1. Senate report on CIA torture claims spy agency lied about ‘ineffective’ program
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-10 at 03:47:11

Report released by Senate after four-year, $40m investigation concludes CIA repeatedly lied about brutal techniques in years after 9/11 CIA torture report released – follow live reactionThe key methods used in the CIA’s torture of detaineesStop believ...

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3. 7 Key Points From the Report
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-09 at 23:41:05

Among the report’s findings: The C.I.A.’s interrogation techniques were more brutal and the number of detainees higher than the agency portrayed.

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4. Winnie-the-Pooh illustration sells for record price
     Published by Yahoo on 2014-12-10 at 07:11:55

London (AFP) - The original drawing of an iconic literary illustration depicting Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends playing "poohsticks" sold at auction in London for a record-breaking £314,500 ($490,470 or 399,170 euros).

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5. Albury’s only abortion clinic: protests ‘push women to point of self-harm’
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-09 at 10:54:56

Teenagers visiting NSW clinic being intimidated to point of self harm by pressure group Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, say health workers Continue reading...

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6. Korean Air Executive Resigns Post After Halting Flight Over Snack Service
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-09 at 23:45:09

Cho Hyun-ah, daughter of the chairman of the conglomerate that operates the airline, resigned as head of the airline’s in-flight services after an uproar in South Korea over the episode.

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7. Strikes on Gaza high-rises were ‘war crimes’
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-09 at 19:04:43

Amnesty International says Israeli air strikes on four buildings during 50-day war this summer amounted to war crimes.

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10. British royals crown New York visit with gala dinner
     Published by Yahoo on 2014-12-10 at 09:35:31

New York (AFP) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate crowned their whirlwind tour of New York with a glittering gala dinner to raise money for the university where they fell in love.

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11. Prince William and Catherine Pay Respects at Sept. 11 Memorial
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-10 at 01:07:25

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent their third day in New York City visiting the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks, leaving flowers and a message of condolence.

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12. Ebola diary: ‘There are reports of people disappearing into the forest to die’
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-09 at 14:30:02

Sarah Boseley reports from Sierra Leone, where a call to the hotline can mean you are taken away to a treatment centre and may never see your family again Read day one of Sarah Boseley’s Ebola diary Continue reading...

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15. Sudan: pyramids, souqs and Gaddafi’s hotel in the land tourism forgot
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-09 at 10:30:09

Western sanctions mean credit cards don’t work and iPhones crash on arrival, with few visitors witnessing the wealth of attractions on offer  Continue reading...

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16. ‘Truth commission’ to begin in Israel
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-09 at 16:22:29

Israelis who served in the 1948 war and Palestinians uprooted from their homes will testify before an expert panel.

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17. Addams Family actor Pugsley dies
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-09 at 16:27:25

Ken Weatherwax, who played Pugsley in the original Addams Family TV series, dies aged 59 at his home in California.

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18. The difficulties of measuring elephant tusk and rhino horn exports
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-09 at 14:30:35

Although official estimates on the illegal wildlife trade suggest one thing, a lack of accurate records means the story is a more complex Continue reading...

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