1. U.S. officer charged with murder: What we know
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 06:16:59

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2. Photographer shows why ‘Strong is the New Pretty’
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 19:10:35

Photographer shows why 'Strong is the New Pretty'

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3. Witness Who Recorded Police Shooting Meets With Walter Scott’s Family During Emotional Reunion
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-04-09 at 18:59:47

The witness who recorded the fatal police shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina met with Scott’s family on Thursday during an emotional reunion. 

Feidin Santana, a 23-year-old Dominican immigrant, witnessed officer Michael Slager fatally shooting ...

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4. Master sport
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 10:17:30

Each day, CNN brings you an image capturing a sublime moment, defining the present in our changing world.

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5. Victim a Coast Guard veteran and dad
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 00:55:16

The world learned his name after he was killed by a South Carolina police officer.

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6. Gay conversion ban sought in U.S.
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 05:34:27

Responding to a petition begun when a transgender teenager died from suicide after being subjected to therapy meant to alter her gender identity, the White House announced on Wednesday it supports banning the so-called conversion practices.

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7. No Kardashian parking signs in LA
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-09 at 03:16:44

The Kardashians are banned from parking in LA by local street artist Plastic Jesus.

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8. Boston bomb convict could get death
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 06:38:32

Boston bomb convict could get death

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9. 40 years of ‘Holy Grail’: The best of Monty Python
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 19:22:42

Monty Python in a movie?

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10. NASA: Evidence of alien life by 2025
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 04:38:30

NASA: Evidence of alien life by 2025

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11. The ‘Furious 7’ plane that just won’t quit
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 04:35:19

The little-known star of this week's No. 1 car chase movie, "Furious 7" isn't a car. It's an airplane.

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12. Iran’s Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-09 at 11:56:48

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran's nuclear program is concluded. Khamenei, the Islamic Republic's ...

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13. South African Rhodes statue removed
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-09 at 11:29:16

South Africa's University of Cape Town removes the statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes in front of cheering crowds after weeks of protests.

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14. Could Cuba be removed from terrorism list ?
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 11:25:12

The State Department has sent a recommendation to the White House that Cuba be removed from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List, paving the way for the White House to announce its intent to de-list Cuba as early as Thursday, two administration officials ...

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15. Police killing videos shock the world. So why do white Americans still trust cops?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-09 at 05:56:22

Videos taken by smartphones, dashboard cameras and CCTV are increasingly capturing incidents of police violence. But public trust has remained steady – and starkly divided along racial lines Continue reading...

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16. Well: Being a Night Owl May Be Bad for Your Health
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-09 at 09:17:45

Compared with morning people, men who were night owls were significantly more likely to have diabetes, and women night owls were more than twice as likely to have metabolic syndrome.

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17. Michael Slager radioed in Taser claim six seconds after firing at Walter Scott
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-09 at 05:50:18

Analysis of police audio synced with video raises further questions about whether officers performed any CPR on Walter Scott after he was shot eight timesThe police officer who shot Walter Scott radioed in to claim that Scott had “grabbed my Taser”, s...

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18. German student makes FoI request to see test papers before exams
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-09 at 07:10:05

Simon Schräder, 17, uses freedom of information law to ask to see Abitur exam questions, but keeps revising in likelihood request is denied Continue reading...

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19. Netanyahu: Iran must recognize Israel’s right to exist
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 05:22:53

Slamming world powers' framework nuclear deal with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday demanded that any final deal include a "clear and unambiguous Iranian recognition of Israel's right to exist."

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20. Chinese TV star caught insulting Mao
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-09 at 12:30:18

Chinese TV star caught insulting Mao

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