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French rail workers extend strike

French commuters were set to endure more chaos after rail workers prolonged a two-day strike Thursday against reforms meant to rein in the heavily indebted travel sector.

CNN reporter hit by tear gas

Shasta Darlington scrambles for cover as riot police fire tear gas near Brazilians rallying against World Cup spending.

Cabbies shut London down over Uber

Drivers of London's famous black cabs brought traffic to a standstill over the car service app Uber. Jim Boulden reports.

Turtle predicts World Cup winner

A turtle named "Big Head" recently made his selection for who will win the World Cup. Find out who he picked.

ISIS threatens to seize more Iraqi cities

With Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, firmly under its control, the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is threatening the takeover of more cities, including the capital, Baghdad.

Are missing Irish children buried in 'graves'?

As a little girl, Catherine Corless was always curious about the St. Mary's Mother and Baby Home in her hometown of Tuam, in County Galway, Ireland. She wondered what happened inside the stone walls of the home for unwed mothers and babies run by the Catholic sisters of Bon Secours.

Iraq's second city overrun by militants

More than 500,000 citizens fled in fear as extremist militants overran Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.

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