CNN Obama hands off legacy on terror to sharp critic 2016-12-07T12:40:01.000000Z A commander in chief who prizes nuance and restraint put his legacy in the war on terror Tuesday in the hands of a brassy successor who embodies gut-check leadership. Aleppo: Syrian regime forces seize most of old city 2016-12-07T12:39:52.000000Z Syrian government troops now control most of the neighborhoods in the old city of Aleppo after days of fierce fighting against rebel forces, with only small pockets remaining in opposition hands. Trump got it wrong. China is spending big to prop up its currency 2016-12-07T12:37:30.000000Z Beijing's foreign currency war chest fell below $3.1 trillion, the lowest level since March 2011, according to official data released Wednesday. Richard Spencer's appearance at Texas A&M draws protests 2016-12-07T12:37:00.000000Z A Texas A&M alum is bringing prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer to campus despite the wishes of university leaders and students. Ohio's 'heartbeat' abortion bill awaits Gov. Kasich's signature 2016-12-07T12:35:24.000000Z Ohio state lawmakers have passed a controversial "Heartbeat Bill" that would ban abortions from the moment the heartbeat of a fetus can be detected -- which usually occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable' 2016-12-07T12:34:41.000000Z After years of deforestation and drought as a result of climate change, Sudan's rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger. Trump takes flak for picking Flynn as national security adviser 2016-12-07T12:34:41.000000Z Donald Trump has pointed to his hiring chops as a key asset, but he is already facing calls to rescind a job offer to one of his top national security picks. Pakistan: Plane goes missing with 40 passengers on board 2016-12-07T12:27:11.000000Z Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661 carrying 40 passengers has lost contact with a control tower, the airline said in a statement Wednesday. JPMorgan fined $360 million for manipulating key interest rate 2016-12-07T12:25:32.000000Z Europe has slapped JPMorgan Chase with a $360 million fine for rate manipulation. Trump's moves highlight his split with Hill GOP on top party priorities 2016-12-07T12:24:40.000000Z Republicans are finding that staying united with President-elect Donald Trump is much easier said than done.