1. British ‘Oscar Schindler’ dies at 106
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 03:57:56

Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from the Holocaust, has died at the age of 106, British media reported.

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2. Paris Hilton to sue over prank?
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 02:20:42

Paris Hilton may sue over plane crash prank. Unless she was in on it. CNN's Jeanne Moos says "NOT FUNNY."

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3. At least 36 people dead, 19 still missing; rescue underway
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 03:07:46

At least 36 people dead, 19 still missing; rescue underway

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4. Saudi prince to give away $32bn
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-02 at 03:40:40

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, says he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity.

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5. Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner split
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 02:01:16

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner split

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6. Bill Clinton on childhood obesity
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 00:28:39

Bill Clinton on childhood obesity

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7. Japan makes World Cup final
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 00:42:13

Defending champion Japan advanced to the Women's World Cup soccer final with a 2-1 victory Wednesday over England in a semifinal at Edmonton, Alberta.

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8. Indonesia plane crash toll hits 135
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 00:43:45

The crash of a 50-year-old Indonesian Air Force plane that killed at least 135 people has put the health of the Southeast Asian nation's military aircraft under scrutiny.

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10. Trump: ‘Who is doing the raping?’
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 03:51:45

Businessman Donald Trump continued his verbal attack against illegal immigrants on Wednesday, in an exclusive interview on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.

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11. Greek finance minister Varoufakis to step down if ‘Yes’ vote wins
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-02 at 03:19:21

Paris (AFP) - Greek's Yanis Varoufakis said in an interview on Bloomberg TV Thursday that he would no longer serve as finance minister if the 'Yes' vote wins in the weekend referendum on the country's bailout.

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12. Weak Power Grids in Africa Stunt Economies and Fire Up Tempers
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-02 at 03:00:19

Sub-Saharan Africa’s power generating capacity amounts to less than South Korea’s, and a quarter of it is unproductive at any given moment because of the continent’s aging infrastructure.

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13. Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished
     Published by Reuters on 2015-07-02 at 02:21:01

(Reuters) - China has almost finished building a 3,000-meter-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.

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14. July 4 fireworks can trigger PTSD
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 00:36:23

July 4 fireworks can trigger PTSD

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15. Terrorists strike 5 times in Sinai
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 03:14:30

A spokesman for the Egyptian armed forces reported Wednesday that terrorists had launched simultaneous attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula -- the only part of Egypt that lies in Asia rather than Africa.

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16. Greece talks ‘ruled out’ before vote
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-02 at 03:18:23

Eurozone chiefs rule out any further bailout talks with Greece until after the country's referendum on Sunday, despite a new approach from Athens.

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17. Sinosphere Blog: A Problem of ‘Religion,’ and Polling, in China
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-02 at 00:04:57

China’s seemingly high number of atheists may have more to do with the politics of language than a rejection of religious belief.

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19. British strategy of not attacking Isis in Syria is illogical, says Fallon
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-02 at 01:21:48

Michael Fallon’s comments move Britain a step closer to widening its aerial campaign against Islamic StateBritain has taken a step further towards expanding its aerial bombing of Islamic State forces beyond Iraq to targets in Syria after the defence sec...

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20. Australia’s new gag law slammed
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-02 at 00:46:10

More than 40 doctors, nurses, teachers and other humanitarian workers have signed an open letter to the Australian government, challenging a new bill that could put whistleblowers in jail for disclosing the conditions of Australian detention centers.

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