1. Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-22 at 01:35:53

Newly released documents show the extent of the links between corporate interests and the published work of Wei-Hock Soon, a Smithsonian-affiliated scientist who has tried to debunk the consensus about global warming.

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2. Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-21 at 13:27:49

A fire fanned by strong winds sweeps through the Torch skyscraper in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.

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3. Niagara Falls freezes over as polar vortex drops temperatures – pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-21 at 02:56:44

It is so cold across North America that the normally rushing falls of the Niagara river have partially frozen. The river is still flowing underneath the ice, which isn’t expected to melt any time soon as temperatures continue to stay below freezing Cont...

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4. Norway’s Muslims and Jews link up to denounce extremist violence
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 02:11:29

Muslims attend peace vigil in Oslo in solidarity with Jews a week after fatal shootings in nearby Denmark Norwegian Muslims organised a peace vigil in Oslo on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Jews a week after fatal shootings in Denmark targeted a sy...

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5. Gunmen seize South Sudan boys
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-21 at 19:52:04

Armed men have abducted at least 89 boys from a camp for people displaced by fighting in South Sudan, the UN reports.

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6. Inside the Islamic State ‘capital’: no end in sight to its grim rule
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 04:01:39

US air strikes have damaged morale in Raqqa, Syria, but a local anti-Isis activist says no one is expecting the group to be driven outWhen Isis took over Raqqa, a wave of black swept over the city. The group’s dark flags were raised where its members li...

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7. Bill O’Reilly’s CBS Colleague Says Buenos Aires Was Not A ‘Combat Situation’ After Falklands War
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-22 at 04:37:50

Buenos Aires was neither a “war zone” nor a “combat situation” after Argentina surrendered to Britain in the Falklands War, says one of Bill O’Reilly’s former colleagues at CBS who was with him in the capital at the time. 

“It was an ‘exp...

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8. How much do red pandas like snow? A lot – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-21 at 20:04:00

How much do red pandas like snow? Quite a lot, it seems. A zookeeper at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden shot footage of two red pandas having the time of their life in the fresh snow. Rover, a 9-year-old male and Lin, a 2-year-old female, leap around,...

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9. Among the Navajos, a Renewed Debate About Gay Marriage
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-22 at 03:18:33

At least one presidential contender favors repealing a 2005 tribal law that prohibits same-sex marriage and cannot be reviewed by the Supreme Court.

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10. Turkey launches rescue operation inside Syria
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-22 at 16:42:34

Turkish forces carry out incursion into Syria to evacuate Turkish soldiers from Suleyman Shah tomb, Turkish PM confirms.

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11. Turkish Military Enters Syria to Evacuate Soldiers and Move Tomb’s Remains, Reports Say
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-22 at 14:14:45

The Turkish Army launched an operation targeting the Tomb of Suleyman Shah, which has been besieged by Islamic State militants, an official and Turkish news media reported.

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13. Scott Walker Says He Doesn’t Know If Obama Is A Christian
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-22 at 05:31:27

Not only does Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) not know whether President Barack Obama loves America, he also appears to be unaware that the president is a Christian.

“I don’t know,” the potential 2016 candidate told The Washington Post at the winte...

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14. Majority of electorate would vote for UK to leave EU in latest poll
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 01:48:37

Latest Opinium/Observer poll shows 51% would opt to leave EU compared with 49% who would vote to stay in Continue reading...

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16. ‘Dear White People’ Writer-Director Justin Simien Calls For More Diversity In Storytelling At Spirit Awards
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-22 at 04:44:13

"Dear White People" writer-director Justin Simien won Best First Screenplay at Saturday's 30th annual Independent Spirit Awards, and used his acceptance speech to call out the importance of having more diverse voices in Hollywood.

"I started writing this...

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17. Venezuela Mayor Is Accused of U.S.-Backed Coup Plot
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-21 at 23:31:27

Mayor Antonio Ledezma of Caracas, indicted on charges of conspiracy and plotting a coup, was to be moved to a military prison outside the capital, the government said.

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20. The Greek Resistance
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-22 at 15:53:43

Tied together by a painful history, Greece and Germany are locked into a new conflict that has reawakened old ghosts.

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