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Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

CNN World - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 12:55am
A massive typhoon made landfall in the east-central Philippines late Saturday, battering the area with heavy rains and winds a year after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region.
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Al Qaeda kills hostages during SEALs raid in Yemen

CNN World - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:28pm
Al Qaeda militants killed American hostage Luke Somers in Yemen during a raid conducted by U.S. forces to rescue him, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday.
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Teacher killing 'shocks' ex-husband

CNN World - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:14pm
CNN's John Defterios sits down with Paul Ryan, the ex-husband of the American teacher murdered in Abu Dhabi.
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Former top Chinese official arrested in corruption probe

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:52pm
China's former top domestic security official, Zhou Yongkang, has been arrested as part of a corruption probe, the country's state-run Xinhua news agency reports.
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Top 10 Instagrammed places

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:39pm
Photo sharing website names the top 10 destinations for geo-tagged snapshots.
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British Museum lends Elgin Marble

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:35pm
As the United Kingdom continues to enforce sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, the British Museum has announced it is lending one of the controversial Elgin Marbles to a St. Petersburg museum, describing it as "a marble ambassador of a European ideal."
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15 feet from ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:25pm
A 22-year-old Kurdish female fighter battles for the scorched earth of Kobani, Syria, and revenge for her friend, who died rather than be captured. "Girls are very prized by ISIS. She blew herself up. She killed a lot of them with her," she says.
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Nation being devoured by sea

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 1:42pm
The Pacific Island nation of Kiribati may be the first country to disappear under the rising sea levels of climate change. Its people fear their homeland may become the world's next Atlantis.
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Inside the palace of a dictator

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 1:40pm
In late 1989 the carefully constructed edifice of communism in Eastern Europe started crumbling in a wave of popular upheavals with a speed that took everyone by surprise.
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Orion's first test flight splashes down

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:38pm
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Pope: Modern slavery worse every day

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:25pm
Pope Francis said on Tuesday that modern slavery is a "crime against humanity" and is "unfortunately becoming worse and worse every day."
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Kobani: A city haunted by the living

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:09am
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh finds a city so inhumane that for its inhabitants -- many of them children -- the roar of warplanes brings strange comfort.
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Watch dinosaur resurrection

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:19am
The world's most complete stegosaurus skeleton has been unveiled at Natural History Museum
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Philippines braces for super typhoon

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:02am
The Philippines, still scarred by last year's devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan, braced itself for another potentially catastrophic storm, with millions rushing to evacuate, stock up on supplies and take cover.
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South Africans pause to remember Mandela a year after his death

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:33am
South Africans paid tribute to Nelson Mandela on the first anniversary of his death, with his widow imploring citizens to carry on his legacy of love and forgiveness.
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Where a kiss can kill

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:30am
How does a naturally 'touchy, feely' nation learn to keep its distance from loved ones?
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Rave your way to a better body

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 8:04am
CNN's Isa Soares has uncovered a novel way to boost happiness and productivity in business, rave parties before work!
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China's struggle to end organ harvesting from executed prisoners

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:24am
Like many Chinese, Beijing bank clerk Zhou Keran shudders when asked if he would donate his organs should he die.
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Japanese hunters capture rare albino dolphin

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:22am
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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2014: The year in pictures

CNN World - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:22am
Photo gallery: 2014 in pictures
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