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Taking the white man-boy seriously

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Taunts, Tweets, and Black Girl Genius

March 6, 2013
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On Beyoncé, Benedict, and the Volition of Women

March 1, 2013
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It’s a Wrap: After the Academy Awards

February 25, 2013
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Op-Ed: The Dangerous Limits of Race at the Academy Awards

February 24, 2013
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Zero Dark Thirty and the Problem of Pakistan

February 24, 2013
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Drunk On A Plane: Or, Why I Loved “Flight”

February 23, 2013
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Django in Philly

February 23, 2013
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"Beasts of the Southern Wild": An Affective Review

February 23, 2013
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A Sliver of Silver in "Silver Linings Playbook": A Look at Mental Illness in Film

February 22, 2013
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Cecil the Lion's Alleged Hunter Theo Bronkhorst Says He's Done Nothing Wrong - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Cecil the Lion's Alleged Hunter Theo Bronkhorst Says He's Done Nothing Wrong
NBCNews.com
The hunter accused of helping an American kill Cecil the lion told NBC News on Tuesday that he felt he did nothing wrong. Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer allegedly paid Theo Bronkhorst $50,000 to lure the lion out of a wildlife reserve so he could ...
Hunting ban would kill more than Cecil the LionTimes LIVE
Murrysville doctor faces mounting scrutiny over lion huntPittsburgh Post-Gazette
2nd US Doctor Accused of Illegally Killing Lion in ZimbabweABC News

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New Taliban leader facing tension as top official quits - Reuters


Reuters

New Taliban leader facing tension as top official quits
Reuters
PESHAWAR, Pakistan A top Taliban official announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a growing leadership struggle in the Afghan insurgent movement after the news of the death of leader Mullah Mohammad Omar last week. The swift announcement that ...
Amid deep fractures, Afghan Taliban urge followers not to believe 'propaganda ...Fox News
Taliban political chief in Qatar Tayab Agha resignsBBC News
Mullah Omar's son Mullah Yaqub assassinated: ReportEconomic Times
Daily Times -The Indian Express
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Man accuses Sir Edward Heath of raping him as a boy - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Man accuses Sir Edward Heath of raping him as a boy
Telegraph.co.uk
A man has claimed he was raped aged 12 by Sir Edward Heath, as police urge potential victims of the former prime minister to come forward. An inquiry has been launched into an alleged cover-up of child sex allegations, amid claims that a prosecution ...
Ex-Prime Minister Edward Heath accused of raping 12-year-old boyDaily Mail
Late British Prime Minister Edward Heath accused of 1961 sex assault on young boyFox News
Edward Heath: police appeal for victims to come forward over child abuse claimsThe Guardian
Irish Independent -Times LIVE
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Pakistan Hangs Inmate Said to Have Been Tortured Into Confessing - New York Times


New York Times

Pakistan Hangs Inmate Said to Have Been Tortured Into Confessing
New York Times
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A man whose lawyers said he had been tortured into confessing to murder, and who they said was a minor at the time of the crime, was hanged early Tuesday, despite pleas from rights groups in Pakistan and overseas. The case of ...
Shafqat Hussain Is Hanged in Pakistan Despite International OutcryNBCNews.com
Pakistan hangs man that family says was convicted as a minorWashington Post
Pakistan executes man who killed child at age 14Irish Independent
The Guardian -The Globe and Mail
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Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels 'driven from key al-Anad airbase' - BBC News


BBC News

Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels 'driven from key al-Anad airbase'
BBC News
Pro-government forces in Yemen have retaken the country's largest airbase in a battle with Houthi rebels, a spokesman for the forces told the BBC. Heavy casualties have been reported at al-Anad airbase, north of Aden, after intense fighting there in ...
Coalition Forces Seize Control of Strategic Yemen Air Base From RebelsWall Street Journal
Yemen pro-government troops say have taken key base in southWashington Post
Pro-Hadi fighters recapture Yemen's largest base from HouthisReuters
Bloomberg -euronews
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Analysis: Is Syria's Assad Set To Be Abandoned by Russia, Iran? - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Analysis: Is Syria's Assad Set To Be Abandoned by Russia, Iran?
NBCNews.com
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted Monday as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be ready to "give up" on Syrian President Bashar Assad. "(Putin) is no longer of the opinion that Russia will support ...
Syria approaching de facto partition amid Assad military setbacksThe Guardian
US uses air power to support beleaguered Syrian alliesEconomic Times
US to step up defence of Syria alliesSky News Australia
iAfrica.com
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PM's funds from 'donations', not linked to scandal: Malaysia - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

PM's funds from 'donations', not linked to scandal: Malaysia
Hindustan Times
Malaysia's anti-graft agency stated that nearly $700 million deposited into the Prime Minister's personal bank accounts were from "donations" and not related to a brewing scandal. Prime Minister Najib Razak has faced mounting pressure in the past year ...
1MDB critics will never be satisfied, says SallehThe Sun Daily
Malaysian PM's critics unbowed despite anti-graft agency supportTODAYonline
Are political funding or donations ethical?The Rakyat Post
Malay Mail Online -Malaysiakini (subscription) -New Straits Times Online
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Kosovo passes law on war crimes court that will try ethnic Albanian wartime ... - Fox News


Fox News

Kosovo passes law on war crimes court that will try ethnic Albanian wartime ...
Fox News
Member of the opposition Ramush Haradinaj addresses Kosovo lawmakers during a debate passing constitutional amendments that would allow the establishment of a special court to prosecute its top leaders and former guerrilla fighters for war crimes in ...
EU Sees Kosovo Court Formation as Step Forward on European PathBloomberg
Kosovo govt votes for creation of new war crimes courtHindustan Times
Kosovo votes in favour war crimes courteuronews
Kuwait News Agency -Ukraine Today -B92
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Malaysia Seeks Amicable Solution to China Sea Dispute - New York Times


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Malaysia Seeks Amicable Solution to China Sea Dispute
New York Times
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia on Tuesday called for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the U.S. and the Philippines said they would demand that China stop land reclamation and other ...
Julie Bishop will weigh in on South China Sea at ASEAN talksSydney Morning Herald
Philippines to raise South China Sea despite Beijing's reluctanceReuters Canada
UPDATE 1-Philippines to raise South China Sea despite Beijing's reluctanceReuters UK
Economic Times
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The Strongest Typhoon This Year Is Heading Toward Taiwan, Japan and China - TIME


TIME

The Strongest Typhoon This Year Is Heading Toward Taiwan, Japan and China
TIME
Super typhoon Soudelor has rapidly strengthened into a Category 5 storm in the northwest Pacific, with peak sustained wind speeds of 180 m.p.h., the Weather Channel reports. That makes it the strongest tropical cyclone recorded this year.
Super Typhoon Soudelor strongest storm on Earth this yearTelegraph.co.uk
Super typhoon Soudelor powers towards Taiwan, may boost El NinoSydney Morning Herald
Category 5: Super Typhoon Soudelor is world's most powerful stormNEWS.com.au
Focus Taiwan News Channel -New Zealand Herald -9news.com.au
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