1. Michele Ferrero, Italy’s richest man and owner of Nutella brand, dies aged 89
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-15 at 05:25:31

Italian president praises Ferrero – who also created Ferrero Rocher, Kinder Surprise eggs and Tic-Tacs – who was ‘always ahead of his time’Michele Ferrero, the world’s richest confectionery maker whose Nutella chocolate and hazelnut spread helpe...

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2. One dead and three injured in Copenhagen ‘terrorist attack’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-14 at 22:24:27

Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced death threats for caricaturing prophet Muhammad, was at blasphemy debate in cafe hit by estimated 200 shots Continue reading...

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3. Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard Celebrate Baby Shower With Co-Workers
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-15 at 05:10:09

Two months to go until Baby Dilly's arrival, and already Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's son is being showered with lots of love! On Thursday, Feb. 12, Dillard's Walmart co-workers threw him and Jill a baby shower and gifted them goodies for their baby b...

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4. Shots fired at Copenhagen synagogue: Danish police
     Published by Reuters on 2015-02-15 at 05:55:59

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - One person was shot in the head and two police were wounded in an attack on a synagogue in central Copenhagen, Danish police said, adding that it was too early to say whether the incident was connected to an earlier one at an arts c...

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6. Sierra Leone Loses Track of Millions in Ebola Funds
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-15 at 06:55:09

A report by the country’s national auditor says government ministers lost track of more than $3 million in internal emergency funds to fight the virus.

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7. *NSYNC Teases Reunion At ‘Saturday Night Live’ 40th Anniversary
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-15 at 04:50:39

It's bye, bye, bye to your other weekend plans.

The "Saturday Night Live" 40th anniversary special was already going to be huge, but a possible *NSYNC reunion just made it must-see TV. The band's official Twitter account gave fans the best Valentine's Da...

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9. Delhi chief ‘to end VIP culture’
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-14 at 15:46:15

Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal vows to end Delhi's "VIP culture" as he is sworn in as Delhi's chief minister in front of thousands.

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10. Turkey protests over woman’s murder
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-15 at 13:20:33

Thousands of women join protests in several Turkish cities over the murder of a young woman who allegedly resisted a rape attempt.

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14. Delhi Wakes Up to an Air Pollution Problem It Cannot Ignore
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-15 at 05:51:50

While Beijing’s air quality has generated more headlines worldwide, scientists say New Delhi’s air is often significantly worse, but only now are residents turning to surgical masks and air purifiers.

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15. Japan ‘pledges $15m to fight armed groups’
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-15 at 15:09:33

Funds to be provided to organisations in Middle East and North Africa, following ISIL hostage murders, report says.

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16. Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-14 at 23:22:38

A report by a Russian cybersecurity firm says a global gang of thieves penetrated banking systems to steal millions of dollars.

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17. Governments too slow to scrap laws biased against women, report says
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-14 at 14:30:01

Advocacy group Equality Now says that despite progress many discriminatory laws remain 20 years after a call to repeal them – and more are being passed Continue reading...

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18. Military and ISIS Clash Over Iraqi Town Near a Base Housing U.S. Troops
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-15 at 02:25:15

Iraqi soldiers and militants of the Islamic State group clashed again over the weekend in a Iraqi town that has changed hands several times near a military base where American troops are providing training.

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19. Ayatollah ‘sent secret letter to Obama’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-14 at 10:47:48

Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, said to have responded to overture from US president about collaborating against Isis if nuclear deal is reached Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has responded to overtures from Barack Obama amid nucl...

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20. We cannot allow censorship and silencing of individuals
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-15 at 05:34:00

Universities have a particular responsibility to resist this kind of bullying Continue reading...

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