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Baby has tried Charlie Gard's treatment

Story highlights An American father, Arthur Estopinan, spoke about his son’s experimental treatment Arturo has a form of the rare mitochondrial condition that British baby Charlie Gard has (CNN)An American father is speaking out about his child’s experience with an experimental treatment the parents of Charlie Gard are fighting for their baby to access. Arthur Estopinan said his son, Arturo, ...

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Missing Swiss couple found frozen in Alps after 75 years

Story highlights In 1942, the couple never returned from milking their cows in a meadow near their home Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin left behind six children (CNN)A Swiss couple who disappeared from their farm in the Alps during World War II have finally been found, 75 years later, mummified in a glacier. Marcelin, 40, and Francine, 37, Dumoulin went missing ...

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The Russian spies living next door

Program note: CNN’s “Declassified” reveals the story of Russia’s secret network of deep-cover spies living in the United States on Saturday July 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (CNN)For unsuspecting residents of a suburban Montclair, New Jersey, neighborhood, it seemed too crazy to be believed: their quiet, unassuming neighbors had turned out to be Russian spies. The couple, known as Richard ...

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Images of powerful Guatemalan volcano eruption flood internet

(CNN)Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego rumbled to life earlier this month — and social media has been “erupting” with close-up photos and videos of the active volcano. The volcano spewed ash and lava and made the ground shake for days before it finally erupted on July 11, the sixth time it’s done so in 2017. ‘Exploding for hours on end’ Brad ...

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Hundreds of German choir boys allegedly abused, report says

Story highlights About 70 students say they were sexually abused during their time at the school Allegations of abuse at the school first emerged in 2010 (CNN)As many as 547 former students of the Catholic Regensburger Domspatzen choir school in Germany were abused physically, and in some cases sexually, over a period of 70 years, an independent report has alleged. ...

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Radiohead set for Tel Aviv concert amid calls for boycott

Jerusalem (CNN)Radiohead is set to play Wednesday in front of tens of thousands of fans in Israel after rejecting calls from the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions organization to cancel the concert. The British rock band is scheduled to play Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park despite attracting criticism from a number of figures in the film and music business. The row has spread ...

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Chinese internet censors crack down on … Winnie the Pooh

Story highlights Some internet users have pointed to a poignant recent photo as a possible trigger The country already operates one of the world’s most restrictive internet filters Beijing (CNN)One of the most pressing questions facing millions of Chinese internet users right now seems to be: Have the authorities banished a honey-loving teddy bear from China’s cyberspace? The answer: Yes… ...

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