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Tutu cancels trips for treatment

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:49pm
Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has canceled his travel for the remainder of the year as he battles cancer, one of his foundations said Tuesday.
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End looms for Hong Kong protests

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:48pm
More than two months of pro-democracy protests that transformed the heart of Hong Kong's financial district could be coming to an abrupt end this week.
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World's weirdest medical museums

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:25pm
With its vast array of freaky specimens that seem to belong in some haunted manor, Philadelphia's 150-year-old Mutter Museum may be the gold standard in medical museums.
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South Sudan on the brink

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:22pm
When photographer Fabio Bucciarelli first visited South Sudan, he found a nation filled with hope. He found citizens worn out by decades of war -- but looking forward to an independent, peaceful future.
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Riddles, puns and pirouettes

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:12pm
Curiouser and curiouser! A cat's head floats across the stage. A white snake orbits it, buoyed and silently guided by a troupe of dancers hidden in darkness of black cloth. The Cheshire cat's head is joined on stage by its paws and body and the snake is revealed as its tail. The animal marches, Chinese-dragon like, up and down the wide stage of the Royal Opera House.
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Maid: Employer tortured me

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:03am
An Indonesian maid has told a Hong Kong court that she was tortured for six months by her former employer, who shoved a vacuum cleaner tube into her mouth, breaking teeth and tearing her mouth.
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Putin's visit to India

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:49am
In the space of six weeks, with great displays of importance, India's capital will have hosted two world leaders who no longer speak with each other: the presidents of Russia and the United States.
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The last POW: 85-year old 'enemy spy'

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:47am
After days of relentlessly questioning Merrill about his role in the Korean War, the North Korean "investigator" suddenly switched subjects.
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UK police force boosts security

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:46am
Police in Birmingham, England, received a "credible" anonymous threat against officers Monday and "took steps last night to ensure the safety of our officers and staff," the West Midlands Police force said Tuesday.
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France to pay $60M to deported Jews

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:44am
Seven decades after being sent to Nazi concentration camps, survivors of the Holocaust will have the chance to get retribution -- from the government of France.
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Soccer legend Pele leaves hospital

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:43am
Soccer legend Pele joked with reporters Tuesday after he was discharged Tuesday from a Sao Paolo, Brazil, hospital.
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10 blinded at Indian 'eye camp'

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:39am
At least ten patients have been left permanently blind following botched cataract surgeries at an illegal medical camp in Punjab state, India, health officials say.
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Spain temporarily bans Uber

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:26am
A Spanish judge on Tuesday temporarily banned cell phone-based taxi service Uber from operating in Spain after a complaint brought by taxi drivers in the capital, Madrid.
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Waging war on skin bleaching

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:23am
In a country where bleaching creams are frequently used to chemically lighten skin tone, one savvy entrepreneur is fighting against the disfiguring practice.
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Time's 'Person of the Year' named

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:43am
The people on the front lines of fighting the Ebola epidemic are Time Magazine's "Person of the Year."
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Malala's bloodied uniform displayed

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:28am
For the first time since she was attacked two years ago, the world can now see the uniform that teenager Malala Yousafzai wore when she was shot in the head by the Taliban.
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The Ebola epidemic

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:25am
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.
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Lowriders bounce in Brazil

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:18am
CNN's Shasta Darlington takes a look at the lowrider car culture in Brazil.
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Look at me! 23 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:55am
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Suicide attack on Iraqi military base kills 9

CNN World - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:08am
A suicide attack outside a military base in Samarra, north of Baghdad, killed nine people and wounded 15 others Wednesday, security officials said.
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