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Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns amid political turmoil

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 02:00
The resignation came after hundreds of political prisoners were released, sparking massive celebrations.
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Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 02:00
In the past, school shootings weren't unique to the United States.
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Chinese New Year Plays Out Differently For The Haves And Have-Nots

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 01:25

Friday marks the start of the Lunar New Year. The way people celebrate — or choose not to celebrate — can reflect the economic divide in the world's second-largest economy.

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The Latest: Qatar emir advocates new regional security push

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:58
The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):
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Puerto Rico seeks $300M, warns of power company shutdown

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:58
A federal control board urgently sought a $300 million loan for Puerto Rico’s power company on Friday after a judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan request despite warnings the U.S. territory would have to start rationing electricity.
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Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon’s gas dispute

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:58
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah is urging fellow politicians not to let the U.S. administration divide their ranks while it mediates a dispute with Israel over offshore gas drilling rights.
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The Latest: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:58
The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):
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As An American Tragedy Unfolds, Russian Agents Sow Discord Online

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:13

On Twitter, Russian trolls, bots and influencers are seeking to deepen divides after the latest school shooting.

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Broward Schools Chief Dealing With How To Resume, Rebuild

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:01

Host David Greene talks to Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie about fallout from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

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An American Marriage: Redefining The American Love Story

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 23:00

Tayari Jones' new novel tells a story of love, race, justice and what happens when "normal" people come face-to-face with the unthinkable.

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Is The March 5 DACA Deadline Meaningful Anymore?

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 22:27

With President Trump's expiration date approaching and no solution in sight for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, some lawmakers are beginning to downplay the date's importance.

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Rabbi Sped To Scene Of School Shooting To Be There For Students And Parents

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 22:08

NPR host David Greene talks to Rabbi Shuey Biston, who serves a community near this week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. He talks about how the young people of his synagogue were affected.

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Mitt Romney Takes Veiled Swipes At Trump in Senate Run Announcement

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:32

The 2012 GOP presidential nominee blasts Washington in an announcement video, saying, "Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world; Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion."

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Vatican wants to hear from young about hopes, concerns

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
Pope Francis is inviting 300 young people to the Vatican next month to personally present their hopes and concerns about the Catholic Church, after an online questionnaire failed to generate enough feedback.
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Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
Pakistan’s military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom.
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Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television’s Lunar New Year variety show, although some people in Beijing were left wondering why it would be considered offensive.
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Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life over failed coup

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.
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Thai junta charges 50 anti-government activists

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
Thailand’s military government has filed criminal charges against 50 activists over a recent protest in which they demanded the army give up power and restore civilian rule through elections.
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The one number that shows America's problem with school shootings is unique

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
An appalling statistic sheds light on how gun violence makes the United States an outlier.
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Could Britain really hold another Brexit vote?

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2018-02-16 21:29
Yes. But it almost certainly won't.
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