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James Holmes won't testify

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:52pm
After more than six weeks and as the mass murder trial nears its end, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes told a judge Thursday that he won't testify.
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Recording a long-unknown people

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:51pm
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10 watches that changed history, sort of

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:46pm
Mechanical watchmaking is not a world of revolutions, it's a world of evolutions, where change comes only slowly and tradition is a sacred trust. In the five hundred or so years that watches have existed, however, there have been a few that have changed the watchmaking world. Some of these watches broke new ground in design, some in technology -- and some both. Here are ten that made history and became part of it at the same time.
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The classic beauty of the Qipao dress

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:44pm
CNN Style meets a traditional QiPao dress maker in Hong Kong, who still creates the iconic 1920's design by hand.
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How sneakers rose from street to chic

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:43pm
Has any garment enjoyed a more impressive rise than the once-humble sneaker? From fitness shoe to high-fashion staple, the sneaker's ascent reflects some of the most significant pop-culture developments of the last few decades -- from the impact of advertising and mass production, to the influence of hip-hop and the NBA.
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His clarion call for justice

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:49pm
It was the strongest language I can remember a pope using about the rights of the poor and about social justice.
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GAO study faults State Dept. for lax security

CNN: Politics - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:47pm
State Department efforts to protect thousands of diplomatic personnel and their families at residences, schools and other soft overseas targets has been weak, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found in a new study released Thursday.
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Did George W. Bush charge too much for speech?

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:26pm
Former President George W. Bush is under fire for charging $100,000 to speak to a group of veterans. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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S. Korea: Kim Jong Un executed 70 officials

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:21pm
CNN's Brian Todd reports South Korea's Foreign Minister claims North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since coming to power in 2011.
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Black hole awakens, erupts after 26 years

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:17pm
A NASA satellite detected the first sign of a black hole 8,000 light years away from Earth on Jun 15, 2015. Astronomers around the world are studying the event.
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Who is 'Baby Doe'?

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:16pm
A little girl's remains were found on the shore of an island, her name and what happened to her remain a mystery. CNN's Alexandra Field investigates.
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Trump: I can win the Latino vote

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:16pm
GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump tells CNN's Anderson Cooper he is confident he can win the Latino vote in a general election.
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Are you a heavy drinker? You'd be surprised

CNN: Health - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:57pm
Sheldon Shiraki sits at the bar in the trendy Fritti restaurant in Atlanta, happily sipping an ice cold cocktail.
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FBI: July 4 terror plots foiled

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:49pm
U.S. law enforcement efforts thwarted a number of terror threats in the last two weeks, including plots timed to the July 4 holiday weekend, U.S. officials tell CNN on Thursday.
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Kids as young as 5 worry about body image

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:20pm
Nineteen-year-old Juliana Lyons calls herself a "confident girl," and yet she still struggles -- every day -- with body image.
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Too much to drink? Apps could help

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:17pm
From smartphone apps to breathalyzers installed in cars, there are a variety of gizmos to help you monitor -- and even reduce -- alcohol consumption.
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What Trump learned from WWE

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:12pm
Most politicians earn their political education in halls of government. Donald Trump got his in the World Wrestling ring.
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London strike: Millions affected

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:12pm
Millions of Londoners were forced to find alternative ways to travel on Thursday as the UK capital's Underground network was in the grip of what may be its biggest strike in more than a decade.
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United apologizes for 'falling short' during computer glitch

CNN: Business - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 7:45pm
United Airlines sent apology letters to customers Thursday for "falling short" when a systems glitch grounded its flights worldwide.
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'Baby Doe' image moves millions

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 7:43pm
Nearly two weeks after the remains of a young girl were found along the rocky shoreline of Boston Harbor, more than 45 million people have seen or shared a computer-generated image of what she may have looked like in life.
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