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London suspect: 'Terrorist' is a great word

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:32pm
A British man charged with planning either a "Mumbai-style" terror attack or an attack on a prominent person said in secret recordings that he had been to Syria and reveled in the idea of being labeled a terrorist, a court in London heard Thursday.
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U.S. helps push back ISIS in Kobani

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:06pm
Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani have pushed back ISIS militants in a number of locations as U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions continue in and around the city.
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Hurricane Gonzalo bears down

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:05am
Bermuda is bracing for one of the most powerful storms in recent years.
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Nurse helping treat herself for Ebola

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:05am
The Spanish nurse with Ebola continues to help others even while she fights the deadly disease. Nic Robertson reports.
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Report: U.S. kept Iraq chemical weapons finds secret

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:01am
The U.S. government suppressed information about chemical weapons it found in Iraq, and several servicemembers were injured by their exposure to those weapons, The New York Times is reporting.
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Which megacity went horn-free?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:56am
Road users in Lagos were asked to keep their hands off the horn on Wednesday. Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola declared the date "No Horn Day" in a move to reduce noise pollution in Nigeria's biggest city and economic capital.
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The world's most expensive phone?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:52am
With a price tag of $250,000,these smartphones come complete with 18-carat white gold casing encrusted with precious diamonds.
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Michael Kors and Halle Berry try to design end to global hunger

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:44am
Hunger isn't glamorous, but Michael Kors and Halle Berry are using the power of fashion and Hollywood to help the U.N. World Food Programme provide meals for children around the world.
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Would you eat 'Fukushima' soup?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:48am
Soup that is rumored to be radioactive...It could only be Frieze London.
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Hong Kong boss: End the blocked streets

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:54am
Hong Kong's leader made it clear the pro-democracy protests which have clogged main thoroughfares in the city for almost three weeks cannot continue.
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They knew Ukraine crisis was coming. How?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:52am
To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them.
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Germany: 25 years later and no looking back

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:38am
Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth, high unemployment rates, and record budget deficits. As late as 2004, The Economist called it the Sick Man of Europe. On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany sits atop a small list of superpowers and looks set to stay there.
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Sewol ferry disaster: 6 months of pain

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:13am
6 months after the Sewol ferry sank off South Korea, many still wait for the bodies of loved ones. Paula Hancocks reports.
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Uganda clerics: Is gay OK?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:25am
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman asked Uganda's religious leaders what their views were on homosexuality. Some of their answers might surprise you.
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No one stopped Ebola nurse from flying

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:02pm
A nurse monitoring herself for Ebola symptoms broke travel restrictions and flew, U.S. doctors say. But she had reported her temperature to the CDC before taking flight.
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Nepal: 17 trekkers killed in heavy snow

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:21pm
Seventeen trekkers, including at least eight foreigners, have died after they were trapped in heavy snowfall while trekking in the Annapurna and Manang regions in central Nepal, the army said.
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Alleged beating stuns Hong Kong

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:31pm
The Hong Kong government has vowed to conduct an impartial investigation into a video which appears to show several plainclothes police officers beating up a detained pro-democracy demonstrator.
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Al Qaeda resurgent in Yemen amid political turmoil

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:22am
The latest "Worldwide Caution" issued by the U.S. State Department last week made for grim reading, telling of "an increased likelihood of reprisal attacks against U.S., Western and coalition partner interests throughout the world, especially in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia."
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North and South Korea meet after balloon flap

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:02am
It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.
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Vatican backtracks on gay comments

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:21am
Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.
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