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Russian political elites revel in Trump's…

Russian officials and lawmakers are lauding Donald Trump's inauguration as a start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with Washington

Britain's Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty…

Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's election as U.S. president is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's departure from the EU

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

Jennifer Griffin reports on the assault that killed an estimated 85 terrorists

Saving Syria's history from ISIS (2015)

CNN's Fred Pleitgen travels to Damascus, Syria, where historians are cataloguing and preserving the country's historical artifacts from ISIS.

People are Anonymously Tweeting To Trump From…

A new site let's you anonymously tweet to @realDonaldTrump's account by texting or calling for free (929) 267-4959. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited To US

Mexican officials said Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has been successfully extradited to the U.S., where he could face drug charges in several states.

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Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

West African officials say Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country

Prince William to leave job as air ambulance pilot

Prince William will soon leave his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to spend more time on official duties

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US

Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited and transported to the US, as CNN's Layla Santiago reports.

Man Accused of Stealing Pizzas While Dressed as a…

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing two pizzas while wearing a giant beer bottle costume. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) has more.

International Community May Finally Help As…

About 65,000 Rohingyas have abandoned their homes since October.

Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as…

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for some, the stuff of folk legend

In time of troubles, Davos organizers send in the…

A Lebanese-born, curly-haired artist in baggy green trousers and with a frequent raspy laugh made her debut this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Scientists determine which living things pass gas

Biologists and pet owners collaborate for on a Google spreadsheet, documenting a range of different living things that do or don’t pass gas

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Who is El Chapo?

Joaquín Guzmán, a Mexican drug lord who has repeatedly escaped from prison, has been extradited to the United States.

Major Airline Offers 'Female-Only' Row to its…

Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on domestic flights. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

The Transfer Of Power To Gambia's President-Elect…

In December, Gambia elected a new president for the first time in 22 years, but the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh, is refusing to step down.

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra

Syria's state run news agency says the Islamic State group has destroyed parts of the Roman amphitheater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra

Rescuers searching for victims of Iran building…

Rescue teams worked through the night to try and reach trapped firefighters and other victims after a commercial building collapsed in Iran's capital and killed at least 30 firefighters

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

Rescue teams report no signs of life after three bodies are found

Daniel Barenboim returns to Carnegie Hall

"You feel the walls tells the stories" of everyone who has played at Carnegie Hall, says the famed conductor, who is celebrating 60 years since his debut there.

Red Panda Cub is Obsessed With Fluffy Toy Twin

While recovering from an injury this red panda cub has been leaning on her favorite toy for comfort. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

Dozens Missing After Avalanche Buries Italian…

An avalanche buried Hotel Rigopiano on Wednesday. Local media have quoted rescuers as saying "many" inside the hotel are feared dead.

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Search continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche

Rescue crews are continuing the painstaking search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche

Turkish army: IS attack kills 5 Turkish soldiers in Syria

Turkey's military said the Islamic State group has killed five Turkish soldiers and wounded nine others in a bomb attack in a northern Syrian town

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall…

Baseball greats Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain in PED suspicion purgatory. Plus, a look ahead at ballot holdovers and newcomers eligible for the class of 2018