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Sea turns red with blood after whale hunt in Faroe Islands

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Images of a whale hunt in the Faroe Islands 200 miles north of Scotland have sparked renewed anger from conservationists and animal activists.
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U20 World Cup: England women beat Netherlands to reach semi-finals in France

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 10:57am
England women reach the Under-20 World Cup semi-finals for the first time by beating the Netherlands 2-1.
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Congo Ebola outbreak: 78 cases, 44 deaths, 10 health workers infected

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 10:47am
There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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Manchester mosque denies 'military jihad' support

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 10:28am
A mosque where the Manchester Arena bomber prayed denies encouraging "military struggle".
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Abuse and neglect in care homes across Indian state - report

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 10:26am
Disadvantaged children and adults living in care homes in the Indian state of Bihar were subjected to sustained sexual, mental and physical abuse, according to newly released report that has caused national outcry and demands for reform. 
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Turkish high court rejects appeal for US pastor Brunson's release

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 10:16am
One of Turkey's high criminal courts has rejected US pastor Andrew Brunson's request to be released from house arrest and permitted to travel abroad, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolou news agency.
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The Trump military parade was always a really bad idea

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 10:14am
On Thursday night, the Pentagon said that it was shelving the much-ballyhooed military parade in Washington -- until at least next year. On Friday morning, President Donald Trump tried to explain why.
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Pair charged with FGM of three-year-old girl

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 10:03am
The man and woman, from east London, are accused of female genital mutilation of the girl.
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The immigrants who built Australia's 'fairytale' castles

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 9:51am
How nostalgic Europeans forged shrines to old traditions - creating the nation's first theme parks.
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Aretha Franklin: Her final days

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 9:49am
Aretha Franklin's life ended with the legendary singer comforted by loved ones, her family and friends say.
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Indonesian police killing dozens ahead of Asian Games - report

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 9:44am
Police in Indonesia have killed dozens of low-level criminals ahead of hosting the 2018 Asian Games, Amnesty International alleged in a report Thursday.
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Nigerian girls win Silicon Valley contest for app that spots fake drugs

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 8:51am
Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five teenagers who have just won a major tech award in California.
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Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury bout will 'definitely' happen this year

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 8:39am
WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will "definitely" face Tyson Fury in America this year.
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Scarborough hotels full up ahead of Britney Spears show

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 8:38am
Excitement is building in Scarborough ahead of the arrival of American superstar Britney Spears.
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Washington bridge plunge teenager 'asked for a push'

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 8:36am
A teen who pushed her friend off a 60ft-tall (18m) bridge is facing charges after her friend was hurt.
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#ShareYourRejections - The pain of being turned down

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 8:12am
Actors and writers on Twitter have been sharing their experiences of being rejected.
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Google moves to assure concerned staff

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 7:43am
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Stormy Daniels a no-show on two UK shows

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 7:37am
The adult film star fails to make anticipated appearances on Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women.
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#TipTheBillChallenge: Why people are giving 100% tips

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 7:35am
The #TipTheBillChallenge is a social media trend which sees people tip the total amount of the bill.
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India monsoon: Rescue operation in Kerala flooding

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 7:33am
Hundreds of troops have been rescuing trapped residents in Kerala, including a pregnant woman.
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