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U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:53am
The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy says.
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Woman fights off leopard attack

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:29am
The fight lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
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Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:13am
After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.
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The easy way to become king

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:00am
Don't like the country you live in? Why not create your own, as many people have done. We uncover the parallel world of "micronationalism."
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Meet New Delhi's 'monkey chasers'

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:56am
CNN's Sumnima Udas speaks with a man whose job is to chase mischievous monkeys away in New Delhi.
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From American kid to jihadi in Syria

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:21am
McCain's transformation to a jihadi left his family "devastated" and "just as surprised as the country," his uncle says.
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Man who fixed soccer confesses

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:03am
Convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal boasts to CNN of fixing World Cup games adding: "I was on the bench and telling players what to do, giving orders to the coach."
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:37am
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Fireball experiment at space station

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:21am
Mouse astronauts are joining the research carried out at the International Space Station.
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Japanese MP denies meth charges

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:28am
A Japanese lawmaker facing drug charges punishable by death has pleaded not guilty in a Chinese court, Chinese state media reports.
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Front line in cancer battle

CNN World - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:59am
Doctor Lieping Chen has discovered a protein that helps shield cancer from the immune system.
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Officials: American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:07pm
An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.
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Obama OKs spy flights over Syria, official says

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:28pm
U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
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Israel, Hamas reach unlimited ceasefire

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:59pm
The Egyptian ceasefire proposal accepted by Israel and the Palestinians would "ease" the blockade on Gaza, a senior Egyptian official says.
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South Korean bus swept away by flooding

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A South Korean bus was swept away by flooding following heavy rain; onlookers could only shout for help.
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Can this woman save us from an asteroid strike?

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:03pm
Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world -- and especially governments and the United Nations -- to take threats such as potential asteroid strikes more seriously.
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10 best after dark adventures

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:41pm
Some things are better after dark from diving with manta rays to kayaking a bioluminescent bay.
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Search intensifies for American missing in Israel

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:26am
Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
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2 beheaded during Brazil prison riots

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:18am
Brazilian authorities say they have begun transferring inmates from a prison in the southern city of Cascavel after riots inside turned deadly -- with two inmates decapitated and two thrown off the roof of a cell block.
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Does Napa quake portend 'Big One'?

CNN World - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:39am
Relax. This quake wasn't a sign that the dreaded "Big One" is coming -- at least not yet.
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