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September 13th, 2013
08:38 PM ET

Rep. King: "The Russians are holding all the cards" in Syria

The Taliban is taking credit for a daring strike just outside a U.S. consulate in Afghanistan.

A State Department official says it began when a wave of Taliban fighters opened fire on the consulate. A truck bomb went off, but miraculously, no Americans were injured.

The attack comes one day after the isolated leader of al Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahri released a new audio rant, this time urging terrorists to unleash a string of both small and large attacks inside the United States.

How serious are officials taking these threats? And an Obama administration official said that "we are coming closer to agreement on the scope of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile."

OutFront: Congressman Peter King (R-NY).


Filed under: News • Syria • Taliban
September 13th, 2013
08:19 PM ET

Fourth person dead, dozens 'unaccounted for' in Colorado flooding

Colorado is bracing itself for at least three more days of torrential rains - rains that have already sent rivers cascading over their banks.

'Not over': Heavy rainfall heading once more for flooded Colorado

The flood waters have cut off towns, ripped out roads and killed at least four people. Thousands of people are also now living in shelters after being ordered to head to higher ground.

Some parts of the state have already been hit with an astonishing 15 inches of rain.

Ana Cabrera is OutFront in Longmont, Colorado with the latest.


Filed under: News • Weather
September 13th, 2013
08:13 PM ET

Police falsely link Texas man to series of rapes

Twenty-nine-year-old Alan Mason was named a person of interest in a series of nine rapes across Texas, and was taken into police custody the next morning.

On Monday, a DNA test linked a different suspect to the crimes, but not before police had released Mason's name and mug shot to the public.

Now, Mason worries his reputation may never recover.

Ed Lavandera is OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • News
September 13th, 2013
02:13 PM ET

JK Rowling to write new Harry Potter film series

Warner Brothers announces that it will release a new film series based on the Harry Potter series.

The new movies will not focus on Harry himself, instead, it follows the adventures of Newt Scamander, the hero of another wizard book by J.K. Rowling called, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

J.K. Rowling is set to write the movie scripts, saying, "[The new film] will be set in the worldwide community of witches and wizards where I was so happy for seventeen years... Newt's story will start in New York..."

Erin Burnett has more OutFront.


Filed under: Entertainment • News
September 13th, 2013
01:29 PM ET

Royal couple's first formal appearance since birth of prince

"Prince William's Passion: New Father, New Hope" premieres on CNN on September 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET

In London, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a charity event for wildlife conservation. It was the first time the royal couple left their new baby, Prince George, at home with the nanny.

Prince William to leave military service, will devote time to charities

Max foster is OutFront where the red carpet event took place.


Filed under: International • News • Royal Baby
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