1. Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing ‘elphie’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:59:36

Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing 'elphie'

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2. This actress ‘too old’ to play 55 year old’s love interest
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:59:44

This actress 'too old' to play 55 year old's love interest

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3. Ben Stiller’s comedian mother dies
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:02:45

Comedy great Anne Meara, the quick-witted half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family said.

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4. Iraqi troops lost ‘will to fight’ ISIS
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 03:07:26

Iraqi troops lost 'will to fight' ISIS

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5. ‘Woman in box’ suspect killed by police
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:04:49

'Woman in box' suspect killed by police

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6. Faded glamor: Beirut’s jet-set playgrounds
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 03:41:38

Faded glamor: Beirut's jet-set playgrounds

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7. Spain’s indignados could rule Barcelona and Madrid after local election success
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 01:34:20

Anti-poverty activist Ada Colau elected as mayor of Barcelona, while battle for control of capital pits countess against former communist Spain’s indignados made the move from city squares to the halls of power on Sunday in municipal and regional electi...

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8. Former Israeli leader Ehud Olmert jailed for eight months for corruption
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 00:04:48

Ex-prime minister guilty of unlawfully accepting money from an American supporter and follows six-year sentence last year on separate bribery charge Continue reading...

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10. Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning
     Published by Reuters on 2015-05-25 at 00:07:51

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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11. Iraq will take back Ramadi ‘in days’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-25 at 03:01:25

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".

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12. Tunisian soldier shoots at fellow troops
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 03:17:18

Soldier shot dead after opening fire and killing colonel in city on high alert since Bardo museum massacre of foreign tourists Continue reading...

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13. Ridiculously buff kangaroo stalks Australian suburb
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 00:08:47

A massive kangaroo has been spotted in an Australian community measuring over 6 feet 6 inches. Affiliate Seven News has more.

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14. 262 killed as ISIS fighters capture Palmyra
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 03:17:48

When ISIS captures a city, the bloodshed goes on, with militants summarily executing fighters and residents by the dozens. In Syria, they have killed more than 250 in less than two weeks.

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16. Dozens of migrant graves found in Malaysia
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 03:18:01

Dozens of migrant graves found in Malaysia

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17. ‘Sorry mum, I’m still gay’: Russian club helps parents accept sexual preference
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 01:00:08

As life becomes increasingly dangerous for LGBT community, Meduza joins a support group coaching families to come to terms with homosexuality Continue reading...

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18. Syria regime ‘launches 15 air raids around Palmyra’
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-25 at 03:16:40

Syrian government aircraft launched at least 15 strikes in and around the ancient city of Palymra on Monday, following its fall to the Islamic State group, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least four civilians had b...

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20. China to drivers: Curb your road rage
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-25 at 02:03:04

China to drivers: Curb your road rage

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