1. Half of Earth ‘could freeze by 2030’
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-15 at 01:47:50

Scientists have made a discovery about the sun's "heartbeat" that they say indicates that Earth's Northern Hemisphere could experience a deep freeze in 15 years.

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2. Oskar Gröning, Ex-SS Soldier at Auschwitz, Gets Four-Year Sentence
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-15 at 03:19:11

The former soldier, 94, was found guilty of complicity in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews brought to the Nazi death camp in 1944.

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3. Whoopi backs away from Bill Cosby
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-15 at 01:37:38

"The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg has been outspoken in her support of comedian Bill Cosby.

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4. Donald Trump campaign tweets photo with Nazi soldiers – then leads polls
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-15 at 00:21:38

In the same hour an intern posted an American flag campaign graphic featuring Nazi re-enactors, a national poll placed Trump in first place among RepublicansDonald Trump, stacks of money, the White House, an American flag ... and, apparently, Nazi soldier...

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5. Pluto on the horizon
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-15 at 02:01:52

Pluto on the horizon

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6. Debris from collapsing building in New York injures passersby – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-15 at 03:32:08

Passersby were injured by falling debris when an empty building collapsed suddenly in the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, on Tuesday. The four-storey building was unoccupied and the fire department believed it was set to be demolis...

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7. China’s 7% growth beats expectations
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-15 at 03:10:28

Growth in the world's second largest economy beat expectations in the second quarter, but it was still the weakest showing since the global financial crisis.

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9. Former Auschwitz Guard, 94, Convicted as Accessory to Murder
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-15 at 02:16:39

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp was convicted Wednesday on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder and given a four-year sentence.

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10. IMF attacks EU over Greek deal terms
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-15 at 01:18:08

The International Monetary Fund fiercely criticises the bailout deal offered to Greece by the eurozone and urges debt relief on a bigger scale.

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12. Shanghai Disney Plans Unveiled: Big on ‘Pirates,’ but No Space Mountain
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-15 at 01:43:20

The company’s resort, its first in mainland China, represents a major bet on westernized leisure travel and an effort to stoke sales of Disney products.

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13. The 20-year old worth $76 million
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-15 at 00:34:08

At just 20 years of age, Raheem Sterling has become the most expensive English soccer player of all time.

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14. Afghan Taliban leader hails ‘legitimate’ peace talks
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-15 at 01:03:52

Taliban leader Mullah Omar Wednesday hailed as "legitimate" peace talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 13-year war, in his first comments on the nascent dialogue, easing concerns that it lacked the leadership's backing. Afghan officials...

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15. Nuclear Deal Pits Obama’s Faith in Talks vs. Skeptics
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-15 at 03:11:54

The accord with Iran represents a larger conflict of visions as critics of President Obama question the wisdom of negotiating with what they see as an adversary that cannot be trusted.

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16. Festivalgoers killed in stampede
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-15 at 00:04:10

At least 27 people, mostly women, died in a stampede at a riverside religious festival in southern India, a senior official said.

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18. Tunisian brothers text home: we are in Libya and everything’s fine
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-15 at 00:36:34

Ahmed and Khalifa Ben Yahia went out after iftar and never returned, along with 31 other people from their sleepy desert town in TunisiaIt has been more than a week since Abdallah Ben Yahia last saw his brothers Ahmed, 35, and Khalifa, 27. After sharing t...

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19. ‘Rising’ Iran asserts right to play constructive Middle East role
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-15 at 00:00:02

In the wake of the nuclear deal, Tehran is hoping to be allowed to take its place on the world stage, but distrust of America, and especially of Israel, remains a huge obstacleEvery Friday, under the soaring minarets of the Imam Khomeini mosque in Tehran,...

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