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Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)What will you be doing when you're 70? For most people, the answer probably isn't fighting fires. But for 71-year-old John Foster, retirement was just the start of a brave new venture.Foster and the rest of his six-member team from Woodgate Rural...

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Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:It's unfortunate that today, and for most of next week, we will continue engaging in the Democrats' day-long TV spectacles instead of solving the problems we were all sent to Washington to address. We now have a major trade...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)The White House has released on Friday a transcript of President Donald Trump's first phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart.The call, which occurred on April 21, came just after Volodymyr Zelensky was elected president.It doesn't...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:In April 2019 the United States Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch -- was in Kyiv when she was called by a senior State Department official and told to get on the next plane back to Washington. Upon her return to DC, she...

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(CNN)The teenager who murdered his father and then opened fire on a South Carolina school playground, killing a 6-year-old boy, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday.Judge R. Lawton McIntosh also sentenced Jesse Osborne, 17, to 30 more...

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(CNN)Gorgui Dieng is one of two Senegalese players in the NBA, but back home he might be better known for his philanthropic work. The Minnesota Timberwolves center is a seven-year NBA veteran who signed a four-year $64 million contract extension with the ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Drake gets an unexpected reception at a music festival. An elephant just needed a break. And a couple gets really, really honest with Lisa Ling. These are the must-see videos of the week.A wild roadblockWatch as a bull elephant...

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(CNN)Get ready for the speculation that Jhené Aiko and Big Sean have reunited.They have -- artistically.Aiko enlisted her ex-boyfriend for her new single titled "None Of Your Concern."The pair dated from 2016 to 2018 so it's hard not to envision that...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)Less than 50 meters from a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) base, student protesters are building a fortress.Black-clad, masked protesters man the walls of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Kowloon's Hung Hom district, some ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)JCPenney has a long way to go before it's a turnaround story. But the company had some rare good news Friday: It was able to trim its losses in the third quarter, and it raised its profit forecast, even as its sales continue to...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)House impeachment investigators on Friday morning will hear publicly from the ousted US ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal Democrats say marks the start of the shadow diplomacy campaign that sparked their impeachment inquiry into President Donald...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)We're hooked on plastic, but too often we're careless consumers. Waste plastic is entering our ecosystems and food chain with untold consequences; we're still not sure what the long-term effects will be on our own bodies.Cleaning up our polluted...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is not looking forward to negotiating a new contract with Mercedes but hopes a deal can be agreed "soon."The Briton, whose contract runs out at the end of 2020, clinched his sixth world title this month to become...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It was just small talk. A quick conversation about weather, traffic and pollution. I was, after all, in Mexico City, a metropolis of more than 20 million with more than its share of big city problems. But as soon as the cab driver realized his...

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(CNN)A French tourist has died after falling from a waterfall in Thailand while attempting to take a selfie. The 33-year-old man died on Thursday after he slipped and fell from the Na Mueang 2 waterfall on the Thai island of Koh Samui -- the same spot...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It's science rule #1: Don't eat your experiments. Typically, this is good advice, but for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station, tasked with baking the first batch of cookies in space, it may be tough to follow. And understandably...

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New York (CNN Business)Chicago just got a major caffeine jolt from Starbucks.The coffee chain opened its world's largest Roastery location on Friday. The five-story location is 35,000 square feet, overtaking the Tokyo Roastery as Starbucks' biggest...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)Happy Friday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.Retailers are gearing up for the holiday season — and so far, it looks ...

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(CNN Business)The oil and gas industry is vast, with revenues of $3 trillion expected worldwide this year, according to IBISWorld, a business information and market research firm. And while the sector supports millions of jobs, those opportunities aren't ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)While sports are an important part of a healthy lifestyle for young people, injuries can happen too -- and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics reveals which activities are most...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)In 2001, a doctor diagnosed Grace Anne Dorney Koppel with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, telling her she had just three to five years left to live.She and her husband, long-time "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel, held each other in bed...