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ISIS beheads American

CNN World - 2 hours 52 min ago
A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.
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U.N. airlifts aid into Iraq

CNN World - 3 hours 2 min ago
The U.N. refugee agency is due to begin a massive four-day airlift of aid Wednesday into northern Iraq, where fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurdish forces has created a humanitarian crisis.
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Heavy rains, landslides kill 27 in Japan

CNN World - 3 hours 3 min ago
Residents combed through mud and debris looking for bodies of their loved ones after heavy rains triggered landslides that swallowed up homes in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday.
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29 rockets, 20 minutes: Israel-Gaza truce broken

CNN World - 4 hours 14 min ago
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce. Hamas denies firing rockets.
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Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumbles, could threaten air travel

CNN World - 4 hours 23 min ago
In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.
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'Michael Jackson' croc kills man

CNN World - 4 hours 26 min ago
A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.
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Alas, poor Richard III ate too well

CNN World - 4 hours 28 min ago
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.
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Gaza zoo animals suffer

CNN World - 4 hours 40 min ago
The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn't be sadder.
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Bootcamp helps kick internet addiction

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:40pm
CNN's David McKenzie visits a school in China devoted to helping children kick their addiction to the internet.
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Ukraine's secret weapon: Funding from the country's millionaires

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:38pm
A 20-minute drive from Kiev takes you to a neighborhood that feels more like Beverly Hills than central Ukraine.
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U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul dam capture

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:08am
Kurdish forces wrest control of Iraq's Mosul Dam from ISIS militants, a Kurdish leader says. The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world," because its failure would be catastrophic.
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Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, pardoned

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:07am
Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.
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Gnarly skateboards made in basement

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:57am
Skateboarding is growing in popularity in Iran and one entrepreneur is looking to capitalize by designing his own boards.
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Zambia's patron of the arts

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:50am
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.
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Pope 'deeply hurt' as 3 members of his family die in crash

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:04am
A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis' extended family Tuesday -- including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews -- and seriously injured another, police said.
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Ebola death toll rises to more than 1,200

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:00am
The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization says.
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15 bodies recovered after refugee convoy attack in Ukraine

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:21am
Ukrainian soldiers have recovered 15 bodies from Monday's attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said Tuesday.
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Lance Armstrong: 'I blame myself'

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:50am
The disgraced cyclist insists he blames himself following his admission of long-term doping -- which has left him in a battle with the U.S. government as he seeks to save the fortune he earned.
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Amazing photos of the week

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:47am
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