1. 8.52-carat diamond found in park
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 02:13:21

A glistening, white diamond half the size of a quarter was discovered at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on Wednesday, park officials said.

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2. Iran’s secret export, worth more than gold
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 03:21:35

Iran's secret export, worth more than gold

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3. Bill Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-29 at 01:06:29

Bill Gates plans to double investment in green energy technology and research to combat climate change, but rejects calls to divest from fossil fuelsBill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rej...

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4. Greek Debt Crisis – Live Updates
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-29 at 02:25:59

News about the Greek financial crisis and its effects on the global economy.

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5. Turkish police pepper spray pride parade
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 03:32:32

Although the gay pride parade has happened in peace for at least two decades in Istanbul, on Sunday the parade was interrupted by police who fired pepper spray and plastic pellets at thousands when they showed up to march.

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6. Meet the ‘Malala of Syria’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 02:33:59

It's 10:00 a.m. on a Tuesday in this part of the vast, rust-colored expanse of the Jordanian desert, and Mazoun Almellehan doesn't have time to think about all the things she's lost. She's thinking about what comes next.

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7. Asteroid Day seeks to protect Earth
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 00:41:54

Imagine this: It's early morning in 1908 as a man sits at a trading post in Vanavara, Siberia, when he is suddenly launched into the air by a powerful force that creates an effect that makes him think his shirt has caught fire.


8. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after launch
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-29 at 00:45:47

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk. The accident was the third in less than a year involving US an...

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9. Tunisia survivor ‘lay in blood’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 00:51:17

TUNISIA MASSACRE: Stunned survivors speak | Who is shooter? | What attack means | ISIS sends message

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10. World stock markets tumble as Greece crisis deepens
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-29 at 00:26:23

Share prices slump after Athens orders banks shut until after Sunday’s snap referendum, with stock exchange closed on Monday and ATM withdrawals limited to €60Greek crisis: follow today’s live updatesShare prices slumped across Europe on Monday as G...

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11. Great white feasts on a whale
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 00:36:05

A Long Island fisherman posted video of a great white shark devouring a dead whale last week, and YouTube is eating it up.

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12. Through the traveler’s eye: Images of the Silk Road
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 03:30:23

Through the traveler's eye: Images of the Silk Road

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13. Framework for China-led international bank signed
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-29 at 00:09:19

Countries from five continents formally signed up Monday to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank -- a potential rival to the Washington-based World Bank -- as Beijing steps up its global diplomatic and economic role. Australia was the first ...

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14. Taiwan fireball: ‘Her skin was gone’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 00:18:01

Hsueh Ming-chuan was lying on an inflatable boat when her mother found her.

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15. Greek banks to stay shut all week
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-29 at 03:14:52

Greece says banks will remain closed until 7 July with cash withdrawals limited to €60 ($66, £42) a day amid fears of a default.

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17. Israel takes over ship seeking to break Gaza blockade
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-29 at 01:09:43

Navy boards vessel carrying pro-Palestinian activists in a peaceful operation five years after the deaths of 10 people in an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotillaIsrael’s navy boarded and took over an activist vessel seeking to break its Gaza blockade a...

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19. Djokovic denies ‘cheating’ claims
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-29 at 03:48:34

Djokovic denies 'cheating' claims

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20. Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers: officials
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-29 at 00:41:12

At least 11 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said Monday, as security forces face their first fighting season without NATO combat support. "The Taliban ambushed a convoy of soldiers in Karukh district ...

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