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Feminist Cage Fight

September 13, 2013
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Blonde Success: Fact or Myth?

September 11, 2013
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Can’t/ Don’t/Stop

September 4, 2013
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Miley’s Big Foam Finger Is Pointing At You: Stereotypes Plus Objectification Equals $$$

August 29, 2013
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Hip-Hop as Performance Art: Jay Z, Appropriation, and Critiques of Whiteness

August 9, 2013
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Fruitvale Station: Some Reactions

August 7, 2013
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White People Talking to White People about Social Justice: Why “Book of Mormon” Just May Be Doing Something Right

August 7, 2013
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: The Black Sitcom: A Representation We Can Be Proud Of

July 8, 2013
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"20 Feet From Stardom" & the Black Female Gaze

June 27, 2013
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The Princesses of Long Island: A Long Hard Post-Feminist Look in the Mirror

June 24, 2013
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British Prime Minister David Cameron Holds Emergency Meeting Over Migrant Influx - TIME


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British Prime Minister David Cameron Holds Emergency Meeting Over Migrant Influx
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British Prime Minister David Cameron is to chair an emergency meeting of his government's Cobra security committee Friday to discuss how to address the migrant situation in the northern French port of Calais. The meeting comes the morning after ...
Calais 'calm' after overnight bids by migrantsRTE.ie
Migrants break through French police line at Channel TunnelTelegraph.co.uk
Calais migrant crisis: Inside 'The Jungle' migrant campBBC News
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Abductions Hurt US Bid to Train Anti-ISIS Rebels in Syria - New York Times


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Abductions Hurt US Bid to Train Anti-ISIS Rebels in Syria
New York Times
ANTAKYA, Turkey — A Pentagon program to train moderate Syrian insurgents to fight the Islamic State has been vexed by problems of recruitment, screening, dismissals and desertions that have left only a tiny band of fighters ready to do battle. Those ...
Inching towards the endThe Economist
ISIS-led car bomb attack kills seven Nusra militants near AleppoARA News

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Palestinian toddler killed; Jewish arsonists suspected - Reuters


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Palestinian toddler killed; Jewish arsonists suspected
Reuters
DUMA, West Bank Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old toddler and seriously injuring three other family members, an act that Israel's prime minister described as terrorism.
Palestinian toddler killed in 'Jewish settler' arson attackBBC News
West Bank: Palestinian child killed, homes torched in suspected Jewish attackThe Indian Express
Israeli police: Palestinian toddler killed, relatives injured in 'price tag ...CNN
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Searchers Scour Beaches in Hopes of Unlocking MH370 Mystery - New York Times


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Searchers Scour Beaches in Hopes of Unlocking MH370 Mystery
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SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — Searchers are scouring the Reunion coastline in hopes of finding more debris that officials hope will unlock the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Philippe Sidam, head of an association that maintains the Bois Rouge beach ...
Debris examined for possible link to missing Malaysia Airlines planeWashington Post
Increasing confidence plane wreckage is from MH370, Australian official saysCNN
MH370 search: Possible wreckage could offer clues on how plane crashedCBC.ca
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The Afghan Taliban Has Elected a New Leader After Mullah Omar's Death - TIME


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The Afghan Taliban Has Elected a New Leader After Mullah Omar's Death
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Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has been chosen as the head of the Afghan Taliban, according to two commanders of the Islamic militant organization. The commanders said the long-time deputy of the deceased Mullah Omar was elected at a shura or ...
Afghan Taliban issue statement in attempt to rally followersCTV News
US long suspected Pakistan of sheltering late Taliban leader Mullah Omar ...Fox News
Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leaderWashington Post
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Greek PM defends 'emergency' plan for potential euro zone exit - Reuters


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Greek PM defends 'emergency' plan for potential euro zone exit
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ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday confirmed he authorized his former finance minister to prepare contingency plans in case the country was forced to leave the euro, calling it the obligation of a responsible government. "We didn't ...
Greece's Tsipras Called for Grexit Contingency PlanWall Street Journal
Greece news live: Tsipras defends Varoufakis 'Plan B' after IMF threaten to ...Telegraph.co.uk
Tsipras denies 'secret plan' to take Greece out of euro – business liveThe Guardian (blog)
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We are to blame for the Jerusalem gay pride parade stabbing - Haaretz


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We are to blame for the Jerusalem gay pride parade stabbing
Haaretz
We in the religious Jewish community have created a climate in which a 'bad seed' could come to think that murderous violence was a holy thing to do. By Dr. Samuel Lebens | Jul. 31, 2015 | 9:07 AM | 3 ...
Gay pride stabber's remand extended for 12 daysYnetnews
PICTURE: The terrifying moment man with bloodied knife stabbed six at Gay ...Irish Independent
Jewish Gay Pride stabbing: Shocking footage of man's arrest as six people ...Mirror.co.uk
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Blast kills at least five in Nigeria market: police, rescue worker - Reuters


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Blast kills at least five in Nigeria market: police, rescue worker
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria At least five people were killed by a bomb in Gamboru market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Friday morning, a policeman and a rescue worker said. Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, is frequently targeted by ...
Suicide Blast Kills Five in Northeast Nigerian City of MaiduguriBloomberg
Nigeria rescues 71 captives, mostly women and girls, from Boko HaramNew York Daily News
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US authorities launch investigation into Cecil the lion's killer Walter Palmer - New York Daily News


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US authorities launch investigation into Cecil the lion's killer Walter Palmer
New York Daily News
The world's most wanted hunter won't collect his ill-gotten trophy — and may face extradition to Zimbabwe for his cruel killing of a black-maned lion. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service jumped into the probe of missing Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, ...
The Death of Cecil the LionNew York Times
Dentist who shot Cecil the lion wanted to kill elephant next, guide saysFox News
Over 500‚000 people protest against lion huntingTimes LIVE
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Second surfer punches shark in 'Mick Fanning replay' - Telegraph.co.uk


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Second surfer punches shark in 'Mick Fanning replay'
Telegraph.co.uk
A surfer punched a shark after being attacked on Australia's east coast Friday, suffering bite wounds to his legs and hands in what a witness said was like "a Mick Fanning replay". Shark attack victim Craig Ison (9News). Craig Ison, 52, a former ...
Ex-boxer punches way past attacking sharkThe Australian (blog)
Mick Fanning returns to ocean after shark attack for CBS 60 Minutes documentaryThe Independent
The Surfer Who Fought Off a Shark on Live TV Has Had Another Close Shark EncounterTIME
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