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Comedian Anne Meara dies

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:53pm
Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family said.
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Houthis claim to down Saudi jet

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:33pm
Rebels are claiming to have shot down a Saudi Arabian fighter jet on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, a Houthi military official said, but the Yemeni Embassy in Washington denied the claim as the Saudis remained silent.
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Steinem crosses Korea dividing line

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:33pm
An international group of activists, including Gloria Steinem, crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations. FULL STORY
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U.S. defense chief worried Iraqis won't fight

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:33pm
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his first comments since Ramadi fell to ISIS, blamed the weak state of Iraq's military as one major reason for the city's fall. In an exclusive interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Carter told CNN's Barbara Starr, "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight."
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11 children 'executed' by ISIS in 7 days, group says

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:29pm
More than 90 people -- including at least 11 children -- have been "executed" by ISIS fighters in the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last seven days, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN Sunday.
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Are ISIS' child soldiers doomed?

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:25pm
A boy in a black knit cap stands in front of a man on his knees.
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Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:17am
Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute them on the grounds they are 'undesirable.'
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Protests turn violent in Peru

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:45am
Peru declared a state of emergency in two provinces after protests against a mining project turned violent Saturday.
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Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.
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Nigeria: 20 women, kids saved

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Putin's alleged girlfriend sparks pregnancy rumors

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian President Putin's girlfriend sparked pregnancy rumors when she appeared at an event wearing a billowy dress. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:34am
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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Report: Grandmother, 65, has quadruplets

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:33am
For many people, 13 children would be more than enough. Not for a 65-year-old woman who had quadruplets.
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Defector: DMZ activists don't understand plight of women in North Korea

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:31am
In North Korea, women have no rights. There is no right to freedom, liberty, or the pursuit of happiness.
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Threats, tension and a history lesson: Rare look inside North Korea's DMZ

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:31am
A barren road takes us to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea.
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Iraqis counterattack ISIS

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:28pm
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
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Pride explodes in 'the little island with a big voice'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:27pm
Ireland is isolated in many ways, as an island tucked in Europe's far northwest corner.
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Photos: Ireland says 'yes'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:14pm
Ireland becomes the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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