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Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north - 4 Hours ago
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on Thursday that the wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight had been spotted in his country's desert north. "I have just been informed that the wreckage
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Mortgage demand rising, Fannie Mae says; Freddie says rates unchanged - 5 Hours ago
The picture was different, though, at smaller lenders, according to Fannie Mae, which said in a report Thursday that they tended to tighten their lending standards during the quarter. What's more, the
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15 die in shelling of U.N. shelter in Gaza; Israel says warning issued - 3 Hours ago
A United Nations shelter in northern Gaza was shelled on Thursday, causing “multiple deaths and injuries,” according to a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency. At least 15 people were killed and scores
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Sudanese Christian woman who faced death for faith meets Pope Francis - 3 Hours ago
_ A Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith flew to Italy on Thursday and met with Pope Francis. Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death by a court
  
    



Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar - 8 Hours ago
_ An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday. "I can confirm that it has crashed," the official
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Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul - 9 Hours ago
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, UN says More to follow.
  
    



Comic-Con 2014: Kyle Roberts brings ‘Posthuman Project’ to San Diego - 20 Hours ago
[embedded content] Filmmaker Kyle Roberts is coming to Comic-Con International for the first time, and he’s bringing his passion project,  “The Posthuman Project,” with him to be included in the event’s
  
    



2 Ukrainian fighter jets downed by missiles near Russian border - 20 Hours ago
Two Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down in contested airspace near the Russian border Wednesday as tension between the two countries increased a week after a missile struck a passenger jet, killing
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Comic-Con 2014: Cumberbatch, Radcliffe sightings and more in San Diego - 22 Hours ago
Comic-Con 2014 in San Diego officially opens Thursday but fans arrive early to pickup credentials on Wednesday. Travis Jackson with 1540 production helps with the construction of Warner Bros.' 24-foot
  
    



Commonwealth Games open in Scotland - 21 Hours ago
Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) -- Queen Elizabeth II opened the 20th Commonwealth Games in the Scottish city of Glasgow Wednesday ahead of 11 days of sporting competition
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Mother, daughter die of burns from Philadelphia food truck blast - 3 Hours ago
PHILADELPHIA— A mother and daughter have died from burns they suffered when a propane tank exploded in the family's food truck in Philadelphia earlier this month, authorities said on Thursday. Jaylin
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Lawyers call for outside probe of two-hour Arizona execution - 3 Hours ago
19:02 Joseph R. Wood.(AFP Photo / Source Arizona Department of Correction) Attorneys for Joseph Wood, a convicted murderer who lived for nearly two hours after being administered a lethal injection
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War in Gaza: Self-defense or war crime? - 2 Hours ago
The war in Gaza is not just about military and political goals . In the face of the mounting death toll, questions of proportionality and international law have been raised. When and to what extent can
  
    



No evidence of tampering with MH17 black box in Ukraine - 4 Hours ago
On Wednesday, the Dutch Safety Board (OVV) announced that it had successfully downloaded recordings from the black box cockpit voice recorder - with no apparent sign of interference with the data.
  
    



Tackling Africa's vulnerability - 5 Hours ago
The first message sounded promising: "Africa is enjoying higher levels of economic growth and well-being." said Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, the director of the Regional Bureau for Africa in the UN Development
  
    



US, European aviation agencies lift travel restrictions to Tel Aviv - 4 Hours ago
Shortly after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ended its ban on American flights in and out of Tel Aviv on Thursday, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) also said it had lifted its
  
    



Women are underrepresented in key movie positions, USC study finds - 3 Hours ago
Today - 18:23 GMT LOS ANGELES_"Frozen," Disney's animated musical about a pair of royal sisters, was last year's highest-grossing film worldwide - and also one of its most unusual, according to a study
  
    



Air Algerie flight vanishes as French fighters look for plane - 8 Hours ago
Air navigation authorities said flight MH5017 disappeared from the radar at 0155 UTC on Thursday around 50 minutes after taking off from Burkina Faso's capital Ougadougou, according to Algerian state
  
    



Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths - 9 Hours ago
John Kerry, US secretary of state, is in Cairo for the second time in 48 hours to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as Israeli military presses on with its offensive against the Gaza Strip.
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Opinion: Peres departure marks the end of an era - 9 Hours ago
Jerusalem in the autumn of 1999: Shimon Peres, then minister for regional cooperation, stands at a podium to talk about the peace process. He smiles warmly at his Palestinian co-panelist Ziad Abu-Zayyad,
  
    
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