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Pope Francis says priests can forgive abortions

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 17:58
Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that women who have had an abortion are not automatically excommunicated but can seek forgiveness from priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."









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Auschwitz 'showers' offend visitors

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 14:46










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Turkish court charges Vice News reporters with terror offense

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 13:35
A Turkish court has charged two Vice News journalists and their "fixer" with a terrorism offense, several days after they were detained in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, a heavily Kurdish area.









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Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's fighting giants are coming

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:14
The walls are lined with spectators as the sun hangs low in the sky. It is 5.30pm on a Friday at the wrestling arena in Hajj Yousif, Khartoum, Sudan and the air is thick with anticipation as two wrestlers circle one another at the center of the sand-filled ring -- bowed forward, with their eyes locked and foreheads just millimeters from touching.









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EXCLUSIVE: Petraeus explains how jihadists could be peeled away to fight ISIS -- and Assad

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:49
It was an arresting headline in The Daily Beast on Monday: "Petraeus: Use al Qaeda to fight ISIS." The report didn't quote retired Gen. David Petraeus directly, but suggested he had told associates that he supports using "so-called moderate members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria."









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Migrants protest at Hungary train station as entry is barred

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:01
Angry scenes erupted outside Budapest's main train station Tuesday morning, as crowds of angry migrants and refugees were prevented from boarding trains they hoped would take them on from Hungary toward Western Europe.









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Sea snake vs. poison fish: Fisherman recounts death match

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:28
It was an intense battle between two deadly sea creatures.









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The tiny killer spreading 'Break bone fever'

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:27
Dengue fever is slowly spreading across the world -- aided by the jet plane, and city life.









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Tired of conflict: Life near the Korean demilitarized zone

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:23
At the edge of the world's most heavily militarized border sits a village so small and isolated you can hardly hear a sound on its main street.









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Second arrest made in Bangkok shrine bombing

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:22
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the August 17 bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine that killed more than 20 people and injured dozens of others, police said Tuesday.









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Worst day for Japan teen suicides

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:15










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Palmyra 'taken hostage by ISIS'

CNN World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 08:01
Syria's General Director of Antiquities Maamoun Abdulkarim tells Christiane Amanpour the country needs international help to protect its antiquities.









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