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Joseph Wood executed Arizona

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Inmate 'gasped, snorted' during execution

Arizona inmate Joseph Wood died some two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said.

"It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breath for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew our efforts to g...

Johann Bryer

United States Foreign Service

Alleged Nazi dies hours before extradition

A suspected Nazi war criminal died in Philadelphia overnight Tuesday, just hours before a U.S. court ruling cleared the way for him to be extradited to Germany to face trial.

Passengers at Israels Ben Gurion Airport

REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

FAA ban: Israeli setback, Hamas victory

The FAA's ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel's main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country's economy and a success for Hamas militants, experts said Wednesday.

Even Israeli officials acknowledged the economic setback in the fi...

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Teen pilot killed at sea in quest for record

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.

MH17 -- Convoy of hearses in Netherlands

REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

Dutch pay respects to MH17 victims

A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell "Last Post" marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the first dead from the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

The grieving nation then held a moment of silence to honor those kill...

Ban Ki-moon, John Kerry

State Department

U.N. slams possible 'war crimes'

As the bloody battles pushed up tragic death tolls on both sides, world powers held a flurry of diplomatic meetings Wednesday aimed at halting the fighting in Gaza.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as well a...

Taiwan plane crash wreckage

Wong Yao-wen/Reuters

Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

A twin-engine turboprop plane crashed Wednesday while attempting to land in inclement weather in Taiwan's Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency. The number of fatalities was unclear.

CNN affiliate ETTV reported that the plane crash...

Tel Aviv airport

U.S. extends ban on flights into Tel Aviv

Critics lashed out Wednesday against the Federal Aviation Administration, which extended its ban on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel.

Calling the decision a "mistake," Michael Bloomberg -- who arrived in Israel on El Al, Israel's na...

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Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of dollars in real estate deals as a result.

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Bloomberg flying to Israel to protest FAA ban

A combative Michael Bloomberg told CNN on Wednesday the United States erred in banning airline flights to Israel after a Hamas rocket landed near its main airport earlier this week.

The former New York mayor flew overnight to Ben Gurion airport in Tel...

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