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Japan's maglev train sets world record

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:23pm
It's a bird -- It's a plane -- It's an insanely fast Japanese bullet train.
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Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:45pm
Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.
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No charges for Argentina's President

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:12pm
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Saudi Arabia to stop bombing Yemen

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:36pm
A Saudi-led coalition will end "Operation Decisive Storm" -- its nearly monthlong bombing campaign in Yemen-- by the end of Tuesday, and a new undertaking called "Operation Restoring Hope" will begin, Saudi state-run TV reported without immediately elaborating.
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Van Gogh's left ear, cloned for science and art

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:12pm
Discover 13 science-loving sculptures inspired by algorithms, anatomy, big data, video games, and 3D printing technology.
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Everest climbers keep wary eye on deadly icefall

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:12pm
Mountaineers have returned to Mount Everest for this year's climbing season, resuming the quest to summit the world's highest peak after a deadly season last year.
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Why migrants head to Mediterranean

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:17pm
They come from more than 20 countries, drawn to Libya as the funnel to Europe.
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Scientists confirm existence of supervoid

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:54am
Scientists have confirmed the existence of what one said might be "the largest individual structure ever found by humanity" -- a supervoid in space with far fewer galaxies than is usual.
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Real-life Indiana Jones finds lost cities in the jungle

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:53am
A sweat-smothered man in a wide-brimmed hat, knee-high leather boots and a khaki uniform machetes his way through lush jungle foliage.
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Are Chinese falling out of love with their cars?

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:51am
With a well-paid job in finance and his own apartment, Li Lifei is living the Chinese dream. But there's one missing ingredient -- his own car.
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Iraq's Assyrians battle ISIS for survival

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:50am
When ISIS overran their villages near Mosul in August 2014, a small group of Assyrians, a Middle Eastern minority with a history reaching back more than 4,000 years, picked up weapons and formed their own militia: Dwekh Nawsha -- "The Sacrificers."
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Australian model killed fighting for ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:54am
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
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Is terror propaganda brutalizing us all?

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:51am
Since the headline-grabbing murder of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants eight months ago, the world has been regularly confronted with a modern form of an ancient, primally horrifying method of execution.
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And the world's top island for vacationers is ...

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:49am
Island-hoppers take note: Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos is TripAdvisor's latest pick for the world's top island.
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South African photographer: 'They wanted his blood'

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:39am
He checked the series of stills on his camera. It was then that photographer James Oatway realized the entire attack had taken less than two minutes.
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Mysterious ailment in Nigeria kills victims within hours

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:24am
A mysterious affliction has killed at least 13 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.
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North Korea threatens U.S. ambassador

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:05am
CNN's Brian Todd reports on North Korean threats to the U.S. ambassador to South Korea only weeks after he was attacked by someone with a knife.
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Horrifying video shows chlorine gas attack in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:03am
A new horrific video shows a family with three small children suffering from a chlorine gas attack in Syria. CNN's Atika Shubert has the details.
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