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Truce offers hope to kidnap girls 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:51 EDT 
    The Nigerian government agrees a ceasefire deal with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, including the release of scores of kidnapped girls, a presidential spokesman says.

'External forces' blamed for HK protest 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:59:44 EDT 
    Hong Kong's embattled chief executive C. Y. Leung says the city's pro-democracy movement is being influenced by "external forces."

Former Pope closer to sainthood 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:23:51 EDT 
    Pope Francis moved a predecessor closer to sainthood on Sunday, beatifying Pope Paul VI on the last day of a gathering in Rome of church leaders from around the world.

Marine held in transgender death 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:17:26 EDT 
    A U.S. Marine is being held for the murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.

Guides to blame for Nepal tragedy? 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:32:57 EDT 
    With 39 hikers dead in Nepal's Himalayas, questions are raised over the role played by guides.

Pilot: Why we won't fly Ebola patients 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:56:20 EDT 
    Airline pilot says procedures are needed to deal with passengers and the fear of of Ebola.

Ebola hysteria: An epic overreaction 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:57:19 EDT 
    This is getting ridiculous.

Obama: A very successful president? 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:06:17 EDT 
    President Obama's poll numbers have hit a new low and he's under fire for everything from the rise of ISIS to the response to the Ebola threat. So it may seem surprising to many readers that the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman -- who has been one of the president's strongest critics from the left -- has written a cover story for Rolling Stone entitled "In Defense of Obama."

What ISIS' online magazine tells us 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:05:35 EDT 
    ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world. At least, that's the message the terrorist movement is sending in its English online magazine, Dabiq.

Why no empathy for Ebola victims? 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:09:26 EDT 
    The world's response to Ebola is its own sort of tragedy.

Ebola: What you need to know 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:24:42 EDT 
    The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.

Why do things look so bad? 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:31:58 EDT 
    Martin Wolf and Rana Foroohar analyze the state of the economy today from the U.S. to Europe to China.

ISIS launches 15 coordinated attacks 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:26:12 EDT 
    ISIS launches coordinated attacks on Kurdish forces in Iraq in what Kurdish government officials say is a fierce and renewed push for territory including a strategic dam.

Turkey U-turn in ISIS battle 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:19:41 EDT 
    Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.

Boy lost foot to ISIS, vows to fight 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:18:26 EDT 
    CNN's Nick Paton Walsh speaks to a 15-year-old fighter whose foot was blown off by an ISIS grenade in Kobani.
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