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(CNN)Steffen Olsen, a scientist with the Danish Meteorological Institute, was on a routine mission in northwest Greenland to retrieve oceanographic and weather monitoring tools placed by his colleagues on sea ice when he ran into a problem. He couldn't see them -- the usually flat white sea ice was covered in water, the result of flooding from Greenland's...
Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week. Years of relative calm after the 2014 Occupy protests had given the impression that the semi-autonomous Chinese city had...
Washington (CNN)The US will send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Monday. "In response to a request from the US Central Command for additional forces, and with the advice of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and in consultation with...
Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is "considering a full range of options" regarding rising tensions with Iran, including military options, but emphasized that President Donald Trump has said that he does not want to go to war. "The United States is considering a full range of options....
Washington (CNN Business)American sneaker company New Balance welcomed President Donald Trump's tough trade stance in 2016 -- but now the athletic footwear manufacturer is strongly opposing the President's latest threat to expand tariffs on China. New Balance boasts that it's the only major company to make more than four million pairs of athletic shoes a year...
Hong Kong (CNN)A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protest in a weekagainst a controversial extradition bill with China. Both worker and student strikes have been called for Monday, and hundreds of protesters were still around central government...
(CNN)A Russian online poker player has been found dead after she was electrocuted while drying her hair. The body of the 26-year-old was discovered in the bathroom of her flat in Moscow Tuesday, according to Russian state news agency TASS. She was named by the news service as Lilya Novikova, a star in the world...
Washington (CNN)White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will leave her position at the end of the month, capping a tumultuous tenure as the President's chief spokeswoman in which she largely redefined the role. President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that Sanders will return to her home state of Arkansas and floated the possibility of a...
(CNN)The United States military on Thursday released a video that it says shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine attached to the hull of the Japanese-owned chemical tanker Kokura Courageous, one of two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacking the...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jess Ravich, the head of alternative products at TCW Group Inc, has left the U.S. asset management firm, a company spokesman said on Wednesday. Ravich last year was named as a defendant in a sexual harassment case filed in New York state court by Sara Tirschwell, a distressed debt specialist who had worked at TCW. The lawsuit,...

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