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US airstrikes killed dozens of Russians in Syria, but Moscow is reluctant to discuss it
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:59:56 GMT
There are growing indications that US airstrikes killed and injured dozens of Russian military contractors in northern Syria earlier this month. But in stark contrast to the death of a Russian pilot shot down by rebels in Syria In January, when the airman was hailed as a hero by the Defense Ministry, Moscow appears to wish this story would go away.
Tracking Putin's shadow army
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:59:27 GMT
There are growing indications that US airstrikes killed and injured dozens of Russian military contractors in northern Syria. CNN's Fred Pleitgen exposes links between Oligarch Prigozhin and Russian paramilitary company Wagner in Russia and Syria.
Opinion: The consequences of inaction in Syria are about to become alarmingly clear
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:17:56 GMT
Over the past few weeks, the shadow cast by Syria's conflict has been growing longer and darker.
Forensic team searches mass graves for US hostage remains
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:44:09 GMT
A team of US military and federal law enforcement forensic experts made its first visit to a suspected mass grave site near Raqqa, Syria, in recent days where the remains of executed US hostages may be located, two defense officials tell CNN.
UN investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:34:51 GMT
United Nations human rights experts are investigating reports of alleged chlorine bomb attacks on civilians in two Syrian towns, officials said Tuesday.
Trump responds to Mueller indictments: 'Case closed'
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:30:17 GMT
The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nationals and entities were announced by the Justice Department in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
Clapper: More shoes will drop in probe
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:52:30 GMT
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that he thinks more details about the financial relationships between the Trump organization before the election and the Trump campaign will surface in the Mueller investigation.
Why sponsors are pulling out of the Olympics
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:41:25 GMT
First lady arrived solo for flight amid 2nd Trump affair report
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:41:11 GMT
First lady Melania Trump eschewed the traditional South Lawn couple's walk to Marine One on Friday amid another adultery allegation scandal, opting instead to drive separately ahead of President Donald Trump.
Opinion: Why does Melania stay?
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:09:43 GMT
Although divorcing a husband alleged to have been repeatedly unfaithful to her would surely please the "Free Melania" crowd, the First Lady surely will not be surprised about the reports--and may have a good reason to remain, writes Peggy Drexler.
Opinion: Trump's carefully built house of lies
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:17:46 GMT
No one could be surprised to learn that, according to an article in The New Yorker, Donald Trump allegedly employed an elaborate scheme to hide a betrayal of his wife Melania while carrying on an affair with ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal.
Analyst: Nunes is one of the biggest losers
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:50:08 GMT
CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd calls out Devin Nunes and politicians on Capitol Hill for politicizing Russia's meddling into the 2016 election.
Macy's now selling hijabs
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:12:46 GMT
American department store Macy's sparked a fierce debate on Thursday, when it launched a line of "modest clothing" that featured hijabs.
VA secretary: I wasn't asked to resign
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:01:21 GMT
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he has no plans to resign -- and that during a roughly half-hour conversation with White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday, he was not asked to resign and did not offer his resignation.
Survivor calls out politicians: 'Shame on you'
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:26:07 GMT
In an emotional rally Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, politicians and Marjory Stoneman Douglas students called for a ban on weapons like the one used to kill 17 people at the Florida high school, and urged voters to kick out lawmakers who oppose the move or who take money from the National Rifle Association.
Read Emma Gonzalez's full speech
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:14:36 GMT
Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland and killed 17 people.
Friend of shooter: I could have stopped it
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:26:07 GMT
Allan Varela, a 20-year-old friend of the Florida school shooter, speaks to CNN's Gary Tuchman about his relationship with Nikolas Cruz.
He interviewed classmates as shooter walked halls: 'Sheer terror'
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:19:20 GMT
David Hogg found himself living a nightmare on Wednesday, hiding in a closet with classmates as a crazed gunman roamed the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unleashing a torrent of bullets on students and teachers.
Kimmel's emotional reaction to Trump
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:47:58 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel calls for President Donald Trump to take action after 17 lives were taken in a high school shooting in Florida.
Since Parkland, at least 12 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools are reported
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:01:59 GMT
Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine's Day, there have been at least 12 reports of other incidents involving a threat to a school or a weapon on a school campus.