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Grieving Dutch minister made Europe re-think Russia sanctions - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia. - Intense News
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Israel agrees to 12-hour Gaza ceasefire - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire in fighting with militants in the Gaza Strip to start at 8 a.m. (1 a.m. EDT) on Saturday, a military spokeswoman said. - Intense News
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Israel rejects ceasefire plan, source says, as death toll nears 850 - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has rejected international proposals for a ceasefire in its fight against Islamist militants in Gaza, a government source said on Friday, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said no formal proposals had yet been put forward. - Intense News
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Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after more than a year of mostly disappointing quarterly results, that faith is being tested. - Intense News
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U.S. fighter jets escort Canadian plane home over passenger threat - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - Two U.S. F16 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Panama City-bound flight from Canada back to Toronto on Friday after a man on the plane apparently threatened to blow up the aircraft, authorities said. - Intense News
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EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. - Intense News
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Hotels cater exclusively to dogs - http://www.cnn.com/video...
Take a peak inside an exclusive hotel that has totally gone to the dogs. CNN's Chrisi Paul reports. - Intense News
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The Catholic Church’s Bogus Healer and More in MuckReads Weekly - http://www.propublica.org/article...
by Amanda Zamora It all began in Lafayette. When a Louisiana diocese was rocked years ago by a pedophiliac priest, a bishop came in to “heal” the community. The bishop later led the U.S. church’s response to the national scandal. “His background gave the Catholic Church tremendous credibility at a moment of crisis. There was just one problem. The story wasn't true.” — Minnesota Public Radio via @callmeKi That time the U.S. shot down a passenger plane — and tried to cover it up. Iran Air Flight 655 veered into a naval skirmish July 3,1988, when it was shot down by a U.S. Navy captain, killing all 290 people aboard. “Not until eight years later did the U.S. government compensate the victims’ families, and even then expressed ‘deep regret,’ not an apology.” — Slate via @ericuman The hidden cost of North Dakota’s oil and gas boom. The state’s former tourism director summed it up this way: “We’ve been so poor for so long, then all of a sudden, we won the goddamn lottery. You know what... - Intense News
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Intruder: I'm pregnant. Man: I shot her - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his home. When he got his gun and fired at them, they ran. - Intense News
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McCain: Prolonged Arizona execution was 'torture' - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Arizona Sen. John McCain, who was tortured as a POW in Vietnam, called the "bollocks-upped" execution of convicted murderer Joseph Wood "terrible." - Intense News
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Pentagon warns of bigger weapons - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday, citing the latest U.S. intelligence. - Intense News
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Turning lion killers into 'Lion Guardians' - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
As a child, Leela Hazzah would spend her summer nights lying on the rooftop of her family's home in Egypt. - Intense News
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Adam West on Affleck as Batman - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval. - Intense News
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Crash-site rebels lose patience - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
The Netherlands is stepping up efforts to try to ensure that the remains of all the victims of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 return home from Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister told CNN. - Intense News
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Victim's mom pleads with Putin - http://www.cnn.com/video...
Silene Fredriksz, who lost her son on MH17, asks Russian President Vladimir Putin to help bring all the bodies back. - Intense News
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Says his plan must 'be pushed back' - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
The U.S. and Europe must unite to oppose Russia's President, Hillary Clinton tells Fareed Zakaria. Putin's partly to blame in the downing of MH17, she says. - Intense News
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Massive solar storm barely missed us - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
"Here comes the sun" indeed, and it was just barely all right. - Intense News
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Study: Dogs get jealous, too - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Sure, Fido is a brown lab. But inside he may be a little green, too. A study by scholars at the University of California-San Diego found that dogs showed jealous behaviors when their owners displayed affection toward an animatronic stuffed dog which barked, whined and wagged its tail. - Intense News
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Israel rejects cease-fire - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Israel's security cabinet Friday unanimously rejected a proposed one-week humanitarian cease-fire, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz told CNN. - Intense News
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Pope to visit U.S. city next year - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday. - Intense News
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Car dealer gives refund -- in pennies - http://www.cnn.com/video...
A college student in Florida is outraged after she received a refund from a car dealer ... in pennies. - Intense News
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551-lb. convict: End house arrest - http://www.cnn.com/video...
An obese man who's under house arrest for illegally distributing prescriptions is now asking for compassionate release. - Intense News
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Noted male model now a woman - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look that saw him walking the runway in women's fashion shows. - Intense News
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Is Vladimir Putin evil? - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
To the question "Is Putin evil?" Alexander Motyl says he is evil enough for condemnation by people of good will. It is a moral imperative for the world to denounce him and cut ties with Russia. - Intense News
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3 U.S. journalists held in Iran - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post. - Intense News
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Victim's family speak out - http://www.cnn.com/video...
The 2-hour execution set off a round of criticism on both sides of the death penalty debate. - Intense News
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What is the North Korean riddle? - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
The last bit of news I heard before boarding a plane to Seoul a few days ago was that North Korea had just fired 100 artillery shells into the sea near the border with South Korea. - Intense News
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White House aide says Republicans might try for Obama impeachment - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top White House adviser said on Friday Republicans might try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy, as Obama prepared to talk about the U.S. border crisis with Central American presidents. - Intense News
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Sutter: The day I became a meme - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
On Wednesday, I wrote a not-at-all controversial column on this website titled, "The argument for eating dog." The piece ran with a visual essay on CNN Photos about the illegal dog meat trade in Southeast Asia, which is just awful to look at. I argued that the dog trade should be cleaned up and made more humane -- but that the same should happen to factory farms here in the United States. - Intense News
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Dad: It's my fault they're gone - http://www.cnn.com/video...
A man in Canada blames himself for the loss of his wife and two kids on the Air Algerie crash. CBC News reports. - Intense News
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