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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:16pm
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.
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Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:04pm
Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.
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What we learn from ISIS magazine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:26pm
ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world, write Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider.
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World's worst airport in 2014 is ...

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:25pm
After topping the notorious list three years in a row, Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is no longer the world's worst airport.
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Condemned Christian woman to take case to top Pakistani court

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:23pm
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country's highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her lawyer says.
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Sweden hunts for mystery submarine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41am
There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it is not a Tom Clancy novel. It is a case of international naval intrigue off the Swedish coast that brings back memories of the Cold War.
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Only 6 northern white rhinos left

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:32am
Unique? Suni was only one of seven northern whites left in the world. Now he's dead.
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And baby makes 4

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:32am
April, come she will. Or he. While we don't yet know the gender of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second baby, we now know the royal couple will become parents in April 2015.
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North Korean leader's quest to live to 100

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:05am
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
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Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
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Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:26am
Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.
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He never stopped fighting for Nigeria's missing girls

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:57am
Six months after more than 200 schoolgirls vanished into the night in Chibok, Nigeria, the #BringBackOurGirls campaign has faded.
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Shark attacks 13-year-old girl

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:17am
A shark attacked a 13-year-old surfer off the coast of Australia. Seven Network reports.
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Hong Kong leader blames 'external forces'

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:46am
Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city.
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Daredevils risk lives for perfect shot

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:29pm
Cityscapes are usually breathtaking, but finding a good vantage point in a new town can be tough.
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Apparent suicide after South Korea concert collapse

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:13pm
A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide.
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No agreement on what gays offer Catholic church

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:13pm
Catholic bishops ended a tense, two-week summit in Rome on Saturday without reaching a consensus on how to address what gays and lesbians can offer the church, same-sex relationships or Holy Communion for divorced and remarried couples.
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Pope takes predecessor closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
Pope Francis moved a predecessor closer to sainthood on Sunday, beatifying Pope Paul VI on the last day of a gathering in Rome of church leaders from around the world.
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Death toll climbs in Himalayas

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Saturday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 39 people had died in an exceptionally heavy snowfall.
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Spanish nurse's assistant tests negative for Ebola

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
A Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola in Spain after caring for two infected missionaries has tested negative for the virus, according to the government's special committee on Ebola.
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