International News

Paris police foil Cartier jewelry heist

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 17:22
A jewelry heist on one the world's most prestigious jewelry stores has been foiled, and both would-be thieves are in police custody after an attempted escape amidst a flurry of security forces, according to police, eyewitnesses and French media.
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UK report: Killer signaled intent

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:10
An online threat made by one of the killers of British soldier Lee Rigby could have tipped off security agencies and perhaps prevented his murder.
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DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 14:23
DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure -- the building block of life.
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Three priests, teacher arrested in Spain sex abuse case

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 13:59
It might all have remained a dark secret, if a young man who was an alleged victim of sexual abuse hadn't written a letter to the Vatican. And then gotten a surprise phone call from Pope Francis, according to a Spanish digital newspaper.
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Strange case of the melting house

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:24
In south London, a life-size wax house is melting. No, you're not hallucinating.
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Yemenis freed from al Qaeda captors

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:06
Security forces early Tuesday rescued seven Yemenis and an American who had been briefly taken hostage by alleged al Qaeda operatives in Yemen, according to Yemeni government sources.
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China building island in disputed waters

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:06
China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip in bitterly contested waters, according to satellite images analyzed by Jane's Defence Weekly.
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Kofi Annan: Extensions will kill process

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:01
CNN's Hala Gorani speaks to Kofi Annan about whether or not he is optimistic a nuclear deal can be done with Iran.
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British veterans join fight against ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:01
Two British veterans have joined Kurdish forces in the fight against ISIS. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
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Beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:00
A scary view of London just got slightly scarier.
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Rise of forensic forgery detectives

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:57
It could be the find of the century, or something much more suspicious. "La Bella Principessa" -- a 13 inch tall pen-and-ink portrait of a Florentine woman with a Mona Lisa-esque smile -- sat in a drawer for decades, before being "rediscovered" and attributed as a lost $150 million masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
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Listen: 15 EDM djs on the rise

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:56
The annual DJ Mag "Top 100 DJs" list is ceremonially revealed each autumn as the world's millionaire club-banger-spinning playboys jostle for top spot, backed by their armies of adoring social media followers.
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Searching for the cure

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 06:08
Big wooden planters full of ripe tomatoes. Homemade pickles. Over good wine and grilled steak at the home of Chris and Hugh Hempel, in the hills around Reno, Nevada, the conversation turns to biomedical research and genetics.
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Australia's Phil Hughes 'critical' after being hit by cricket ball

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:36
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a ball during a match in Sydney.
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Donetsk dogs struggle in winter

CNN World - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 05:26
On the southern fringes of Donetsk, in the shadow of a huge steel plant, a cacophony of barking overwhelms the dull thud of artillery fire. The PIF animal shelter is crammed with almost 1,000 dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds (though the number that can claim any sort of pedigree is probably in single figures).
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ISIS, Iraqi forces battle

CNN World - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:53
A fierce battle between ISIS militants and Iraqi military and tribal forces is raging close to the main government complex of Anbar province in the center of Ramadi, the capital city.
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See Soyuz rocket launch into space

CNN World - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:18
Three new crew members are headed on a six-month voyage aboard the International Space Station.
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Is Philae's comet mission really over?

CNN World - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:00
It flew for 10 years, crossed millions of miles of space, bounced over the surface of a comet and returned heaps of data ... and then quietly faded away.
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Most impressive metro stations

CNN World - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:58
These quirky and beautiful subway stops make commuting look fun.
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Nightclubs for literature?

CNN World - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:57
It's midnight in the capital of Taiwan.
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