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Airstrikes kill ISIS governor of Mosul

CNN World - 13 min 31 sec ago
The second ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul was killed in coalition airstrikes, Iraqi police say. He had been in office less than 25 days.
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PlayStation, Xbox users forced offline by hack

CNN World - 15 min 44 sec ago
It's getting there. Sony's PlayStation networks were still down; Xbox is mostly up, but some functions are limited, their service websites said early Friday.
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6 reasons to go to Greece in winter

CNN World - 23 min 37 sec ago
Greece is so closely linked to summer vacations that it rarely features in winter escape plans.
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From Russia with no love: Putin cancels holiday vacation

CNN World - 24 min 22 sec ago
Vladimir Putin delivered a lump of coal in the Kremlin's stocking this year when he announced Thursday that he has canceled holiday vacations for members of the government.
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U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

CNN World - 34 min 16 sec ago
For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.
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Suicide bomber kills dozens in town near Baghdad

CNN World - 3 hours 33 min ago
A suicide bomber killed 38 people and wounded dozens more in a town near Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.
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Al-Shabaab raids Somalia's largest African Union base

CNN World - 5 hours 59 min ago
Somalia's militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab raided the country's largest military base for African Union troops on Thursday, detonating a car bomb at the entrance before engaging in a firefight with troops, a spokesman for the group said.
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Remembering a Sri Lankan town wiped away by tsunami

CNN World - 7 hours 43 sec ago
A dozen young children chatter and giggle around me, taking my pad and pen to write down their addresses very carefully. This way, they tell me, I'll know where to send help.
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Algeria terror group leader behind beheading killed

CNN World - 7 hours 1 min ago
The leader of an Algerian terror group that beheaded French hiker Herve Gourdel in late September was killed in a military operation, the state-run Algeria Press Service reports.
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What's missing in the uproar?

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:41pm
After days of caving, counter-caving, threats, U-turns, investigations and pontifications, it's hard to know which way's up anymore with Sony, "The Interview" and North Korea.
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Tiger Woods targets return to form

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:32pm
The Tiger will be back on the prowl in 2015 -- and that's according to the man himself.
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Nigeria's floating community

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:26pm
Born and raised in the floating slum of Makoko in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Sulayman Afose is building a reputation as a photographic chronicler of the community.
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China censors Sony hack news

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:20pm
Censorship is a part of daily life in China. News articles are erased from online search engines, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are banned, and CNN is routinely blacked out for Chinese viewers.
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$14m car found under magazines?

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:09pm
60 luxury cars worth millions were found in Western France and are scheduled to be auctioned off.
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5 ways to decode a TripAdvisor review

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:18pm
Know before you go -- what testy, deceitful and placating head cases some user-reviewers can be.
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Nut scandal exec faces arrest

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:15pm
South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for the former Korean Air executive Heather Cho who sparked outrage by kicking a flight attendant off a plane for serving macadamia nuts the wrong way.
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WWI Xmas truce: Fact or fiction?

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 3:23pm
It's a story which has captured the imagination of the English Premier League and persuaded one UK retailer to use it for its Christmas TV advert -- but did rival armies really turn the World War I killing fields into a football field?
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Santa sightings around the world

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:19pm
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Millions in banknotes spill from van

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:12pm
Last minute shoppers in Hong Kong were treated to a Christmas Eve cash grab Wednesday when nearly $2 million spilled from a money transport van into the street.
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Woman freed after drug probe nightmare

CNN World - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:57pm
American traveler Stacey Addison says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying drugs. Now she's out of jail -- and a guest of a former East Timor leader.
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