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Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders The Boy Scouts of America has lifted its ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations still will be permitted to exclude gay adults from serving as unit leaders, scoutmasters or camp counsel
Voice of America | 2 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American hunter kills famous Zimbabwe lion Dentist says he thought $50,000 hunt, in which one of country's oldest and most famous lions was killed, was legal.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Badwater: A race to breaking point in no man's land Run widely considered the most difficult footrace in the world has taken on mythical status.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
White House rejects petition to pardon Snowden The White House rejects petition signed by 168,000 people on its own website to pardon former intelligence contractor.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Experts Concerned China May Soon Establish Southern ADIZ U.S. and international security experts have expressed concerns that it may just be a matter of time before China establishes an air defense identification zone over disputed waters in the South China Sea. China has been rapidly reclaiming land and making
Voice of America | 4 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kim Jong Un Hails Chinese Role in Korean War In an apparent attempt to mend relations with Beijing, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has paid tribute to the Chinese soldiers who fought for the North during the Korean War. Ties between the two allies have cooled since late 2011, when Kim took power in
Voice of America | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Obama Sows Seeds of Nutrition in Ethiopia While President Barack Obamas visit to Ethiopia focused on the key issues of security and development, the country is perhaps best known for famine and poverty and has tried hard to shed that past. Obama said a U.S. development project, Feed the Future, i
Voice of America | 5 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Special Olympics Prompts Call for More Inclusive Treatment of Disabled Heads of global organizations attending the Special Olympics World Games this week in Los Angeles are calling for changes to ensure those who are intellectually disabled are not excluded by society. The Special Olympics organization says more than 200 mil
Voice of America | 5 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tunisia beach attack: What's the security situation? Tunisia's government is still grappling with its security responses
BBC News | 6 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists ID Men Who Died at Virginia's Jamestown 400 Years Ago U.S. scientists have used high-tech detective work to identify the remains of four leaders of Jamestown, the New World's first successful English colony, more than 400 years after they died, the Smithsonian Institution said on Tuesday. The research also p
Voice of America | 7 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend