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See Dreamliner decked out as R2-D2

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:30
It's been a wild week for "Star Wars" fans, what with the release of a new trailer for "The Force Awakens" leaving many viewers openly in tears on Thursday.
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Pope Francis considering Cuba visit

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:27
Washington. New York. Philadelphia. Havana? The Vatican says Pope Francis may add another leg to his trip to the United States this September, visiting Cuba just months after he helped negotiate a diplomatic thaw between the two nations.
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Samaritan pulls man from truck hanging over cliff

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:56
A freshly fallen tree in the roadway was Jason Warnock's first clue.
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Iraq's Most Wanted

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:53
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Iraq's "most wanted" fugitives list.
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The American dancing in the Kremlin for $8 a day

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:30
Joy Womack is taking part in her first ballet class of the day at the Kremlin Ballet Theatre, kicking her legs up to her head, jumping and spinning across the room. After class, she eats boiled sweets, one after another -- they are a cheap form of energy.
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Why we're obsessed with happiness

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:22
As humans, we're consumed by questions of happiness. We have been at least since we started writing literature, about 5,000 years ago.
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North Korea's first lady makes rare appearance

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:20
North Korea's first lady has made her first public appearance since last December. In images released by North Korea's state news agency, Ri Sol Ju is seen laughing and clapping alongside leader Kim Jong Un. In 2012, Korean state television confirmed the couple had married.
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Toy soldiers? Look again

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19
Every day, images of war and conflict are splashed across our desktops, plastered on our TV screens and scattered through our mobile news feeds. Because of that, one's response to such imagery often becomes calloused or desensitized.
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Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19
Imagine sitting on a dusty, busy street in New Delhi, crowded with vendors and people running quickly about the market. A woman's lapis-colored sari swishes past you in the golden-colored dusk. You've been here since morning.
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Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:08
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former top adviser to Saddam Hussein and the highest-ranking member of the Iraqi leader's regime to evade capture, has been killed in an Iraqi security operation, Iraqi state-run television reported Friday.
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After hours at sea, chaos and desperation at Yemeni city

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:42
We were six nautical miles out from Yemen, but even from out here we could hear the Saudi airstrikes, make out their lights as they fell through the sky.
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European Debt Crisis

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at the European Debt Crisis which has affected the countries of Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
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Space Accidents

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
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Cuba

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
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Central African Republic

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Central African Republic. It is a landlocked country in central Africa, bordering Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Sudan.
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