MH370 out of control and spiraling fast before crash, new report says

MH370 out of control and spiraling fast before crash, new report says

(CNN)Missing plane Malaysia Airlines MH370 was plunging towards the sea with no one in control when it made its last satellite communication, new analysis reveals. A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) on Wednesday provided the clearest picture yet of the missing plane’s final moments in March, 2014. “Additional analysis (of) the final satellite communications to and from the aircraft is consistent with the aircraft being in a high and increasing…

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The Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton not running for president

The Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton not running for president

(CNN)They have two of the most recognizable names in America, but neither of them is running for president. Meet Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Clinton runs music festivals across America, and Trump heads up a cancer institute in Virginia. Their names have always raised some eyebrows, they say, but in an election year, it’s getting them a whole lot more attention. Hillary Clinton, festival organizer Hillary Clinton backstage at a festival in Northern Florida a…

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Trump encourages early voting Clinton supporters to switch their votes

Trump encourages early voting Clinton supporters to switch their votes

Eau Claire, Wisconsin (CNN)Donald Trump set his sights on an unlikely demographic as he pitched himself to voters Tuesday night in Wisconsin: those who have already cast their ballots for his rival Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee issued what he dubbed a “public service announcement” and urged early voters “having a bad case of buyer’s remorse” to switch their votes and support him. And in Wisconsin and a handful of other states, they actually can,…

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US sends message to adversaries with nuclear sub visit, drills

US sends message to adversaries with nuclear sub visit, drills

(CNN)The US military is sending a double-barreled message this week to potential adversaries in the Pacific. A US Navy submarine carrying nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles is visiting Guam for the first time since the late 1980s and US and Japanese troops will practice amphibious landings on Pacific islands. The submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) is making what the Navy formally calls a “scheduled port visit” to the US territory in the Pacific, according to a Navy…

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What’s next: FBI unlikely to conclude Clinton email review prior to election

What’s next: FBI unlikely to conclude Clinton email review prior to election

Washington (CNN)FBI officials are unlikely to finish their review of new emails potentially related to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private server before the November 8 election. Officials are constantly meeting and debating whether there’s any more room for them to add clarity without further harming the situation. The initial work of cataloging top Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s emails found on her estranged husband Anthony Weiner’s laptop could be done in the next few days,…

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Mosul: Iraqi PM vows to ‘chop the head off the snake’

Mosul: Iraqi PM vows to ‘chop the head off the snake’

Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN)As dawn broke Tuesday, Iraqi forces found themselves so close to ISIS-held defenses in Mosul that they could smell the acrid smoke pouring off the fires set to thwart their progress. Iraqi counter-terrorism troops, having taken an industrial district on the outskirts of Mosul from ISIS, are poised to enter the city, less than a kilometer (0.6 miles) from the enemy. Iraqi troops also have surrounded the village of Gogjali, and are…

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Obama: Clinton’s ambition might be questioned if she’s president

Obama: Clinton’s ambition might be questioned if she’s president

Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama said Hillary Clinton’s ambition might be questioned if she becomes president, during a Halloween-themed interview aired Monday. “If and when Hillary is president, what do you think will be the female equivalent of ‘you weren’t born in this country?’” Samantha Bee, host of “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” on TBS (a subsidiary of Time Warner, which also owns CNN), asked Obama. “That’s an interesting question,” Obama said, later adding, “I think…

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Turkey arrests 13 journalists after mass official firings

Turkey arrests 13 journalists after mass official firings

(CNN)Turkey has arrested 13 journalists in an ongoing wave of government crackdowns following a coup attempt in July. Early Monday morning, Turkish police detained Murat Sabuncu, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Cumhurriyet, along with a dozen other reporters in a raid, according to official news agency Anadolu. The Turkish government has accused the journalists of publishing stories to “legitimize the coup d’etat” just before the July 15 coup attempt. The journalists are accused of crimes on…

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UNICEF: Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly

UNICEF: Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly

(CNN)UNICEF is calling on world leaders to reduce air pollution, saying it leads to the deaths of more children yearly than malaria and HIV/AIDS combined. Around 600,000 children under age 5 die every year from diseases caused by or exacerbated by outdoor and indoor air pollution, especially in poor nations, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in the introduction to a report titled “Clear the Air for Children.” Air pollution also hurts children it doesn’t…

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Fourth earthquake rattles Italy: Are more dangerous tremors on the way?

Fourth earthquake rattles Italy: Are more dangerous tremors on the way?

(CNN)Italy was struck by its fourth earthquake in three months on Sunday morning, a 6.6-magnitude tremor which injured twenty people and leveled a historic basilica. The deadly series of tremors has destroyed many historic buildings and landmarks. The first, in August, killed nearly 300 people and flattened villages around the mountain town of Amatrice. Sunday’s was the strongest to hit the country in more than three decades. Why has this part of Italy been struck…

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