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Ships filled with grain continue to depart from Ukraine


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:50:31 -0400

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Two more cargo ships departed Odesa on Monday morning carrying grain. This is happening as the United Nations warns of nuclear disaster amid shelling near Ukraine's nuclear facilities. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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Ukraine says Russia is "systematically" stealing its children


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:49:52 -0400

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Ukraine has repeatedly accused Russia of stealing Ukrainian children and forcibly deporting them to Russian-held territory. CBS News correspondent Chris Livesay spoke with two young boys who say Russians took them to Russian-held Donetsk. They said they would still be there today if their guardian Anton hadn't made a perilous trip to rescue them.

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British veteran builds castle in Welsh Valley to help with PTSD


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:43:18 -0400

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A British veteran struggling with PTSD built a castle in the Welsh Valley to help with his mental health. It's now become a sanctuary for other veterans and military widows. CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi has more.

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Iranian military operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:32:55 -0400

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The Department of Justice has charged a member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for allegedly offering to pay to have former Trump National Security Adviser John Bolton killed. Catherine Herridge reports.

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Asylum seekers arrive in NYC, D.C. from Texas


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:32:00 -0400

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Migrants arrived in New York City and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after being sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The mayors of those cities are calling the move inhumane as they both ask the federal government for help. Nancy Chen reports.

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The Uplift: A "Star Trek" trailblazer and Markelle the Gazelle


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:49:01 -0400

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"Star Trek" actress Sonequa Martin-Green pays tribute to trailblazing actress Nichelle Nichols and how she helped women and people of color in STEM. Runner Markelle Taylor shares how running changed his life – and how he qualified for a marathon in prison. Plus, our top viral videos.

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Mark Esper has government-provided "protection 24/7" because of Iran threats


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:23:41 -0400

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Esper's revelation came soon after the Justice Department charged an Iranian national for plotting the murder of former national security adviser John Bolton.

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Afghan families start U.S. resettlement process at repurposed conference center


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:01:34 -0400

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The National Conference Center in northern Virginia is currently housing 657 Afghan evacuees selected for U.S. resettlement, including 216 children, according to DHS data.

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Arctic warming up to four times faster than the rest of the planet, study shows


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 21:33:03 -0400

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The new study shows that warming in the Arctic is much worse than scientists previously thought.

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Europe faces heat wave, wildfires and extreme drought


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:54:24 -0400

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Europe is on track for one of the worst droughts in centuries as it combats raging wildfires. Roxana Saberi has more.

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Serena Williams loses first match after retirement talk


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:37:32 -0400

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Serena Williams lost her first match since revealing earlier this week that she's getting ready to retire from tennis. The 23-time Grand Slam champion was emotional after losing in the second round of the National Bank Open on Wednesday.

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Serena Williams loses 1st match since saying she's prepared to retire


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:16:00 -0400

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"A lot of emotions, obviously," Williams said, her voice shaking during an on-court interview.

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England just had its driest July in almost 90 years


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:10:00 -0400

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Much of Europe is sweltering under historic heat waves and parched conditions hitting everything from agriculture to transport.

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U.K. so hot and dry, the source of the River Thames has dried up


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:58:35 -0400

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"Hopefully downstream we will find the Thames, but at the moment, it's gone," said one tourist who had come, hoping to see the origin of the iconic English river.

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Family of American fighter captured during war believes he is still in Ukraine


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:56:14 -0400

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Alex Drueke spoke to his mother and a U.S. State Department case manager Thursday morning, according to a press release from his family.

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Austin Tice's family is still waiting for answers 10 years after his disappearance


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:18:18 -0400

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The freelance journalist was kidnapped in Syria on Aug. 14, 2012.

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After leaving Russia, McDonald's to reopen in Ukraine


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 10:33:39 -0400

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Resuming business in Kyiv will help foster a "sense of normalcy" in the war-torn country, a company executive says.

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Civilians suffer Russia's retaliation as Ukraine counterstrikes


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 10:19:11 -0400

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Almost half a year into Russia's invasion, Ukraine is using Western weapons to hit back hard. Its troops and civilians know the retribution will be merciless.

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Commanders, medics and Ukrainian residents trapped on front lines


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 09:45:25 -0400

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Charlie D'Agata is on the front lines near Mykolaiv, visiting deserted, shrapnel-torn villages, a few miles from Russian positions. They speak with a Ukrainian commander, two army medics and an elderly lady who showed D'Agata around her rocket-shredded home that has no electricity or water but that she refuses to leave.

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Woman arrested for stealing mom's $139M artwork in bizarre con


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 09:18:12 -0400

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The elderly woman was "convinced to pay exorbitant amounts for the spiritual treatment of her daughter," police said.

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Woman's appeal rejected in landmark #MeToo case in China


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 07:35:32 -0400

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Zhou Xiaoxuan had accused CCTV host Zhu Jun of groping and forcibly kissing her in 2014.

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New animal-derived Langya virus infects 35 in Eastern China


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:29:25 -0400

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Though the virus has not yet caused any fatalities, it comes from the same family as other deadly viruses.

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DOJ charges Iranian in alleged plot to kill John Bolton


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:24:02 -0400

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The Justice Department revealed the details of an Iranian operative's alleged plot to assassinate former Trump national security adviser John Bolton, one of Iran's fiercest critics. Sources tell CBS News another target of the alleged plot was former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Catherine Herridge has the details.

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Migrants bused to New York and D.C. caught in political battle


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:46:45 -0400

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The Texas governor has bused thousands of migrants to New York City and Washington, D.C., since April.

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Ukraine prepares to mount major southern counteroffensive


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:12:25 -0400

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Ukrainian troops are preparing to launch a new counteroffensive in the south following a major attack on a base in Russian-controlled Crimea. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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Iranian charged in plot to murder former national security adviser John Bolton


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:09:00 -0400

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An indictment alleges Shahram Poursafi tried to pay $300,000 to people in the U.S. to murder Bolton.

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Arrests of cartel "bosses" trigger wave of destruction in Mexico


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:45:00 -0400

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Images on social media showed men commandeering cars and buses and setting them on fire. Others showed burned-out convenience stores.

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Former Twitter manager convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:51:03 -0400

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The case marked the first time the kingdom has been accused of spying in America.

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Former Russian politician seeks to get Russians real news from Ukraine


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 11:32:50 -0400

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Ilya Ponomarev is a former member of Russia's Duma who was forced into exile after voting against Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. CBS Senior Foreign Correspondent Holly Williams found him in Ukraine where he is running an online news channel to get the truth of war to the Russian public.

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Meet the people pulling out landmines so Ukrainians can go home


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 11:01:32 -0400

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"People will be able to return to their houses, to their cities, and they will be able to walk freely and live safely," one brave dancer-turned-deminer told CBS News.

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