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Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."

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Abuse Allegations Against U.N. Peacekeepers Raise Troubling Questions

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

The U.N. Human Rights official who gave French authorities a report detailing abuse claims at a Central African Republic camp, is back at work. He faces questions about whether he broke protocol.

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Prince Releases 'Baltimore'; Holds Concert In Troubled City

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

Prince performed in Baltimore Sunday night. It was billed as a "Rally 4 Peace" — just weeks after violence erupted following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Police officers are charged in his death.

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Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

The 6 Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the black man who was injured in police custody, say the charges they face — ranging from murder to misconduct — should be dismissed.

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Teen Blogger In Singapore On Trial For Sedition

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

In Singapore, political discourse is highly controlled. And a 16-year-old blogger named Amos Yee has pushed those limits. A verdict in the case is expected on Tuesday.

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U.S. Judge To Rule On Asylum Challenge Involving Families From Central America

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

A federal judge is expected to rule on whether it is constitutional to hold women and children from Central America, who are seeking asylum in the U.S., in detention centers.

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South Korea's Single Moms Struggle To Remove A Social Stigma

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:16am

Women who choose to raise their children out of wedlock are so rare in South Korean society that they face social ostracization, job losses and active encouragement to adopt out their kids.

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With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:43am

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.

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Two Guys In Paris Aim To Charm The World Into Climate Action

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:24am

It's a nightmarish job: No exercise or fresh air and little food and sleep for days at a time, all in an effort to convince 200 countries to save Earth's climate and the planet. Can they do it?

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