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See Dreamliner decked out as R2-D2

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:30pm
It's been a wild week for "Star Wars" fans, what with the release of a new trailer for "The Force Awakens" leaving many viewers openly in tears on Thursday.
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Pope Francis considering Cuba visit

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:27pm
Washington. New York. Philadelphia. Havana? The Vatican says Pope Francis may add another leg to his trip to the United States this September, visiting Cuba just months after he helped negotiate a diplomatic thaw between the two nations.
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Samaritan pulls man from truck hanging over cliff

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:56am
A freshly fallen tree in the roadway was Jason Warnock's first clue.
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Iraq's Most Wanted

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:53am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Iraq's "most wanted" fugitives list.
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The American dancing in the Kremlin for $8 a day

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:30am
Joy Womack is taking part in her first ballet class of the day at the Kremlin Ballet Theatre, kicking her legs up to her head, jumping and spinning across the room. After class, she eats boiled sweets, one after another -- they are a cheap form of energy.
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Supermodel's huband posts love note

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:25am
It's obvious that Tom Brady's love for his wife, model Gisele Bundchen, will never go out of fashion.
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Why we're obsessed with happiness

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:22am
As humans, we're consumed by questions of happiness. We have been at least since we started writing literature, about 5,000 years ago.
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North Korea's first lady makes rare appearance

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:20am
North Korea's first lady has made her first public appearance since last December. In images released by North Korea's state news agency, Ri Sol Ju is seen laughing and clapping alongside leader Kim Jong Un. In 2012, Korean state television confirmed the couple had married.
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Toy soldiers? Look again

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19am
Every day, images of war and conflict are splashed across our desktops, plastered on our TV screens and scattered through our mobile news feeds. Because of that, one's response to such imagery often becomes calloused or desensitized.
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Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19am
Imagine sitting on a dusty, busy street in New Delhi, crowded with vendors and people running quickly about the market. A woman's lapis-colored sari swishes past you in the golden-colored dusk. You've been here since morning.
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Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:08am
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former top adviser to Saddam Hussein and the highest-ranking member of the Iraqi leader's regime to evade capture, has been killed in an Iraqi security operation, Iraqi state-run television reported Friday.
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After hours at sea, chaos and desperation at Yemeni city

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:42am
We were six nautical miles out from Yemen, but even from out here we could hear the Saudi airstrikes, make out their lights as they fell through the sky.
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European Debt Crisis

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at the European Debt Crisis which has affected the countries of Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
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Space Accidents

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
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Cuba

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
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