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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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New video in MH370 search

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 1:20pm
MH370 searchers have released new video mapping the ocean floor six kilometers below sea level.
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Palestinian hitchhiker suspected of acid attack on Jewish family

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:58pm
A Palestinian man has been detained after a suspected acid attack on a Jewish family near a Jerusalem checkpoint, Israeli police said Friday, amid escalating tensions in the region.
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British sought redactions in CIA interrogations report

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:26am
The British government asked the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee to redact small parts of the panel's report that criticized the CIA's harsh interrogation program, a representative for Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.
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'Spider-Man' saves the day in Cairo

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 8:02am
CNN's Ian Lee finds 'Spider-Man' popping up all over Cairo as a force for good.
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2003 CIA cable casts doubt on claim linking Iraq to 9/11

CNN World - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 3:29am
A recently released CIA cable casts heavy doubt on a key claim used by the Bush administration to justify the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
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Public burqa ban in Chinese city

CNN World - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:29pm
Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism.
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Taliban bomb school play about bombs

CNN World - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:55pm
A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a French-funded school in Kabul during a play that condemns suicide attacks, leading to deaths and numerous injuries, the French foreign minister says.
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CIA director: Tactic 'abhorrent;' value 'unknowable'

CNN World - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:43pm
CIA Director John Brennan defended Thursday his agency, in the wake of the release of an explosive report outlining Bush era interrogation techniques, saying those techniques were useful to finding Osama bin Laden.
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Uber driver accused of rape in trouble before

CNN World - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:37pm
The Indian Uber driver accused of raping a passenger in New Delhi is awaiting trial in at least four criminal cases in his home state, a police official said Wednesday.
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Meet the 'Afghan Bruce Lee'

CNN World - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:36pm
He's a modern-day doppelganger for a legendary movie star. CNN's Jonathan Mann introduces us to the "Afghan Bruce Lee."
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