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U.S. sailors attacked in Turkey, have bags placed over heads

 Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey, according to U.S. military officials.

China's stock market finally opens to foreigners. Now what?

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It just got easier to buy Chinese stocks.

U.S. Army veteran fatally shot in Southern California after returning from Afghanistan

Sylmar, CA (KTLA) -- Police were searching for a gunman Sunday after a dispute ended with an Army veteran being shot and killed at a homecoming party thrown for the young man at his girlfriend's Sylmar home, according to police officials.

North Korea releases American detainees Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller

 Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to leave North Korea "and are on their way home," the U.S. government announced Saturday, leaving no more Americans detained in the reclusive East Asian nation.

The world's best hotel restaurants in 2014

(CNN) -- It's a familiar refrain among jet-lagged travelers, usually accompanied by a despondent shrug. "Well, I guess we could just grab a quick bite at the hotel."

Russia's currency won't stop falling

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin could be facing a full-blown currency crisis. The ruble has fallen by about 30% since the start of the year to a record low against the dollar.

Africa: A sanctuary for chill-seekers

 Looking for a spa break? In the past, the world's chill-seekers might have ventured to Thailand or India to get their massage fix. In the future, they're more apt to be Africa-bound.

Wife: Joran van der Sloot stabbed in prison

(CNN) -- Joran van der Sloot's wife says her husband was "seriously injured" in a stabbing at the Peruvian prison where he is serving time for murder, but a top prison official is calling her account an outright lie, according to

Taj Mahal casino workers want $175 million bailout from Atlantic City and New Jersey

 The Taj Mahal casino is doomed if it cannot get a $175 million bailout from the state of New Jersey and Atlantic City.

Invest now or face 'irreversible' effects of climate change, U.N. panel warns

The cost of fighting climate change will only climb if industrialized nations don't take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations' panel on the matter warned Sunday in its wrap-up report.