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Putin's playbook in Syria draws loathing for revolution

CNN World - 46 min ago
Did his experience in Ukraine tempt Vladimir Putin to begin Russia's Syrian expedition? Are they both examples of the Kremlin taking advantage of Western hesitation or caution? Or are they two episodes (with more to come) of Russia taking revenge for previous humiliations (Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, etc.) and reasserting itself as a Great Power?

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Pilot dies during flight

CNN World - 1 hour 18 min ago
The pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston, an airline official told CNN on Monday.

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'River from the Sky' brings life-changing water

CNN World - 1 hour 26 min ago
The record-breaking drought in California has made the headlines. But in Rajasthan, the driest region of India, water scarcity is a way of life.

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5 questions as Pope summons bishops for synod on family

CNN World - 1 hour 31 min ago
Hundreds of Catholic bishops from around the world are meeting in the Vatican this month, invited by Pope Francis to debate the Catholic Church's position on "the family."

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Gay priest to be stripped of duties at Vatican

CNN World - 1 hour 32 min ago
A Polish priest who served with the Vatican's doctrinal arm will no longer be able to carry out his duties after announcing he is gay on the eve of a major church meeting, a Vatican spokesman said.

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Pope held private meeting with same-sex couple in U.S.

CNN World - 1 hour 32 min ago
The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years.

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3 scientists share Nobel Prize for work on parasitic diseases

CNN World - 1 hour 39 min ago
The Nobel Prize for medicine has this year been jointly awarded to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

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Teen punches back at biting shark

CNN World - 1 hour 55 min ago
A blacktip shark bit a teenager at a Volusia County, Florida, beach Sunday, local officials told CNN.

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U.S. sees Russia readying ground campaign in Syria

CNN World - 1 hour 56 min ago
The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials.

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Yazidi woman: I was raped by 'American jihadi'

CNN World - 2 hours 9 min ago
"There was nothing left to do to me. They did everything."

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Fleeing ISIS tyranny: Agony of the Yazidis

CNN World - 2 hours 18 min ago
"Goodbye," a woman dressed in a black shawl murmured in Kurdish, as she kissed the outstretched hand of an elderly cleric.

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ISIS chief's former slave says he beat her, raped U.S. hostage

CNN World - 2 hours 18 min ago
When ISIS came for Zeinat and her family, they ran, terrified, for the safety of the mountains. They had heard the horror stories and knew only too well what might happen to them if they stayed in their home.

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Number of dead and missing rises in French Rivera flooding

CNN World - 3 hours 1 min ago
Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in a road tunnel by floodwater have emerged after the French Riviera was hit by extreme downpours.

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Global poverty: This is how to REALLY reduce it

CNN World - 3 hours 26 min ago
Driving around Sandton, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were in a high-tech corridor of San Jose, California.

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