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Ronaldo 50, Messi 46: Small margin in soccer's biggest rivalry

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:03am
Take two football greats with two different styles, and you get a whole lot of goals.
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Why one police officer didn't shoot

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:48am
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Strong quake rattles Taiwan

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:25am
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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N.C. man's obit: In lieu of flowers, don't vote for Clinton

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:21am
Larry Upright died just one day after Hillary Clinton announced she was running for president.
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'Proud of her': Bill Clinton weighs in on wife's run

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:58am
Bill Clinton offered his first comment Sunday on his wife Hillary's presidential bid, saying: "I'm proud of her."
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Houthi leader in Yemen: No surrender

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:12am
The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels vowed not to back down on Sunday as a top Saudi military official claimed weeks of airstrikes had significantly weakened the Shiite group.
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5 things to know for your New Day

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 2:45am
Americans show resilience on two terror attack anniversaries. ISIS tells Christians to convert, pay up, or die. And hundreds of migrants appear to have drowned seeking a safer life.
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GOP hopefuls take aim at Clinton

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 2:04am
Hillary Clinton has been mocked by Republican presidential hopefuls at the New Hampshire summit. She remains the only democratic candidate.
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Two tons of cocaine seized

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:59am
French customs officers say they have seized a record 2.25 tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely flying an American flag in the Caribbean.
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'Spice' sends 160 to hospitals

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:09pm
New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in hospital visits for synthetic marijuana-related emergencies.
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Woman saved from car before it explodes

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:58pm
The overturned convertible was smoldering, when police pulled up to it on a New Jersey roadway. The driver was pinned inside -- and unconscious.
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See China's secret ocean airbase

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:29pm
Newly released satellite photos show that China is building a military grade runway in the disputed South China Sea.
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Woman stands up to anti-Muslim bully

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:28pm
An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.
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Rock hall of fame adds Withers, Green Day

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:52pm
The key to rock's longevity is it never defines itself into irrelevance. So while there were some loud, dirty guitars at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland on Saturday night, there was as much recognition for rock's antecedents in soul and blues, speaking less to a particular taxonomy than a spirit that's beyond words.
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Ship with hundreds capsizes

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:43pm
As many as 700 migrants were on board a boat headed to Europe from Libya. FULL STORY
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Rare tour of the only federal weed farm in America

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:41pm
Since the 1970s, the Marijuana Project at the University of Mississippi, known as Ole Miss, has been the sole provider of marijuana for federally approved research in the United States. The farm is strictly controlled by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
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'Just Got Paid' singer dies

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:43pm
Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 party anthem "Just Got Paid," died this week in Jamaica.
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'Ghost Rider' resurrected from desert Boneyard

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:07pm
For the first time, the U.S. Air Force has resurrected a B-52 bomber that had been in long-term storage at the Boneyard, the portion of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base near Tucson, Arizona, where the military sends aircraft that have been retired from the fleet.
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First color image of Pluto from NASA spacecraft

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:06pm
After more than nine years of traveling through the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back its first color image of Pluto.
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Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:05pm
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
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