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New shark attack reported in North Carolina

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:42
A man in his late 60s was attacked by a shark in North Carolina on Wednesday, in what was the seventh such attack in the state this year.
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Poll: Majority sees Confederate flag as pride symbol, not racist

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:31
American public opinion on the Confederate flag remains about where it was 15 years ago, with most describing the flag as a symbol of Southern pride more than one of racism, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And questions about how far to go to remove references to the Confederacy from public life prompt broad racial divides.
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Suspect in Iowa killing to be tried in China

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:26
The man charged with killing a student at Iowa State University will face trial in China and not be extradited to the United States, an Iowa prosecutor says.
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Google rushes to fix software that tagged photo with racial slur

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:16
When Jacky Alcine looked at his Google Photos app recently, he was appalled by what he saw. The facial recognition software had tagged pictures of him and a friend, both of them African-Americans, with the word "Gorillas."
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U.S. wants 7 FIFA officials extradited

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 06:39
U.S. officials have requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May. They are suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in connection with soccer tournaments.
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DOJ subpoenas airlines over keeping ticket prices high

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 19:11
The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to several major airlines as part of an investigation into "possible unlawful coordination" to limit capacity increases, and thereby keeping ticket prices high, a department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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First on CNN: Macy's dumps Trump

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 16:41
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Black ballerina rises to top spot

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:51
American dancer Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
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Washington wildfire probably human-caused, official says

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:49
Investigators have "ruled out any natural cause" for the fire that has destroyed at least 29 homes in central Washington state, a sheriff's official told reporters Wednesday.
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Donald Trump's empire

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:48
Real estate developer and entrepreneur Donald Trump has been in the spotlight for years.
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U.S. women compete in the World Cup

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:46
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Lions and tigers and ... Bigfoot?

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:44
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The art of the abandoned sofa

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:44
You see a sofa abandoned on the side of a Los Angeles street. Andrew Ward sees art.
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U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations restored

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:26
A U.S. diplomat delivered a note from President Barack Obama to Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday restoring diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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Wise words for angry young men

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:20
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Couple married for 75 years die together

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:09
A San Diego couple married for 75 years die in each other's arms. CNN affiliate KGTV reports.
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Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 gift with transgender limits

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:56
It's not every day the Girl Scouts or any non-profit is handed a $100,000 pledge.
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Traffic stop turns into surprise of a lifetime

CNN - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:23
A soldier enlists police in Hanson, Massachusetts, to help him surprise his mom when he comes home for a visit. CNN affiliate WCVB reports.
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