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Alleged beating stuns Hong Kong

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:31
The Hong Kong government has vowed to conduct an impartial investigation into a video which appears to show several plainclothes police officers beating up a detained pro-democracy demonstrator.
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Al Qaeda resurgent in Yemen amid political turmoil

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:22
The latest "Worldwide Caution" issued by the U.S. State Department last week made for grim reading, telling of "an increased likelihood of reprisal attacks against U.S., Western and coalition partner interests throughout the world, especially in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia."
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North and South Korea meet after balloon flap

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:02
It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.
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Vatican backtracks on gay comments

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:21
Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.
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Marine charged with murder of transgender woman

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:20
A U.S. Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room over the weekend.
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ISIS gains ground as airstrikes hit

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:54
ISIS appears to have gained more ground in Iraq. Islamic State fighters surrounded one of Iraq's largest air bases.
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Leela Hazzah

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
As a child, Leela Hazzah would spend her summer nights lying on the rooftop of her family's home in Egypt.
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Patricia Kelly

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Fred Wright may have grown up on Garden Street, but his early childhood was far from rosy.
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Ned Norton

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Ned Norton was working as a fitness trainer for Olympic athletes and bodybuilders when a young man with a spinal cord injury asked him for help.
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Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.
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Dr. Wendy Ross

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:46
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
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24 hours with virtual girlfriend in China

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:42
When I first came across a "virtual lover" service on e-commerce site Taobao, China's version of Amazon, I thought it was hype.
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Drone flyover sparks brawl

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:40
CNN speaks to journalist Branislav Å ovljanski about what caused the cancellation of the match between Serbia and Albania.
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Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:48
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Gloves keeping you warm this winter

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:26
The steady hum of sewing machines fills the air inside a large glovemaking factory on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, the bustling Ethiopian capital. Patches of leather move through an array of working stations as busy laborers work feverishly to meet the company's export quota: 5,000 gloves a day.
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Gonzalo becomes category 3 hurricane

CNN World - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:53
Gonzalo is a major hurricane, gaining in strength Tuesday as it pulled away from Puerto Rico and headed toward Bermuda.
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ISIS training video revealed

CNN World - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 17:39
A new video reveals how ISIS fighters are trained. CNN's Brian Todd reports on how the group became a formidable force.
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ISIS surrounds Iraqi airbase

CNN World - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:25
CNN"s Ben Wedeman reports that another airbase in Iraq's Anbar province is surrounded by ISIS fighters.
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American killed, another hurt in Saudi gas station shooting

CNN World - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:08
One U.S. citizen was killed and another was wounded when a gunman opened fire on their car at a gas station in Saudi Arabia's capital Tuesday, the country's official news agency reported, citing police in Riyadh.
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Why a feminist converted to Islam

CNN World - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:05
I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.
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