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Medieval doodles full of humor

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:58am
My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.
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Halloween horror cruise became 'nightmare,' passengers say

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 8:25am
It was a scare no one aboard the Halloween horror cruise expected.
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WWII wreckage raised from lake

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 7:45am
The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake.
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'Most sensitive kilometer on Earth'

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:41am
Tension in Jerusalem is at its greatest since the end of the second intifada, or Palestinian uprising, 10 years ago -- stoked by a rash of what some call hate crimes and others acts of terror.
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Australian man climbs onto dead whale

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:09am
An Australian man braved shark invested waters to climb onto a rotting whale corpse. Seven Network's Robb Scott reports.
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The week in 34 photos

CNN World - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 6:14pm
Zombies on an NFL sideline, lava in the backyard, a jaguar's visit to the dentist. CNN offers a snapshot of the world that you won't find anywhere else.
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Nationwide power failure leaves millions in dark

CNN World - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 6:58am
A huge power cut in Bangladesh left tens of millions of people nationwide without electricity for hours on Saturday.
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Will accidents deter space tourists?

CNN World - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 5:12am
This week, the commercial space industry got a punch in the gut and the world got a jarring reminder of how dangerous space travel can be.
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Who are the Albu Nimr, tribe attacked by ISIS?

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 9:32pm
The Albu Nimr tribe, a Sunni clan that's part of the coalition opposing ISIS in Iraq's western desert, is known for its fighting skill and has a history of resistance to oppression.
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Western Sydney Wanderers win Asian Champions League

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:51pm
Western Sydney Wanderers became the first Australian club to win the Asian Champions League after a goalless draw away to Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal ensured a closely fought 1-0 aggregate victory in the tournament final Saturday.
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Jail time after same-sex wedding video surfaces

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:27pm
Eight men were sentenced Saturday to three years in jail for being in a video that Egyptian authorities say showed a same-sex wedding.
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Homeless piano player goes viral

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:38pm
A YouTube video of a homeless man beautifully playing a battered piano has gone viral. CNN affiliate CBC News reports.
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Bourdain on Iran: 'Never treated so well'

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:31am
Anthony Bourdain travels to Iran where he and his crew are welcomed with open arms. Watch Parts Unknown Sunday 9pm EST.
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Is Iran paying men to fight in Syria?

CNN World - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:29am
Syrian rebels claim that Iran is paying Afghan mercenaries to fight against them in Syria. Nick Paton Walsh has more.
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Israel partially reopens access to holy site

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:44pm
Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.
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UN official: No need to quarantine everyone from Ebola hotspots

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:58pm
It is not necessary to quarantine people merely because they come from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, the United Nations Ebola coordinator said Friday.
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'I don't want to fight anymore'

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:09am
Pulled from the rubble in Aleppo, unverified footage shows a terrified man telling rebels he is an Afghan immigrant to Iran. And Iranians are paying him $500 a month to fight in Syria, he says.
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Sistine Chapel gets makeover

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:08am
High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece fresco is being seen in a new light.
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Poland refuses to arrest filmmaker

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:02am
Famed film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was questioned this week by Polish authorities but allowed to leave after the interview.
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Military chief takes over in Burkina Faso

CNN World - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:56am
The President of Burkina Faso pledged to stay in power until a new leader is democratically elected, despite violent protests demanding an end to his 27-year rule in the West African country.
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