1. The battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:33:24

You can debate whether the Confederate flag is a symbol of racism. But the one thing you can't dispute: The Confederate flag was flown by traitors to the United States of America who slaughtered more than 110,000 U.S. soldiers.

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2. Can Thailand tackle fishing industry’s slavery crisis?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:23:27

The hours would be long and the work hard, but spending a year as a fisherman seemed like a good option to Samart Senasook.

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3. U.S. President calls Charleston deaths "senseless murders"
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 01:50:03

Suspect in custody | Tip that led to arrest | Call it terror | Who is Roof? | Victims prayerful lives | Photos of scene

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4. Pope challenges world to clean up its filth
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-19 at 00:42:27

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' plea to make the state of the environment a central moral issue of our age has been greeted with applause from climate activists and a wide range of church, science and government leaders, but dismissive shrugs fro...

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5. Would narrative have differed if gunman had shouted "Allahu akbar?"
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 02:23:40

Suspect in custody | Tip that led to arrest | Who is Roof? | Obama calls for tighter gun control | Photos of scene

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6. Supreme Court: Texas OK to reject flag plate
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:28:52

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Texas is allowed to reject a license plate design that featured a Confederate battle flag.

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7. Inside Russia’s military Disneyland
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:06:59

Inside Russia's military Disneyland

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8. Rare deep sea creature spotted
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:46:08

Ocean explorers studying ocean vents near the Galapagos Islands spotted a rare squid worm never-before-seen in the region. For more visit Nautiluslive.org.

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9. Bangkok’s hottest new restaurants
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:12:43

Bangkok's street stalls and the fiery complexity of its local cuisine once lured intrepid international diners to the Thai capital.

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11. Adults only: Sexy, boozy summer camp
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:39:17

Drunk Field Day, Hangover Yoga and sober archery practice: Welcome to Camp Throwback, an adult summer camp with no kids, plenty of alcohol and a little romance.

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12. Teen golfer fights tears at Open
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:13:20

He's been living the dream alongside his heroes all week but teenager Cole Hammer looked like he was fighting back the tears on the first tee of the U.S. Open Thursday.

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13. Stopping ‘floating graveyards’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:41:05

A floating graveyard, is how one man described it to us. After leaving on a boat from Sittwe, in Myanmar's Rakhine State, he had spent 62 days at sea hoping to make it to Thailand or Malaysia, crouching shoulder to shoulder with 400 others.

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14. Thailand confirms first Mers case
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-19 at 00:04:50

Thailand confirms its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), the deadly virus that has killed 24 people in South Korea.

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15. Charleston church shooting: suspect Dylann Roof in custody as community holds vigils
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-19 at 01:09:43

Arrested Dylann Roof ‘wanted to ignite civil war’The victims: a poet, a politician, a librarian, women of faithDaily Show’s Jon Stewart: ‘This was a terrorist attack’Share your accounts with GuardianWitnessRead the latest summary 3.09am ET I’m...

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16. Snowboarders: Next time try Namibia
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 00:46:27

Snowboarders: Next time try Namibia

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17. Back from the dead: Slave fisherman comes home
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-19 at 03:42:55

Back from the dead: Slave fisherman comes home

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20. South Korean Official Says MERS Outbreak Seems to Be Easing
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-19 at 02:44:52

The cautious assessment by a senior government health official came on a day that he announced only one new case, as well as one new death.

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