1. New planet found by intern, aged 15
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 02:33:18

Advice to interns: work hard and make your mark. And if you can discover a new planet while you're at it, you could also be pushing the boundaries of our knowledge.

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2. Russia’s President: Cult of Putin in photos
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 00:29:47

Russia's President: Cult of Putin in photos

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3. Watch: Incredible vertical takeoff
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 03:10:10

Watch: Incredible vertical takeoff

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4. U.S., Russian aircraft almost collide
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 03:26:02

A Russian fighter jet, flying at high speed, came within 10 feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in international airspace over the Black Sea late last month, several U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.

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5. IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-12 at 01:15:15

Greece's creditors piled pressure on cash-strapped Athens as the IMF pulled its team out of talks and the EU warned Athens to stop gambling with the possibility of default and a messy exit from the eurozone. The International Monetary Fund said an ag...

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6. Singapore: Greenest city on Earth?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 00:43:33

Singapore: Greenest city on Earth?

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7. ‘Sexy’ scientists fight back
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 03:25:25

It's safe to say few tears have been shed by women in science over the resignation of Nobel-winning scientist Sir Tim Hunt after his now infamous comments regarding "girls" and their habit of dissolving into tears.

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8. MERS fatalities reach 11
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 00:38:00

Meet 77-year old who beat disease | Gupta: Prolonged contact increases risk

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9. Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-12 at 03:17:39

Dogs do not like people who are mean to their owners, Japanese researchers said Friday, and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master. Researchers led by Kazuo Fujita, a professor of comparative cognition at Kyoto University, tested...

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10. Moscow 30 under 30: the people’s power list
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 02:28:50

To complement our selection of influential young Muscovites, we asked you to nominate the city’s brightest young talents. This is who you came up withOur Moscow 30 under 30 power list ignited a heated debate about what it means to be young and powerful ...

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11. Zimbabwe phasing out local currency
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-12 at 03:49:42

Zimbabwe is withdrawing its local currency from circulation, formalising a multi-currency system introduced at the height of hyper-inflation.

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12. Pakistan shuts Save the Children
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-12 at 01:59:11

Pakistan orders the charity Save the Children out of the country, sealing its offices and accusing it of "anti-Pakistan" activities.

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13. 10 of the world’s best hotel spas
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 03:19:05

10 of the world's best hotel spas

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14. Forget Croc Dundee, this is U.S.’s favorite Aussie
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 02:01:05

Forget Croc Dundee, this is U.S.'s favorite Aussie

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15. British tourist who stripped on Malaysian mountain pleads guilty
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 02:06:02

Eleanor Hawkins, two Canadians and a Dutchman plead guilty to committing obscene acts in public placeThe British gap year tourist Eleanor Hawkins has pleaded guilty in a court in Malaysia after stripping on the country’s highest peak. Arriving handcuffe...

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16. Boston terror suspect arrested
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 01:06:03

Authorities have arrested a third suspect in a Boston terror attack plot. It was foiled last week, when law officers shot attacker Usaamah Rahim dead.

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17. Twitter’s Dick Costolo to step down amid stalled growth and troll troubles
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 02:41:54

Co-founder Jack Dorsey to take over as interim chief executiveCostolo had faced controversies including piracy and online abuseThe outspoken Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo will step down in July, the company’s top brass said on Thursday, even as h...

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18. Escaped pair’s six-day flight is the longest in recent history
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 00:38:58

Notorious manhunts | Prison break: Did this woman help?

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19. Koç pops up at Bilderberg: could this be the year to let it all hang out?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 00:00:50

I’ve extended the hand of friendship to one of the group’s most prominent members – now what’s called for is some public exposureThere was an unfortunate limo-jam outside the gates of the Interalpen-Hotel. Over to the side was a whispering huddle ...

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20. Whole lotta live: the night Led Zeppelin played an Indian gig for a bottle of scotch
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 01:00:08

New book reveals story behind impromptu performance in India in 1972, as rock band prepare to release recordings with classical musicians from same tripIt was the night Led Zeppelin played Bombay. Not in a stadium, park or concert hall, but in a bar calle...

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