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The difficult life of the 'spare heir'

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 07:02
Born into lives of wealth and privilege, they grow up in palaces, go to elite schools, socialize with stars and travel the world in luxury.
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Gray's death ruled homicide

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:46
To cheers and applause, Baltimore's state attorney announces that six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Here's what actions led to the charges. FULL STORY | Officers post bail | Prosecutor thrust onto national stage | Tracking the van
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Germany thwarts 'Islamist attack'

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:45
German authorities think they "have thwarted an Islamic attack," and a married couple have been arrested in a town near Frankfurt in connection with the case, the interior minister for the German state of Hesse told reporters Thursday.
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Royal baby on the way

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:44
The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to the hospital and is in the early stages of labor. CNN's Max Foster reports.
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2nd van passenger: Gray didn't try to hurt himself

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:41
The man who rode in a police van with Freddie Gray -- separated only by a partition -- is adamant about two things:
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10 sentenced to life for attack on Malala

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:40
Ten people have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2012 attack on Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, a judge announced Thursday.
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Did peacekeepers sexually abuse children?

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:40
Hungry, homeless young boys in the Central African Republic were forced by French soldiers to perform sex acts on them in return for food or money, the director of an advocacy group said Thursday, citing a confidential United Nations report on alleged abuses.
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Space probe crashes into Mercury, ending mission

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:40
NASA says its Messenger space probe crashed into Mercury on Thursday after running out of fuel, ending a nearly 11-year journey that provided valuable data and thousands of photos.
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Kim Jong Un's visit to Russia is off

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:40
Never mind.
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160 women, children rescued from Boko Haram

CNN World - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:40
Nigerian troops rescued an additional 160 women and children from Boko Haram days after they found hundreds of other hostages, the military said Thursday.
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Activist who fought police brutality weeps

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:48
The city of Baltimore erupted with a joyous chorus of honking, whistles and cheers on Friday immediately after prosecutors announced murder and other criminal charges against six police officers in the killing of Freddie Gray.
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Who was Freddie Gray?

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:48
Before the world heard his name chanted in the streets, before his cries echoed across televisions and sparked protests in Baltimore, Freddie Gray was struggling to turn his life around.
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Police homicide charges spark celebrations

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:09
Six police officers are charged in the death of Freddie Gray who suffered a "critical" neck injury in the back of a police van. His family calls for police reform, their supporters cheer and honk horns, and a police union slams the arrests.
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Prosecutor talks of need to 'repair' trust

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 14:55
Shortly after being elected chief prosecutor, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said prosecutors in the hardscrabble town had the "toughest job in America."
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What we know, don't know about Freddie Gray's arrest

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 14:55
New information released Thursday adds complexity, and even more questions, to the already confusing picture of what happened to Freddie Gray after his arrest.
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Dreams 'scattered' by quake

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 14:01
Two CNN Heroes are among the earthquake survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal. And they are struggling in the aftermath.
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Why you should care about the UK election

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:09
The most unpredictable and consequential election this year isn't playing out in the town meetings of New Hampshire or the fields of Iowa. It's happening an ocean away, in the United Kingdom.
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Tension in Baltimore as new details surface in Gray case

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:18
Protests continue in Baltimore as several new reports focus on what happened to Freddie Gray. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.
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This village has been cut off from almost everything

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:55
Seven days in and the specter of the Nepal earthquake only grows.
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