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JonBenet Ramsey Murder Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is some background information about the JonBenét Ramsey murder investigation. The 6-year-old beauty pageant queen was found murdered in her Boulder, Colorado, home on December 26, 1996. No one has ever been charged in the case and the investigation is still open. Early suspicion fell on her parents, but

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Mahathir Mohamad Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is a look at Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia. Personal Birth date: July 10, 1925 (officially recorded as December 20, 1925) Birth place: Alor Setar, Kedah Father: Mohamad Iskandar, an Indian Muslim and a teacher in Northern Malaysia Marriage: Siti Hasmah Ali (1956) Children: Marina, Mirzan, Melinda,

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Christmas Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at Christmas, a popular Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Facts Celebrated December 25th in the United States and other countries. In 2023, December 25th falls on a Monday. Christmas is celebrated on January 7 in some Eastern Orthodox countries, such as Russia. The real

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Hanukkah Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is some background information about the Jewish holiday Hanukkah. In 2024, Hanukkah will start on December 25 at sunset and will end January 2, at sunset. In 2023, Hanukkah will start on December 7 at sunset and will end December 15, at sunset. Facts Hanukkah begins on the eve

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College student in Washington died of carbon monoxide poisoning, state officials confirm

By Brammhi Balarajan and Asher Moskowitz, CNN (CNN) — A student at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, died of carbon monoxide poisoning and two other students were hospitalized with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Monday night, the Washington State Patrol said Friday. The Washington State Patrol said in a news release that the medical examiner’s

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Seven elementary students in Virginia have fallen ill after ingesting items from a bag that later tested positive for fentanyl

7 students ate gummy bears from a baggie that tested positive for fentanyl and fell sick. Now 2 people have been arrested

By Carma Hassan, Asher Moskowitz and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) — Two people have been arrested and charged after seven Virginia elementary students ate gummy bears from a plastic baggie that later tested positive for the potentially deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl, the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. At first, it seemed the students were

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China’s Xi pushes more trust with Vietnam after Hanoi’s move closer to Washington

By Simone McCarthy, CNN Hong Kong (CNN) — China and Vietnam, centuries-old rivals with longstanding tensions over conflicting claims in the South China Sea, on Tuesday agreed to build trust and expand cooperation — just months after Hanoi upgraded its relations with Washington. At a summit in Hanoi, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Vietnamese Communist

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World agrees to climate deal that makes unprecedented call to move away from fossil fuels, but ‘cavernous’ loopholes remain

By Angela Dewan, Laura Paddison, Ella Nilsen and Rachel Ramirez, CNN Dubai (CNN) — The world agreed to a new climate deal in Dubai on Wednesday at the COP28 summit after two weeks of painstaking talks, making an unprecedented call to transition away from fossil fuels, but using vague language that could allow some countries

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Police are seeking charges in the killing of Detroit synagogue leader Samantha Woll, prosecutor says

By Rob Frehse, CNN (CNN) — Police investigating the October killing of Detroit synagogue president Samantha Woll are now seeking charges in the case, a spokesperson for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said, nearly two months after she was found fatally stabbed outside her home. “We have a warrant request from the Detroit Police Department and it’s being

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