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What we know about the mystery country-owned company in the Mueller-related case

Washington (CNN)There's a challenge of a grand jury subpoena that's now before the Supreme Court -- and very little is known about it. Still, the case has gained widespread attention after it was connected to the special counsel's investigation into Russian...

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list by category

(CNN)The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed Tuesday morning. "Roma," a Netflix film that looks back at director Alfonso Cuarón's youth in Mexico, and "The Favourite," a period dramedy with an all-star cast, tied for most nominations with...

Can the Congo save itself, and its mythical okapi, from destruction?

(CNN)A nudge above the equator in one of the most biodiverse places in Africa lives an almost-mythical mammal that few people have ever seen. The striped okapi is often described as half-zebra, half-giraffe, as if it were a hybrid creature...

Passengers stuck on United flight in frigid cold for more than 14 hours

(CNN)Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food. The nightmarish incident began when the 3:05...

Democrats reiterate demand: Reopen the government before negotiations on border security

Washington (CNN)A day after President Donald Trump offered his plan to end the shutdown and fund a border wall in exchange for temporary protections for groups of immigrants, Democrats stood by their demand to reopen the government before negotiating...

The Carlos Ghosn case is putting Japan’s system of ‘hostage justice’ under scrutiny

Tokyo (CNN Business)In the blink of an eye, Carlos Ghosn's jet-setting world fell apart. The 64-year-old auto executive's private jet landed in Tokyo on November 19, with Ghosn expecting a busy day of meetings at Nissan, the Japanese carmaker he saved...

Internet shutdowns aren’t just Africa’s problem. They’re happening worldwide

Hong Kong (CNN)When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds...

Prince Philip car accident: Royal, 97, unhurt as Land Rover flips

London (CNN)Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has emerged unhurt after a traffic accident in which the 97-year-old's Land Rover flipped onto its side. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) on a public road...

BuzzFeed: Sources say Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about proposed Moscow...

(CNN)President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed. The law enforcement officials told BuzzFeed...

At least 21 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)Men armed with guns and explosives burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing at least 21 people in an attack that lasted hours and ended Wednesday morning. An American and a Briton were among the people killed when...

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