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Why Egyptians Are Caught Between Euphoria And Fear

Posted: 07/17/2013 - Electricity shortages during the past several months had forced millions of Egyptians to spend hours in the dark, and a lack of gas left many waiting in long lines just to purchase a few liters of fuel.

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21 Children Die After Eating School Lunch In India

Posted: 07/17/2013 - At least 21 children died and more than two dozen others were sick after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with insecticide, Indian officials said Wednesday.

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North Korean Ship With Arms And Sugar Seized

Posted: 07/16/2013 - Anti-aircraft missile systems and missiles were in the shipment, Cuba says Tuesday. A Panamanian search of the North Korean ship results in "violent" confrontation, official says. Panama is still investigating; seeks help from U.S., U.K., United Nations.

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'Dementia Village' Inspires New Care

Posted: 07/15/2013 - 'Dementia Village' - as it has become known -- is a place where residents can live a seemingly normal life, but in reality are being watched all the time. Caretakers staff the restaurant, grocery store, hair salon and theater -- although the residents don't always realize they are carers -- and are also watching in the residents' living quarters.

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Pakistani Schoolgirl Malala Says Taliban "Failed"

Posted: 07/12/2013 - Wearing a shawl once owned by the assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, Malala addressed a crowd that included the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and former UK prime minister and now Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown.

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Snowden Asks For Temporary Asylum In Russia

Posted: 07/12/2013 - Snowden is asking Russia for asylum, a WikiLeaks transcript of his statement says. White House says Russia is giving "a propaganda platform" to the NSA contractor.

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1954 Mercedes Fetches Record $29.6M

Posted: 07/12/2013 - A 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 race car driven by Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio sold for $29.6 million in England.

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Hubble Telescope Spots Azure Planet

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Astronomers say they found a deep azure blue planet orbiting a star 63 light years away -- the first time they've determined the color of a planet outside our solar system. The planet is 63 light years away. Oh, and it rains glass there, too.

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Saudi Princess Charged With Human Trafficking

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Meshael Alayban faces one felony count of human trafficking. Her alleged victim is a 30-year-old Kenyan woman who worked for her, police say. Princess's lawyer indicates incident is a labor dispute over wages and hours.

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Hunting Edward Snowden In A Moscow Airport

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Editor's note: CNN Correspondent Al Goodman is one of several CNN journalists who has spent time in the transit zone at Moscow's airport in search of Edward Snowden. Here, he shares what his experience was like.

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Russian Court Convicts Whistle-Blowing Lawyer After His Death

Posted: 07/11/2013 - A whistle-blowing Russian lawyer whose death in custody strained U.S.-Russia relations was posthumously convicted in a tax case in a Moscow district court Thursday, state-run legal news agency RAPSI reported.

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New Zealand: Prove Recreational Drug Is Safe, Then You Can Sell

Posted: 07/11/2013 - In an attempt to tackle the popularity of new-generation synthetic party drugs -- sold widely in convenience stores and blamed for triggering a spate of mental health issues -- New Zealand authorities have taken a radical new tack. A new law shifts the onus to the makers of synthetic recreational drugs, forcing them to conduct clinical tests to prove their products are safe -- similar to the way pharmaceuticals are regulated.

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