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The argument for eating dog

cnn.com — Editor's note: John D. Sutter is a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN's Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. E-mail him at ctl@cnn.com. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- The dog photos are difficult to view.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @CNN: We euthanize 1.2M dogs a year. It's tough to hear, but @jdsutter asks: Would eating them be so different? cnn.it/1r8uVpH @CNNOpinion

Jul 23, 2014

WUT? MT @CNN We euthanize 1.2M dogs/year. It's tough to hear, but @jdsutter asks: Would eating them be so different? cnn.it/1r8uVpH

Jul 23, 2014

I don't know I think I need to hear some recipies before getting behind this idea. cc @GuyFieri cnn.it/1ngTyBA

Jul 23, 2014

Welp CNN says we should eat dogs and they've been right about everything else so does anyone have good dog recipes? us.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opi…

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Arizona murderer Joseph Wood executed

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The Arizona Supreme Court temporarily halted a convicted murderer's execution shortly before it was to happen Wednesday, saying it would review his claims that the drug combination for the procedure would be cruel and unusual punishment. Joseph Wood was to be executed at 10 a.m. local time (1 p.m.
Jul 23, 2014

MT @cnnbrk: #AZ @GovBrewer tells Corrections Dept. to review execution protocol after inmate took 2 hrs to die. cnn.it/1lxlBbe

Jul 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Kin of victims says of Joseph Wood's execution: "I don't believe he was suffering. It sounded to me like was snoring."cnn.it/1lxlBbe

Jul 23, 2014

Another botched US execution | Attorneys: Inmate gasped, snorted during two-hour execution cnn.com/2014/07/23/jus…

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U.S. bans Israel flights

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Passengers boarding an El Al flight at Israel's Ben Gurion airport were settling into their seats, when a civil defense siren howled. The passengers all piled out and into a shelter. This was the experience for those trying to fly out from the airport, near Tel Aviv on Tuesday, a day after a rocket launched from Gaza landed just a mile away.
Jul 23, 2014

U.S. extends ban on flights into Ben Gurion Airport. #Bllomberg says move rewards #Hamas. #Israel #MiddleEast cnn.com/2014/07/23/tra…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @CNNPolitics: The FAA extends its ban on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv for another 24 hours cnn.it/1lvHaJi

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FAA ban marks Israeli setback, Hamas 'victory'

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The FAA's ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel's main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country's economy and a success for Hamas militants, experts said Wednesday. Even Israeli officials acknowledged the economic setback in the first 24 hours of the ban, which the FAA will review again Thursday.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @jaketapper: "We knew about that rocket...but bc...it wasn't going to hit inside the airport, we let it through." cnn.com/2014/07/23/wor…

Jul 23, 2014

@jaketapper: "We knew about that rocket...but bc...it wasn't going to hit inside the airport, we let it through." cnn.com/2014/07/23/wor…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @jaketapper: "We knew about that rocket...but bc...it wasn't going to hit inside the airport, we let it through." cnn.com/2014/07/23/wor…

Jul 23, 2014

"We knew about that rocket...but bc...it wasn't going to hit inside the airport, we let it through." cnn.com/2014/07/23/wor…

U.S.: Russia’s ‘actions, incredibly, are heading towards escalation of the crisis’

amanpour.blogs.cnn.com — Far from the moderating role Russian President Putin says he is seeking, the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine on Wednesday said that Russia is "escalating the military confrontation." "The fact is, we have worked through every diplomatic channel available to us. We have exercised economic leverage," Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @camanpour: “Most of the leaders of the Donetsk Republic today are Russian citizens,” U.S. Ambo @GeoffPyatt tells me: cnn.it/1kV9AfX

Jul 23, 2014

“Most of the leaders of the Donetsk Republic today are Russian citizens,” U.S. Ambo @GeoffPyatt tells me: cnn.it/1kV9AfX

Jul 23, 2014

RT @camanpour: “We have to focus not on what President Putin says but what Russia is doing,” U.S. Ambo @GeoffPyatt tells me: cnn.it/1kV9AfX

Jul 23, 2014

“We have to focus not on what President Putin says but what Russia is doing,” U.S. Ambo @GeoffPyatt tells me: cnn.it/1kV9AfX

Jul 23, 2014

RT @camanpour: “Ukraine cannot change its geography. It needs to find a modus vivendi with Russia,” @GeoffPyatt tells me: cnn.it/1kV9AfX

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'Pristine' original Superman comic book to go on auction in August

money.cnn.com — Superman's debut comic book sold for just 10 cents in 1938. But today, a rare original is worth many times more. A "pristine" copy of Action Comics #1 will go on auction in August, eBay announced Tuesday. Collectors know of about 50 remaining copies of the book, and consider this copy to be in the best condition of them all.

