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Sweden says Russian military plane nearly hit passenger jet

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:55am
A Russian military intelligence plane nearly collided with a commercial passenger jet south of Sweden on Friday, the Swedish air force chief said Sunday.
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Japan's proposed underwater city

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:49am
What would happen if the legend of the lost City of Atlantis was crossed with the screenplay of Kevin Costner's 1995 hit movie Waterworld? Maybe something like Ocean Spiral -- an underwater metropolis which generates all of its own energy from the seabed and is capable of providing homes and accommodation for 5,000 people.
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Now only 5 left worldwide

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:44am
A northern white rhino has died at a San Diego zoo, leaving only five worldwide and bringing the species closer to extinction.
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Mom: Reeva didn't need to be Mrs. Pistorius

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:31am
June Steenkamp talks to CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the loss of her daughter Reeva and the Oscar Pistorius trial.
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Watch man do aerobatics with jetpack

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:28am
CNN's Jim Clancy talks to daredevil aviator Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, about his latest stunt in Dubai.
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Out of battery? Use a 'Strawberry Tree!'

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:09am
A Serbian start-up has created the world's first solar paneled mobile phone charger which has won the European Union Sustainability Award and the Verge Accelerate start-up competition in San Francisco.
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Billion dollar temples of pleasure

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:17am
Are sports stadiums our modern day cathedrals?
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10 reasons to experience the mind-blowing AfrikaBurn festival

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:56am
South Africa's answer to Burning Man is a surreal mirage of sculptures, music and mayhem under star-filled desert skies.
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Turkey: Dozens of journalists are terrorists

CNN World - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:49am
Turkish police on Sunday arrested senior journalists, media executives and even the scriptwriter for a popular television series on charges of "forming, leading and being a member of an armed terrorist organization."
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A town that's lost its men

CNN World - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:31pm
In the Armenian village of Lichk, you will find many hard-working women, but you will not find many men. All these women's husbands are thousands of miles away.
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Miss World 2014 crowned

CNN World - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 6:26pm
Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World on Sunday in a competition in London.
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Rich countries agree to help poor in climate change pack

CNN World - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 6:26pm
Nations working on a global treaty to combat climate change and handle its ill effects have come to a basic draft agreement at conference in Lima, Peru.
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Syrian 'Idol' winner declines to wear flag

CNN World - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 6:26pm
In a region scarred by conflict and instability, a broadcast unites Arabs from many nations in front of their television sets. "Arab Idol," an adaptation of "American Idol," is going strong in the Middle East.
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Do dogs go to heaven? Ask Pope Francis

CNN World - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 5:53pm
Heidi Schlumpf says erroneous reports that the Pope said animals can get in too went viral on the internet, but turned out to be false. Pope's can't just change the rules like that.
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2 American soldiers, 18 Afghans killed in Taliban attacks

CNN World - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:56pm
Three attacks by the Taliban in last 48 hours left at least two American soldiers and 18 Afghan soldiers dead, officials said Saturday, in what looks set to be a particularly bloody weekend in Afghanistan.
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Pope says animals go to heaven

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:16pm
When Amy Kitchens Pollick was but a girl of 10, death claimed her beloved cat, Big Tom.
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Dad blames self for nut scandal

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:41pm
The Korean Air executive who kicked up a fuss over a bag of nuts will resign from her remaining posts with the airline, says the company chairman -- who is also her father.
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Brazilian man says he killed 39 women

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:03pm
A Brazilian man has confessed to killing 39 women in the Rio de Janeiro region, police said Thursday -- shocking claims that, if confirmed, would make him one of the most prolific serial killers in the country's history.
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Deadly explosions rock market in central Nigeria

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 2:49pm
Two bombs explosions at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos left 32 people dead, a government agency reported, marking the latest instance of violence to hit the volatile region.
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Computer glitch snarls UK airspace

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 2:48pm
All London airspace is closed because of a computer failure, the European air traffic control network Eurocontrol said Friday.
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