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Restaurant and Bar Design Awards

CNN World - 8 hours 25 min ago
The Jane restaurant in Antwerp and Dandelyan bar in London took top prizes at the 2015 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, now in its seventh year.

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Discovering India's ancient stepwells

CNN World - 8 hours 30 min ago
Victoria Lautman's travels sound like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. Armed with a humble little point-and-shoot camera ("Well, I'm sliding in horrible pits, I need to be able to hold it in my teeth") the Chicago-based adventure-journalist travels across India hunting for ancient, unexplored ruins.

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Deadly Typhoon Mujigae hits China, setting off tornadoes

CNN World - 8 hours 32 min ago
At least 11 people have been killed and four others are missing after an unexpectedly strong typhoon slammed into the southern coast of China, unleashing deadly tornadoes in the region, state media reported.

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ISIS, al Qaeda, al Nusra need theological challenge, report says

CNN World - 8 hours 34 min ago
The extremist groups ISIS, al Qaeda and al Nusra share nearly identical ideologies, and challenging their interpretation of Islam is critical to their defeat, a new report says.

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Palestinian shot dead by IDF in West Bank

CNN World - 8 hours 36 min ago
A 13-year-old Palestinian boy was shot and killed Monday when riots broke out in Bethlehem in the West Bank, the child's uncle and eyewitnesses told CNN.

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Car bombings in Iraq claim more than 50 lives

CNN World - 8 hours 37 min ago
Car bombings in Iraq killed more than 50 people on Monday in three separate attacks, according to Iraqi officials.

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Israel tightens security, lifts restrictions on forces

CNN World - 8 hours 58 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Monday to take strong action and defeat what he called a "wave of terror." In a statement, Netanyahu said Israel is increasing its anti-terror operations with thousands of police in Jerusalem and more soldiers in the West Bank.

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Guatemala landslide death toll rises to 161

CNN World - 8 hours 58 min ago
The death toll from a massive landslide that covered much of a small village in Guatemala continues to rise.

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Pilot dies during flight

CNN World - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:25pm
The pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston, an airline official told CNN on Monday.

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Putin's playbook in Syria draws loathing for revolution

CNN World - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 2:05pm
Did his experience in Ukraine tempt Vladimir Putin to begin Russia's Syrian expedition? Are they both examples of the Kremlin taking advantage of Western hesitation or caution? Or are they two episodes (with more to come) of Russia taking revenge for previous humiliations (Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, etc.) and reasserting itself as a Great Power?

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5 questions as Pope summons bishops for synod on family

CNN World - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:20pm
Hundreds of Catholic bishops from around the world are meeting in the Vatican this month, invited by Pope Francis to debate the Catholic Church's position on "the family."

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Gay priest to be stripped of duties at Vatican

CNN World - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:19pm
A Polish priest who served with the Vatican's doctrinal arm will no longer be able to carry out his duties after announcing he is gay on the eve of a major church meeting, a Vatican spokesman said.

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Pope held private meeting with same-sex couple in U.S.

CNN World - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:19pm
The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years.

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