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Ebola bodies dumped in streets in pay protest

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:22
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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Syria airstrikes kill 95 in ISIS stronghold, report says

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:08
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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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:15
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Putin's killer tiger involved in cross-border raid

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:23
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 - 06:13
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 - 06:11
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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Kofi Annan: Extensions will kill nuclear deal process

CNN World - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:02
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 - 17:22
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 - 17:12
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 - 16:10
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 - 13:59
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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Strange case of the melting house

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:24
In south London, a life-size wax house is melting. No, you're not hallucinating.
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Yemenis freed from al Qaeda captors

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:06
Security forces early Tuesday rescued seven Yemenis and an American who had been briefly taken hostage by alleged al Qaeda operatives in Yemen, according to Yemeni government sources.
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China building island in disputed waters

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:06
China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip in bitterly contested waters, according to satellite images analyzed by Jane's Defence Weekly.
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British veterans join fight against ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:01
Two British veterans have joined Kurdish forces in the fight against ISIS. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
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Beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:00
A scary view of London just got slightly scarier.
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Rise of forensic forgery detectives

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:57
It could be the find of the century, or something much more suspicious. "La Bella Principessa" -- a 13 inch tall pen-and-ink portrait of a Florentine woman with a Mona Lisa-esque smile -- sat in a drawer for decades, before being "rediscovered" and attributed as a lost $150 million masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
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Listen: 15 EDM djs on the rise

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:56
The annual DJ Mag "Top 100 DJs" list is ceremonially revealed each autumn as the world's millionaire club-banger-spinning playboys jostle for top spot, backed by their armies of adoring social media followers.
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Searching for the cure

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:08
Big wooden planters full of ripe tomatoes. Homemade pickles. Over good wine and grilled steak at the home of Chris and Hugh Hempel, in the hills around Reno, Nevada, the conversation turns to biomedical research and genetics.
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Australia's Phil Hughes 'critical' after being hit by cricket ball

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:36
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a ball during a match in Sydney.
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