abandon health care
Republicans are focused on trying to come together after a major setback last week to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act -- and they aren't entirely ready to move on.
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WH denies it tried to stop Yates' testimony
The White House on Tuesday rejected allegations that it sought to prevent former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying before Congress in the House Intelligence Committee's investigation of ties between Russian agents and Trump campaign officials.
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Trump's rocky start in the Middle East
US President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe Islamist terrorism "from the face of the Earth" and says he wants the US to "start winning wars again" -- but he's gotten off to a rocky start in the Middle East.
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Why Dems are worried about Gorsuch
Appearing before a Senate panel last week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch minimized the role of judges in American democracy, referring to their "modest station." He presented a study in self-effacement, sprinkling his testimony with folksy expressions and sitting at a plain wooden desk rather than the customary draped table.
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Trump: Investigate Clinton, not me
President Donald Trump re-upped his complaints about former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's ties to Russia in a set of tweets Monday night.
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Trump in 2016: I won't have time for golf
After criticizing former President Obama for golfing during his term, President Donald Trump visited golf courses 13 times in his first 66 days in office.
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A 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul, US official says
The top US commander in Iraq said "there's a fair chance" that a US airstrike in west Mosul killed civilians on March 17.
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CNN on the ground in Mosul
CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon reports from Western Mosul, where the battle to recapture the city from ISIS continues.
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Will Dow break a 39-year-old record?
The last time the Dow fell nine days in a row, Jimmy Carter was in the White House.
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US Air Force may dump unbeaten jet
A 1980s-era combat jet that has long been hailed as the most successful dog-fighting aircraft in US history may have finally met its match.
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Lionel Messi banned 4 games
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Could kidnapping law work in Tennessee teacher's favor?
Tennessee's kidnapping law is a little ... well, toothless when it comes to youngsters the age of Elizabeth Thomas, the 15-year-old allegedly abducted by her former teacher, according to the prosecutor in the case.
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Cheney: Russia's alleged tampering with US election could be 'act of war'
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said in a speech Monday that Russia's alleged involvement in the election could be considered "an act of war."
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Ford to invest $1.2 billion in Michigan plants
Ford is expected to announce additional jobs and investment at its plants in Michigan on Tuesday.
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N. Korea blamed in $81M heist
US prosecutors are investigating whether or not North Korea played a role in a 81 million dollar cyberheist. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
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WH Denies Former AG Yates Was Blocked From Testifying on Russia
Several Democrats say the White House is preventing former acting AG Yates from testifying in a House intel probe into Russian election meddling ... read more

House Intel Chair Nunes Dismisses Calls to Step Down from Russia Probe
The House Intelligence Committee has scrapped the rest of its meetings this week as calls intensify for Nunes to recuse himself. ... read more

Rachel Dolezal: I'm a Pan-African, Pro-Black, Bisexual, Activist, Artist
Rachel Dolezal talks about being trans-Black, how her identity challenges white supremacy, and why she just couldn't be a white ally. ... read more

'They Feed Off One Another': The Rising Power of Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner
'They feed off one another,' said a longtime observer of Washington power couple Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. ... read more

First Read: Trump Is Off to a Historically Poor Start
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter ... read more

Dick Cheney: Russian Election Interference Possibly 'Act of War'
George W. Bush's vice president emphasized that he "does not speak for anyone else; I am not part of the government anymore." ... read more

White House to Take Aim at Obama Era Climate Policy
The White House will take a major swipe at President Barack Obama's climate change legacy Tuesday with the signing of an executive order on energy independence. ... read more

'I Fight in Every Arena': The Druid Leader of Stonehenge Is Heading to Court
King Arthur was a British Army soldier and a member of biker gang. Now he is a pagan priest, a sword-bearer and a chieftain druid. ... read more

This Is How Noisy Your Neighborhood Is
America's cities' can hum at a whisper quiet or rattle like a trash compactor, according to a new report from a bureau in the DoT. ... read more

Russians Are Fighting Within 'Hand-Grenade Range' of U.S. Troops in Syria. Here's Why
Washington and Moscow are both backing Kurdish YPG fighters as they take on ISIS. American and Russian commanders are in contact as a result. ... read more

As Trump Flaunts Ford's $1.2B Investment, Ford Says It Was Planned in 2015
Ford Reveals $1.2B Investment in 3 Michigan Plants ... read more

S.C. Man Killed by Police Shot 17 Times in Back: Suit
The sister of a South Carolina man who was killed by police after a high-speed car chase claims in a lawsuit that three officers shot her brother 17 times in the back. ... read more

USA Gymnastics Blasted for Skipping Senate Hearing on Sex Abuse
Elite gymnasts who say they were abused by a team doctor did testify before the Senate committee. ... read more

'I Am Livid': Mom Left Furious After TSA Pat-Down of Son
Jennifer Williamson posted a now-viral video to Facebook of her son Aaron being screened at a TSA checkpoint. ... read more

Dakota Pipeline Now Has Oil Under River Near Standing Rock Reservation
The news marks a significant development in the battle over the project that will move North Dakota oil 2,000 miles to a shipping point in Illinois. ... read more

Teen's Plot for Mass Shooting Stopped by Her Parents
A shotgun, ammunition and bomb-making materials including nails and fireworks were found at Nichole Cevario's home, police said. ... read more

'It's Gone': Gigantic Gold Coin Worth $4.5M Stolen From Museum
"The thief, maybe thieves, broke open a window in the back of the museum next to the railway tracks," a spokesman for the Berlin police said. ... read more

Arkansas 8 Fight for Lives Ahead of Execution
Eight men on death row in Arkansas — who are all scheduled to be executed in a 10 day span — fought for their lives Monday in a federal complaint, claiming the breakneck pace was 'cruel and unusual' and 'threatened violations of their right to counsel.' ... read more

How to Use Facebook's New Snapchat-Like Features
Snapchat is the cool kid in the app world — and now Facebook is taking a page from its playbook. ... read more

Give It to Me Straight, Doc: Is Obamacare Dying?
For a patient who just turned 7 and has already survived numerous near-death experiences, the Affordable Care Act's prognosis is not so bad. ... read more

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