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Russian orchestra plays in Syrian ruins

A renowned Russian orchestra performed for troops and journalists in the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater in the Syrian city of Palmyra. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen has more.

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US Army helps set up base camps on Alaska's Denali

The U.S. Army helped set up base camp on North America's tallest peak

Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail again

A novelist who was rescued twice from storm-battered sailboats is embarking on a new adventure

Big art auctions open in NYC next week

A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the big impressionist, modern and contemporary art auctions in New York next week

This Tow Truck Spat Is Evidence Of Growing Political Polarization

A man in South Carolina refused to tow a woman because she supported Bernie Sanders.

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Two Fighter Jets Do Battle With A UFO

The Ministry of Defense scrambled two fighter jets to intercept a possible UFO. The event caused such a ruckus that the people living nearby thought a war had started.

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North Korea's About To Throw Its Biggest Political Bash In 35 Years

The seventh Workers' Party Congress gives North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a chance to flex his political might.

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North Korea readies for its biggest political show in years

Kim Jong Un appears to be all set to take center stage when North Korea pulls back the curtain on its biggest political show in years, if not decades: the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980

In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar

In California, a vegan uproar has erupted after the owners of a plant-based restaurant chain decided to incorporate meat into their diets

Man Finds Bugs in Pasta

A man found bugs in his bowtie pasta from Coles. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the video.

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The Latest: Trump says he would likely replace Yellen

Donald Trump says he has nothing against Janet Yellen but would likely replace her as Fed chair once her term is up

'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin Convicted Of 10 Murders

Franklin has been convicted of killing 10 people in two murder sprees separated by a gap of nearly 14 years.

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Chief: Milwaukee officer shot, suspect dead after chase

Police say a robbery suspect shot a Milwaukee police officer during a chase and was later fatally shot by other officers

Global stocks steady as US payrolls report looms

U.S. stocks were slightly higher, helped by a big gain in the price of oil

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Kerry to address 25,000 at Northeastern graduation

US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at Northeastern University

Penn State Insurer Alleges Joe Paterno Knew Of Abuse In 1976

A court document calls into question Joe Paterno's statement that he didn't know about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

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Prince investigators look for source of opioids

Law enforcement officials have said that they are investigating whether or not someone within Prince's inner circle was supplying the pop singer with opioid painkillers. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports.

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Apple partners with commercial software giant SAP

Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps for business customers to use on their iPhones and iPad tablets

Quick-fire questions with Indian cricket god Virat Kohli

CNN's Mallika Kapur puts Indian test cricket captain Virat Kohli on the hot seat.

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2 weeks after 8 killed in Ohio, no arrests, few answers

Two weeks have passed since the bodies of eight family members were found at four different homes in Ohio

2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky

Two thousand pigeons tagged with LED lights are the stars of the New York night sky in a special show

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Shooting Outside D.C.-Area High School Kills 1 And Injures Another

Classes had already been dismissed for the day when the shooting happened.

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National Park Service Seeks Volunteers to Pick Up Coyote Droppings

The National Park Service in LA is looking for help in collecting and analyzing coyote droppings so that they can learn more about urban coyotes. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

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If The Mosul Dam Bursts, It Could Kill More People Than The Iraq War

Sometimes called the most dangerous dam in the world, the Mosul Dam could kill hundreds of thousands of Iraqis if it were to burst.

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