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July 27th, 2012
08:58 PM ET

Rwandan President answers war crimes charges: "Not true, it's actually ridiculous"

Rebel forces and army troops fought another battle on Friday. According to reports, 200,000 people have been forced from their homes due to the violence and rapes are up 75% in Congo this year.

The U.S. government accused neighboring Rwanda of arming and supporting the rebels after a 75 page UN report laid out the evidence.

Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, was the man who ended the genocide in Rwanda, which killed nearly 1 million people. In an exclusive interview with Rwandan president Paul Kagame, CNN's Erin Burnett asked him if the accusations are true.


Filed under: International • OutFront Exclusive
July 27th, 2012
08:46 PM ET

U.S. Air Force: If needed today, Bunker Buster is ready

The bunker buster is the biggest weapon in our military's arsenal. It's known as the massive ordnance penetrator, or M.O.P.
Air Force Secretary Michael Donley was asked this week whether the bomb is ready for action and he said, "If it needed to go today, we would be ready to do that."
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Filed under: International • Iran • National Security • News
July 27th, 2012
08:31 PM ET

County official resigns with 'golden parachute' amid criticism over handling sexual assault investigation

A top official in Orange County, California was forced to resign amid criticism about how he handled allegations that an employee sexually assaulted other employees.

Well, in return for exiting his post as chief executive of the county, Tom Mauk is getting a golden parachute, a severance package of $270 thousand dollars.

CNN's Miguel Marquez is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: News
July 27th, 2012
08:18 PM ET

Amazon CEO's 'game changing' donation

The CEO of Amazon Friday made the largest-ever publicly reported donation to a same-sex marriage campaign. Jeff Bezos and his wife announced they are giving 2.5 million dollars to an organization defending same-sex marriage in Washington state.

That organization says the donation is a game changer. But is it right for one person to have such outsize influence over a hot-button issue?

OutFront Friday: CNN Contributor Reihan Salam and Democratic Strategist Jamal Simmons.

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Filed under: Gay Marriage • News
July 27th, 2012
08:10 PM ET

Colorado shooting suspect was seeing psychiatrist before massacre

CNN has learned that the Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes was seeing a university of Colorado psychiatrist before the attack last Friday that left 12 people dead and 58 others wounded.

The new information is coming to light now because lawyers for Holmes are asking authorities to hand over a package Holmes sent to his psychiatrist.

CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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Filed under: Colorado theater shooting • Crime
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