1. Mexican Drug Kingpin Known as El Chapo Escapes Prison
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 19:12:24

The prison break of Joaquín Guzmán Loera humiliated the Mexican government, which had touted his capture as a crucial achievement in the drug war.

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2. Asian Tech Start-Ups Quietly Earn Backing
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 17:39:09

So far this year, Asia has created 11 tech companies with valuations of $1 billion or more, compared with 19 in North America.

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4. Saving lives on biggest hospital ship
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-12 at 09:40:26

Saving lives on biggest hospital ship

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5. Greece debt crisis: Athens faces ‘temporary Grexit’ if no deal – live updates
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-12 at 15:49:32

Greece is being pushed to accept and implement even more austerity measures and reforms, as Twitter users protest that #thisisacoup Summary: Tsipras under huge pressure tonightTsipras gets ‘mental waterboarding’ to accept dealDraft agreement: Greece c...

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6. On Tennis: Novak Djokovic Wins Wimbledon Title, Beating Roger Federer
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 17:06:22

The top-seeded Djokovic defeated Federer in the final for the second straight year, earning his third Wimbledon title and his ninth Grand Slam trophy.

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9. Summer of Science: The Dark Belt Around Pluto
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 09:19:51

As NASA’s New Horizons mission speeds closer, the dark spots on Pluto get clearer. From 2.5 million miles out, the spots appear to have complex and irregular boundaries.

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10. Pope Francis visits Paraguay slum to ask for struggling residents’ stories
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-12 at 08:38:12

Pontiff says area belongs to the people amid dispute over municipal landFrancis asks to hear about ‘everything you went through to be here’Pope Francis put into practice his insistence that the world’s poor not be left on the margins of society by v...

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11. U.S. kills ISIS bigwig with drone
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-12 at 02:38:43

Should U.S. bomb ISIS oil fields? | Turkey arrests 21 suspected ISIS members | Photos: Terror group leaders

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12. Williams completes #SerenaSlam
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-12 at 12:03:47

Williams completes #SerenaSlam

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13. While Some Are Shocked by ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ Others Find Nuance in a Bigoted Atticus Finch
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 11:50:14

The lawyer who fought racial inequality in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” is an aging racist in her new novel “Go Set a Watchman,” a more complex character in which some see added value.

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14. Liberia’s ‘Planet of the Apes’ chimps facing starvation
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-12 at 07:49:25

A speedboat laden with fruit approaches and four chimpanzees come bounding over from the dense forest, screeching excitedly as volunteers throw them pineapple and mango chunks. The apes are part of a colony of former research lab captives enjoying retirem...

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15. China Fences In Its Nomads, and an Ancient Life Withers
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-12 at 06:37:45

The Chinese government is in the final stages of a 15-year-old effort to transform millions of pastoralists who once roamed China’s vast borderlands.

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17. Here Are The First ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ Character Names
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-07-12 at 15:55:42

We finally know who will be checking into the "American Horror Story: Hotel" next season.
Actors from both "American Horror Story" and "Scream Queens" joined Ryan Murphy, co-creator of both shows, onstage at a combined Comic-Con panel on Sunday. "AH...

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18. The Cairo streets where girls pretend to be boys
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-12 at 00:00:01

Life is hard for the children who scrape a living on Egypt’s streets. They deal daily with horror and hunger, but for the girls the struggle is worse – which is why some of them dress as boys. Patrick Kingsley hears their storiesManal and Ahmed don’...

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19. Was this humiliation of Greeks really necessary?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-12 at 04:54:24

It will take years for my adopted country to get over this crisis. Its people have faced the prospect of overnight impoverishment and wept at the indignityAfter a rollercoaster ride of cliffhanger votes, extraordinary summits and a rhetoric rarely heard b...

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