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Ukraine's secret weapon: Funding from the country's millionaires

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:38pm
A 20-minute drive from Kiev takes you to a neighborhood that feels more like Beverly Hills than central Ukraine.
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U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul dam capture

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:08am
Kurdish forces wrest control of Iraq's Mosul Dam from ISIS militants, a Kurdish leader says. The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world," because its failure would be catastrophic.
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Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, pardoned

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:07am
Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.
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Gnarly skateboards made in basement

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:57am
Skateboarding is growing in popularity in Iran and one entrepreneur is looking to capitalize by designing his own boards.
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Zambia's patron of the arts

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:50am
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.
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Pope 'deeply hurt' as 3 members of his family die in crash

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:04am
A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis' extended family Tuesday -- including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews -- and seriously injured another, police said.
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Ebola death toll rises to more than 1,200

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:30am
The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization says.
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15 bodies recovered after refugee convoy attack in Ukraine

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:21am
Ukrainian soldiers have recovered 15 bodies from Monday's attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said Tuesday.
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Lance Armstrong: 'I blame myself'

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:50am
The disgraced cyclist insists he blames himself following his admission of long-term doping -- which has left him in a battle with the U.S. government as he seeks to save the fortune he earned.
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Amazing photos of the week

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:47am
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Jackie Chan's son arrested in China's capital

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:36am
The 32-year-old son of actor and kung fu star Jackie Chan has been arrested in Beijing on drugs charges, as authorities clamp down on celebrity offenders.
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China's $50 billion woman?

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:09am
China is now the second-largest advertising market in the world...thanks to this woman?
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What a shot! 40 sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 6:40am
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Indonesian boat sinking survivor: We had to swim for shore

CNN World - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 4:03am
Rescuers have expanded the search for two tourists missing more than three days after the boat they were traveling on sank in Indonesia, as survivors recounted their ordeal at sea.
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Deal reached to extend Gaza cease-fire, Mideast media report

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:53pm
A deal is set to be signed in Cairo to extend the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, according to reports in Israeli and Palestinian media.
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Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London 'soon'

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:35pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.
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Coming face-to-face with sharks

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:34pm
Photographer Michael Muller is a man without fear. He swims among sharks without the protection of a cage to make studio-quality, intimate photos of these beautiful creatures. As scary as that might sound, the top predators are at the bottom of his list of concerns. He's usually far more concerned about all the gear he brings into the water.
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Deadly floods hit India

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:44pm
Deadly floods hit India
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Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:35pm
Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins told CNN on Sunday.
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See crocodile chase swimmer

CNN World - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:19pm
Video shows a crocodile pursuing a swimmer until an observer intervenes.
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