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Saudi Women Can't Drive To Work; So They're Flocking To The Internet

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:18

With so many restrictions on their movements, it has never been easy for Saudi women to join the workforce. But the Internet has opened up a new range of opportunities to work from home.

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Shanghai Tower: A Crown For The City's Futuristic Skyline

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:05

The 2,073-foot-tall Shanghai Tower will be the world's second-tallest building when it opens this year. More than just a skyscraper, it's a symbol of Shanghai's — and China's — soaring ambitions.

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George Zimmerman Injured After Gun Is Reportedly Fired At His Car

Mon, 2015-05-11 12:01

George Zimmerman reportedly suffered minor injuries from shattered glass from his car's passenger window. Police say the incident involves a man who previously accused Zimmerman of making threats.

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Jury: Starbucks' Free Coffee Not At Fault In Police Officer's Burn Claims

Mon, 2015-05-11 11:06

A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an insecure lid.

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New York Governor Pledges Action After Revelations Of Nail Salon Work Conditions

Mon, 2015-05-11 10:51

After The New York Times published a series on exploitative work conditions at nail salons, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched a task force to confront the issue.

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The First Place In East Asia To Welcome Same-Sex Marriage

Mon, 2015-05-11 10:21

Tokyo's trendy Shibuya district has become the first place in Japan – and all of East Asia — to recognize same-sex partnerships. It raises the possibility other parts of Japan will follow.

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No One's Talking About What The Pacific Trade Deal Means For Diets

Mon, 2015-05-11 10:11

Trade deals like NAFTA can have vast long-term impacts on diet and health. Experts say they're concerned that the U.S. isn't talking about these implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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EU Proposes A Plan To Address The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:14

The European Union presented a proposal to the UN Monday morning, hoping to activate a plan for handling the flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.

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2 Inmates Are Dead After Riot At Nebraska Prison

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:13

It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.

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Report: Statistics Show That Baltimore Police Seem To Ignore Injuries

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:10

Records analyzed by The Baltimore Sun show that thousands of detainees were rejected by Central Booking because of injuries.

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The End Of 'American Idol'

Mon, 2015-05-11 05:53

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.

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The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

Mon, 2015-05-11 05:03

The month of May brings flowers, Mother's Day and graduations. Bring on those commencement speeches.

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Saudi King Won't Attend Camp David Summit

Mon, 2015-05-11 04:19

A statement by the Saudi foreign minister cited conflicts. The king of Bahrain also said he would not be attending the summit on Thursday.

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Storms Leave 2 Dead In Arkansas, More Than 20 Injured In Texas

Mon, 2015-05-11 02:46

The small town of Van, Texas, was badly hit and two people died in Nashville, Arkansas, after a tornado raked through a mobile home park.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

Mon, 2015-05-11 01:04

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."

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South Korea's Single Moms Struggle To Remove A Social Stigma

Mon, 2015-05-11 00:16

Women who choose to raise their children out of wedlock are so rare in South Korean society that they face social ostracization, job losses and active encouragement to adopt out their kids.

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With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:43

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.

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Two Guys In Paris Aim To Charm The World Into Climate Action

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:24

It's a nightmarish job: No exercise or fresh air and little food and sleep for days at a time, all in an effort to convince 200 countries to save Earth's climate and the planet. Can they do it?

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For Headache Pain, A Lifestyle Change May Be Better Than a Doctor Visit

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:22

Each year more than 12 million Americans go to the doctor because of severe, chronic headaches. Many are sent for expensive tests. Researchers say all this testing isn't doing people much good.

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Hundreds Of Rohingya Refugees Rescued At Sea After Fleeing Myanmar

Sun, 2015-05-10 11:14

The Muslim minority has long been persecuted in the country also known as Burma. Many Bangladeshis were also rescued.

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