1. Golden Gate Bridge’s grand opening
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 01:27:25

Golden Gate Bridge's grand opening

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2. U.S. detects Chinese artillery on created island
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 00:13:13

U.S. detects Chinese artillery on created island

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3. Ex-leader accused of hush money
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 00:13:57

Ex-leader accused of hush money

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4. Why Indian-Americans win spelling bees
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 00:22:24

Why Indian-Americans win spelling bees

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5. #NotMyAmerica over cartoon rally
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 00:55:28

As protesters from both sides of the anti-Islam rally gathered in Phoenix on Friday, separated by police, a sort of similar scene was playing out on social media.

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6. U.S. losing patience on man-made islands in disputed waters
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 00:13:31

CNN's Jim Sciutto recently got exclusive access to a U.S. Navy surveillance plane on a secret mission near China, where they flew over a string of man-made islands. China's Navy issued eight warnings to the plane and told it to leave the area. On Tuesday,...

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7. Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-30 at 03:00:47

Witnesses say hundreds of Islamist gunmen tried to advance on north-eastern city, but security sources say situation is under control Continue reading...

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8. Help stop poaching: go on safari in Africa
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-30 at 00:00:04

As tourist numbers in east and southern Africa fall due to terrorism fears, local incomes and anti-poaching patrols drop too – which is when the poachers step in Continue reading...

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9. US judge jails Silk Road mastermind for life
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-30 at 02:39:55

The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in court Friday to life in prison over the online enterprise that sold $200 million in drugs to customers worldwide. It was the maximum possible punishment for Ross Ulbri...

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10. ISIS fighter trained in counter-terror skills in U.S.
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 01:08:36

ISIS fighter trained in counter-terror skills in U.S.

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11. US demands China halt reclamations
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-30 at 01:59:33

The US calls for an "immediate halt" to land reclamation in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying China is "out of step" with international rules.

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12. Blatter condemns European ‘hate’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-30 at 03:16:05

Newly re-elected Fifa president Sepp Blatter condemns a "hate" campaign by European officials and says he was "shocked" by the comments of US prosecutors.

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13. ‘Saved by the Bell’ star guilty of weapon charge
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 02:59:44

A jury has found actor Dustin Diamond not guilty of one felony charge in a Christmas Day bar stabbing last year.

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14. Regime barrel bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo: monitor
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-30 at 03:12:02

A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said. "At least 45 civilians were killed, and dozens were wounded, when re...

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16. Sepp Blatter faces media after re-election as Fifa president – live
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-30 at 03:54:47

Head of football’s world governing body holds press conference in Zurich after winning a fifth term and blasting US authorities’ Fifa investigation and what he calls Europe’s ‘hate’ campaignSepp Blatter blasts US authorities over investigation i...

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17. Sinosphere Blog: Beijing Destroys Confiscated Ivory and Vows to End Trade
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-30 at 00:58:33

Beijing hopes to reduce the poaching of elephants, which is driven by Chinese consumers’ demand for ivory.

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18. Gunmen kill 20 bus passengers in Pakistan attack
     Published by Reuters on 2015-05-30 at 02:51:39

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen disguised as members of the Pakistani security forces killed at least 20 passengers late on Friday after forcing them off buses traveling from the western city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, officials said....

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19. Why did the Boston marathon bombers do it? An interview with Masha Gessen
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-30 at 00:00:02

Vladimir Putin’s biggest critic talks about exile, conspiracy theories and the uncomfortable truth about the Tsarnaev brothers and their ‘radicalisation’ Continue reading...

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