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Taking the white man-boy seriously

March 15, 2013
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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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Ukrainian kids go to military camp - Washington Post


Newsweek

Ukrainian kids go to military camp
Washington Post
STARE, Ukraine — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. The training at a National Guard camp ...
Ukraine crisis: Deadly anti-autonomy protest outside parliamentBBC News
Police officer killed in violent Kiev demonstrationsFinancial Times
National Guard Officer Killed, 50 Injured in Ukraine Protest BlastWall Street Journal
Irish Times -CTV News -ABC Online
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Migrant crisis: Five obstacles to an EU deal - BBC News


BBC News

Migrant crisis: Five obstacles to an EU deal
BBC News
Europe is struggling with its biggest migration crisis since World War Two, with unprecedented numbers of refugees and other migrants seeking asylum in the EU. The 28 EU interior ministers will hold an emergency meeting on the crisis on 14 September.
AP Interview: IOM Chief Slams Hungary Over Migrant PoliciesNew York Times
EU leaders show little unity ahead of emergency conclave on refugeesWashington Post
EU says it may offer Hungary more help with migrantsThe Star Online
New Zealand Herald -Chron.com
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Syrian Official: Extent of Damage at Palmyra Temple Unclear - New York Times


National Post

Syrian Official: Extent of Damage at Palmyra Temple Unclear
New York Times
DAMASCUS, Syria — The extent of damage from a massive explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra is unclear, but it appears the structure is still standing despite an attempt by the Islamic State group to blow it up, a Syrian official ...
ISIS damages Bel, Syria's 'most important temple,' rights group saysCNN
Reports of More Palmyra Destruction Spark OutrageVoice of America
Palmyra's Baal temple appears intact after IS blast: OfficialsHindustan Times
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2 New Suspects Sought in Bangkok Bombing Case - Voice of America


Voice of America

2 New Suspects Sought in Bangkok Bombing Case
Voice of America
BANGKOK—. Thai authorities investigating this month's deadly Bangkok bomb attack on Monday announced finding more bomb-making materials in a raid on an apartment in the capital and arrest warrants for two new suspects – a 26-year-old Thai woman ...
Thai police seek two bomb suspects after apartment raidIrish Times
In Bangkok bomb probe, taxi drivers are city's eyes and earsChristian Science Monitor
Thai police award themselves $111000 for arresting suspect in Bangkok bombingNational Post
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Polish Cops Block Treasure Hunters Seeking Nazi 'Gold Train' - TIME


TIME

Polish Cops Block Treasure Hunters Seeking Nazi 'Gold Train'
TIME
POLAND-GERMANY-HISTORY-WWII Janek Skarzynski—AFP/Getty Images The Ksiaz castle under which the "Nazi gold train" is supposedly hidden underground is pictured, on Aug. 28, 2015 in Walbrzych, Poland.
Suspected location of mystery Nazi gold train set ablaze but authorities ...Telegraph.co.uk
Poland backtracks on Nazi 'gold train'Times of India
Poland almost certain it has located buried Nazi trainReuters
New Zealand Herald -ABC News -CBS News
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Greece Rescues 2500 Migrants At Sea In Past 3 Days - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Greece Rescues 2500 Migrants At Sea In Past 3 Days
Huffington Post
<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption">< Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Migrants from Syria paddle toward shore while completing a journey in a small dinghy crossing a three mile stretch of the Aegean Sea from Turkey August 31, ...
Greek holiday island of Lesbos 'overwhelmed' by 13000 refugees and migrantsTelegraph.co.uk
Relentless flow of refugees continues in Europeeuronews
Greek coastguard rescues 2500 migrants over three daysReuters
Los Angeles Times -New York Times
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South Sudan Rebel Leader: Cease-Fire, Peace Pact in Danger - ABC News


World Politics Review

South Sudan Rebel Leader: Cease-Fire, Peace Pact in Danger
ABC News
South Sudan's rebel leader is warning attacks by government troops on rebel-held areas could sabotage a peace agreement. Riek Machar told reporters in Ethiopia Monday that the South Sudan government is not respecting the cease-fire. "The cease-fire ...
South Sudan Government, Rebels Trade Blame Over Truce ViolationsVoice of America
South Sudan rebel leader says cease-fire and peace agreement in danger from ...Fox News
South Sudan rebels say peace deal at risk from ceasefire breachesDaily Mail
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Canada has asked Egypt for Mohamed Fahmy's deportation: wife - The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Canada has asked Egypt for Mohamed Fahmy's deportation: wife
The Globe and Mail
The wife of a Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt says the Canadian Embassy in Cairo has applied to have her husband deported from the country. An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Fahmy to three years in prison on Saturday — a verdict which ...
The Guardian view on the al-Jazeera convictions: a symptom of something ...The Guardian
Egypt elections will be peaceful: President Al SisiChannel News Asia
Canada has applied for Mohamed Fahmy's deportation from Egypt: wifeCTV News
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Egypt Readies Long-delayed Parliamentary Poll - Voice of America


Voice of America

Egypt Readies Long-delayed Parliamentary Poll
Voice of America
CAIRO—. Egypt plans to hold its long-delayed parliamentary elections in October and November this year, after more than three years without a legislative branch. Analysts say the new parliament may help restore some of Egypt's credibility ...
Egypt to hold parliamentary elections in OctoberFinancial Times
Timetable for Egypt's parliamentary elections announced; voting to start 17 OctAhram Online
Parliament to be established, democracy still in doubtDaily News Egypt
Al-Bawaba -swissinfo.ch
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Russia, Venezuela to Discuss Potential Steps to Stabilize Oil Prices - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Russia, Venezuela to Discuss Potential Steps to Stabilize Oil Prices
Wall Street Journal
MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss “possible mutual steps” to stabilize the global price for oil at a meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in China on Thursday, a Kremlin aide said, as both countries grapple with lower ...
Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev pump iron at summer residenceFox News
UPDATE 1-Russia's Putin, Venezuela's Maduro to discuss oil price stabilisation ...Reuters
Putin on a show: New photos of Russian President all about muscles, meat…and ...National Post
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