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California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill

Friday, August 29, 2014

The bill states that students on college campuses would need "affirmative consent" before engaging in sexual activity. Silence or a lack of resistance would not constitute consent.

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U.N.: Syrian Refugee Crisis Is 'Biggest Humanitarian Emergency Of Our Era'

Friday, August 29, 2014

The number of refugees from the Syrian civil war is on the verge of surpassing 3 million, the United Nations said. Almost half of all Syrians have been forced out of their homes.

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Friday, August 29, 2014

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Kiev was sending a bill to parliament to get the process rolling. Meanwhile, NATO held an emergency meeting to discuss further Russian incursion into Ukrainian territory.

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Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A firing-range instructor was killed by a 9-year-old who was being taught how to use an Uzi submachine gun. There are few regulations limiting children from participating at shooting ranges.

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Sister Of Boston Bombing Suspects Arrested Over Bomb Threat

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New York City police allege Ailina Tsarnaeva made threats against her boyfriend's ex. "I know people who can go over there and put a bomb on you," Tsarnaeva allegedly said.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Part Of Utah's Polygamy Ban

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The part of the law that prohibits cohabitation with others violates the First and 14th Amendments, the judge ruled. He upheld the part of the law that prohibits multiple marriage licenses.

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USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Shaw had explained that he sprained both his ankles because he jumped from a second-floor balcony to save his drowning nephew. The cornerback has now admitted that was a lie.

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Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

Thursday, August 28, 2014

One official called the latest Russian incursion a "full-scale invasion." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the U.N. Security Council to offer an assessment of the "sharp aggravation."

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As Cease-Fire Takes Hold, Big Question In Gaza Becomes What's Next

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Some semblance of normal life returned to Gaza, after Hamas and Israel accepted an open-ended cease-fire. People returned home and markets opened. What the future holds, however, is far from certain.

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Back Home, Freed American Journalist Says He's 'Overwhelmed By Emotion'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Peter Theo Curtis was released by a militant group shortly after another group, the Islamic State, beheaded the American journalist James Foley.

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U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The report paints a grim picture of a country besieged by a ruthless civil war. All sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians.

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Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The company said the shirt's design was meant to look like a sheriff's star from classic Western films. But after popular uproar, Zara decided to pull it from shelves.

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French Prosecutors Put IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The latest twist in the already contentious election process throws it further into crisis. It's looking likely that a new president won't be inaugurated by Sept. 2, as had been the plan.

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Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

One man used a $22 device that jammed a fellow passenger's seat. The ensuing fight ended when the woman threw a cup of water at the man and the airline diverted the flight.

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Hamas, Israel Reach Long-Term Cease-Fire Deal

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The deal was brokered in Egypt after almost two months of intense fighting that has killed more than 2,000 Palestinians and injured almost 11,000.

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Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The deal would create the third-largest fast-food company. The deal received a $3 billion financing assist from Warren Buffett.

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Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a cease-fire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.

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Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The flights are intended to collect intelligence on Islamic State militants and could be a precursor to military strikes inside of Syria.

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Ukraine Says Russian Military Vehicles Have Crossed Border

Monday, August 25, 2014

One Ukrainian military commander told the BBC that pro-Russian rebels may be trying to open a new front in the conflict.

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