1. First Arab supercar has diamond headlights
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 06:16:28

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. ArtsBeat: The Grateful Dead Close Out Their Final Concert With Music and the Words ‘Please, Be Kind’
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-06 at 00:45:30

A sold-out crowd, estimated at more than 70,000, sang and swayed to every song — a rolling sea of graying beards and ponytails, flowing skirts, cowboy hats and backward caps, flower crowns and bandannas.

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3. Breathtaking ruins of Soviet space program
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 03:11:05

Breathtaking ruins of Soviet space program

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4. Prince George mirrors dad at sister’s christening
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 19:57:54

Prince George mirrors dad at sister's christening

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5. Abby Wambach kisses wife after World Cup win
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 01:55:39

With the crowd roaring, Wambach — one of the greatest players in the history of women's soccer — ran to the stadium's edge and leapt into the stands to kiss her wife, Sarah Huffman.

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6. Baby drifts out to sea
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 13:05:58

A 10-month-old girl drifted hundreds of yards out to sea after her parents said they forgot about her before being rescued.


7. U.S. storms to 5-2 win over Japan
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 01:30:29

In pics: U.S. team throughout the tournament | Final brings ticket-buying frenzy

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8. South Carolina Senate Casts First Vote to Remove Confederate Flag
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-06 at 14:53:34

The bipartisan proposal to remove a lasting symbol of the Confederacy from State House grounds now moves to the State House of Representatives.

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9. Gruesome weekend for Chicago
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 07:30:33

When a city has seven killings in two days, including the death of a 7-year-old boy, something is systemically wrong.

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10. Beauty on the verge of extinction
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 13:38:11

Beauty on the verge of extinction

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11. Women’s World Cup Final Was Most-Watched Soccer Game in United States History
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-06 at 15:31:45

The final between the United States and Japan attracted an audience of 25.4 million viewers, peaking at 30.9 million late in the match.

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12. Carli Lloyd’s hat trick leads U.S. to third title
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 11:57:03

Soccer is a tough sell in America because it's a low-scoring game. So goes the conventional wisdom.

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13. Man lit firework on head, died
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 06:18:08

A 22-year-old Maine man was killed when he attempted to light a firework on top of his head. CNN affiliate WABI reports.

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14. Greek referendum: full results
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-06 at 02:40:33

Greeks voters overwhelmingly rejected austerity proposals from the country’s creditors - the ECB, EU and IMF - in a snap referendum called by the leftist Syriza government. Get full results and see where the no vote was strongestLiveblog: Sunday’s Gre...

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15. Lightning illuminates Disney’s Magic Kingdom
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 00:20:59

Lightning illuminates Disney's Magic Kingdom

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16. Why are these watches worth $1M?
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 03:26:12

Let's get right down to it. There are four watches in Phillips upcoming sale that I believe could, and maybe even should, break $1,000,000. Two of them are from Rolex, two of them are Pateks, two of them are steel, and two of them are gold. What is perhap...

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17. Cheeky medieval doodles found
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 03:09:56

My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.

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18. Roaring success: lions return to Rwanda, with rhinos next?
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-06 at 09:31:00

Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillizers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide. Seven lions -- two males and five females -- were transported in ...

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19. Swimming with friendly giants in the Philippines
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-06 at 03:09:45

Swimming with friendly giants in the Philippines

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20. Germany dismisses Greece bid for bailout after ‘No’ vote
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-06 at 11:43:39

Germany on Monday dismissed Greece's bid to swiftly seal a new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister. Yanis Varoufakis, a ...

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