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Messi vs. CR7: Battle of the brands

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:20pm
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to find themselves fighting it out for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award once again -- but the contest between the world's two highest-profile footballers isn't only on the pitch.
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World's loveliest lake lodges

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:42am
As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked.
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Rhinos moved to escape poaching

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:42am
Rhinos are being decimated by poachers for their horn. South African officials are desperately trying to save them.
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Record rhino poaching in S. Africa

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:23am
Flying above Kruger National Park, veterinarian Peter Buss steps out onto the helicopter's skid and aims his rifle; below him a white rhino lumbers across the South African bush. As the helicopter swoops in low, herding the animal closer to the road, Buss looks through the scope and fires a single shot.
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Bringing paintings to life

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:20am
Javier Hirschfeld has a thing for eyes. He is gripped by unflinching stares, by looks that belie dignity and poise.
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Pope begins mending Christian split

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:13am
Christianity is a religion frayed over the centuries into many denominations. On Sunday, Pope Francis and the head of a major one vowed to heal one of the church's oldest splits.
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Revelations over N. Korean execution

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:11am
The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suffered a fatal stroke while she was on the phone with him, arguing about her husband's execution, according to a defector from the secretive nation.
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Rebels release general held hostage

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:09am
Colombian rebels released a top military general and two other hostages Sunday in a move that could allow stalled peace talks to resume.
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Poll: Leftist to be Uruguay's president

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:08am
Uruguay's politicians who led the charge to legalize marijuana and same-sex marriage appeared to win another ringing endorsement from voters in the South American country Sunday.
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Photographer's last images

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:38am
Andy Rocchelli was barely 30 years old when mortar shells obliterated his convoy near Slovyansk, Ukraine. His final photos project the maturity of a young man who, by then, had roamed confidently in dangerous war scenarios.
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What's Prince Harry's secret?

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:19am
Britain's Prince Harry has revealed a secret.
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Prosecutors to appeal stunning reversal in Mubarak ruling

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:38am
Egyptian prosecutors say they will appeal after former ruler Hosni Mubarak was cleared of charges linking him to the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the country's 2011 uprising.
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52 missing after South Korean fishing boats sinks

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:35am
A South Korean fishing boat with 60 crew members on board sank in the Bering Sea on Monday, the South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said.
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Village pumps out muscle men

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:28am
The village of Asola-Fatehpur Beri is the strongest in India.
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Airstrikes mark shift to ISIS 'capital'

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:24am
The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria has stepped up its attacks on the militant Islamist group's de facto capital, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
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Watch as sinkhole swallows car

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:32am
Two men had a close call when their car was swallowed by a sinkhole that formed in the street. CCTV has more.
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Police: Palestinian teenage girl shot after knife attack on Israeli man

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:14am
A Palestinian teenage girl attacked an Israeli man with a knife on Monday, then was shot down by Israeli security officers, authorities said.
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World Cup bids: 'Picasso painting offered as kickback'

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 6:35am
Works of art offered as inducements are at the center of damaging allegations around the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
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Drone shows remains of Chernobyl

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 3:28am
Time has effectively stood still in the Ukranian city of Pripyat, which was evacuated in the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion.
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The hug shared around the world

CNN World - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:12pm
It's the picture we needed to see after a week like this.
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