Your mail delivered. After dark

money.cnn.com — Mail is supposed to hit your mailbox before 5 pm. But thanks to cost-cutting measures and a shrinking work force, U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in cities are delivering mail in the evening as many as two days a week, or more.

Dole back on Hill to try and push through U.N. disabilities treaty

politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com — (CNN) - Hoping to spur more Republican support, former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole returned to the U.S. Capitol to urge ratification of a global disability rights treaty. The one-time Kansas GOP lawmaker, who had two stints leading the chamber before resigning to run for president in 1996, joined veterans and rights groups at a news conference on Wednesday on the U.N.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @KepnesCNN: NEW ON CNN: Dole back on Hill to try and push through U.N. disabilities treaty: (CNN) – Hoping to spur more Re... cnn.it/1x2wzuO

Jul 23, 2014

RT @ron_fournier: How far has GOP lurched to right? This far MT @CNN: Dole isn’t giving up on disability treaty cnn.it/1nVxEza pic.twitter.com/ZJOR3aiHsM

Jul 23, 2014

How far has GOP lurched to right? This far MT @CNN: Dole isn’t giving up on disability treaty cnn.it/1nVxEza pic.twitter.com/ZJOR3aiHsM

Microsoft's most boneheaded product is about to be killed off

money.cnn.com — Microsoft is about to take the ax to one of the stupidest products it ever created. CEO Satya Nadella said Tuesday that Microsoft will combine all of its various Windows iterations into one unified version next year. That, thankfully, will mean the end of Windows RT, MIcrosoft's woefully executed and dreadfully received operating system for tablets.

The Oregon Brewers Festival: 'America's Oktoberfest'

cnn.com — 80,000: Number of people expected to attend this year's Oregon Brewers Festival in Portland, Oregon. Many come from around the world and country for the event. This year the festival will run July 23-27.

Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'camo' idea

cnn.com — Jase, Si, Willie and Phil Robertson star in the A&E television series "Duck Dynasty." The popular reality show follows a Louisiana family that became rich through Duck Commander, a business making products for duck hunters.
Jul 23, 2014

I think I had this same idea too... RT @CNNent: Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'My Favorite Color is Camo' idea cnn.it/1jVU6Nt

Chocolate, waffles and... U.S. government bonds?

money.cnn.com — There's a big mystery in the bond market. Solving it could be the key to figuring out why U.S. government bond yields have remained so low. Sleepy Belgium has been buying American bonds more than anyone else, more than doubling its holdings in the last year.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @MelvinBackman: Everyone thinks someone (China) is parking a whole bunch of American debt in Belgium cnnmon.ie/1sSJhyx

Jul 23, 2014

RT @CNNMoneyInvest: Can you solve this riddle: Why is Belgium buying so many U.S. government bonds? money.cnn.com/2014/07/23/inv… … via @MelvinBackman

Jul 23, 2014

Belgium has been buying a ton of U.S. gov't bonds. Either they love America suddenly or #China is playing games money.cnn.com/2014/07/23/inv…

Ebola doctor in Sierre Leone contracts the virus

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Ebola doctor instrumental in fighting outbreak in Sierra Leone contracts the virus, health ministry says. cnn.it/1rMmSAk

Jul 23, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Ebola doctor instrumental in fighting outbreak in Sierra Leone contracts the virus, health ministry says. cnn.it/1rMmSAk

Turkish PM Erdogan to CNN: "Israel is a terror state."

cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com — In an interview recorded Wednesday with CNN's Becky Anderson (@beckycnn), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being a "terror state," saying that the country's operation in Gaza was "creating a wave of terror."

Arab-Jewish couples take to social media

money.cnn.com — The hashtag #JewsandArabsRefuseToBeEnemies was trending on Twitter amidst the conflict in Israel and Gaza.
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