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2015/07/02 17:06
2015/07/02 17:06
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A Syrian refugee holds on to his daughter as he waits to cross into Turkey at Akcakale border gate in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, on June 15, 2015.The man in the picture was asking the soldiers,...
2015/07/02 17:06
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2015/07/01 18:08
2015/07/01 18:08
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What's This?Health workers wash their hands in an area where a 17-year old boy died from Ebola on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on June 30, 2015. Image: Abbas Dulleh/Associated Press Two more...
2015/06/30 01:45
2015/06/30 01:45
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Russia, which has traditionally strong ties to Syria, has been seen as a key to a peaceful solution in the Syrian civil war and has previously rebuffed suggestions that Assad’s resignation could help...
2015/06/29 18:25
2015/06/29 18:25
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Sam Duerden, an Iraq-based International Rescue Committee official, said people in the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh need food, water, shelter and medical assistance. The IS group attacked...
2015/06/29 15:15
2015/06/29 15:15
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Midtown’s Cycle Vault in the car park in Bloomsbury Square solves two of these problems. Launching tomorrow, it has lockers, showers and 100 racks. There’s CCTV and all-day monitoring by staff (not in...
2015/06/28 20:19
2015/06/28 20:19
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There is, of course, no one answer to that question, but when it comes to crimes with economic motives—such as theft—a new study suggests that providing job training, money (or supplies) to get...
2015/06/25 22:44
2015/06/25 22:44
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 80 international human rights and aid groups are urging the U.N. Security Council to take real, immediate action against the continuing use of barrel bombs in Syria's...
2015/06/25 14:09
2015/06/25 14:09
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What would it take to encourage criminals to change their ways? There is, of course, no one answer to that question, but when it comes to crimes with economic motives—such as theft—a new study...
2015/06/24 19:30
2015/06/24 19:30
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While a late Saturday in June typically sees thousands of people streaming through the Capital City Public Market in downtown Boise, many of those same visitors ventured to the Grove Plaza June 20 to...
2015/06/24 17:05
2015/06/24 17:05
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Warren Buffett and Bill Gates must have sped read what Ralph refers to as: " not a novel. Nor is it nonfiction. In the literary world, it might be described as "a practical utopia." I call it a...
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2015/06/24 13:58
2015/06/24 13:58
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The heat’s coming The century mark blues probably won’t occur today. Wait for Thursday, if you really like it hot. The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 97 in Sacramento for...
2015/06/23 16:31
2015/06/23 16:31
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David Miliband has urged rich countries - including the UK - to do more to help with the global refugee crisis. He told Channel 4 News around 30 countries around the world were "on fire" and there...
2015/06/21 05:22
2015/06/21 05:22
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N&O high school players of the year | News & Observer News & Observer Scholar Athlete Sarah Towne East Chapel Hill, Sr. World’s biggest problem: Distribution of food and clean water Fascinated to...
2015/06/20 06:11
2015/06/20 06:11
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Sacramento, California - Ram Khatiwoda was ten when he and his family were forced off their land in Bhutan, carrying only a backpack with them to Nepal, where they would spend nearly 18 years living...
2015/06/19 14:09
2015/06/19 14:09
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Even so, when her mother died last November, aged 95, Dame Tessa hesitated. She had just been offered a job at Harvard University, lecturing in the School of Public Health, and she shrank from...
2015/06/18 13:29
2015/06/18 13:29
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The United Nations agriculture agency has launched an emergency airlift operation in South Sudan and has distributed to families fleeing violence in hard-to-reach areas supplies ranging from...
2015/06/18 06:46
2015/06/18 06:46
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An annual report by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees released Thursday found that the Syrian refugee problem has for the first time become bigger than that in Afghanistan. A U.S. State...
2015/06/18 00:09
2015/06/18 00:09
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If you zig-zag north and west of the airport, beyond asphalt and flat-roofed buildings, a gravel road leads to a corral full of goats—132, to be exact—surrounded by 2,200 acres of flat, tawny...
2015/06/17 12:31
2015/06/17 12:31
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London — Helicopters have delivered life-saving supplies to thousands of people uprooted by fighting in South Sudan to help them survive the lean season, aid agencies said on Tuesday ahead of a...
2015/06/17 00:04
2015/06/17 00:04
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Syria's civil war has uprooted millions of people, including 4 million who have fled their homeland. The U.S., a country that has always been a leader in refugee resettlement, has taken in fewer than...
2015/07/02 17:06
2015/07/02 17:06
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