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Hong Kong (CNN Business)Arslan Hidayat was at work when the trolls attacked. "My phone was going 'bring, bring, bring,'" said the 31-year-old English teacher. "I was like, What the hell's going on?" A Facebook page he helps run which focuses on the Uyghur ethnic minority was being flooded by thousands of...
(CNN)The US does not believe North Korea successfully launched a fully operational new weapon after Pyongyang claimed it had conducted a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" on Wednesday, according to a US official directly familiar with the latest assessment. The initial US intelligence assessment is North Korea tested components for an anti-tank weapon, rather than...
(CNN)It's one of the most consequential days in recent memory in Washington, as the results of special counsel Robert Mueller's nearly-two-year-long investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election are released to the public. We're covering it all here. And I'm watching and reading it all -- from Attorney General William Barr's press conference on Thursday morning through...
(CNN)Manchester City and Tottenham played out one of the most enthralling Champions League matches in recent memory, exchanging four goals in the opening 11 minutes to set the tone for a pulsating encounter. When Raheem Sterling got the game's fifth -- and City's third -- after 21 minutes, it was the fastest five goals...
(CNN)When the universe formed during the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, the chemical reactions of the aftermath formed the first molecules. Those first molecules were crucial in helping form everything we know, but they're also absent. And although HeH+, the helium hydride ion, has been proposed for years as that first molecule, scientists...
Seoul, South Korea (CNN)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" Wednesday, according to a report from the country's state media. The report, published Thursday morning local time (Wednesday evening ET) by news agency KCNA, did not state exactly what kind of weapon was tested, nor...
Paris (CNN)A massive blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris devastated large parts of the 850-year-old church on Monday evening. Here's what we know so far. At 6:20 p.m. local time (12 p.m. ET) on Monday, a fire alarm rang out, interrupting mass. Security guards started to evacuate the cathedral even though they did not see any sign...
(CNN)Prosecutors plan to seek a sentence of four to 10 months' jail time for actress Felicity Huffman for her role in the college admissions scandal, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said. Huffman was among 13 parents who agreed to plead guilty last week to a charge of conspiracy to commit fraud. A...
Washington (CNN)A feeling of uneasy anticipation hangs over Washington ahead of the release of a redacted version of Robert Mueller's report Thursday. Many in the White House seem braced for bad news -- which is odd considering President Donald Trump has already claimed complete absolution from the special counsel. But that pessimism is also shared by the...
(CNN)In the aftermath of the Christchurch attacks, the kind of racist comments usually found in the darkest corners of far-right chat sites were suddenly, stunningly, coming from the keyboard of an Australian senator. Within hours of 50 Muslim worshipers being killed at two mosques, Australian far-right politician Fraser Anning had released a statement on...

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