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The last POW: 85-year old 'enemy spy'

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:47am
After days of relentlessly questioning Merrill about his role in the Korean War, the North Korean "investigator" suddenly switched subjects.
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UK police force boosts security

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:46am
Police in Birmingham, England, received a "credible" anonymous threat against officers Monday and "took steps last night to ensure the safety of our officers and staff," the West Midlands Police force said Tuesday.
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France to pay $60M to deported Jews

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:44am
Seven decades after being sent to Nazi concentration camps, survivors of the Holocaust will have the chance to get retribution -- from the government of France.
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Soccer legend Pele leaves hospital

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:43am
Soccer legend Pele joked with reporters Tuesday after he was discharged Tuesday from a Sao Paolo, Brazil, hospital.
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Spain temporarily bans Uber

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:26am
A Spanish judge on Tuesday temporarily banned cell phone-based taxi service Uber from operating in Spain after a complaint brought by taxi drivers in the capital, Madrid.
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Waging war on skin bleaching

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:23am
In a country where bleaching creams are frequently used to chemically lighten skin tone, one savvy entrepreneur is fighting against the disfiguring practice.
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Time's 'Person of the Year' named

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:43am
The people on the front lines of fighting the Ebola epidemic are Time Magazine's "Person of the Year."
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Malala's bloodied uniform displayed

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:28am
For the first time since she was attacked two years ago, the world can now see the uniform that teenager Malala Yousafzai wore when she was shot in the head by the Taliban.
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The Ebola epidemic

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:25am
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.
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Lowriders bounce in Brazil

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:18am
CNN's Shasta Darlington takes a look at the lowrider car culture in Brazil.
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Look at me! 23 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:55am
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Suicide attack on Iraqi military base kills 9

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:08am
A suicide attack outside a military base in Samarra, north of Baghdad, killed nine people and wounded 15 others Wednesday, security officials said.
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UK royals lay 9/11 flowers

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:24am
Britain's Prince William and Kate left flowers at one of the reflecting pools during their visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum Tuesday morning.
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Korean Air executive resigns over nuts on a plate row

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 6:07pm
A Korean Air executive has resigned for ordering a flight to be turned around and a flight attendant off the plane because she was served nuts in a bag instead of on a plate.
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German court throws out WWII massacre case

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:18pm
A German court has thrown out a case against a former SS member accused of participating in the massacre of 642 residents of a French village during World War II.
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Parliament fight goes viral

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:16pm
Jordanian Parliament member Hind Al-Fayez speaks about her altercation with colleagues that has gone viral.
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Senators: CIA misled public on torture

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:00pm
The CIA's harsh interrogations of detainees during the Bush era didn't work and were more brutal than previously revealed, according to a new U.S. Senate report.
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10 impressive religious statues

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:14am
Regardless of whether or not you're religious, you can't help but feel a sense of awe when coming face to face with the grand statues that devout throughout the ages have built in honor of their deities.
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Zuckerberg's China charm offensive

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:57am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's latest charm offensive with China has generated decidedly mixed reviews.
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Living in fear: Egypt's gay community

CNN World - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:53am
Two men exchange rings and hug in celebration aboard a Nile boat, as ululations fill the air and a traditional engagement song plays in the background.
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