1. Boy’s loving gesture goes viral
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 03:54:18

Boy's loving gesture goes viral

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2. Government says four cancer charities are shams
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:17:04

Government says four cancer charities are shams

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3. China illegally fishing in Africa, Greenpeace study finds
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-20 at 01:09:37

Chinese companies have been illegally fishing off the coast of West Africa, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said in a study Wednesday, at times sending incorrect location data suggesting they are as far away as Mexico. The number of Chinese-flagge...

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4. Inside the belly of awesome waves
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 04:02:10

Inside the belly of awesome waves

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5. Stunning images: Chinese houses laid bare
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:10:38

Stunning images: Chinese houses laid bare

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6. Texas hunter shoots rhino after auction
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:13:41

Texas hunter shoots rhino after auction

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7. Can you beat these optical illusions?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:23:59

Can you beat these optical illusions?

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8. Palestinians Plan New Tack Against Israel: Soccer Sanctions
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-20 at 01:13:14

The Palestinians have placed a proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, on the agenda for FIFA’s annual congress.

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9. Indonesia, Malaysia to Help Muslim Migrants Stranded at Sea
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-20 at 01:06:58

Indonesia and Malaysia agreed Wednesday to provide temporary shelter to thousands of migrants stranded at sea, the first breakthrough in the humanitarian crisis confronting Southeast Asia after weeks of reluctance by the region's nations to take responsib...

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11. Coal giant exploited Ebola crisis for corporate gain, say health experts
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-20 at 03:36:26

Public health experts outraged after world’s largest privately-held coal company, Peabody Energy, promotes its product in the fight against Ebola in Africa as part of a PR campaign to rebrand the fossil fuel as a solution to global povertyJoin the Guard...

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13. Colombia landslide kills dozens
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:16:12

Colombia landslide kills dozens

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14. Is this the world’s most beautiful car?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 03:48:57

Is this the world's most beautiful car?

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16. Child defectors ‘forgiven’ by North Korea
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:12:59

Child defectors 'forgiven' by North Korea

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17. Iraq calls for volunteers against IS
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-20 at 01:24:13

Iraq's government calls for volunteers to fight against IS and help retake the city of Ramadi, as US officials discuss the setback.

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18. From Kansas to Copenhagen: clean energy beacons around the world
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-20 at 03:10:09

From small islands to towns and cities, here are the climate trail blazers showing the way to an energy future that does not run on coal, oil and gas Continue reading...

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19. What became of Beirut’s jet-set playgrounds?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 03:47:26

What became of Beirut's jet-set playgrounds?

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20. UBS to Pay Over $500 Million in Fines for Manipulating Currencies and Libor
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-20 at 03:42:36

In a deal with the American authorities, the Swiss bank said it would also plead guilty to a criminal charge over rigging a benchmark interest rate.

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