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U.S. officials: ISIS will capture Kobani, but it's not a big concern to us

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:27pm
The key Syrian border city of Kobani will soon fall to ISIS, but that's not a major U.S. concern, several senior U.S. administration officials said.
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Nobel for giving us peek at nanoworld

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:04pm
Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up.
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99 quarantined in Marburg virus death

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:03pm
Three days after a fatal case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever was diagnosed in Uganda, 99 people have been quarantined in four different locations across the East African country, as field epidemiologists and surveillance officers continue to closely monitor all people who got into contact with only victim.
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American Ebola patient dies in Texas

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:55am
Thomas Eric Duncan died this morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the hospital says.
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6.2-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Mexico

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47am
A 6.2-magnitude quake struck Tuesday northeast of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Last U.S. airman's body recovered off Japan after typhoon

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:37am
The last body has been recovered of three U.S. airmen who died when a powerful typhoon struck just off Japan, according to the official website of Kadena Air Base, the U.S. military installation where the men were serving.
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Who's who in Hong Kong protests

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:18am
There hasn't been any real breakthrough in the Hong Kong protests. Here's our guide to the different players, what they want, and why there's no easy solution.
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Who is 'Umbrella Man'?

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:50am
Demonstrators wheeled out the looming figure under cover of darkness.
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Kenyan President faces charges

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:36am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday became the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.
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Vongfong bears down on Japan

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:32am
The most powerful storm of the year has Japan in its sights.
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Three British brothers turned to jihad

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:29am
Karl Penhaul tells the story of three British brothers who went to Syria to become jihadis.
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Asia sees spike in dengue fever outbreaks

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:26am
Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, according to official media reports.
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The greatest beards in history

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:55am
Here's some of the world's greatest ever facial hair, but have we finally reached 'peak beard'?
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Tweets to make you smile

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:29am
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The Santa Maria found? Not so fast

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:55pm
An American explorer's claim to have found the long-lost Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, has been dismissed by a group of U.N. experts.
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Diplomat: Syria has 4 unreported chemical weapons facilities

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:14pm
Syria has four chemical weapons facilities that it did not previously disclose to the United Nations, a Western diplomat told CNN on Tuesday.
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Erdogan: Key Syrian city about to fall

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:01pm
Airstrikes target the key Syrian city of Kobani as ISIS tries to take control. Turkey's president warns ISIS is going to take the city unless ground troops are sent in.
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Why is Kim Jong Un reclusive?

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:38pm
CNN's Jim Clancy speaks to Professor Han Park about Kim Jong Un's reclusive nature.
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Lightning kills 11 during ritual

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:37pm
A lightning strike killed 11 members of an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia Monday after an electrical storm broke out during an early morning ritual.
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Singer face plants

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:29pm
Singer falls on his face but faces the music. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a face plant that grows on you every time you watch it.
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