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Football: UEFA sanction Russia 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:09:49 EDT 
    UEFA will not recognize any Russian soccer matches involving teams from the disputed region of Crimea.


Football: Bayern start season with win 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:50:54 EDT 
    Bayern Munich started where they left off last season by beating Wolfsburg 2-1 in the curtain raise to the German Bundesliga.


F1: Hamilton fastest in practice 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:11:34 EDT 
    Lewis Hamilton might be in the midst of one of the fiercest Formula One battles of recent years but the Mercedes man is staying cool -- ice cool.


America's Cup teams named 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:07:42 EDT 
    It produced one of the memorable sporting moments of 2013 and now the excitement is starting to brew all over again for America's Cup fans.


How Iraq's 'black gold' funds ISIS 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:17:21 EDT 
    Luay al-Khatteeb spoke to CNN about the impact of ISIS' march through northern Iraq, and the militant group's control of some oil fields. He explained how they used the oil fields to raise funds, and how it could impact global prices. This is an edited version of the conversation.


Ferguson: Lessons from London riots 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:28:49 EDT 
    Three summers ago, my wife and I were settling into a short summer holiday when I received an unexpected phone call from the police chief in Tottenham, the part of North London where I grew up and now represent in the UK Parliament. Phone calls from police officers are not uncommon in my line of work, but when the chief's number appeared on my screen I knew this was serious.


What it will take to beat ISIS 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:49:50 EDT 
    Tackling ISIS will mean taking on seasoned fighters with serious weapons and funding. But Tim Lister says there are signs the group is over-reaching.


Is ISIS a threat to the U.S.? 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:14:15 EDT 
    U.S. officials are claiming that the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is "now a credible alternative to al Qaeda."


Will athletes use power for good? 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:36:15 EDT 
    Shannon Miller, the gold-medal gymnast, says athletes should use their prominence to give back to society


Official: U.S. gathering intel on ISIS locations in Syria 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:45:36 EDT 
    U.S. defense chiefs make clear that defeating ISIS jihadists rampaging through northern Iraq will require going after them in neighboring Syria.


Dozens killed in Iraq mosque 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:25:23 EDT 
    Suspected Shiite militiamen kill dozens inside a mosque in northeast Iraq, prompting Sunni MPs to pull out of talks to form a government.


ISIS 'beyond anything we have seen' 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:03:26 EDT 
    America's top defense officials leave open the possibility of targeting ISIS in Syria, saying it is not enough just to hit the extremists in Iraq.


Pentagon's chilling ISIS warning 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:40:48 EDT 
    The Pentagon's top brass issued dire warnings in the wake of the beheading of James Foley. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Hamas admits it abducted teens 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:04:12 EDT 
    Three Israeli teens kidnapped in the West Bank in June and later found dead were abducted by Hamas militants who did not inform the group leadership about the kidnapping, a Hamas official said Friday.


Travelers defy Hamas threat 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:15:37 EDT 
    Despite threats from Hamas, it's business as usual at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. CNN's John Vause reports.
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Football: UEFA sanction Russia  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:09:49 EDT
Football: Bayern start season with win  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:50:54 EDT
F1: Hamilton fastest in practice  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:11:34 EDT
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US anger at China 'air interception'  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:05:54 GMT
Israel vows response to boy's death  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:11:21 GMT
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