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Air New Zealand shows off stunning, all-black Dreamliner

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:29
A near all-black Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has been delivered to launch customer Air New Zealand, giving Boeing fans and aviation nerds a dramatic introduction to this latest model of the fuel-efficient plane.
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World's strangest lakes

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:28
Imagine walking through a far-flung island of forest and stumbling across a bright, pink lake. Or quietly rowing your boat through a sea of floating lotus flowers that expand as far as the eye can see. Dreamy? Yes, but also completely possible if you consider a visit to one of the world's strangest lakes.
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Pentagon 'considers how to target ISIS leader in drone strike'

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:24
The Pentagon is considering under what circumstances it will recommend President Barack Obama authorize the use of a missile-equipped drone to kill the leader of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, CNN has learned.
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Report: S. Korean ferry operators prioritized profits over safety

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:53
The operators of the sunken Sewol ferry prioritized profit over safety, and the vessel was licensed based on falsified documents, South Korean investigators said in an interim report.
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Can you watch without ducking?

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:36
A Turkish F-16 jet took an unusually low landing approach over a small crowd of picnickers at the airfield.
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Israel mulls Gaza ground operation

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 15:15
As rockets and missiles fly back and forth between Gaza and Israel, the Israeli military -- saying it doesn't expect the crisis to resolve itself soon -- is preparing for a ground incursion.
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Militants hit Somali presidential palace

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:48
Militants with the Islamist group al-Shabaab stormed Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu on Tuesday, firing their way onto the grounds after a car bomb blasted the gate, authorities said.
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Brazil president: World Cup defeat worse than nightmare

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:17
Never in her worst nightmares did Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff imagine such a crushing soccer defeat, she told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.
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Lemonade stand raises $24K

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25
A Canadian boy's lemonade stand and social media campaign raises $24,000 for friend's surgery in the U.S.
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Croc attacks handler, drags into water

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:06
A crocodile attacked his handler and dragged him into a pool of water. Seven Network reports.
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Strong quake shakes Mexico

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:38
At least one person was killed as a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in southern Mexico's Chiapas state near the border with Guatemala, authorities in Chiapas said.
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Pet lion attacks film crew

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:37
A pet lion in the Czech Republic attacks a member of a film crew and has to be pulled off the man by its owners.
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Escaping poverty in Honduras

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:36
The extreme poverty faced by many in Honduras is motivation to make the journey to America. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.
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Teen rape shocks Thailand

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:46
The distraught mother of a 13-year-old girl raped and thrown from a sleeper train en route to Bangkok has told of her daughter's dreams for the future, amid angry calls for a mandatory death penalty for child rapists.
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90 dead in Uganda attacks

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:42
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says sectarian and chauvinistic cultural leaders are behind weekend attacks by people, armed mainly with machetes and spears, who killed security personnel and civilians in the western part of the country.
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Dozens of bodies found in Iraq

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:40
More than 50 unidentified bodies were found in the predominantly Shiite town of Alexandria on Wednesday, Iraqi security officials said.
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North Korea fires missiles into the sea

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:39
North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the coast of the Korean Peninsula early Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.
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Look at me! 19 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:35
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Indonesia's close presidential race down to voting day

CNN World - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 05:09
The double-digit lead presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo enjoyed in the polls earlier this year has been whittled down to a virtual dead heat.
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