1. Donald Trump running for president
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 00:34:35

Donald Trump finally took the plunge.

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2. Hillary Clinton Walks the Line Between Presidential Ally and Aspirant
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 13:00:44

Her remarks on President Obama’s troubled trade deal irked some White House aides. But there are stark political realities to vying to succeed her former boss.

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3. The world’s best airline is …
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 11:51:09

The world's best airline is ...

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4. Will U.S. send F-22s to Europe?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 05:18:42

Putin adds 40 missiles to arsenal | Who is Putin? | Russian aircraft buzzes NATO warships

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5. Everest shifted after Nepal quake
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 00:54:24

Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, was moved 3 centimeters (about 1.2 inches) southwest by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal in April, Chinese authorities say.

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6. Brian Williams to Stay at NBC, but Not as News Anchor
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 19:31:36

The network is expected to announce that Mr. Williams will move to a new role at MSNBC, probably in a breaking-news capacity.

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7. Stunning architectural projects
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 01:28:44

With a skyline recognized across the world, the story of Singapore -- past, present, and future -- can be told through its buildings.

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8. 13 signs you’re probably in Cairo
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 10:40:12

13 signs you're probably in Cairo

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10. California Says Uber Driver Is Employee, Not a Contractor
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 15:50:38

The ride-hailing company has long positioned itself as a “logistics company” and says its drivers are contractors, not employees.

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11. Six people killed and seven injured in balcony collapse at party in California
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-17 at 01:56:21

Dublin’s foreign minister confirmed five of the dead were Irish and had been at a birthday gathering in an area of Berkeley popular with Irish studentsSix people have been killed and seven others injured after a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California...

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14. The Judo queen who defied Vladimir Putin
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 13:29:06

The Judo queen who defied Vladimir Putin

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15. In Chile’s National Stadium, Dark Past Shadows Copa América Matches
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 13:37:40

The stadium, which was used as a prison camp after the 1973 military coup that overthrew Chile’s Marxist president, is the site of six games in the Copa América, including the final on July 4.

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16. State of the Art: Podcasting Blossoms, but in Slow Motion
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 09:21:09

Podcasts — not a flash in the pan but not an instant success, either — are gradually picking up steam.

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17. Robotica Episode 6: A Robotic Dog’s Mortality
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 13:11:25

Since Sony stopped making replacement parts for its Aibo robotic dog, devoted owners are facing the loss of their mechanical pets.

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18. Weekend Guide: 36 Hours in Lima, Peru
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 10:58:25

Lima’s attractions include a rich pre-Columbian heritage, ethnic diversity, and emerging art and fashion scenes, along with remarkably great food.

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19. Lonely Planet: Best of Europe
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-17 at 10:27:18

Lonely Planet: Best of Europe

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20. Astronomers Report Finding Earliest Stars That Enriched Cosmos
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-17 at 04:00:16

A team of scientists says a recently discovered galaxy, known as CR7, holds the signature of a lost generation of stars that created the elements needed for life.

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