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Norway expecting terror attempt

Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.

Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

See 'gustnado' send furniture flying

A Georgia homeowner caught on camera a possible "gustnado" ripping through his yard. WJBF has more.

Cops: Fake cop abused immigrants

Police that a man impersonated a police officer and coerced immigrants into committing sex acts. KGO reports.

'Scammers' won't leave Airbnb house

If the old saw about houseguests being like fish is true -- after a few days they begin to stink -- imagine what it must smell like in poor Cory Tschogl's 600-square-foot condo in Palm Springs, California.

DA: He killed teacher, tried to kill helper

Philip Chism, a 15-year-old Massachusetts boy accused of raping and killing his math teacher in a high school bathroom, was arraigned Wednesday on attempted murder charges stemming from a separate attack on a female youth services clinician.

Cops: Craigslist contact leads to killing

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.

Actor left his fortune to his girlfriend

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want his children to become "trust fund kids" so he left his fortune to his girlfriend, a court document said.

New details on Peaches Geldof's death

Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, died of a heroin overdose after relapsing into use of the illegal drug following attempts to give it up, an inquest heard Wednesday.

Did Snoop do pot in White House?

Snoop Dogg claims that he smoked weed in a White House bathroom. The rapper announced this on his online show.

U.S. spending $1B to snag asteroid

Seems NASA's fascination with the moon is in the past. It's focused on something far more menacing: incoming asteroids

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived.

'Star Wars' director's 'nerd porn'

CNN's Lisa France explains why Star Wars fans are drooling over a charity video released by director J.J. Abrams.

She tried to ditch rings, but ...

The owner of two wedding rings found attached to some balloons says she no longer wants the rings. WBRC reports.

TV guest fights opponent on air

TV brawler trades tables for chairs in his latest outburst. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Strippers sue San Diego cops

Several strippers in California are suing the San Diego Police Department on charges of unreasonable search and seizure.

U.N.: 'Many have been killed'

Women, children and U.N. staff are among the dead, according to a statement issued by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Footage shows pools of blood at the scene. It's unclear who was behind the strike.

U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.

750 Americans now serve with IDF

The U.S. government doesn't discourage those wanting to join, but some question why they would choose the IDF as opposed to the American military.

MH17 foretells more dangerous world

The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is a poignant reminder of the randomness of fortune and misfortune. But it also serves as a prelude to an emerging security environment marked by irregular warfare, proliferated high-end technology and complex economic and energy dependencies that will complicate decision-making among allied nations and confound coherent approaches to grand strategy.

Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

I grew up on the border, at the site of today's humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of immigrant children seeking asylum. Even though I was born in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, my family and I lived on the Mexican side of the river for seven years of my childhood. There I saw poverty firsthand, right around the corner from our house, in the streets, by the bridge, in the countryside.

The argument for eating dog

The dog photos are difficult to view.

How risky is flying into Israel?

Checking the weather display for our departure from JFK Airport in New York to London's Heathrow Airport, an awkward blob of green, yellow, and red is sprawled diagonally across most of the New England coastline. Studying the computer in Operations, the routing filed with ATC (air traffic control) appears to navigate through the least intense area of a very wide storm system. I pick up the company phone, taking a rare opportunity to consult with our dispatcher located in a central location at our main hub almost 1,400 miles away.

Another plane lost: 116 on board

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board dropped off radar after taking off in Burkina Faso. It is thought to have gone down in Mali, the flight operator said.

MH17 bodies returned; Ukraine shakeup

A pro-Russian rebel leader told Reuters he knew about a Buk missile system coming from another rebel province. He later told Russian media that his comments were taken out of context.

48 killed in Taiwan crash

At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Boy attacked by barracuda

A 13-year-old boy is recovering after a barracuda jumped into his boat and struck him. WKMG has more.

Journalist working for CNN detained

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.