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Debilitating outbreak hits Americas

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:34pm
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Mystery man among 5 freed in historic U.S.-Cuba deal

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:06pm
Five men are tasting freedom for the first time in years -- including one President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had in Cuba" -- in a historic deal between the U.S. and Cuba announced Wednesday.
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What you really Googled in 2014

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:35am
In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola.
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Alan Gross freed, U.S. and Cuba strike historic deal

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:45am
U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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European capital rebuilt 40 times

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:21am
In the heart of Belgrade, the vibrant and resilient capital of Serbia, a slow and colorful transformation is taking place.
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Police: Afghan forces end Taliban bank siege

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:15am
Afghan security forces stormed a bank branch besieged by insurgents in Helmand province Wednesday, ending a deadly attack, police said.
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Rooney Mara: South Sudan's hope survives

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:13am
Visiting the ravaged nation a year after war broke out, Mara says she was impressed by the hope its people have retained.
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China decrees new rules for anthem

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:13am
China's 1.3 billion citizens may soon find it much harder to belt out their national anthem at will.
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Two babies born at 10:11 on 12/13/14

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:12am
They won't be able to count for a few years, but when the time comes, they'll be able to practice using their unique birthdays.
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Missing students motivate Nobel interruption

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:12am
At a prize ceremony honoring peace, Adán Cortés says violence and injustice sent him rushing toward the stage.
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What travel will look like in 2015

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:12am
If travel experts are right, we'll be wearing hotel keys, eating at local's homes and likely heading to Asia in 2015.
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Prince George: Pint-sized trendsetter?

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:01am
See what sold ROYALLY after Prince George wore them! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the 17-month-old trendsetter.
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Cameraman stayed behind to aid police

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:54am
After the Seven Network's staff was evacuated, one cameraman was allowed to stay behind to aid police.
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Top 10: E.Africa's most popular bands

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:20am
Two years after its launch, Mdundo has grown into a major provider of East African music with a 20,000 track strong library on its mobile web platform.
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Look at me! 28 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:56am
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Pakistan reinstates death penalty

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:33am
As Pakistan mourned, horrifying details emerged of a massacre that left 145 people dead.
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Australian PM: 'Is this the best we can do?'

CNN World - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:16am
The gunman behind the deadly siege of a cafe in Sydney this week was not on a security watch list, and Australia's Prime Minister wants to know why.
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Western-style shopping in Iran

CNN World - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:42pm
Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited Iran earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.
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Sydney siege victims died protecting others

CNN World - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:34pm
Katrina Dawson was having a Monday morning coffee with a colleague at the cafe down the street from their law firm's office when the nightmare began.
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Atomic research site could become new national park

CNN World - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:40pm
The locations where the atomic bomb was developed in secret could become one of seven new national park sites under Congressional legislation due to be signed by President Barack Obama.
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