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Garner protesters chant 'I can't breathe!'

CNN World - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:13am
New Yorkers sat down in Times Square late Wednesday, filling its streets and sidewalks, and in the ambient light of its high-rising video walls and colorful advertisements, they immortalized some of Eric Garner's last words.
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Al-Shabaab strikes again, killing 4 in attack on U.N. convoy

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:48pm
One day after executing dozens of non-Muslims at a quarry in Kenya, the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab waged an attack in its home base of Somalia -- killing at least four people, according to police, in an attack on a United Nations convoy.
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2014 may be the hottest year on record

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:37pm
This year is on track to be one of the hottest, if not the hottest, year on record, a U.N. agency reported Wednesday, citing preliminary estimates.
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Emergency repair reported at Ukraine nuclear power plant

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:54pm
An emergency repair began this week on an energy unit at a nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, and the problem has led to electricity shortages, Ukraine's Energy Ministry said Wednesday.
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'Gangnam Style' breaks YouTube

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:50pm
The Internet is a vast and seemingly limitless space, but it's no match for PSY.
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U.S. couple cleared in child's death leave Qatar

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:28pm
American couple Matthew and Grace Huang fought the Qatar legal system for nearly two years over allegations that they starved their adopted daughter to death. Now cleared, they have begun their journey home.
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Israel elections to come in March

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:22pm
New elections will probably be held on March 17, the speaker of Israel's parliament said Wednesday, a day after the Prime Minister sacked two senior members of his coalition Cabinet for criticizing government policy.
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American woman killed in UAE mall restroom stabbing

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:02pm
An American woman has died after being stabbed by an unknown attacker in the restroom of a high-end mall in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, police said.
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Iran may have bombed ISIS in Iraq

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:16am
The Pentagon says recent reports that Iran's military has carried out air raids on ISIS militants in eastern Iraq may be true.
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Perceived corruption in China down

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:50am
Despite a highly-publicized anti-corruption drive, China's position on an international corruption perceptions index has fallen in the past 12 months.
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Blast outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen kills 6

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:45am
A large explosion outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Yemen killed six people and wounded 12 others in Sanaa on Wednesday.
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Syrian President: U.S.-led airstrikes cause 'no change' in ISIS strength

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:23am
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a French magazine that he has not seen any sign that U.S.-led airstrikes in his country have weakened ISIS, despite that campaign's efforts to defeat the Islamist extremist group.
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Wife: Husband won't last a year in Cuban prison

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:54am
Judy Gross says she doesn't know how much longer her husband can make it. But she's scared it won't be long.
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Is detained woman ISIS leader's wife?

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:54am
A woman held by Lebanese authorities is not the wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Iraq's Interior Ministry said Wednesday, injecting further confusion into an already murky situation.
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Victims of the illegal wildlife trade

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:15am
An elephant leg as a trash can. A crocodile skin for a bathroom carpet. A bear skin to help a man project power in the bedroom.
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Look at me! 26 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:53am
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Bollywood movie star slapped, assaulted

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:53am
An Indian man slapped a movie star in the face during the filming of a TV show in Mumbai because of the length of her dress, police said.
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Blair's Christmas card mocked

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:22am
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's attempt to spread the festive cheer turned into a turkey after social media users mocked his new Christmas card.
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World's biggest ritual slaughter

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:21am
Every five years, this festival is dedicated to a goddess of power. But animal rights activists are campaigning to change attitudes and reduce the killing of thousands of water buffalo and goats.
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Shakespeare's First Folio

CNN World - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:03am
A librarian in northern France made what may be the discovery of his lifetime when he uncovered a rare Shakespeare's First Folio in his library's collection.
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