1. Japan marks Nagasaki attack amid row
     Published by BBC on 2015-08-09 at 02:16:36

The Japanese city of Nagasaki holds an emotional service to mark 70 years since the US atomic bomb attack amid a row over its military.

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2. Trump: ‘Blood coming out of her’
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:47:53

Trump: 'Blood coming out of her'

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3. 50 reasons Singapore is world’s greatest city
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 03:53:08

50 reasons Singapore is world's greatest city

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4. Singapore celebrates 50th anniversary
     Published by BBC on 2015-08-09 at 03:11:59

Singapore is holding nationwide events and a military parade to mark 50 years since it became an independent nation.

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5. Cop’s armed confrontation goes viral
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 00:31:14

Cop's armed confrontation goes viral

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6. Stunning architectural projects
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 03:51:53

With a skyline recognized across the world, the story of Singapore -- past, present, and future -- can be told through its buildings.

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7. 5 ideas every city should steal
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 03:52:03

Singapore is small, hot and heavily populated -- the 5.5 million residents of the tropical city-state live in less than 750 square kilometres of land. And population is expected to reach 6.9 million by 2030.

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8. Claims Bobbi Kristina given ‘toxic cocktail’
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 00:02:18

Claims Bobbi Kristina given 'toxic cocktail'

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9. Japan’s Abe rapped as Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of A-bomb
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-08-09 at 03:39:12

Japan on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki that claimed more than 74,000 lives, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came under fire for his attempts to expand the military's role. Abe laid a wreath at the ceremony, attende...

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10. Scotland to ban GM crop growing
     Published by BBC on 2015-08-09 at 02:31:06

Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary announces.

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11. China slammed by massive waves
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 01:11:36

China slammed by massive waves

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12. Trump, adviser split
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:52:14

Donald Trump's campaign said Saturday it has fired top political adviser Roger Stone.

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13. Boy is lone survivor of desert hike
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:33:51

A French couple hiking the Alkali Flat Trail in New Mexico's White Sands National Monument this week died of apparent dehydration, the sheriff's office says -- but their 9-year-old son survived. He was rescued only because a deputy checked the mother's ca...

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14. Republicans react
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:52:35

GOP presidential candidates were quick to condemn Donald Trump's controversial comments about Fox News host and GOP debate moderator Megyn Kelly.

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15. Seagulls terrorising British holidaymakers
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-08-09 at 02:19:35

A familiar presence at Britain's seaside resorts, seagulls have this summer spread fear after ambushing holidaymakers as they tuck into their fish and chips, and even attacking pets. The country's tabloid newspapers have had a field day, with he...

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16. In bed with Marilyn Monroe
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 00:30:55

In bed with Marilyn Monroe

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17. Past comments
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:52:06

Anderson Cooper examines Megyn Kelly's debate question to Don Trump about comments he made about women.

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18. Vegemite sales ‘should be curbed’
     Published by BBC on 2015-08-09 at 01:58:40

Australia's government suggests some communities should restrict the sale of the popular Vegemite spread because it is used to make alcohol.

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19. Taliban attack police academy
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 00:23:23

Taliban attack police academy

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20. Cop fatally shoots college athlete
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-09 at 02:37:07

An unarmed Texas college football player who was fatally shot by police didn't comply with officers' initial calls to surrender, Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson said Saturday.

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