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5 Iranian boats fire shots in the Persian Gulf

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:31am
Five Iranian boats fired shots across the bow of a Singapore flagged cargo vessel in the Persian Gulf on Thursday in an attempt to potentially stop the ship, a U.S. official told CNN. For the first time, the incident brought another Persian Gulf nation into the recent rising maritime tensions in the region.
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Foreigners among guests killed in Kabul attack

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:13am
The death toll from an attack on a hotel in Kabul where guests were trapped amid gunfire rises to 14, according to a senior Afghan police official. Foreigners are among the casualties from the deadly assault.
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Watch 'Jetmen' soar at 190mph over Dubai

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:05am
Strap on wings and fly! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a daring duo wearing jetpacks that pack a 190 mph punch.
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Heckler's obscene taunt backfires

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:50am
An obscene taunt backfires when a reporter gets fed up. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the backlash against vulgar hecklers.
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Baby born hours after mother's rescue from Mediterranean Sea

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:49am
The mother of a baby girl born after being rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the Italian navy says her daughter will have a better life in Europe. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
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10 held for killing panda and selling its meat

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:37am
Police have apprehended 10 suspects for allegedly killing a wild panda and selling its meat in China's southwestern province of Yunnan, the country's state broadcaster reported.
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Another blogger hacked to death

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:37am
The attack on bloggers critical of Islam has taken on a disturbing regularity in Bangladesh with yet another writer hacked to death Tuesday.
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Portraits of Africa, taken from the sky

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:36am
Jan and Jay Roode capture Africa's hidden moments from the seat of their plane.
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Should over-50s be entitled to sex?

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:31am
The European Court of Human Rights is being asked to decide a case that's raised questions about whether sex is important for women over the age of 50, re-igniting a Portuguese house cleaner's 20-year battle to win what she sees as an appropriate reward for botched surgery that left her unable to enjoy sex.
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The last Americans: What's left behind after the U.S. pulls out of Afghanistan

CNN World - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:19am
It is a strangely detached scene for the close of America's longest war: military trainers bouncing between multi-million dollar, high security bases, on Black Hawks, miles from the front line.
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MH370 search teams find shipwreck

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:45pm
Search teams scouring the floor of the Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have come across some wreckage -- just considerably older than the airliner which disappeared in March 2014.
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6 dead, hundreds injured in Amtrak train derailment

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:35pm
Latest developments:
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Gunmen kill 43 in bus attack

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 7:17pm
Gunmen on motorbikes attacked a bus carrying members of a religious minority in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing 43 people and wounding 19 others, hospital officials said.
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Prince Charles' secret letters published

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:14pm
CNN's Phil Black reports that Prince Charles' letters known as the 'Black Spider Memos' written in 2004 and 2005, were released.
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Yaya Toure: 'Monkey chants break you'

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:43am
It's not the first time he has been asked the question and it probably won't be the last, but it never gets any easier to answer. How does Yaya Toure feel when football fans are directing monkey chants at him?
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Another major quake shakes Nepal

CNN World - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:42am
First deaths, hundreds of injuries reported after magnitude 7.3 quake strikes Nepal at a depth of 11.5 miles, less than three weeks after another quake destroyed large areas of the country.
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