1. David Carr, Times Critic and Champion of Media, Dies at 58
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-14 at 04:07:34

Mr. Carr, a shrewd and well-informed skeptic, wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times.

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2. Delhi to swear in anti-fraud activist
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-14 at 05:04:07

Tens of thousands are expected to watch anti-fraud activist Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in as Delhi's chief minister, after his historic election win.

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3. Letter: Over 100 artists announce a cultural boycott of Israel
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 22:21:39

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4. Gene-Altered Apples Get U.S. Approval
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-14 at 06:38:38

It will probably be several years before the fruit, which resists browning when sliced or bruised, shows up in grocery stores.

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5. Indian man slammed down after caller reported ‘black guy’
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-02-14 at 07:06:57

MADISON, Alabama (AP) — A man from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages, recordings s...

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6. Putin tried to delay Ukraine ceasefire deal, EU summit told
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 20:03:04

Russian president said to have wanted to delay truce by 10 days in order to force surrender of Ukrainian troops at key rail hub Continue reading...

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7. Musharraf: Pakistan and India’s backing for ‘proxies’ in Afghanistan must stop
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 13:11:50

In interview with the Guardian, former Pakistan president voices his support for Ashraf Ghani and hints that he cultivated the Taliban Pervez Musharraf, the former Pakistani military ruler accused of sheltering and supporting the Taliban after 2001, has c...

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9. Argentina’s president may face charges over alleged terrorist attack cover-up
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 23:25:00

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner may face formal charges weeks after mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had prepared criminal complaintArgentina’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, may face formal charges in connection wit...

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10. ‘We thought Dresden was invincible’: 70 years after the destruction of a city
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 12:30:07

A dentist’s son who was 12 years old on the night RAF bombers arrived tells of the second world war bombing – and the moment his father thought the unthinkable13 February 1945 began as an ordinary day for 12-year-old Eberhard Renner. He walked from hi...

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11. Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: ‘If I weren’t scared, I’d be awfully dangerous’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 22:16:25

With the world’s gazed fixed on Athens, a former academic with a penchant for leather jackets has taken centre stage. With no plan B and nothing to lose, he’s ready for battle — and if it all goes wrong, he says, he’ll just get back to his bookYan...

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12. Thabo Mbeki slams Jacob Zuma over brawl in South Africa parliament
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 22:35:11

Former president says successor should have answered opposition questions about use of taxpayers’ money to upgrade private residenceThabo Mbeki, the former president of South Africa, believes that his successor Jacob Zuma was wrong to duck a question in...

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13. Turkish police use water cannon on protesters denouncing ‘Islamisation’ of schools
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 20:32:26

Demonstrators clash with police in Izmir as concerns grow over growing influence of religion in Turkish schools Continue reading...

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14. Saudi women driving activists released from prison
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-14 at 08:03:24

Maysaa al-Amoudi, who defied female driving ban, and Loujain al-Hathloul released after being held for two months.

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15. Canada confirms first case of mad cow disease since 2011
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-13 at 21:06:47

Authorities stress that no part of animal reached food chainCanada confident $1.6bn beef export industry will not be hit Continue reading...

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16. Worshippers killed in Peshawar mosque attack
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-14 at 09:08:55

At least 20 people killed and 65 injured in Pakistani Taliban attack on Shia mosque in Peshawar, officials say.

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17. Decoding North Korea’s fish and mushroom slogans
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-13 at 08:10:17

North Korea has 310 new slogans - here they are in English

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20. US ‘at risk of mega-drought future’
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-13 at 05:48:53

The American south-west and central plains may be on course for droughts the like of which they have not seen in over a 1,000 years, scientists say.

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