1. Bavarian Ascension
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 08:01:51

Bavarian Ascension

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2. Maradona to Messi: My goals were more ‘beautiful’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 18:55:43

In Diego Maradona's world, he's still number one.

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3. N. Korean minister killed for nodding off?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 07:26:24

N. Korean minister killed for nodding off?

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4. Chinese baby rescued after being buried alive
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 19:08:47

Chinese baby rescued after being buried alive

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5. 10 things Singapore does better
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 00:24:16

10 things Singapore does better

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6. China warns U.S. Navy on patrols
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 04:50:33

China warns U.S. Navy on patrols

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7. Biologist creates ‘self-healing’ concrete
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 08:47:25

It's the world's most popular building material, and ever since the Romans built the pantheon from it some 2,000 years ago, we've been trying to find ways to make concrete more durable.

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8. Slaves trapped at sea, fishing for seafood
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 18:58:08

The hours would be long and the work hard, but spending a year as a fisherman seemed like a good option to Samart Senasook.

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9. World’s 10 most scenic airport landings
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 05:31:52

World's 10 most scenic airport landings

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10. Early men and women were equal, say scientists
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-14 at 15:58:49

Study shows that modern hunter-gatherer tribes operate on egalitarian basis, suggesting inequality was an aberration that came with the advent of agriculture Continue reading...

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11. NASA’s drone is part chopper, part airplane
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 10:31:35

NASA's drone is part chopper, part airplane

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12. The best North American airline is?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 08:05:02

The best North American airline is?

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13. Slaughter of Iraqi family in suspected US-led air strike hints at cost of war
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-14 at 13:01:35

Five members of one family, including a pregnant woman and girl aged eight, died in one village. Other victims of the anti-Isis air campaign may go unrecordedMustafa was jolted awake by the sound of two large explosions. As the ground shook beneath him, h...

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14. Egg Farms Hit Hard as Bird Flu Affects Millions of Hens
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-14 at 15:31:11

Avian flu viruses have affected over 33 million turkeys, chickens and ducks in the United States, with Iowa’s farmers particularly hard hit.

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15. Migrants From Myanmar, Shunned by Malaysia, Are Spotted Adrift in Andaman Sea
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-14 at 08:58:33

A reporter from The New York Times, aboard a vessel next to the boat with hundreds of Muslims fleeing Myanmar, heard cries of “Please help us!” No country has agreed to take in the migrants.

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16. Isis reaches gates of ancient Syrian city Palmyra, stoking fears of destruction
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-14 at 09:44:05

Officials say they can safeguard artefacts, but architecture is under threatIsis destroyed Iraq’s ancient sites Nimrud and Hatra in MarchIslamic State group fighters have advanced to the gates of ancient Palmyra on Thursday, raising fears the Syrian wor...

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17. Boko Haram survivors share tales of horror
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 19:06:23

Boko Haram survivors share tales of horror

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19. Defector: Kim will lose power in 3 years
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-14 at 03:20:10

Defector: Kim will lose power in 3 years

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20. ‘Ten die’ on stranded migrant boat
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-14 at 14:10:34

Myanmar migrants on a boat stranded off Thailand tell the BBC that 10 people died while some are so desperate they are drinking urine.

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