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The week in 40 photos

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 01:06
Take a look at 40 photos of the week from September 16 through September 22.
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Could hackers affect the election?

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 01:00
A series of high-profile breaches and warnings from national intelligence leaders has elections directors in critical battleground states seeking federal help against possible cyberattacks.
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Nigerian woman, 25, becomes Argungu city leader

bbc - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:58
A 25-year-old becomes the first woman to head a local authority in Argungu city, in the mainly Muslim north of Nigeria - a move seen as unprecedented.
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Police: Video shows tot, OD'd mom

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:58
The video above is hard to watch. If you'd prefer not to, here's what it shows: A woman who has collapsed in the middle of a dollar store, and her toddler daughter, screaming and crying and clutching her mother's listless body.
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'It is catastrophic in Aleppo'

bbc - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:56
A spokesman for the White Helmets volunteer group in Aleppo details the latest air strikes in the Syrian city.
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S.Korea has plan to kill Kim Jong Un

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:49
South Korea has elite troops on standby ready to assassinate Kim Jong Un if the country feels threatened by North Korean nuclear weapons, the country's defense minister revealed this week.
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Airstrikes leave children trapped beneath rubble

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:35
Aleppo endured yet more aerial bombardment Friday with over 60 air strikes launched upon the rebel-held city, an activist with the opposition-aligned Aleppo Media Center (AMC), told CNN.
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Bourdain: Secret Service was not happy

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:23
We started talking internally about the possibility of shooting a scene with the President of the United States a long way out -- nearly a year before it actually happened.
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What Kid Rock likes about Hillary Clinton

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:21
He probably won't vote for her, but Hillary Clinton did get an endorsement of sorts from Kid Rock.
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Dodging shells and bullets

bbc - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:21
Robert Mardini, Middle East Director at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), speaks out against a growing catalogue of attacks on aid workers in the Syrian war.
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Republican pollster: White voters aren't enough to win

cnn - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:14
Hopes by Donald Trump's campaign that it can mobilize enough white voters to win in November is a case of self-delusion, according to GOP pollster Whit Ayres.
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Pair rescued from submerged car

bbc - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 00:02
A couple off Holy Island in Northumberland who got caught out by the rising tide have been rescued by the RNLI.
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Court slashes damages to be paid by ex-trader Kerviel

bbc - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:58
A French appeals court has slashed the amount that rogue trader Jerome Kerviel has to pay his former employer Societe Generale to €1m.
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The economy stinks, but I'm doing OK

cnn - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:53
Social Security is running out of money. America gives too much aid to other countries. Nothing is made in the U.S.A. anymore. Those are some of the reasons why working class whites feel the economy is headed in the wrong direction.
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Jonathan Marcus: Why Assad wants to take Aleppo

bbc - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:44
As the Syrian army unleashes a full-scale offensive on rebel-held parts of Aleppo, Jonathan Marcus explains why the city matters so much to the Assad government.
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Yahoo says 500 million accounts stolen

cnn - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:39
Yahoo said data "associated with at least 500 million user accounts" have been stolen in what may be one of the largest cybersecurity breaches ever.
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