1. Film star Omar Sharif dies aged 83
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-10 at 09:08:22

Actor Omar Sharif, best known for classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, dies aged 83.

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2. Pope: Greed is the ‘dung of devil’
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 19:35:26

Pope: Greed is the 'dung of devil'

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4. Palace releases new royal baby pics
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 03:21:19

Palace releases new royal baby pics

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5. He Ruled the Screen,</br> From Russia to Arabia
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-10 at 11:19:51

An Egyptian actor with a commanding presence on screen, Mr. Sharif rode out of the desert in the 1962 screen epic “Lawrence of Arabia” and starred in the film “Dr. Zhivago.”

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7. South Carolina Lowers Confederate Flag, and an Era Ends
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-10 at 08:31:49

A symbol of the Old South that once seemed untouchable was lowered at the State House just 23 days after a massacre at a Charleston Church.

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8. Fastest girl of all time
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 10:09:49

Fastest girl of all time

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10. UNESCO’s newest World Heritage Sites
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 10:58:08

UNESCO's newest World Heritage Sites

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11. Hat trick that made U.S. sporting history
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 02:00:35

Soccer is a tough sell in America because it's a low-scoring game. So goes the conventional wisdom.

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12. Grande sorry for doughnut lick
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 09:33:05

Ariana Grande is sorry.

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13. NASA closer to sending astronauts to Mars
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 08:21:04

NASA closer to sending astronauts to Mars

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14. Black hole awakens, erupts after 26 years
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 04:39:51

A NASA satellite detected the first sign of a black hole 8,000 light years away from Earth on Jun 15, 2015. Astronomers around the world are studying the event.

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15. Amanpour recalls Srebrenica horror
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-10 at 08:38:57

Amanpour recalls Srebrenica horror

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16. Parade for U.S. Women’s World Cup Team
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-10 at 07:59:31

The ceremony is the first time New York City has honored a women’s sports team in a ticker-tape parade.

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18. Sinosphere Blog: Conservationists in China Seek to Get Firefly Parks Closed
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-10 at 01:06:06

In recent years, a number of commercial enterprises have tried to tap into the country’s growing nostalgia for the pulsating flickers. But environmental groups are racing to catch up.

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19. Background Check Flaw Let Dylann Roof Buy Gun, F.B.I. Says
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-10 at 12:10:44

A loophole in the law and an F.B.I. error led to the sale of the gun used to kill nine people at a Charleston, S.C., church, the bureau said.

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20. Crowds honour US football heroes
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-10 at 12:51:31

A rare ticker-tape parade in New York honours the US women's football team, fresh from their victory at the World Cup.

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