Jin Yong, Chinese martial arts author and cultural icon, dies aged 94

Beijing (CNN)Louis Cha, the Chinese martial arts novel grandmaster said to have sold more books than “Harry Potter” author J K Rowling, died in Hong Kong on Tuesday after a long illness. He was 94. Although he wrote only in his native language, and just a fraction of works have…

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Mail bomb suspect targeted CNN and other news organizations on social media

New York (CNN)The man arrested and charged by authorities on Friday in connection with a wave of mail bombs wrote a number of posts on social media vilifying news organizations, including one tweet in which he showed an image of a burning building affixed with a CNN logo and said…

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Coverage of migrants seen as Trump’s pre-midterm trap

(CNN)For the first half of the month, there was little news coverage of the Central American migrants traveling through Mexico en route to the United States border. But the national debate is not limited to whether thousands of migrants should be granted asylum,orwhether Trump should deploy troops to the border,…

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Kamala Harris receives a hero’s welcome from women in Iowa

(CNN)At Kamala Harris’ first stop in Iowa this week, a woman edged her way through the crowd to meet the California senator. It is far too early to assess Harris’ viability within an enormous field of likely 2020 candidates. But with her prosecutorial style and unflappable demeanor during the Kavanaugh…

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With Key Senate Races Mired In Pollution Issues, Republican Strategists Shrug

In Texas, the fossil fuel industry’s unquenchable thirst for dwindling freshwater resources is bolstering Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s long-shot chance of unseating Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. Environmental problems are dogging Republicans in several key Senate races amidst an election widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump, who has…

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