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What turns a hobby into a health hazard?

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:37am
Earlier this month, a 32-year old male gamer was found dead at a Taiwanese Internet cafe following a non-stop three-day gaming session. This followed the death of another male gamer who died in Taipei at the start of the year following a five-day gaming binge.
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:30am
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Syria faces a lost generation

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:42am
They may just have fled a war zone, but Syrian children on recess at the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan aren't so different from kids elsewhere. Boys run around, wrestle and laugh outside a school comprised of tidy portable buildings on flat, rocky desert. Nearby, girls dressed in pink with bows in their hair hold hands and huddle around a book. Kids are resilient wherever they are.
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Police tear-gas schoolkids

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:37am
Kenyan police have fueled outrage by tear-gassing schoolchildren who were protesting over a playground.
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Inside a Chinese 'ghost city'

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:33am
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World's top 25 hotels

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:22am
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France gives 'supermarket hero' citizenship

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:08am
Lassana Bathily, who emerged as the hero of the Paris supermarket attack, received his new French passport from the hands of Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve at a ceremony in Paris.
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Russia denies troops in Ukraine

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:27am
Ukraine's latest allegations that Russian troops have been deployed into Ukraine are "complete rubbish," the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
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ISIS: Give us $200M or 2 die

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:18am
The militant group ISIS has threatened to kill two Japanese citizens unless Tokyo hands over $200 million within 72 hours.
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British Airways first class called 'filthy' and 'disgusting'

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:12am
Is there no longer any refuge from the humiliations of economy class?
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This tree could heat your home

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:11am
From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.
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Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:10am
It's a major European waterway that rivals the Volga, the Rhine and the Danube. Now, deadly fighting in Ukraine has transformed the Dnieper into something much more than a river.
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Shanghai stampede 'preventable'

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:36am
A New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and injured 49 others was "totally preventable," local officials said Wednesday.
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Mystery deepens in prosecutor's death

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:35am
The furor in Argentina over the puzzling death of a prosecutor investigating a high-profile terror attack looked unlikely to recede as the first forensic results in the case were released Tuesday.
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QZ8501: Rapid climb, then stall

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:33am
AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed rapidly before it crashed, a top Indonesian official said Tuesday.
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The end of Google Glass? Twitter has its say

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:04am
Google announced it will stop producing Google Glass in its present form. Twitter got busy.
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The worms that invade your brain

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:03am
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of tapeworms that can live in the human brain.
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5 terror suspects arrested

CNN World - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:48pm
The hunt is still on for the ringleader behind a terrorist cell targeted in raids last week.
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Official: Rebels take over Yemen's presidential palace

CNN World - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:46pm
Opposition Houthi militants hold the presidential palace, Yemen's information minister says, calling it 'the completion of a coup."
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