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A Homeland Security Council Rejected Advice To Keep For-Profit Prisons
02 Dec 2016

Australia Is Going To Spend A Lot Of Money On The Great Barrier Reef
02 Dec 2016

James 'Mad Dog' Mattis Nominated As Trump's Secretary Of Defense
01 Dec 2016

House Passes Cures Act And Obama Administration Supports It
01 Dec 2016

White House In Favor Of Women Registering For Draft
01 Dec 2016

Stephen Hawking Says Only Cooperation Can Save The Planet
01 Dec 2016

Republican-Led Congress And Trump Agree On Their First Steps — Sort Of
01 Dec 2016

France's President Hollande Won't Run For A Second Term
01 Dec 2016

 

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iraq

Iraq


Nearly half of children in Mosul now cut off from clean water as conflict intensifies – UNICEF
30 Nov 2016 - UN News Centre - Top Stories

Iranian-American Art Dealer, Wife Detained in Iran
02 Dec 2016 - ABC News: International

Fight or flight
01 Dec 2016 - BBC News - Middle East

ISIS Drove Them From School, Now The Kids Of Mosul Want To Go Back
30 Nov 2016 - Middle East : NPR

CIA Director Says It Would Be 'Folly' to Scrap Iran Deal
30 Nov 2016 - ABC News: International

Sunni tribesmen battling Islamic State demand federalism in Iraq
30 Nov 2016 - Reuters: World News

Life after IS
30 Nov 2016 - BBC News - Middle East



palestine

Palestine


New Israeli Ambassador Arrives in Turkey Amid Improving Ties
01 Dec 2016 - ABC News: International

Trump's Likely Treasury Pick Is A Former Goldman Sachs Executive
29 Nov 2016 - Newsy Headlines

Why Carter is wrong on State of Palestine (Opinion)
30 Nov 2016 - CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Middle East



Oceania

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Vote for Miss World-Fiji | Fiji Sun - Fiji Sun Online
01 Dec 2016 - fiji - Google News

Fiji show there's life after talismanic tactician Ryan - gulfnews.com
02 Dec 2016 - fiji - Google News

Heroes among us
03 Dec 2016 - nzherald.co.nz - National

Free weekend shuttle for Lower Hutt shoppers
02 Dec 2016 - nzherald.co.nz - National

Food rotting inside top Wellington restaurant closed by earthquakes
03 Dec 2016 - nzherald.co.nz - National

Fiji's 'Castro' - Fiji Times
01 Dec 2016 - fiji - Google News

Tukurua Beach: Offers pour in from around the globe to buy slice of Kiwi paradise in Golden Bay
02 Dec 2016 - nzherald.co.nz - National



Culture - Arts, Architecture, Lifestyle, etc.

Why you should follow Clarkson, Hammond and May to Whitby
02 Dec 2016 - Travel

Bestselling books the week of 11/17/16, according to IndieBound
02 Dec 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Books

Ruth Bader Ginsburg prepares for her operatic debut
30 Nov 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Arts/Entertainment

Tokyo Organizers Promise Cost-cutting for 2020 Olympics
30 Nov 2016 - Arts & Entertainment - Voice of America

How am I grateful for books? Let me count the ways
30 Nov 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Books

Top Picks: Frankie Cosmos's 'Next Thing,' NBC's 'Timeless,' and more
30 Nov 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Arts/Entertainment

'Thunder at the Gates' celebrates 200,000 black Civil War soldiers
30 Nov 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Books



History, Anthropology & Archaeology

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The 'Flying Scotsman' Made Train History When The Speedometer Hit 100
30 Nov 2016 - Smart News History & Archaeology | Smithsonian

Temple Dedicated to Wind God Found in Mexico City
01 Dec 2016 - Archaeological Headlines - Archaeology Magazine

Yasir Arafat Museum Opens in Ramallah
02 Dec 2016 - Smart News History & Archaeology | Smithsonian

Early Burial Rituals Studied in Brazil
30 Nov 2016 - Archaeological Headlines - Archaeology Magazine

Risk-Taker Evel Knievel Was a Big Proponent of Wearing a Helmet
30 Nov 2016 - Smart News History & Archaeology | Smithsonian

The Submarines
01 Dec 2016 - Archaeological Headlines - Archaeology Magazine

The Best Books About Food of 2016
01 Dec 2016 - History | Smithsonian



Science & Environment

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Scientists Pinpoint How to Calm Oklahoma's Human-Made Quakes
01 Dec 2016 - LiveScience.com

New possibility in treating aggressive ovarian cancer, study shows
30 Nov 2016 - Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Brain training video games help low-vision kids see better
30 Nov 2016 - Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Study of thousands of operations suggests that overlapping surgeries are safe
01 Dec 2016 - Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Can NASA whip up the perfect breakfast for deep-space travel?
02 Dec 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Science

Why Pluto's 'icy heart' may have sunk under its own weight
01 Dec 2016 - Christian Science Monitor | Science

Crunching the numbers: Researchers use math in search for diabetes cure
29 Nov 2016 - Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily



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