1. Christopher Lee Dies at 93; Actor Breathed Life Into Nightmarish Villains
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 16:07:37

Mr. Lee, “tall, dark and gruesome” in his own words, made an indelible mark in roles like Count Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and Saruman in the “Lord of the Rings” movies.

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3. Planet discovered by schoolboy
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 16:22:44

Advice to interns: work hard and make your mark. And if you can discover a new planet while you're at it, you could also be pushing the boundaries of our knowledge.

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5. Baby koala clings to mom in surgery
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 08:08:01

It's no surprise a baby wouldn't want to let go of his mama while she underwent emergency surgery.

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6. Nobel Laureate Resigns Post After Comments on Female Scientists
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 05:06:56

Tim Hunt, who stepped down as a professor at University College London, said women should be segregated in labs because they cried when criticized and were a romantic distraction.

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7. Abandoned village consumed by vines
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 13:10:11

Abandoned village consumed by vines

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8. Lost Brother in Yosemite
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 03:00:05

Dean Potter jumped. Graham Hunt followed. Potter’s longtime girlfriend snapped photographs. Then came confusion, hope and despair.

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9. Rupert Murdoch to Put Media Empire in Sons’ Hands
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 18:53:48

Mr. Murdoch put the succession plan in place in March 2014 when he named his sons James and Lachlan to senior positions in his companies.

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10. Twitter’s C.E.O., Dick Costolo, Is Set to Exit, a Plan Long in the Works
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 18:30:14

Jack Dorsey, the company’s co-founder and chairman, will serve as interim chief executive.

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12. Spain Approves Citizenship Path for Sephardic Jews
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 09:38:33

A law seeks to address the injustice of the 1492 expulsion of Jews, by giving descendants a chance to apply for citizenship; how many may qualify, however, is still unclear.

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13. How Boko Haram Courted and Joined ISIS
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-11 at 13:42:16

A sequence of propaganda videos posted online illustrate how Boko Haram became the Islamic State’s largest affiliate.

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14. Baltimore officers break silence
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 06:16:49

Forty-two people were killed in Baltimore in May, making it the deadliest month there since 1972.

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15. China’s former security chief given life sentence for corruption
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-11 at 10:16:51

Zhou Yongkang – a key adversary of Chinese president Xi Jinping – is most senior Communist party official ever to have faced corruption charges China’s former security chief and the arch-rival of the president, Xi Jinping, has been sentenced to life...

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16. Israel denies spying on Iran talks hotels
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-11 at 16:11:00

Swiss and Austrian investigators have launched probes into alleged spying in hotels hosting delicate Iranian nuclear talks, with Israel denying Thursday its secret services were involved. The revelation comes in run-up to a June 30 deadline for a historic...

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17. Dogs on trail of NY prison escapees
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 16:01:31

Notorious manhunts | Prison break: Did this woman help?

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18. Scientist: Lab women ‘fall in love with you’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 02:22:35

A scientist and Nobel laureate has sparked criticism after saying women in laboratories "fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry." He also spoke in support of gender-segregated workplaces.

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19. Only Putin could be late for Pope
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-11 at 13:37:08

Only Putin could be late for Pope

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