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China's Bo Xilai appeals conviction

(CNN) -- One day after a court in eastern China sentenced him to life in prison for corruption, former Communist Party official Bo Xilai appealed his verdict and sentencing, a source with direct knowledge of the case told CNN.

REPORT: Egypt court bans Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court Monday ordered a ban on activities of the Muslim Brotherhood and froze its finances, according to state-run news website Egynews.

Fidelity sued by employees over its own 401(k) plan

Fidelity Investments, one of the country's largest retirement plan providers, is being sued over the 401(k) plan it offers its own workers.

Wal-Mart to hire 10% more for holiday rush

Wal-Mart is upping its holiday hiring. The world's largest retailer said that it is bringing on 55,000 seasonal workers to handle the Christmas rush this year, up from 50,000 last year.

Wal-Mart to hire 10% more for holiday rush

Wal-Mart is upping its holiday hiring. The world's largest retailer said that it is bringing on 55,000 seasonal workers to handle the Christmas rush this year, up from 50,000 last year.

Twitter: The angriest place on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.

2013 Emmys: Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington FTW

The 2013 Emmys had a few memorable pairs -- Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; comedy winners Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale -- but Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington were history in the making.

Report: Egypt court bans Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court Monday ordered a ban on activities of the Muslim Brotherhood and froze its finances, according to state-run news website Egynews.

Navy Yard shooting: 'There's a guy slaughtering people with a shotgun'

Aaron Alexis arrived in Washington on August 25 after a tumultuous month. He'd had a run-in with a family at the airport in Norfolk, Virginia, where he accused them of laughing at him.

Rand Paul wins another straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul was the favorite in a presidential straw poll at a Republican leadership conference in Michigan that concluded Sunday.