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Twin blasts hit central Nigerian city of Jos Restaurant and Muslim cleric critical of Boko Haram targeted in two separate attacks hours after deadly blast at church.
Al Jazeera | 5 hours ago | comment? | recommend
USA thrash Japan to win Women's World Cup Hat-trick by captain Lloyd in the opening 16 minutes helped her side beat the 2011 winners Japan.
Al Jazeera | 5 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Women Beat Japan to Win World Cup Captain Carli Lloyd had a sensational hat trick (3 goals), including a goal all the way from the halfway line, as the United States roared to a shocking 4-0 lead in the Women's World Cup and easily held on to beat defending champion Japan, 5-2, in Vancouv
Voice of America | 5 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Greece Defiantly Rejects Europe's Bailout Terms Greeks have voted against accepting a bailout from the European Union in return for more spending cuts. Early results suggest the No camp won with around 61 percent of the vote. As Henry Ridgwell reports from Athens, all eyes are now on Europes response.
Voice of America | 6 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uber and sharing economy The US-based car sharing company is fighting for legal status worldwide.
Al Jazeera | 6 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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S. Sudan Army Rejects UN Report Citing Atrocities The spokesman for South Sudans army has expressed doubt about a recent United Nations report accusing the army of committing atrocities. The report, which was based on interviews with 115 witnesses, accused the South Sudan army of committing atrocities in
Voice of America | 6 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Austerity has practically destroyed Greece' George Katrougalos, the Greek deputy interior minister, discusses the catastrophic effects of austerity in Greece.
Al Jazeera | 9 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kerry: Iran Nuclear Talks 'Could Go Either Way' The deadline for Iran nuclear talks is fast approaching as foreign ministers from the six negotiating powers and Iran meet in Vienna for a final push to reach a comprehensive agreement that limits Tehran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for the lifting
Voice of America | 9 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UNESCO lists controversial Japanese heritage sites Cultural body confers world heritage status on sites seen representing Japanese oppression after Seoul lifts opposition.
Al Jazeera | 9 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Colleges Given Greater Role in Preventing Sexual Assaults New U.S. regulations aimed at protecting college students give American colleges and universities increased responsibility for ending sexual assaults on campus. The measures, provisions of the the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, took e
Voice of America | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend