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Bangladeshi-American blogger hacked to death

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 13:05
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
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Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dies

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:59
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.
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Gary Glitter handed 16-year prison sentence for child sex abuse

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:18
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
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Ukraine tensions rise over gas supply

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:16
A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.
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Leader of drug cartel detained

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:02
Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.
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Drills, hammers used to destroy cultural treasures

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:07
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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Mosul, Iraq, museum targeted

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:05
They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.
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The hunt for Boko Haram

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:04
CNN's Arwa Damon goes along with Chad's military as they chase Boko Haram from Cameroon deep into Nigeria.
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'Jihadi John' unmasked

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:03
His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.
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'Ben Hur on snow': The high-octane sport of skijoring

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:54
It has been described as Ben Hur on snow.
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New suspect arrested in Copenhagen shootings

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:53
Police in Denmark said Friday they have arrested another suspect in connection with shootings earlier this month in Copenhagen in which two people died.
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Missing Canadian teenagers may have link to ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:11
Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN, the latest in a string of such reports around the world.
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Bill Weir welcomes you to 'The Wonder List' premiering Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:33
"My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late, so soon?" -- Dr. Seuss
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Why is the American flag sacred to this tribe?

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:31
Bill Weir speaks to the chief of a tribe in Vanuatu who explains why the American flag is sacred to his people. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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Go inside an exploding volcano

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:31
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:22
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
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Meet Putin's 'Night Wolves'

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:22
A Russian biker gang, known as the Night Wolves, back President Putin and have been hit with U.S. sanctions because of it. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
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Comfortably numb on Kava

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:22
Bill Weir not only tries Kava, Tanna Island's drink of choice, but he also helps make some. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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Rio faces smelly Olympic challenge

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:21
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