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World's Fast Food Workers Unite in Global Day of Protest
In more than 80 cities in dozens of countries on six continents, low-wage restaurant workers rally with common message: 'We deserve better treatment'
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A former Uruguayan guerrilla leader, President Jose Mujica is showing world leaders a new way to govern. (Credit: Creative Commons / Pable Porciuncula / AFP/Getty) Views
10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica
President José Mujica of Uruguay, a 78-year-old former Marxist guerrilla who spent 14 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, recently visited the United States to meet with President Obama and speak at a variety of venues. He told Obama that Americans should smoke less and learn more...
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World Court to Target UK for War Crimes in Iraq
ICC announces preliminary investigation into allegations of atrocities 'involving systematic detainee abuse'
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Outrage in Turkey as Erdoğan Called 'Murderer' and 'Thief' at Site of Mine Disaster
Hundreds dead in Turkey after coal mine explosion; Family members and others blame ruling government for refusing requests to improve safety
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Widepread Chemicals Affecting Human Sperm, Infertility
New study finds "direct link between exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals from industrial products and adverse effects on human sperm function."
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Close to Death, Hunger Striking Journalist Goes Missing in Egypt
Brother: 'Surely he is still in jail but we don't know where and we cannot communicate with him'
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A pile of “yes” votes at a Donetsk polling place favoring secession in the referendum on May 11, 2014. Views
Ukraine’s Dueling Elections
Voters in two eastern Ukrainian provinces showed strong support for secession from the coup regime in Kiev, but the U.S. State Department and other regime supporters reject the outcome and vow to press ahead with a special presidential vote on May 25.
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'Unconscionable': Nobel Winners Blast Development of 'Killer Robots'
On eve of UN conference on fully autonomous weapon systems, peace groups call for global ban
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Despite Explosion, Gaza Freedom Flotilla to Sail Against Siege: Organizers
'We are full of hope that we can do something for the people of Gaza'
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Reports of Blackwater Swarming Kiev as East Vows Independence
Following contentious referendum vote, leaders in Donetsk ask Russia to absorb eastern state
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