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South African troops to help police stem immigrant attacks

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:14pm
South Africa will deploy an undisclosed number of troops to areas where police are spread too thin trying to curb deadly attacks against immigrants, the country's defense minister said Tuesday.
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Japan's maglev train sets world record

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:23pm
It's a bird -- It's a plane -- It's an insanely fast Japanese bullet train.
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Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:45pm
Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.
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No charges for Argentina's President

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:12pm
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Saudi Arabia to stop bombing Yemen

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:36pm
A Saudi-led coalition will end "Operation Decisive Storm" -- its nearly monthlong bombing campaign in Yemen-- by the end of Tuesday, and a new undertaking called "Operation Restoring Hope" will begin, Saudi state-run TV reported without immediately elaborating.
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Van Gogh's left ear, cloned for science and art

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:12pm
Discover 13 science-loving sculptures inspired by algorithms, anatomy, big data, video games, and 3D printing technology.
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Everest climbers keep wary eye on deadly icefall

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:12pm
Mountaineers have returned to Mount Everest for this year's climbing season, resuming the quest to summit the world's highest peak after a deadly season last year.
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Why migrants head to Mediterranean

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:17pm
They come from more than 20 countries, drawn to Libya as the funnel to Europe.
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Scientists confirm existence of supervoid

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:54am
Scientists have confirmed the existence of what one said might be "the largest individual structure ever found by humanity" -- a supervoid in space with far fewer galaxies than is usual.
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Real-life Indiana Jones finds lost cities in the jungle

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:53am
A sweat-smothered man in a wide-brimmed hat, knee-high leather boots and a khaki uniform machetes his way through lush jungle foliage.
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Are Chinese falling out of love with their cars?

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:51am
With a well-paid job in finance and his own apartment, Li Lifei is living the Chinese dream. But there's one missing ingredient -- his own car.
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Iraq's Assyrians battle ISIS for survival

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:50am
When ISIS overran their villages near Mosul in August 2014, a small group of Assyrians, a Middle Eastern minority with a history reaching back more than 4,000 years, picked up weapons and formed their own militia: Dwekh Nawsha -- "The Sacrificers."
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Australian model killed fighting for ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:54am
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
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Is terror propaganda brutalizing us all?

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:51am
Since the headline-grabbing murder of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants eight months ago, the world has been regularly confronted with a modern form of an ancient, primally horrifying method of execution.
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And the world's top island for vacationers is ...

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:49am
Island-hoppers take note: Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos is TripAdvisor's latest pick for the world's top island.
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South African photographer: 'They wanted his blood'

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:39am
He checked the series of stills on his camera. It was then that photographer James Oatway realized the entire attack had taken less than two minutes.
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Mysterious ailment in Nigeria kills victims within hours

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:24am
A mysterious affliction has killed at least 13 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.
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North Korea threatens U.S. ambassador

CNN World - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:05am
CNN's Brian Todd reports on North Korean threats to the U.S. ambassador to South Korea only weeks after he was attacked by someone with a knife.
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