1. This contact lens has a telescope
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-18 at 02:53:23

This contact lens has a telescope

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2. Nearly 150 trafficked animals flown to Amazon freedom
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-18 at 00:24:55

A Colombian Air Force plane whose cargo hold looked more like the hull of Noah's Ark delivered nearly 150 trafficked animals back to the Amazon on Tuesday following months of rehabilitation. The 149 animals -- 83 reptiles, 53 birds and 13 mammals, in...

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3. Israel election: Bibi the magician pulls off a victory – but at what cost?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-18 at 00:56:50

Election result shows Israel is divided internally but Binyamin Netanyahu’s lurch to the right risks creating further divisions with an increasingly frustrated international community Continue reading...

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6. Which ‘Star Wars’ character was this fish named after?
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-18 at 03:20:07

Which 'Star Wars' character was this fish named after?

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7. First direct flights between US and Cuba taking off
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-03-18 at 01:06:09

US travel service starts offering weekly charter between New York and Havana, despite ongoing US ban on Cuba tourism.

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8. Netanyahu wins elections
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-03-18 at 03:41:11

Prime Minister's right-wing Likud party wins surprise victory, sweeping past rival Zionist Union, Israeli media reports.

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12. Serbia arrests seven men over 1995 Srebrenica massacre
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-18 at 02:54:21

Balkan country makes first arrests over slaughter of more than 1,000 Muslims in what was Europe’s worst civilian slaughter since second world war Continue reading...

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13. Girl, 9, hangs on to life on island
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-18 at 00:45:57

Girl, 9, hangs on to life on island

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14. Russian cosmonaut remembers mankind’s first walk in space
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-18 at 03:06:35

Fifty years ago Alexei Leonov clinched a Soviet victory with the first ever spacewalk. He reminisces about 12 minutes in the ‘inky black’ cosmos and his dramatic return to earth Continue reading...

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16. US envoy: Almost every CAR mosque destroyed in war
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-03-18 at 02:49:34

US ambassador to UN Samantha Power calls devastation in Central African Republic "kind of crazy, chilling" after visit.

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17. Homebrew and house parties: how North Koreans have fun
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-18 at 01:00:20

Despite restrictions on money and free time partying is integral to North Korean culture. But how does it compare to cutting loose in the South? Continue reading...

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18. Violent protests rage in Frankfurt
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-18 at 03:33:12

Thousands of demonstrators clashed with police in a violent protest against the opening of the new European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

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19. Cecil Rhodes statue pelted with excrement at Cape Town University
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-18 at 00:22:20

Deep divisions over monument to British colonialist who donated land where leading South African university stands Continue reading...

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