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Mystery man among 5 freed in historic U.S.-Cuba deal

CNN World - 8 hours 59 min ago
Five men are tasting freedom for the first time in years -- including one President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had in Cuba" -- in a historic deal between the U.S. and Cuba announced Wednesday.
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What you really Googled in 2014

CNN World - 12 hours 30 min ago
In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola.
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Debilitating outbreak hits Americas

CNN World - 13 hours 13 min ago
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Alan Gross freed, U.S. and Cuba strike historic deal

CNN World - 13 hours 20 min ago
U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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You won't believe where this truck was found

CNN World - 14 hours 6 min ago
A plumber in Texas is trying to avoid fallout after a picture of his old work truck ended up on Islamic social media sites.
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European capital rebuilt 40 times

CNN World - 14 hours 44 min ago
In the heart of Belgrade, the vibrant and resilient capital of Serbia, a slow and colorful transformation is taking place.
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Police: Afghan forces end Taliban bank siege

CNN World - 14 hours 50 min ago
Afghan security forces stormed a bank branch besieged by insurgents in Helmand province Wednesday, ending a deadly attack, police said.
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Rooney Mara: South Sudan's hope survives

CNN World - 14 hours 52 min ago
Visiting the ravaged nation a year after war broke out, Mara says she was impressed by the hope its people have retained.
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China decrees new rules for anthem

CNN World - 14 hours 52 min ago
China's 1.3 billion citizens may soon find it much harder to belt out their national anthem at will.
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Two babies born at 10:11 on 12/13/14

CNN World - 14 hours 53 min ago
They won't be able to count for a few years, but when the time comes, they'll be able to practice using their unique birthdays.
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Missing students motivate Nobel interruption

CNN World - 14 hours 53 min ago
At a prize ceremony honoring peace, Adán Cortés says violence and injustice sent him rushing toward the stage.
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What travel will look like in 2015

CNN World - 14 hours 53 min ago
If travel experts are right, we'll be wearing hotel keys, eating at local's homes and likely heading to Asia in 2015.
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Prince George: Pint-sized trendsetter?

CNN World - 15 hours 4 min ago
See what sold ROYALLY after Prince George wore them! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the 17-month-old trendsetter.
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Taliban try to justify slaughter of children

CNN World - 15 hours 6 min ago
As Pakistan mourned, horrifying details emerged of a massacre that left 145 people dead.
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Top 10: E.Africa's most popular bands

CNN World - 15 hours 45 min ago
Two years after its launch, Mdundo has grown into a major provider of East African music with a 20,000 track strong library on its mobile web platform.
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Western-style stores growing in Iran

CNN World - 16 hours 7 min ago
When Thomas Cristofoletti walked into the Hyperstar supermarket in Shiraz, Iran, he was stopped at the door. He had his camera over his shoulder, and the international-style grocery store was built inside a large mall with a strict policy against photography.
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Australian PM: 'Is this the best we can do?'

CNN World - 17 hours 49 min ago
The gunman behind the deadly siege of a cafe in Sydney this week was not on a security watch list, and Australia's Prime Minister wants to know why.
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Sydney siege victims died protecting others

CNN World - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:34pm
Katrina Dawson was having a Monday morning coffee with a colleague at the cafe down the street from their law firm's office when the nightmare began.
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The week in 33 photos

CNN World - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:34pm
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