1. Bill Cosby, in Deposition, Said Drugs and Fame Helped Him Seduce Women
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-19 at 10:52:29

Mr. Cosby testified over four days of intense questioning 10 years ago at a Philadelphia hotel, where he defended himself in a deposition for a lawsuit filed by a young woman who accused him of drugging and molesting her.

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2. New ‘Earth-like’ solar system found
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 19:21:14

New 'Earth-like' solar system found

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3. Trump: McCain’s ‘not a war hero’
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 17:28:23

Trump: The guy GOP can't ignore | Cruz refuses to condemn Trump remarks

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4. Navy launches newest combat ship
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 10:05:29

The U.S. Navy's newest combat ship, the USS Little Rock, slid into the waters of Marinette Marine Shipyard in Wisconsin on Saturday morning.

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5. Australian surfer Mick Fanning punches shark in incredible escape
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 19:51:52

'I punched it in the back' | Photos: Surfer attacked by shark | Jaw-dropping footage

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6. #BlackLivesMatter: the birth of a new civil rights movement
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-19 at 03:00:01

How a new generation of tech-savvy activists made violence against African Americans into global headline newsAlicia Garza was in a bar in Oakland, California, drinking bourbon when the verdict came in. It was July 2013 and she had been following the tria...

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7. France’s most beautiful destinations
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 17:31:44

France's most beautiful destinations

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8. Obama defines rape when asked about Cosby
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 02:29:31

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that there is no precedent for revoking the U.S. Medal of Freedom -- as some have called for him to do -- given to comedian and actor Bill Cosby. But the President did outline his definition of rape.

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9. Shooter ‘changed’ after Mideast trip
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 17:30:19

The man who killed four U.S. Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, had changed after spending time in the Middle East and "distanced himself" for the first few months after returning, a friend says.

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10. As Beijing Becomes a Supercity, the Rapid Growth Brings Pains
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-19 at 13:04:39

The new megalopolis, Jing-Jin-Ji, is to cover ground the size of Kansas and have a population about six times larger than the New York metropolitan area.

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11. 10 beloved planes you wish still flew
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 07:20:27

Some planes can't help but capture the public imagination, even long after they've stopped flying.

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12. ‘The Godfather’ actor dead at 79
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 17:53:43

Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in "The Godfather," has died. He was 79.

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13. Is this guy serious? Could Republican frontrunner Donald Trump actually win?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-19 at 05:47:00

He’s brash, outspoken and provocative – and he’s the leading GOP candidate in polls. Experts doubt he can go the distance but he has already changed the raceFor two serene months after Donald Trump announced in March that he was forming a presidenti...

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16. George H.W. Bush out of hospital
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 11:58:44

President George H.W. Bush, who broke a bone in his neck after falling last week, was released Sunday from a Maine hospital.

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17. Selling Atlanta’s kids: What’s changed
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 07:22:20

The image sticks in my mind: A female defendant is escorted into the courtroom with shackles around her ankles, making it difficult to walk. Dressed in a jail-issued jumpsuit and flip-flops, she takes a seat at the appointed table up front, until the judg...

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20. Loch Ness Monster: New theory
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-19 at 10:19:17

Loch Ness Monster believers everywhere brace yourselves: Nessie might just be a catfish.

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