Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation

Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation




Dana White, one of Secretary James Mattis’ most senior civilian advisers, is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands and business matters, sources say. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.

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Elon Musk startles Wall Street with tweet on possibly taking Tesla private

Elon Musk startles Wall Street with tweet on possibly taking Tesla private




Tesla CEO Elon Musk stunned Wall Street on Tuesday by saying he may be preparing to take his struggling company private. The announcement sent the company’s stock price soaring and led the NASDAQ to stop trading Tesla shares for a short time. Tony Dokoupil reports.

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Watch shark jump at scientist on boat

Shark jump! Watch shark jump at scientist on boat




Marine scientist Gregory Skomal talks to CNN’s New Day about his close encounter with a great white shark that was caught on video.

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My Indian Life with Kalki Koechlin

My Indian Life with Kalki Koechlin




Life for young Indian adults in the 21st century explored by Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin. Real stories from India – sometimes raw, often uplifting. BBC

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Here’s what troops on US-Mexico border are actually doing

Here’s what troops on US-Mexico border are actually doing




CNN’s Martin Savidge visited the US-Mexico border to learn what hundreds of National Guard troops deployed there are permitted to do.

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Lebanese Trailblazers: Recycling mindsets

Lebanese Trailblazers: Recycling mindsets




The world now stands together to fight single-use plastic but in a third-world country this might feel like a lonely cause.
Joslin creates initiatives to convince the community to step away from plastic in a country ridden by a rubbish crisis.
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The largest flock of pink pelicans flew to Kalmykia

The largest flock of pink pelicans flew to Kalmykia



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Cruise line faces backlash over shooting of polar bear

Cruise line faces backlash over shooting of polar bear



A German cruise line is facing outrage after one of its employees shot and killed a wild polar bear in Norway after the animal attacked one of its employees.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises said its ship was docked at Spitsbergen, the largest island on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago when the bear attacked a guard hired to go on shore before passengers to ensure there aren’t any polar bears in the area.

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China starts buying Russian gaz

China starts buying Russian gaz



The European Union (EU) has agreed to step up LNG imports from the United States, Trump said earlier this week following his talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who confirmed the plans and announced the EU’s intention to build more terminals for this purpose. In 2017, the US supplied 3 bln cubic meters of gas to Europe, which is considered to be a small portion, considering that Europe’s total consumption reached around 500 bln cubic meters last year. The US is going to deliver another 8.4 bln cubic meters by 2020 pursuant to long-term contracts (there are four of them in total).
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USA: Eleven years old and locked up

USA: Eleven years old and locked up




The separation of migrant children from their parents at the border was part of President Trump’s zero tolerance policy towards immigrants.
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