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May 17th, 2013
07:51 PM ET

Obama's rough week

Dogged by crises, President Obama is doing his best to change the subject. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports. (Video)

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Jessica Yellin
May 17th, 2013
07:34 PM ET

Was Toronto mayor caught using drugs?

CNN's Paula Newton reports on allegations that the Toronto mayor can be seen using drugs in a cell phone video.

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Filed under: Canada • Paula Newton
May 17th, 2013
07:30 PM ET

Thieves steal red-carpet jewels at Cannes

CNN's Atika Shubert reports on the brazen heist of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from the Cannes Film Festival.

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Filed under: Atika Shubert • Crime • France
Anthony Bourdain inspired by Libya
May 17th, 2013
11:43 AM ET

Anthony Bourdain inspired by Libya

CNN’s Anthony Bourdain sat down with Wolf Blitzer in the Situation Room to discuss his upcoming episode of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” on Libya.

Bourdain recently traveled to the Libyan cities of Tripoli and Misrata to learn about the people, culture and food in the nation that’s still recovering after the country’s dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.

Bourdain describes Libya as “inspiring” but "hearbreaking" describing many young, earnest people who expressed a desire to remake the country.

The full interview airs Friday at 6pm ET on CNN.

The episode of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” on Libya airs Sunday night at 9pm ET on CNN.


Filed under: Anthony Bourdain • Interviews • Libya