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ISIS claims blast near U.S. site in Irbil, Iraq

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:34pm
ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack near the U.S. Consulate in the Kurdish Iraqi city of Irbil, according to several Twitter accounts linked to the terror group.
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ISIS bomber on motorbike kills 33 in Afghanistan

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:34pm
A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, early Saturday, a local government spokesman said.
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McCain: Pentagon in 'denial' over Ramadi

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:28pm
With the Iraqi city of Ramadi under relentless assault from ISIS, the top U.S. military official said the fall of the city would not mark a turning point in the ongoing military campaign against the terror group.
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Australian teens held after 'ISIS-inspired' plot foiled

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:26pm
Five young men were arrested Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, in what police called a major counterterrorism operation.
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Israel to release Palestinians' tax revenues, officials say

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:26pm
Israel has agreed to release hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues and customs duties that it had withheld from the Palestinians for months, officials on both sides said Saturday.
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Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:25pm
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 - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:25pm
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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Shops set ablaze, looted in South Africa

CNN World - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:25pm
South African police fired rubber bullets Friday to disperse crowds setting immigrant businesses ablaze as attacks against foreigners spread to Johannesburg.
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See Dreamliner decked out as R2-D2

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:30pm
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 - 1:27pm
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 - 11:56am
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 - 11:53am
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 - 11:30am
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 - 11:22am
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 - 11:20am
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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