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Ebola outbreak 'spiralling out of control'

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:12pm
The Ebola outbreak is much worse than official figures show and is "spiraling out of control," a leading U.S. official said Tuesday -- due in part, he said, to some countries that inadvertently have made it harder to corral the deadly disease.
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Is North Korea using U.S. detainees as 'bargaining chips'?

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:25pm
Why did North Korea allow 3 American detainees to be interviewed Monday? Experts weigh in on possible motives.
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Analysis: Why North Korea's walking a fine line

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:25pm
OPINION: Kim Jong Un is close to crossing a line that could see him lose out at home and abroad.
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Al-Shabaab Terror leader's fate unclear

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:34pm
A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the group was killed, a Somali official says.
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ISIS claims to behead second American

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:40pm
ISIS has released a video in which it claims to behead a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff.
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Child refugees held in Thailand

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:37pm
Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report.
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Saudia Arabia's 'religious police' assault British couple

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:33pm
A video of a British man and his Saudi wife being assaulted by members of Saudi Arabia's religious police has gone viral across the Arab world.
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Inside the 'hermit kingdom'

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:16am
CNN's Will Ripley goes inside the "Hermit Kingdom" for an international wrestling festival.
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Saudi Arabia seizes 88 terrorists 'on the verge' of attacks

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:51am
Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 men from 10 terror cells who were plotting attacks, the Interior Ministry says.
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Amazing life of Althea Gibson

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:18am
Over the course of her remarkable life, Althea Gibson was many things to many people -- an accomplished jazz singer, a saxophone player, an actress and the first black woman to play on the professional golf circuit. But it was tennis where she really left her mark.
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Militia parties at empty U.S. embassy

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:58am
Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.
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Haunted life in the Ebola zone

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:54am
At the gravesite in a northern Liberia village, there are no religious or traditional burial rites. No ceremony, no mourning, no family members, and no final goodbyes.
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CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:43am
CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United States and continuing his work for CNN based out of Atlanta. He was 42.
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The world's next tallest building?

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:41am
The man behind the tallest building in the world is planning another as Middle Eastern real estate markets rebound.
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Human Ebola vaccine trial to begin

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:26am
This week, an experimental vaccine will be given to three healthy people to check for side effects as health workers battle the rapidly spreading disease.
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UK proposes seizing passports to counter UK jihadi threat

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:48am
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out his battle plan to counter the threat posed by Islamist extremists returning to Britain after fighting with terror groups overseas.
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Week in 36 amazing photos

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:43am
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What a shot! 33 sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:43am
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The world's first 'flying motorcycle'?

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:25am
Engineer Chris Malloy has created a hoverbike, which could help out in disaster zones in the future.
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Who are Africa's funniest people?

CNN World - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:53am
Top Kenyan comic "Churchill" names the best comedians to watch from Africa.
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