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The last chance to stop Trump?

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:14pm
There are many points during a presidential campaign which the pundits characterize as a turning point in the race. We love to look for the game-changing events that push the competition in one direction or another.
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Flashback Friday: Obama and Seth Meyers lampoon Trump at the 2011 WHCD

CNN: Politics - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:12pm
A number of people have speculated that the road to Republican candidate Donald Trump's campaign began at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner. That evening, President Barack Obama and comedian Seth Meyers traded off taking jabs at the then-host of the NBC reality TV show "The Apprentice." A stone-faced Trump watched the comedy routines from the audience.

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The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:10pm
A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.

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Rio Olympics: South Korea unveils Zika proof uniform

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:08pm
The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.
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Before the next Chernobyl

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:06pm
Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, contaminating vast swaths of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia as well as several European countries.
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U.S., Europe must stand up to Erdogan

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:05pm
Last Saturday night, the Dutch journalist Ebru Umar was reportedly resting at her vacation home in the Turkish resort town of Kusadasi when she heard a knock at the door. Umar, a fierce critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was about to become an example of the very practices against which she has been fulminating in her newspaper columns and her Twitter account.
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Bangladeshi bloggers: What we want the world to know

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:01pm
Bangladesh has become a dangerous place for anyone who dares to cross an invisible line set by Islamic extremists intent on silencing dissenting voices with knives and guns.
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If Hillary Clinton were a man

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:01pm
On Tuesday night, Donald Trump argued that, "If Hillary Clinton were a man, I don't think she'd get 5% of the vote. ... The only thing she's got going on is the women's card."
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Baby born on plane named after airline

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:57pm
Chances are baby boy Saw Jet Star will raise more than a few brows when he's old enough to explain the story behind his unique moniker.

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William and Kate, five years on

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:56pm
Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrate their five-year wedding anniversary today.
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Bad kitty! Royal Mail warns family after cat attacks

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:56pm
Bella the cat's family says she's always been a sweet and loving pet, but the kitty has apparently become a menace to the British postal service.
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Protesters storm Iraq's Parliament

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:53pm
ISIS claimed responsibility for a car bomb that police said killed at least 24 people and wounded dozens more east of Baghdad Saturday.
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Dozens missing after Kenya building collapse

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:52pm
At least three people died and scores of people were trapped after a building collapsed Friday night in Kenya's capital, CNN affiliate KTN reported.
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Tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:48pm
A Hindu tailor was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Saturday, the latest victim in a series of similar attacks in this South Asian nation.
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What is May Day, anyway?

CNN: World - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:48pm
To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead. That's not the whole story, though: May Day is also a day of protests and riots that traces its modern roots back to a world-changing explosion in Chicago.
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Pizza box made out of pizza

CNN: Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 4:51pm
A New York pizzeria owner created a pizza box made out of pizza. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.
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Russia likes what Trump's saying

CNN: Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 4:49pm
After Donald Trump gave a much-anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday, some of the most glowing reviews that he received were from a place that doesn't often see eye-to-eye with American politicians.
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Russians barrel roll over another U.S. jet

CNN: Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 4:45pm
A Russian SU-27 conducted a "barrel roll" Friday over the top of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 which was flying a reconnaissance mission in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Defense Department said.
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Kenya burns $172M in illicit tusks

CNN: Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 4:27pm
Twelve ivory towers burned in Kenya on Saturday, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke over Nairobi National Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered.
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