1. Cecil the lion’s death: Tourist suspected
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-28 at 04:03:47

Cecil the lion's death: Tourist suspected

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2. UK is no place for dirty money – PM
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-28 at 03:39:31

Foreigners must be stopped from buying UK homes with "plundered" cash and a "global effort" is needed to beat corruption, David Cameron says.

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3. Hong Kong giant panda Jia Jia becomes oldest ever
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-28 at 02:50:26

It may not be considered a landmark birthday for humans, but turning 37 on Tuesday made Hong Kong's Jia Jia the oldest-ever giant panda in captivity, and she celebrated in style. The equivalent of more than 100 years old in human terms, Jia Jia was p...

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4. The Outlaw Ocean: A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-28 at 01:30:59

For 110 days and across two seas and three oceans, crews stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher.

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5. Chinese shares suffer further falls
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-28 at 03:09:24

Beijing’s interventions help indices avoid the huge declines of Monday but experts warn they are likely to fail in the longer termChinese shares slumped further on Tuesday before mounting a partial recovery as Beijing battled to calm the stock market tu...

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6. US, Turkey join forces to drive Islamic State from Syria
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-28 at 00:54:26

The US and Turkey have agreed to work together to drive Islamic State jihadists from northern Syria, senior US officials said, as Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vowed to press ahead with parallel strikes against Kurdish militants. The potentially ...

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7. Donald Trump’s lawyer threatens reporter over ex-wife’s claim: ‘You cannot rape your spouse’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-28 at 00:32:03

Campaign spokesman and attorney responds to resurfaced assertions of Ivana Trump ‘rape’ with vulgar tirade that political watcher says could undermine leadA lawyer and spokesman for current Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump issued a ser...

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8. Russian football faces new racism claims
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-28 at 01:06:52

Russia has chosen its most majestic city for the curtain raiser to the 2018 World Cup, but allegations of racism may overshadow this weekend's preliminary draw in St. Petersburg.

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9. Boy Scouts of America ends ban on gay and lesbian troop leaders
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-28 at 00:33:56

On the heels of gay marriage legalization, the organization’s new policy allows local units to select their leaders to appease both liberal and religious groupsThe national governing body of the Boy Scouts of America has ended a blanket ban on gay adult...

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10. South Korea declares end to MERS outbreak
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-28 at 03:22:36

South Korea on Tuesday declared the effective end to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people, triggered widespread panic and stymied growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy. Addressing a meeting of governmen...

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11. Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel Prize
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-28 at 02:58:39

Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel Prize

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13. Chinese Markets Uneasy After Huge Sell-Off
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-28 at 03:16:00

Shanghai’s main share index fell sharply early on Tuesday but ended down just 1.7 percent after the government pledged to support the market.

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14. Sinosphere Blog: Rights Advocates, and a Monk, Oppose Beijing’s Winter Olympics Bid
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-28 at 02:07:44

Opponents of the effort by China are citing a widening crackdown on rights defense lawyers, political activists and ethnic minorities.

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16. Man dies in York stabbing
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-28 at 02:34:24

Police arrest suspect and are trying to identify the victim, who was found with multiple injuries at house in Acomb on Monday nightA man has died and two other people have been treated for injuries following a disturbance in a quiet, residential street.Po...

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17. Gaddafi’s son sentenced to death
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-28 at 03:41:42

A court in Libya sentences Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.

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18. Malaysia PM replaces deputy, sacks AG amid scandal
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-28 at 02:25:15

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday sacked his deputy premier and attorney general as part of a major cabinet reshuffle widely seen as an attempt to tighten his hold on office amid corruption allegations. Najib has come under mountin...

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19. 13 million people in Yemen are struggling to find enough to eat, Oxfam says
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-28 at 00:00:08

Charity reports 6.5 million people on brink of starvation with medicines scarce and disease a growing threat, as five-day ceasefire shows signs of collapsing Since March, nearly 25,000 people a day have slipped into hunger in Yemen, and every second perso...

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