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Exclusive: White House preparing draft national emergency order, has identified $7 billion for wall

Washington (CNN)The White House is preparing a draft proclamation for President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency along the southern border and has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for his signature border wall should he...

Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president

(CNN)Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday gave US diplomats 72 hours to leave the country in response to the head of the National Assembly declaring himself acting president amid massive anti-government protests. Hours after President Donald Trump officially recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's...

Answering the call: The women on the front lines of Japan’s defense

Yokosuka, Japan (CNN)The first time 22-year-old Akiko Hirayama stepped on board a navy ship, she was transfixed by the hardware. "I was so amazed by all the torpedoes and missiles on the ship and its labyrinthine layout," said Hirayama. "I'd...

Microsoft search engine Bing is blocked in China

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Microsoft's Bing search engine has hit a wall in China. "We've confirmed that Bing is currently inaccessible in China and are engaged to determine next steps," a Microsoft spokesman said Thursday. Bing was the last major foreign search...

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...

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