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Front line in cancer battle

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:59am
Doctor Lieping Chen has discovered a protein that helps shield cancer from the immune system.
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Officials: American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:07pm
An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.
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Obama OKs spy flights over Syria, official says

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:28pm
U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
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Officials: American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:46pm
An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.
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Israel, Hamas reach unlimited ceasefire

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:59pm
The Egyptian ceasefire proposal accepted by Israel and the Palestinians would "ease" the blockade on Gaza, a senior Egyptian official says.
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South Korean bus swept away by flooding

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A South Korean bus was swept away by flooding following heavy rain; onlookers could only shout for help.
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Can this woman save us from an asteroid strike?

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:03pm
Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world -- and especially governments and the United Nations -- to take threats such as potential asteroid strikes more seriously.
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10 best after dark adventures

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:41pm
Some things are better after dark from diving with manta rays to kayaking a bioluminescent bay.
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Search intensifies for American missing in Israel

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:26am
Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
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2 beheaded during Brazil prison riots

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:18am
Brazilian authorities say they have begun transferring inmates from a prison in the southern city of Cascavel after riots inside turned deadly -- with two inmates decapitated and two thrown off the roof of a cell block.
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Does Napa quake portend 'Big One'?

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:39am
Relax. This quake wasn't a sign that the dreaded "Big One" is coming -- at least not yet.
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Rush hour car bombing in Baghdad

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:27am
A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding 34 others, police said.
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China seizes 30,000 tons of this

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:24am
In the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China, authorities have seized over 30,000 tons of chicken feet contaminated with hydrogen peroxide, according to state media.
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What is ISIS' Achilles' heel?

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:23am
Surprise, mobility and the merciless treatment of opponents: the blueprint of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq as it has gobbled up territory in both Syria and Iraq over the past few months. But as its adversaries regroup, ISIS -- which now calls itself the Islamic State -- may begin to suffer setbacks on the battlefield, according to a new analysis of its capabilities and tactics.
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Great White shark off Mass. beach

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:20am
More than 1,000 people were pulled out of the water and off the beach Monday after a great white shark was spotted off the coast of Duxbury, Massachusetts.
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Thousands starved, beaten in risky boat escape from Myanmar

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:15am
Tens of thousands of people are fleeing violence in Myanmar only to be robbed, beaten and starved on boats helmed by human traffickers, according to a new report from the United Nations Refugee Agency.
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Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:11am
Ukraine's Security Service says 10 Russian soldiers were detained in Ukraine, amid tensions over the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.
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Freed journalist's mom asked 'proof of life' question

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:09am
Nancy Curtis said she wanted proof her son, Peter Theo Curtis, was still alive after being held captive almost two years by Islamist rebels in Syria, she told "ABC World News Tonight."
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E-readers bring hope to schools

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:27am
Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world. Aluminum shanties fill the horizon, and an odor of urine cuts through the air. A man trots through the narrow, unpaved streets on a camel.
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Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:47am
A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.
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