1. Nigeria vote delay upsets locals in Boko Haram areas
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-08 at 13:36:45

Borno state residents express their disappointment after six-week postponement as protesters gather in Abuja.

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2. Climate change marchers told to hire private security firm
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-08 at 02:00:06

Campaign Against Climate Change says Britons now have to ‘pay to protest’ after police refuse to close roads along route Continue reading...

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3. Towers of Secrecy: Stream of Foreign Wealth Flows to Elite New York Real Estate
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-07 at 22:40:41

Shell companies are used to shield the identities of buyers in the competition to secure condos at the Time Warner Center and other high-end buildings. This is the first installment in a five-part series.

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5. Taiwan pilots train after crash
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-07 at 21:25:49

Taiwan's TransAsia cancels 90 flights as pilots are sent for training, while officials look into why an engine was switched off before Wednesday's crash.

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6. Measles vaccination rates in parts of Africa surpass those in North America
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-07 at 22:26:59

Good Governance Africa survey shows that 16 African countries have near 100% vaccination rates, part of a broader success story in combatting the diseaseWhile parts of North America are experiencing the worst measles outbreak in 15 years, a new report sho...

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7. Japan seizes passport of journalist planning Syria trip
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-08 at 14:24:23

Move follows brutal killing of Japanese by ISIL and comes amid soaring ratings for PM over handling of hostage crisis.

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8. ISIS Declares Airstrike Killed a U.S. Hostage
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-08 at 05:55:38

The Islamic State said Friday that Jordanian bombings in Syria intended to avenge the immolation of a captured pilot had killed an American hostage, Kayla Mueller, who was held by the group.

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10. Tunisia arrests 32 militant Islamists planning ‘spectacular’ attacks
     Published by Reuters on 2015-02-08 at 06:21:32

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia arrested 32 militant Islamists, some of them returning from fighting in Syria, who planned "spectacular" attacks, officials said on Saturday.

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11. Painting sale sets $300m record
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-07 at 18:45:54

A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin is sold for nearly $300m, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.

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12. Brian Williams, Under Scrutiny, Will Take Leave From ‘NBC Nightly News’
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-08 at 06:33:07

In a memo to the NBC News staff, Mr. Williams said that Lester Holt, the anchor for “Dateline,” would step in.

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13. Isis has reached new depths of depravity. But there is a brutal logic behind it
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-08 at 05:35:00

The video showing the burning alive of the captive Jordanian pilot Muadh al-Kasasbeh prompted revulsion around the world. Here, the author of an acclaimed new book on the rise of Isis examines the ideology that is driving the jihadi movement to ever more ...

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14. Paul Gauguin’s When Will You Marry? becomes most expensive artwork ever
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-07 at 18:14:52

Painting of two Tahitian women by an artist whose work won little or no acclaim in his lifetime is sold for nearly $300m Everyone has their price, so the saying goes, and it appears that almost $300m (£200m) was the right price for one Swiss art col...

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16. Bruce Jenner Okay Following Deadly Car Crash [UPDATE]
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-08 at 02:58:22

UPDATE:  Jenner's publicist, Alan Nierob, confirmed Jenner wasn't hurt as a result of the car crash, but he did not have additional details, according to the AP. Additionally, AP reports Sheriff's Sgt. Philip Brooks said Jenner cooperated with authorities...

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19. ‘Rape dungeon’ allegations emerge in abuse report on Dozier School for Boys
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-07 at 01:32:13

Two more boys identified as three-year dig and investigaton of the abuse inflicted on mostly black students at the now-closed Florida school nears final stagesForensic researchers sifting the grounds of a notorious Florida reform school at the centre of a...

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20. Maps that shaped the world
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-07 at 05:40:53

The story behind five maps that shaped the world

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