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Hong Kong protest leader alleges police assault

CNN World - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:17am
Joshua Wong, the most prominent of Hong Kong's student protest leaders, alleged he was assaulted by police who used excessive force -- including repeatedly grabbing his genitals -- during his arrest at pro-democracy demonstrations.
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Another rising Kim in North Korea

CNN World - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:15am
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been named as a senior government official by state media.
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Mexican President urges reform

CNN World - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:13am
Eleven partially burned bodies of young adults have been found in southwestern Mexico, not far from where 43 missing college students went to school.
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Raid frees eight hostages from al Qaeda stronghold, U.S. and Yemen say

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 1:15pm
A daring raid by U.S. and Yemeni forces into an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen freed eight hostages, but not before kidnappers stole away with some Westerners, including an American.
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Little flutist plays to keep hope alive

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 11:42am
In the busy streets, shoppers and workers rush by the homeless little boy with a flute -- some dropping change but most ignoring him. But he plays on knowing that each coin or note can help his family survive another day.
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Crime novelist P.D. James dies

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:40am
P.D. James, the British novelist renowned for her crime novels featuring detective Adam Dalgliesh as well as such works as "The Children of Men," has died. She was 94.
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Rare Shakespeare's First Folio

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:21am
A librarian in northern France made what may be the discovery of his lifetime when he uncovered a rare Shakespeare's First Folio in his library's collection.
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Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 9:45am
The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.
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Cricket star dies after blow to head

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 9:42am
Australia cricket international Phil Hughes has died after being hit in the head by a ball on Tuesday.
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Israel says it broke up Hamas terror plot

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:22am
Israeli security forces say they have broken up a wide-ranging terror plot, which would have included attacks on a football stadium, abductions and car bombings.
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Report into India girls' hanging finds no evidence of rape, murder

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:09am
An investigation into the deaths of two teenage girls found hanging from a mango tree in northern India has concluded that they committed suicide and that there's no evidence of rape, sexual assault, or murder, according to a report released by India's Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday.
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British diplomat killed in Kabul blast

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:58am
At least one British diplomat was among five people killed Thursday after a large explosion damaged a convoy of foreign embassy cars in Kabul, police said.
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Australian cricketer dies after 'freak accident'

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:25am
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after being hit in the head by a ball, Cricket Australia says.
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Japanese hunters capture rare albino dolphin

CNN World - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 3:00am
Japanese fishermen have captured a rare albino dolphin and killed 11 other dolphins in a shallow cove, according to conservation activists protesting the hunt.
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Hong Kong student leader arrested

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 7:43pm
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was among a number of student leaders arrested Wednesday as authorities cleared a key demonstration camp in the city's Mong Kok district.
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Hungarian police to women: If you flirt, you could get raped

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 7:25pm
"The flirtation of young girls can often trigger violence."
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Cricketer hit by pitch, collapses

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:26am
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is fighting for his life in a hospital, a day after he collapsed on the field.
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Soil to plate at an 800-year-old castle

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:47am
At Dragsholm Castle, on the northwestern coast of Denmark's Zealand island, they once chased ghosts.
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Holocaust victims' shoes stolen

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:26am
Thieves have stolen eight shoes belonging to Holocaust victims from a museum in Poland, the latest in a series of thefts targeting memorials to those killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
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