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Before he blew himself up in Syria, an American-born jihadist made one more stop home.
U.S. officials are now acknowleding the frightening fact that the first known American sucide bomber in Syria returned to the U.S. after going through terror training overseas.
CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denies sending Russian troops into the Donetsk region of Ukraine.
Of course, he also denied sending troops into Crimea back in March, and now maps have to be re-drawn.
Putin signed a law to turn Crimea into the Las Vegas of Russia, or at least the Tunica, Mississippi of Russia.
You know what they say: Whatever happens in Crimea stays in Crimea - because militias and Russia’s increasingly repressive government won't let it leave.
CNN’s Tom Foreman reports.
(CNN) - The United Nations says this is the sixth time one of its schools, now used to shelter thousands of Palestinians, has taken a direct hit in the conflict in Gaza. Officials do not call these "attacks" on their compounds because, they say, that would suggest purposeful targeting.
Either way, the UN teams trying to help these people call the latest incident "a breaking point."
But who should be held responsible?
(CNN) - The Ukrainian government is now claiming that the pro-Russian separatists placed land mines and set up firing positions around the scene where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crashed.
And for the fourth straight day, international investigators say conditions were too dangerous to reach the site, leaving the top suspects in the downing of Flight 17 still in control of the crime scene.
Anti-Israel protests in Europe are taking on a hateful, anti-Semitic tone with increasing frequency.
Considering the not-so-distant European history, many leaders in the region are alarmed.
CNN’s Jake Tapper reports.