1. Time for a medical marijuana revolution?
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 08:19:20

Time for a medical marijuana revolution?

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2. Under armed guard: Last male northern white rhino
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 00:59:00

Under armed guard: Last male northern white rhino

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3. A New Whitney
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-19 at 08:21:07

No longer a fortress in an uneasy city, the Whitney Museum of American Art opens itself up to a changed New York, a glittery emblem signaling a definitive shift in the city’s social geography. The Times’s architecture critic Michael Kimmelman reviews.

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4. ISIS Video Purports to Show Killing of Ethiopian Christians
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-19 at 10:55:21

The footage, if confirmed, would be the first evidence that the Islamic State’s leaders in Syria and Iraq are coordinating with fighters who have taken up the group’s banner in southern and eastern Libya.

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5. ‘Eternal city’
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 11:18:06

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

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6. Swimmers ‘make the best lovers’ — survey
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 18:10:06

They say don't judge a book by its cover, but new research suggests you can tell a lot about someone just by looking at what sports they play -- and it seems swimmers make the best lovers.

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7. ‘Anne of Green Gables’ actor dead at 48
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 17:46:52

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV movies, died this week at age 48.

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8. Hundreds feared dead in Med sinking
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-19 at 11:03:40

Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says.

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10. Praise and Skepticism as One Executive Sets Minimum Wage to $70,000 a Year
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-19 at 11:55:17

While the overwhelming majority of the responses on social media and elsewhere were positive, there were also a number of people who expressed doubts.

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11. Under-pressure EU mulls emergency summit after migrant tragedy
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-19 at 15:49:42

EU president Donald Tusk was considering Sunday an emergency summit on illegal immigration, as European leaders called for action after more than 700 were feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean's deadliest migrant disaster yet. EU Council Presid...

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14. Veterinarian posts pic of cat shot with arrow
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-19 at 14:32:28

Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat.

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15. ‘Black people are saying, Where are our leaders? Who are we voting for?’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-19 at 01:00:01

There is a sense of political disengagement among black and minority-ethnic people in Britain – nearly 20% are not even registered to vote. What can be done to overcome this disaffection?Anxious, atomised… and not in it together: the state of Britain ...

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17. MTV Cancels ‘Eye Candy’
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-04-19 at 13:07:04

MTV’s crime thriller "Eye Candy" has been canceled after one season, star Victoria Justice announced to fans via Twitter on Saturday.
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19. Miranda Lambert Shines On ACM Awards Red Carpet
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-04-19 at 18:38:17

Oh my, Miranda! 

Miranda Lambert stepped out Sunday night, April 19, on the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards red carpet looking absolutely ravishing in a deep-plunging silver gown.

"We wanted it to be a 'Platinum' night," Miranda's stylist, Tiffany ...

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20. Art in Iraq: ‘Baghdad is happening! It’s like New York…’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-19 at 02:30:03

Jane Arraf travels to the Iraqi capital to meet the artists hoping to reinstate this historic nation’s place in the contemporary art worldHussein Adel is a struggling young artist sharing a tiny bedsit and living on take-out sandwiches. But the car horn...

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