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Militants seize Iraqi town, fire on air base

CNN World - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 7:31am
ISIS militants took full control of the Iraqi town of Al-Baghdadi, security officials told CNN, and turned their sights to a nearby air base housing U.S. military personnel. FULL STORY
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Get up to speed

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 9:38pm
The fight against ISIS has many fronts, and they're not all on the battlefield.
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Taliban attack on mosque attack kills 19

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 8:24pm
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a Friday attack on a Shiite Muslim mosque in Peshawar in northern Pakistan -- a suicide bombing and gunfire assault that a hospital representative said killed 19 people and injured dozens of others.
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The new Ebola: Are we ready?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:16pm
Experts say it's not a question of if, but when, the next global epidemic will happen. But scientists are working to stop the next outbreak in its tracks.
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Mueller forced to be ISIS bride?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:15pm
Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.
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ISIS: Paris killer's widow with us

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:15pm
The widow of Paris kosher supermarket gunman Amedy Coulibaly has linked up with ISIS, the terror group claims.
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TransAsia pilots fail flight test

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:14pm
As the search continues for the final victim of TransAsia Flight GE235, the Taiwanese airline has grounded 10 pilots for failing an oral flight test.
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170 whales strand in NZ

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13pm
Conservationists are racing to try to save more than 170 whales stranded on a remote beach on New Zealand's South Island.
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Coast guard captain jailed

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13pm
The captain of the first South Korean coast guard ship sent to rescue passengers from the doomed Sewol ferry has been sentenced to four years in prison for negligence.
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Inside the ISIS plot to attack Belgium

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:12pm
Intelligence suggests ISIS is seeking to send back European recruits to target the European countries involved in airstrikes against it, according to an official. FULL STORY
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What happened to U.S. World Cup TV war?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:03pm
It's one of the biggest sporting events on the planet and in a growing market for new fans, football's global governing body has cut a media rights deal for the 2026 World Cup over a decade ahead of the tournament.
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How much are we trashing our oceans?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:01pm
Nearly every piece of plastic still exists on Earth, regardless of whether it's been recycled, broken down into microscopic bits or discarded in the ocean.
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Politicians fist fight over bill

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:50am
A fight broke out inside Ukraine's parliament building between two lawmakers with a dispute over a land ownership bill.
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Dashcam shows takedown of Indian grandfather

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:34am
Police dashcam video captures the moments an Alabama cop took down a 57-year-old man visiting his family from India.
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Long-held Al Jazeera journalists freed

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:01pm
Egyptian authorities have released Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed -- though they still face court proceedings -- after they served more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison.
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Myanmar gives Rohingya voting rights, backtracks

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 6:32pm
Myanmar has stripped away temporary voting rights given to the country's embattled Rohingya minority only a day earlier, following protests by Buddhist nationalists.
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What happens after Ukraine peace deal?

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:55pm
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have signed up to a peace plan after lengthy talks, raising hopes that the brutal conflict in eastern Ukraine could be brought to a close.
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Backstage at a traveling circus

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:31pm
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Ukraine ceasefire deal reached

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:00pm
Marathon peace talks aimed at ending the bloody crisis in eastern Ukraine concluded in a breakthrough: A ceasefire that's due to start Sunday and an agreement for both sides to pull back heavy weapons.
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Marines' weapons seized in Yemen

CNN World - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:35am
Houthi rebels took all U.S. Embassy vehicles parked at the Yemeni capital's airport and wouldn't let departing U.S. Marines take their weapons with them, a top Sanaa airport official said about the latest evidence of unrest in an Arab nation long seen as key in America's fight against terrorists.
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