1. Taylor Swift: My mom has cancer
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 00:12:18

Pop star Taylor Swift, who has built an intense bond with her fans by sharing personal details of her life, revealed some sobering news Thursday: Her mother has cancer.

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2. More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-10 at 01:00:14

More than 130 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan on Friday, sparking frantic efforts by locals and coastguards to save them. The killing was brought to worldwide attention with the Oscar-w...

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3. Debris so dense, U.S. rescuers can’t get through
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 03:58:15

Debris so dense, U.S. rescuers can't get through

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4. After Bollywood and Nollywood, Uganda brings ‘Wakaliwood’
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-10 at 00:38:31

It's a searing hot day, and a group of commandos are attempting a daring prison break. "You will never succeed, we will destroy the world! You will see!" screams a recurring villain in a black balaclava, who is the leader of the Tiger Mafia...

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5. New dash cam video shows Scott fleeing car
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 01:34:23

Authorities in South Carolina release dash cam video showing the early interaction between former police officer Michael Slager and Walter Scott, the unarmed man he later shot.

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6. Catalonia to say adéu to long working days
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-10 at 00:00:10

Region will be first in Spain to bring working hours into line with the rest of Europe, ending long days and late-night dinners  Continue reading...

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7. Sinosphere Blog: Mocking Mao Backfires for Chinese TV Host
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-10 at 00:19:28

Tipsy gibes by the Chinese television celebrity Bi Fujian caught on video have been enough to inspire tirades from the state media and imperil Mr. Bi’s career.

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8. US and Cuba hold historic meeting
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-10 at 03:20:03

The US and Cuban foreign ministers meet in Panama ahead of a regional summit, the highest such talks in more than 50 years.

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10. Women-only ‘pink rickshaw’ hits the road in Lahore
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-10 at 02:19:02

Zar Aslam launches service after becoming fed up with being groped and harassed by male rickshaw drivers Continue reading...

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11. Malaysia strengthens sedition law in a ‘black day’ for free speech
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-10 at 00:13:28

Opposition politicians and campaigners say new law will be bad for democracy  Continue reading...

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12. Head-On Collision of Truck and Bus Kills 31 in Morocco
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-10 at 03:46:25

Morocco's state news agency says 31 people have died in a head-on collision between a truck and a bus carrying a group of young athletes.

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13. Penalty ends 16-second soccer game
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 03:59:25

Penalty ends 16-second soccer game

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14. Malta braces for referendum as battle to end spring bird hunting intensifies
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-10 at 02:40:03

Vote on Saturday could see the spring hunting of birds such as quail and turtle doves, which is outlawed in rest of EU, banned on MaltaFiona Burrows is the kind of activist that hunters on Malta love to hate.The 30-year-old native of Nottingham has been t...

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15. RIP cricket’s most famous, most imitated broadcaster
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 03:31:06

RIP cricket's most famous, most imitated broadcaster

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16. Britain and Argentina summon each other’s ambassadors in Falklands row
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-10 at 02:53:06

Buenos Aires summons UK ambassador to discuss spy claims, a day after London summons Argentinian ambassador over president’s comments Continue reading...

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17. New TB drug offers glimmer of hope in S.Africa
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-10 at 00:03:50

Drug-resistant tuberculosis is a major health challenge across much of Africa, but a new medicine being pioneered in South Africa could be a breakthrough after decades of frustration. Bedaquiline is being made available to 3,000 people suffering side effe...

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18. Car bomber targets U.S. soldiers
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-10 at 03:26:50

A suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of NATO forces near an Afghan army checkpoint on Friday. Police said the troops were U.S. soldiers.

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