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Thai army chief named new Prime Minister

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:13pm
The military leader who took control of Thailand in a coup in May has been named the country's prime minister.
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The selfie craze this week

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:10pm
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Who else has ISIS threatened?

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:08pm
When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret. Families of hostages are frequently advised to do this by security firms, and news organizations are sometimes willing to cooperate.
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Hamas: We're aiming for Tel Aviv airport

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:30am
Missile strikes have resumed in Israel and Gaza after the latest cease-fire lapsed. CNN's John Vause reports.
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Are these the best GIFs ever?

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:23am
Erdal Inci clones himself in digital form to create a surreal selfie army. The effect is pretty trippy.
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Becker 'burning like a volcano'

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:22am
As a player he was as fiery as his hair -- and as a coach, Boris Becker says he has to battle to keep his emotions in check as he tries to guide world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to more success.
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Does bling grow on trees?

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:08am
It takes a lot of guts to choose jewelry design over a career in medicine, but then, Janet Fredman isn't the kind of woman to shy away from challenges.
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Myths make Ebola outbreak worse

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:56am
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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Swiss 'suicide tourism' doubles

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:49am
Figures show more than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to commit suicide between 2008 and 2012.
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Hamas leader survives airstrike

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:11am
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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Cops: Couple stole from MH370 victims

CNN World - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:33am
Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
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Obama: 'World appalled' by beheading

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:06pm
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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Ritz-Carlton gives Kyoto its first super luxury hotel

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:00pm
Despite Kyoto's allure, until this year there's been a glaring absence from the city's travel scene -- a top tier, super-luxury hotel brand.
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Heavy rains, landslides kill 27 in Japan

CNN World - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:13pm
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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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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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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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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