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Airmen, surfer missing after Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:30
Two U.S. airmen and a Japanese surfer remained missing Monday after a powerful typhoon swept past the southern part of the country.
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Typhoon Phanfone bears down on Japan, with Tokyo in its path

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 22:45
Typhoon Phanfone was churning north Sunday toward Japan's southern tip with sustained winds as powerful as 185 kph.
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Bombing kills 5 police officers in Chechnya

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 22:19
Five police officers were killed Sunday in a terror attack in Chechnya, according to Russian state news.
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1st U.S. casualty of ISIS fight?

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 22:14
A Marine lost at sea after bailing out of a MV-22 Osprey when it appeared it might crash in the Persian Gulf is believed to be the first American military casualty in support of U.S. operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
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Hong Kong protesters may agree to talks

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 21:08
The protesting Hong Kong Federation of Students said it would restart dialogue with the government if police do a better job of handling clashes between pro-democracy protesters and people opposed to the demonstrations.
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Selfies at the Hajj: Is nothing sacred?

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 17:33
The selfie pandemic -- the cultural Ebola of our networked age -- is going global. It's bad enough that we've had the selfie as the word-of-year, the selfie as a "brilliant and terrible" TV show, the smiling selfie at Auschwitz, the selfie with a suicide as its backdrop and the selfie proudly blocking Rembrandt's most masterful self-portrait.
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Somalia Islamist militants abandon last stronghold to government forces

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:00
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabaab has abandoned its last major stronghold of Barawe, after an assault by Somali and African Union forces, residents and military commanders said.
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What leads young jihadis to fight?

CNN World - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 02:54
Hundreds of young British men are thought to have joined the conflict in Iraq and Syria. CNN's Karl Penhaul hears of tragic consequences.
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The search for MH370: Next phase poised to begin

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 21:51
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is arguably the greatest mystery in the history of commercial flight, with an extensive search failing to turn up a single piece of definitive evidence of its whereabouts.
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With Kim out of sight, North Korea agrees to talks with South

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 15:27
With Kim Jong Un out of sight for a month, a covey of North Korea's high officials popped down to South Korea for a last minute jaunt on Saturday, and delivered a diplomatic bonbon.
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Thai king hospitalized with high fever

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 07:44
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been hospitalized with a high fever and irregular blood pressure, the palace said Saturday.
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Cameron: Beheading 'unforgivable'

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 07:43
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that the death of British aid worker Alan Henning at the hands of ISIS was "absolutely abhorrent" and "unforgivable."
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Mob attacks Hong Kong protesters

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 06:01
As the mass protests extended into the seventh day, the stalemate between pro-democracy demonstrators and the Hong Kong government appears no closer to a resolution.
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ISIS video: British hostage beheaded

CNN World - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 05:59
A short video released by ISIS shows the apparent beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning.
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Hong Kong protesters: We don't trust you

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 21:53
Hong Kong police and pro-democracy protesters faced off outside the office of the city's chief executive, as the standoff continued despite an agreement to hold talks.
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Is THIS the world's most interesting man?

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:48
Meet the man leading the world's largest democracy. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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ISIS and Kurds battle for Syrian city of Kobani

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:48
ISIS fighters have entered the besieged Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani, a Kurdish fighter said Friday, setting the stage for a vicious street-to-street battle in the shadow of Turkey's border.
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U.N. to Ukraine government and rebels: Respect the ceasefire

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:12
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Ukrainian government forces and rebel fighters to respect a fragile ceasefire, following the death of a Swiss Red Cross worker in shelling in eastern Ukraine.
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9 peacekeepers killed in Mali

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:09
(CNN) -- Nine United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in Mali on Friday, a U.N. spokesman said.
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Is this what a model should look like?

CNN World - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:40
It's well known the fashion industry is one of the toughest to break into. To conform to the traditional stereotype of a model you need to be skinny, stunning and have legs that go on forever, right?
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