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Airstrikes kill 95 in ISIS stronghold

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:05pm
At least 95 people have been killed and 120 injured in airstrikes by Syrian government forces on the northern city of Raqqa, a stronghold for the extremist group ISIS, a monitoring group said Wednesday.
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Hungarian police to women: If you flirt, you could get raped

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:51pm
"The flirtation of young girls can often trigger violence."
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Cricketer hit by pitch, collapses

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:26am
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is fighting for his life in a hospital, a day after he collapsed on the field.
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Soil to plate at an 800-year-old castle

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:47am
At Dragsholm Castle, on the northwestern coast of Denmark's Zealand island, they once chased ghosts.
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Holocaust victims' shoes stolen

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:26am
Thieves have stolen eight shoes belonging to Holocaust victims from a museum in Poland, the latest in a series of thefts targeting memorials to those killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
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Passengers get out and push frozen plane

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:23am
Yes, this really happened! A bunch of passengers left their seats to give their frozen plane a push at a snowbound airport in Siberia.
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DNA pioneer to sell Nobel Prize

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:23am
DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure, the building block of life.
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World's most beautiful lake lodges

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:23am
As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked.
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Ebola bodies dumped in streets in pay protest

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:22am
Workers employed by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to bury Ebola victims took drastic action this week in a dispute over pay, abandoning the bodies of 15 people in the street.
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 7:15am
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Putin's killer tiger involved in cross-border raid

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:23am
A daring cross-border raid by one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's associates has -- so far -- yet to sour Sino-Russian relations.
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Turkish President says women not equal

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:13am
The Turkish President says women cannot be treated as equals to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood.
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Cricketer Phil Hughes fighting for life

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:11am
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a coma after being struck in the head by a ball. CNN's Lara Baldesarra has more.
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Hong Kong student leader arrested

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:05am
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was among a number of student leaders arrested Wednesday as authorities cleared a key demonstration camp in the city's Mong Kok district.
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Kofi Annan: Extensions will kill nuclear deal process

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:02am
CNN's Hala Gorani speaks to Kofi Annan about whether or not he is optimistic a nuclear deal can be done with Iran.
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Paris police foil Cartier jewelry heist

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:22pm
A jewelry heist on one the world's most prestigious jewelry stores has been foiled, and both would-be thieves are in police custody after an attempted escape amidst a flurry of security forces, according to police, eyewitnesses and French media.
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Champions League: Lionel Messi breaks goalscoring record

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:12pm
Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick to become the most successful goalscorer in European Champions League history as Barcelona thrashes Apoel Nicosia 4-0.
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UK report: Killer signaled intent

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:10pm
An online threat made by one of the killers of British soldier Lee Rigby could have tipped off security agencies and perhaps prevented his murder.
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Three priests, teacher arrested in Spain sex abuse case

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:59pm
It might all have remained a dark secret, if a young man who was an alleged victim of sexual abuse hadn't written a letter to the Vatican. And then gotten a surprise phone call from Pope Francis, according to a Spanish digital newspaper.
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