1. Cecil the lion’s killer insists hunt was legal
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 00:44:33

Cecil the lion's killer insists hunt was legal

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2. Risking life to get the perfect shot from the sky
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 03:53:42

Jan and Jay Roode capture Africa's hidden moments from the seat of their plane.

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3. Burning Man: City rising from the dust
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 02:24:43

Burning Man: City rising from the dust

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4. Your kid’s inflight meal might be tastier than yours
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 03:16:18

Your kid's inflight meal might be tastier than yours

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5. How Germany Prevailed in the Greek Bailout
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-29 at 02:00:22

Germany’s patience and brinkmanship, while exploiting mistakes made by the Athens government under Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, led the way to a Berlin consensus.

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6. How Groningen invented a cycling template for cities all over the world
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-29 at 00:30:03

Motorists woke up one mid-70s morning to find new one-way streets made direct crosstown journeys impossible by car. Forty years later Groningen boasts two-thirds of all trips made by bike … and the cleanest air of any big Dutch cityTraffic lights with r...

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7. America’s neon castles: Praising retro cinema
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 01:47:34

America's neon castles: Praising retro cinema

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8. Dashcam shows cop’s threat to kill
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 03:30:59

A driver's dashcam video posted to YouTube on Sunday appeared to show an off-duty detective threatening to kill a driver during a stop in a town near Boston.

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9. Malik Ishaq, Militant Leader in Pakistan, Is Said to Die in Attack on Police Convoy
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-29 at 04:01:14

The leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a banned extremist group, died in a shootout after armed supporters tried to free him from police custody, the authorities said.

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10. Taliban leader Mullah Omar ‘is dead’
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-29 at 03:41:09

Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has died, Afghan government sources say, but the militant group has not commented.

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11. Soccer great Platini throws hat in FIFA ring
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 00:02:47

Soccer great Platini throws hat in FIFA ring

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13. Man dies as hundreds target tunnel
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-29 at 03:39:46

A man has been killed as at least 1,500 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais on Tuesday night, French police say.

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15. Calais: man killed as migrants make 1,500 attempts to enter Eurotunnel site
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-29 at 01:34:13

UK home secretary to chair Cobra emergency meeting after body of Sudanese man found amid latest mass attempt to cross Channel to EnglandOne person was found dead as migrants trying to reach the UK made at least 1,500 attempts to enter the Eurotunnel termi...

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17. Report Cites Possible War Crimes in Israeli Hunt for Ambushed Soldier
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-29 at 02:01:32

Amnesty International’s inquiry reconstructs a 2014 episode in the Gaza Strip, now called Black Friday, which continues to cause international ripples a year later.

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18. Calls for ban on U.S. ‘backyard’ tigers
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-29 at 02:25:10

Calls for ban on U.S. 'backyard' tigers

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19. Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire
     Published by Reuters on 2015-07-29 at 03:55:53

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.

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20. China shares break downward trend
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-29 at 00:42:01

Shares in mainland China stop their downward trend after dramatic losses earlier in the week.

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