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November 10th, 2014
05:40 PM ET

Was ISIS leader wounded?

(CNN) - There is a flurry of conflicting accounts on the fate of the evil mastermind behind the terror group ISIS, as the U.S.-led coalition seems disturbingly under-informed, shall we say, about where its bombs are going and whom exactly they are hitting.

What we know for sure is that the Pentagon says U.S. airstrikes took place targeting ISIS leaders near Mosul. But what has not been confirmed is whether the head of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, survived those strikes, or if he was in the convoy to begin with.

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November 10th, 2014
05:38 PM ET

China’s ‘Hunger Games’-style summit

It looked like it could have been a scene out of the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie.

An over-the-top display complete with fireworks, music and synchronized dancing, but this wasn't a Hollywood production, it was the welcoming ceremony for world leaders in Beijing.

CNN's Jake Tapper reports on the lengths China went to to impress world leaders at this year's APEC summit.

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