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North Korean leader's quest to live to 100

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:05am
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
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Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
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Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:26am
Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.
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He never stopped fighting for Nigeria's missing girls

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:57am
Six months after more than 200 schoolgirls vanished into the night in Chibok, Nigeria, the #BringBackOurGirls campaign has faded.
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Shark attacks 13-year-old girl

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:17am
A shark attacked a 13-year-old surfer off the coast of Australia. Seven Network reports.
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Hong Kong leader blames 'external forces'

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:46am
Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city.
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Daredevils risk lives for perfect shot

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:29pm
Cityscapes are usually breathtaking, but finding a good vantage point in a new town can be tough.
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Apparent suicide after South Korea concert collapse

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:13pm
A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide.
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No agreement on what gays offer Catholic church

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:13pm
Catholic bishops ended a tense, two-week summit in Rome on Saturday without reaching a consensus on how to address what gays and lesbians can offer the church, same-sex relationships or Holy Communion for divorced and remarried couples.
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Pope takes predecessor closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
Pope Francis moved a predecessor closer to sainthood on Sunday, beatifying Pope Paul VI on the last day of a gathering in Rome of church leaders from around the world.
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Death toll climbs in Himalayas

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Saturday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 39 people had died in an exceptionally heavy snowfall.
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Spanish nurse's assistant tests negative for Ebola

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:12pm
A Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola in Spain after caring for two infected missionaries has tested negative for the virus, according to the government's special committee on Ebola.
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Rocket-powered toy in stratosphere

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:09pm
A British team is set to launch a 3D-printed, rocket-powered space plane into the stratosphere. CNN's Jim Boulden report
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Photographer battles stereotypes

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:04pm
Kurbanjan Samat, a 32-year-old Uyghur photographer, wants to dispel the stereotypes he says many Chinese hold about people from his home region -- an ethnically diverse province in China's far west.
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At least 21 killed in Baghdad suicide bombing

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:54pm
A suicide bombing in a predominately Shia area of Baghdad has left 21 people dead and 25 people injured, according to a police source with knowledge of the incident speaking to CNN by phone. The source asked not to be identified for security reasons.
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At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:04pm
ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.
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Airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:22am
Airstrikes like those that have helped slow the advance of ISIS fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani rocked the city again Saturday.
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WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 4:52am
The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.
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Do Oslo's Olympic cold feet signal a shift in international sport?

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:54am
The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.
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Hurricane passes over Bermuda

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:14pm
Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar through the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
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