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Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation, Pentagon says

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:35pm
Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed this week in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Friday.
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EU weighs sanctions on Russia

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:37pm
European Union nations are considering new sanctions against Russia amid cautious optimism that a ceasefire will go into effect Friday in eastern Ukraine.
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FAA: Unresponsive plane crashes off the coast of Jamaica

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:01pm
A small plane flew for hours unresponsive south over the United States before crashing Friday off the coast of Jamaica, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
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Ex-lover shares intimate details in book

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:07pm
A new book by President Hollande's ex-partner reveals intimate details of their relationship. Jonathan Mann reports.
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NATO to form new 'spearhead' force

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:37am
NATO members agreed Friday to form a "spearhead" force of several thousand land troops ready to deploy within a few days, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said, as the trans-Atlantic alliance grapples with the threats posed by Russia's interference in Ukraine and the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq
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American may be helping with chilling ISIS social media, source says

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:19am
He's fluent in both English and Arabic, and if his college degree in computers is any indication, he has a way with technology. Then there's his interest in radical Islam.
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Death toll climbs in Asian monsoons

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:26am
At least 137 people have died in the last few days from flooding caused by intense monsoon-season rains that have been lashing parts of Asia for weeks, according to government and media accounts.
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Friendly fire deaths probed

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:25am
A friendly fire incident that killed six soldiers in Afghanistan, including five Americans, was a result of botched communication and a series of other errors, the Pentagon said.
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Forgiving my war criminal father

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:15am
Brand new documentary "In the Shadow of War" explores the aftermath of the conflict that rocked the Balkans in the early 1990s.
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Garden State charity feeds hungry

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:32am
When Chip Paillex started a garden with his 4-year-old daughter in 2002, he never imagined it would change the lives of thousands of people.
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'Astoundingly huge' dinosaur found

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:15am
Experts estimate that the newly unveiled the Dreadnoughtus schrani dinosaur measured out at 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons, making him one of the biggest, if not the biggest, land animal ever to grace the Earth.
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World's first cyborg

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:38am
Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to see color.
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Newly found asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:36am
A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:49am
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Truce between Ukraine and rebels?

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:26am
As pro-Russian rebels advance on Ukraine, Diana Magnay reports on the possibility of a truce on the horizon.
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WHO: One suicide every 40 seconds

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:10am
Every 40 seconds someone in the world takes their own life, a global tally of more than 800,000 suicides a year, according to a landmark United Nations report on the subject.
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ISIS defector: Arab world not enough

CNN World - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:07am
To the outside world, they're a force of ruthless yet mysterious insurgents bent on terrorizing civilians and expanding Islamist rule.
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French President's ex-girlfriend tells all in new book

CNN World - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:53pm
Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.
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NATO summit: What to expect re: ISIS, Ukraine crisis

CNN World - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:45pm
The world faces a "generational struggle" against the threat of Islamist extremism, and ISIS should be "squeezed out of existence," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.
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Crab's blood could save your life

CNN World - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:55pm
During World War Two, soldiers learned to fear treatment as much as enemy bullets. Unsanitary conditions and equipment in field hospitals made open wounds a breeding ground for bacteria that killed thousands, particularly the fast-acting and barely detectable gram-negative strains that caused toxic shock syndrome, meningitis, and typhoid.
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