1. Boston bomber sentenced to death
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 03:47:00

Boston bomber sentenced to death

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3. Expert’s guide: Where to master martial arts in China
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 01:15:32

Expert's guide: Where to master martial arts in China

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4. Nepal’s rhino numbers rise steadily thanks to anti-poaching measures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-16 at 01:00:18

Country’s population of endangered one-horned rhinos now stands at 645 – up from 375 in 2005 Continue reading...

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5. Malaysia seeks Myanmar help on ‘catastrophe’ of migrant boatpeople
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-16 at 02:31:41

Malaysia's prime minister said on Saturday he would seek help from Myanmar to address the unfolding "humanitarian catastrophe" involving a wave of boatpeople flooding to Southeast Asia, thousands of whom are ethnic Rohingya fleeing oppressi...

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6. New ‘Mad Max’ movie drives critics wild
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 00:53:00

Hollywood's appetite for sequels and reboots shows no sign of weakening, but "Mad Max: Fury Road" is one instance in which that's a very good thing, critics agree.

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8. Why 98 cubes of raw food captivated Internet
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 00:01:56

It's like something from a sushi chef's dream: 98 painstakingly sliced cubes of raw food, arranged with striking symmetry against a neutral gray backdrop.

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9. ‘I’d rather die at sea than stay there’: migrants on crossing the Med
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-16 at 01:00:18

After a terrifying journey across the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants arrive in Sicily every week. These are their stories. Portraits by Gideon Mendel Continue reading...

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10. Derailed train ‘struck by something’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 00:47:05

Derailed train 'struck by something'

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11. We used our phones to speak – and this happened
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 01:11:27

We used our phones to speak - and this happened

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13. US ‘concern’ over China sea actions
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-16 at 01:57:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry expresses concern over China's actions in disputed waters in the South China Sea, while on a visit to Beijing.

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16. Why David Letterman is a comedy god
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 03:23:17

Why David Letterman is a comedy god

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18. Burundi crisis is not over yet – analysis
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-16 at 00:00:18

The president has returned after a failed coup, but the International Crisis Group tells the Daily Maverick that the situation has not yet been resolved Continue reading...

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19. Egypt’s Morsi faces death penalty in spy, jailbreak trials
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-16 at 02:25:41

Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, already jailed for 20 years for inciting violence against protesters, faces the death penalty Saturday for espionage and jailbreak nearly two years after his overthrow. The country's first freely elected p...

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20. 8 bodies recovered from Nepal crash
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-16 at 03:47:20

8 bodies recovered from Nepal crash

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