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Ukraine says one of its military jets has been shot down

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.
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Obama: 'World appalled' by beheading

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:29pm
U.S. journalist James Foley's life stands in stark contrast that that of his killers, ISIS, President Barack Obama says.
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Parents fear for babies as Thai military tightens surrogacy laws

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:45pm
A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.
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Alas, poor Richard III, you ate too well

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:26pm
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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Myths make Ebola outbreak worse

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:22pm
Fear spreads faster than the deadly virus. The region's recent history of bloody civil war also feeds the rumor-mill.
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Volcano could harm air travel

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:20pm
Here we go again! Another volcano in Iceland is acting up and airlines have been put on alert. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
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See 'groundbreaking' photo shoot

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:18pm
It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.
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Gaza zoo animals suffer

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:58pm
The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn't be sadder.
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Hamas leader survives Israeli airstrike; wife and baby killed

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:50pm
Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.
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No, the Pope didn't call for a crusade

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:46pm
Despite some suggestions to the contrary, the Pope did not recently call for a crusade. But can he balance modern and ancient lessons?
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ISAF service member killed in Afghanistan stabbing

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:32pm
A coalition service member died after being stabbed in the neck -- allegedly by a Taliban member -- near the international airport in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday morning, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief said.
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Key to peace in Gaza

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:14pm
CNN's Elise Labott breaks down how the reconstruction of Gaza is the key to preventing a repeat of the conflict.
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ISIS beheads American

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:10am
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 - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am
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 - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:59am
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 - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:47am
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 - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:38am
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 - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:35am
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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Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:54am
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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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