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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:03pm
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor.
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West Africa can't keep up with Ebola

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:25pm
The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization says.
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Foreign fighters flock to ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:29pm
The number of people fighting for ISIS is more than three times the previous estimates, the CIA says. Foreigners, in particular, seem drawn to the cause. Here is one teen's tale of recruitment.
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Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:02pm
A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
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Dark side of Scotland's vote

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:52pm
They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.
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Which Russian companies have been hit by the West?

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:16pm
The West is hitting Russia with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. The sanctions vary from financial restrictions to a block on access to energy exploration technology.
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Don't forget Steenkamp

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:25pm
With Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, we take a look back at his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
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Lava flows from Bardarbunga

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:19am
Lava flows from a fissure in the ground of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Take a look at the dramatic video.
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Australia raises terror alert level to 'high'

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:29am
Australia has raised its terror alert level to "high" for the first time since the national alert system was introduced in 2003.
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Northern Ireland's preacher and politician Ian Paisley dies

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:03am
Northern Ireland's former first minister and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley has died, his wife, Eileen, said in a statement Friday.
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The horrors of apartheid

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:55am
Inside a dilapidated warehouse, underneath scattered clothes hanging from rusty pipes, a young black man is down on his knees. His feet are naked, his trousers rolled up to his knees as he beats his sodden shirt against the ground to remove the dirt from it. Near him, a cluster of men cut desolate figures -- some of them crouching down to wash their worn-out clothes, some standing, naked, trying to clean up their work-wasted bodies.
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Donations top $900,000 after UK dogs' home fire

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:53am
A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation known within Europe for its devotion to pets.
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4 guilty of China terror attack

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:16am
Four people went on trial Friday accused of plotting a knife attack that killed around 30 people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Kunming.
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New Zealand election gets dirty

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:22am
A political scandal featuring a hacker, a blogger, the Prime Minister and tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has erupted ahead of the forthcoming New Zealand elections.
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U.S. Army copters surprise village

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:54pm
When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.
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Women of ISIS online

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:21am
Umm Khattab is an online foodie. She posts pictures of Vietnamese grilled chicken and other recipes on the Web, peppering her conversations, like many young women her age, with emojis and lols.
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ISIS vs. al Qaeda

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:06am
One man more interested than most in what President Barack Obama will have to say in his address to the nation Wednesday night is al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.
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Transgender woman's nightmare

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:02am
Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.
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Uncertainty in Afghanistan

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:01am
Afghanistan has been thrown into political turmoil after a months-long dispute between two presidential candidates prevented a successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai being named.
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24 selfies of the week

CNN World - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:53am
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