1. A ride with diamond eyes: First Arab supercar
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:30:07

Asking the top speed of the world's first Arab supercar is beside the point. The 0-60 times, or horsepower, too. Those numbers won't matter by the time you notice the seats are stitched with gold thread and headlights are trimmed with diamonds.

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2. Crying Greek pensioner: the story behind the poignant photo
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-04 at 05:50:05

Retiree Giorgos Chatzifotiadis had queued up at three banks in Greece's second city of Thessaloniki on Friday in the hope of withdrawing a pension on behalf of his wife, but all in vain. "That's why I feel so beaten, more than for my own pe...

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3. Man mocks alligators, is killed
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:22:06

A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.

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4. 13 breathtaking buildings that seem to defy gravity
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:32:31

There are many ways architects can surprise us, but with these structures we find ourselves literally holding our breath. Perched precariously on the edges of hills, on high stilts, or too-narrow foundations, a deep exhale in their direction could very we...

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5. Toddler found in garbage bag
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 00:15:51

One week after her body washed ashore along a Boston Harbor peninsula, Massachusetts authorities are still appealing to the public for help identifying the little girl found wrapped in a zebra-striped blanket inside a trash bag.


6. What became of Beirut’s jet-set playgrounds?
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 08:12:52

What became of Beirut's jet-set playgrounds?

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7. Football’s millionaire with a social conscience
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:01:05

Football's millionaire with a social conscience

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8. How sneakers rose from street to chic
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 04:15:49

How sneakers rose from street to chic

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9. Acid attack on girls going to school
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:13:13

Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN.

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10. Helsinki’s new Guggenheim museum raises eyebrows
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 19:34:08

After years of public scrutiny and six months of jury deliberations, the Guggenheim has finally revealed the winner of its Helsinki museum design competition.

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11. Dominican Plan to Expel Haitians Tests Close Ties
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-04 at 15:19:04

Many in the Dominican Republic favor being part of a trend of tightening immigration. But for some, it means facing some difficult choices.

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12. Pope Francis’ Visit to Latin America Will Test His Ability to Keep Catholics in the Fold
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-04 at 10:03:45

The pontiff’s roots in Argentina and his championing of the poor are considered vital to stemming the decline of the church’s vast base in the region.

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14. Obama gets his groove back
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 09:15:11

Obama gets his groove back

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15. 25 structures almost extinct
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 00:20:38

Go see them now, before it's too late: threatened by neglect, the elements, changing architectural trends or ruthless developers, these outstanding buildings are all fighting a hard battle for survival.

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16. Marina Abramovic: ‘We can learn telepathy’
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 02:55:01

Marina Abramovic: 'We can learn telepathy'

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17. Facing a Selfie Election, Hopefuls Grin and Bear It
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-04 at 11:03:49

Who wants their babies kissed or their yard signs autographed anymore? Presidential candidates now have no choice but to submit to smartphone-wielding crowds.

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18. Soviet space program: Stunning ruins
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-04 at 05:46:48

Soviet space program: Stunning ruins

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20. Joey Chestnut, Hot Dog Eating Champ, Is Dethroned in Coney Island
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-04 at 12:10:03

Mr. Chestnut lost to Matt Stonie, missing his chance to claim a ninth consecutive victory in the Fourth of July contest at Nathan’s Famous.

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