1. Boy’s loving gesture to homeless man goes viral
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 08:32:20

Boy's loving gesture to homeless man goes viral

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2. Government says four cancer charities are shams
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:17:04

Government says four cancer charities are shams

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3. Breathtaking images from inside waves
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 19:19:12

Breathtaking images from inside waves

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4. The Chinese homeowners who refused to budge
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 07:46:11

The Chinese homeowners who refused to budge

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5. Texas hunter shoots rhino after auction
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 07:12:10

Texas hunter shoots rhino after auction

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6. 5 Banks to Pay Billions and Plead Guilty in Currency and Interest Rate Cases
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-20 at 08:16:07

Traders, including some who called themselves “the cartel,” colluded to manipulate the foreign exchange market, federal and state authorities said.

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7. London in bloom
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 04:45:00

London in bloom

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8. Can you beat these optical illusions?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:23:59

Can you beat these optical illusions?

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9. Rare photos reveal Osama bin Laden’s Afghan hideout
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 09:46:26

The house is primitive, constructed of baked mud and stone. The landscape is sparse and mountainous, with snow cover in the winter. The terrain is rugged and challenging for the long walks the owner liked to take with his sons.

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11. 21,000 gallons of oil spills off U.S. coast
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 16:20:47

A pipeline leaked about 21,000 gallons of crude oil near a beach in California, authorities said, creating a dark sheen that stretched for miles.

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12. China illegally fishing in Africa, Greenpeace study finds
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-20 at 01:09:37

Chinese companies have been illegally fishing off the coast of West Africa, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said in a study Wednesday, at times sending incorrect location data suggesting they are as far away as Mexico. The number of Chinese-flagge...

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14. Stone Tools From Kenya Are Oldest Yet Discovered
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-20 at 11:19:59

The tools, dating to 3.3 million years ago, may indicate that hominins were making tools much earlier than previously thought by some 700,000 years.

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15. U.S. warned away from China’s disputed ocean base
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 19:14:47

China issues multiple warnings to a U.S. surveillance plane carrying CNN's Jim Sciutto as they fly over man-made islands constructed by the Asian superpower in the South China Sea.

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16. What became of Beirut’s jet-set playgrounds?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 06:59:13

What became of Beirut's jet-set playgrounds?

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17. Indonesia, Malaysia agree to take in migrant ships
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 08:38:24

Indonesia, Malaysia agree to take in migrant ships

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18. Child defectors ‘forgiven’ by North Korea
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-20 at 00:12:59

Child defectors 'forgiven' by North Korea

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19. Boat rescued as migrant deal reached
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-20 at 10:23:41

People on a boat which went missing off Thailand last week are rescued, as Malaysia and Indonesia offer temporary shelter to migrants.

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