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University Of California System Will Require Measles Vaccine For New Students

Friday, February 06, 2015

The university said the plan had been in the works for a year. But the current measles outbreak makes it more "pressing."

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British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was Illegal

Friday, February 06, 2015

In what's being hailed as a landmark case, the tribunal found the mass surveillance of cellphone and online communications violated human rights law.

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Army Will Award Fort Hood Victims Purple Hearts

Friday, February 06, 2015

The Army had declined to award the honor to soldiers killed during the attack, because it was a "workplace violence" incident. Congress has since tweaked the requirements to grant the Purple Heart.

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ISIS Is Killing, Torturing, Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says U.N. Report

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it's reviewed reports of the mass execution of boys and of beheadings, crucifixions and the burying of children alive.

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Mexican President Orders Investigation Into His Own Potential Conflict Of Interest

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Enrique Peña Nieto asked a watchdog agency to look into the purchase of homes by himself, his wife, and his finance minister from contractors who were then awarded lucrative construction projects.

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Conservative Neurosurgeon Ben Carson Says Vaccines Are A Must

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Carson, who is considering a run for president, tells NPR that science has proven the efficacy of vaccines, so "why would you even think about not doing it?"

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Arrest Warrant For Argentine President Found In Dead Prosecutor's Home

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The prosecutor investigating the death of Alberto Nisman denied the arrest warrant existed. She changed her story today, adding further proof of a tense relationship between the president and Nisman.

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U.S. Walks Back Decision To Classify Info On Afghan Security Forces

Monday, February 02, 2015

A government watchdog had said that classifying the information would harm its ability to publicly account for the billions of dollars spent each year on Afghan forces.

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Super Bowl XLIX Was Most Watched Show In TV History

Monday, February 02, 2015

According to ratings released by Nielsen, 114.4 million Americans tuned in to watch the Patriots beat the Seahawks. It surpassed the 2014 Super Bowl by 2 million viewers.

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WATCH: Groundhog In Wisconsin Bites Mayor's Ear

Monday, February 02, 2015

Perhaps because of the bite, the mayor of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, also apparently got the little critter's prognostication all wrong. Winter will end early this year, he said. So, we'll take it.

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WATCH: Forget Crop Circles, This Farmer Is Making Art With His Cows

Friday, January 30, 2015

Derek Klingenberg in Kansas put a drone over his farm, then he used his tractor to drop some feed in strategic places for a happy result.

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After Testing Positive For EPO, Running Star Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years

Friday, January 30, 2015

Jeptoo, the three-time winner of the Boston Marathon, tested positive for EPO, a performance-enhancing drug. Last year, she was well on her way to winning the World Marathon Majors championship.

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As Deadline Passes, The Fate Of ISIS Hostages Is Uncertain

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Sunni militants had given Jordan until sunset Thursday to release a convicted terrorist. The exchange did not happen.

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South Africa Grants Parole To Notorious Apartheid-Era Death Squad Leader

Friday, January 30, 2015

The country's justice minister said he was ordering the release of Eugene de Kock in the interest of "nation-building and reconciliation." De Kock had been in jail for more than 20 years.

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At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured In Explosion At Mexico City Maternity Hospital

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A gas tank truck exploded while servicing the maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City. Fifty-four people were hurt and an unknown number remained trapped.

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Jordan Demands Proof Of Life From ISIS Militants

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The country wants to know if the Jordanian pilot being held by the Sunni militants is still alive. The Islamic State said it would kill the pilot if a convicted terrorist was not released by sunset.

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Raúl Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said the rapprochement would not make sense otherwise.

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Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH370 Was An Accident

Thursday, January 29, 2015

While the aircraft has yet to be found, the government also said it presumes all 239 people onboard are dead.

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Two Israeli Soldiers Killed In Attack Near Lebanese Border

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Hezbollah took responsibility for the attack and Israel returned fire, in one of the most serious flare ups of a long-running confrontation.

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Mexico Officially Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the events of Ayotzinapa "forces the country to change" toward a "just and free Mexico."

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