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Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:26am
The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this is the plane that will take them to a new life.
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Optics shed new light on the brain

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:05am
Karl Deisseroth of Stanford University on his groundbreaking research in brain mapping.
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How Victorians dressed for death

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:19am
150 years ago, you really had to wear your grief on your sleeve.
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Pistorius trial: 5 memorable moments

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:43am
The Oscar Pistorius trial captivated the world with its memorable moments and cast of characters. There were tears and retching. Graphic images and graphic re-enactments.
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Mysterious space mission ends

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:33am
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
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What a shot! 35 sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:15am
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The parasite keeping millions poor

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:10am
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
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Only 6 northern white rhinos left

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:09am
Unique? Suni was only one of seven northern whites left in the world. Now he's dead.
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What Turkey's policy shift on Kurdish fighters means

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:57am
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:16pm
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.
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Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:04pm
Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.
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What we learn from ISIS magazine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:26pm
ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world, write Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider.
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World's worst airport in 2014 is ...

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:25pm
After topping the notorious list three years in a row, Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is no longer the world's worst airport.
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Condemned Christian woman to take case to top Pakistani court

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:23pm
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country's highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her lawyer says.
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Sweden hunts for mystery submarine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41am
There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it is not a Tom Clancy novel. It is a case of international naval intrigue off the Swedish coast that brings back memories of the Cold War.
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And baby makes 4

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:32am
April, come she will. Or he. While we don't yet know the gender of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second baby, we now know the royal couple will become parents in April 2015.
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Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:26am
Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.
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He never stopped fighting for Nigeria's missing girls

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:57am
Six months after more than 200 schoolgirls vanished into the night in Chibok, Nigeria, the #BringBackOurGirls campaign has faded.
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Shark attacks 13-year-old girl

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:17am
A shark attacked a 13-year-old surfer off the coast of Australia. Seven Network reports.
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Hong Kong leader blames 'external forces'

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:46am
Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city.
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