June 19th, 2014
10:30 PM ET

City of Tomorrow: A tour of the world's tallest tower

Is the City Of Tomorrow already here?

CNN's Erin Burnett travels to Dubai, where she shows how the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, is using smart, energy-saving technology for buildings of the future.

Filed under: City of Tomorrow • News • Tech
June 19th, 2014
10:11 PM ET

Report: Albuquerque police have 'pattern' of excessive, deadly force

An American police department is under fire for responding to threats with bullets.

Dozens have been killed by cops in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Now, the Justice Department is getting involved.

Just one video, which some might find disturbing, shows why.

CNN's Drew Griffin has the OutFront investigation.

For MORE, visit Albuquerque police have 'pattern' of excessive, deadly force, report says

Filed under: International • Justice • News • OutFront Investigation
June 19th, 2014
09:49 PM ET

Obama sending up to 300 troops to advise Iraqis

President Barack Obama said Thursday that American forces would not be returning to combat in Iraq. He announced that military advisers will be heading to Iraq to combat the terrorist group ISIS that is gaining ground in that country.

Obama says 'small number' of military advisers going to Iraq

"We are prepared to send a small number of additional American military advisers - up to 300 - to assess how we can best train, advise and support Iraqi security forces going forward," the President said.

Many Americans are now asking - is this mission creep?

CNN's Jim Acosta has the latest.

View my Flipboard Magazine.

Filed under: International • Iraq • News
June 19th, 2014
09:00 PM ET

As many as 75 people possibly exposed to anthrax

As many as 75 people may have been exposed to anthrax bacteria at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

75 CDC staff possibly exposed to anthrax, agency says

The scare happened after scientists moved the potentially deadly samples from one lab to another.

The FBI is now involved and investigating the incident.

CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta is OutFront.

Filed under: Health • News
June 19th, 2014
09:00 PM ET

Social media: A new tool for terror fundraising

ISIS and other extremist Islamic groups are successfully raising money for weapons, food, operations. And they're raising that money from people in countries that are close American allies.
Countries like Qatar.

According to the U.S. Treasury: "Qatar has become such a permissive terrorist financing environment, that several major Qatar-based fundraisers act as local representatives for larger terrorist fundraising networks".

We showed you the result of our investigation into terror fundraising in the country.

One of the things we discovered in our reporting was how significant social media is to terror fundraising. Twitter, Facebook and messaging site, What'sApp are crucial tools. Those companies of course, are American.

Seth Jones is Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation..

Filed under: International • News • Terrorism
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