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New Jersey mall in lockdown after gunman spotted, shots heard: US media

Authorities put a shopping mall in Paramus, New Jersey, on lockdown late Monday after a gunman was spotted and witnesses reported hearing shots, US media said.

New Jersey mall in lockdown after gunman spotted, shots heard: US media
Al-Jazeera America goes live, woos viewers
Al-Jazeera America goes live, woos viewers

Al-Jazeera America went live Tuesday, accompanied by a campaign of traditional and social media for its cable channel launch, as it pledged to outdo its rivals with serious, in-depth journalism.

Al-Jazeera America goes live, woos viewers
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. ©REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Venezuela accuses CNN of seeking to foment coup

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused US-based news network CNN en Espanol of working to promote a coup d'etat as part of a wider media war against his socialist government.

Venezuela accuses CNN of seeking to foment coup
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CNN hits back in row over using slain US envoy's diary

CNN on Monday hit back at accusations by a top US State Department official that it had engaged in "distasteful" reporting by using the contents of a diary belonging to slain US ambassador to Libya.

CNN hits back in row over using slain US envoy's diary
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CNN chief quits, says 'new thinking' needed

CNN Worldwide president Jim Walton announced Friday he is quitting the job at the end of the year, saying the struggling cable network needs "new thinking."

CNN chief quits, says 'new thinking' needed