1. Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-23 at 08:29:43

Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars on Sunday for her performance in "Boyhood," and used her speech to champion women's rights. 

"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United State...

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2. 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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3. Maldives ex-leader Nasheed arrested
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-22 at 20:41:49

Police in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives arrest opposition leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed on terror charges.

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4. Young girl suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-02-23 at 04:28:32

A girl thought to be as young as seven killed herself and seven others in a suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria on Sunday as President Goodluck Jonathan conceded his government had initially underrated the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. Previous at...

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5. Christian comedy wins four Razzies
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-22 at 14:35:05

Saving Christmas, Kirk Cameron's comedy about the true meaning of the festival, is the big winner at the annual celebration of movie mediocrity, the Razzies.

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6. Arrest shows Venezuelan leader panicking: mayor’s wife
     Published by Reuters on 2015-02-22 at 23:16:45

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's president is panicking over falling popularity and has revealed his authoritarian face by arresting Caracas's mayor, the opposition politician's wife said.

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7. Syria-bound missing schoolgirl’s father urges her not to fall into clutches of Isis
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 21:50:12

Hussen Abase, Amira’s father, urges her to come home as UK counter-terrorism officers face scrutiny over girls’ possible online radicalisationThe father of one of the London schoolgirls feared to be on her way to Syria has said her family “cannot st...

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8. Turkey enters Syria to remove tomb
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-22 at 21:24:25

Turkish forces enter war-torn northern Syria to evacuate troops guarding a historic tomb, demolishing it and moving the remains elsewhere.

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9. Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-02-23 at 05:58:44

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.

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10. Chelsea fans allegedly involved in Paris Métro racist incident identified
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 18:18:41

Metropolitan police say they have spoken to three men about incident on Paris Métro and are liaising with French authorities Continue reading...

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11. Common & John Legend’s Powerful ‘Glory’ Performance Gets Standing Ovation At Oscars
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-23 at 09:36:50

Common and John Legend provided Sunday's Oscars with its most powerful moment: a performance of "Glory" that brought the entire Dolby Theatre to its feet.



To celebrate "Selma" and their Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, the duo took the stage in...

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12. 14-year-old Palestinian jailed for stone-throwing maintains innocence
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 21:42:04

Malak al-Khatib was jailed for 44 days for stone-throwing and carrying a knife but insists she only admitted the crimes due to intimidationAn account by a 14-year old Palestinian girl of her arrest, interrogation and 44-day detention after she was accused...

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13. Hollywood’s Big Night: Academy Awards
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-23 at 03:08:46

Reporters for The New York Times offer commentary throughout the awards ceremony. Neil Patrick Harris hosts the telecast.

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14. Children in war zones being failed by Britain, say MPs in scathing report
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 02:21:31

All-party group says government lacks ‘tangible, or indeed any kind of, strategy’ relating to child protection in humanitarian missions Continue reading...

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15. Scores killed in Bangladesh ferry accident
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-02-23 at 07:49:42

At least 65 people killed as vessel carrying about 140 passengers sinks after colliding with cargo ship.

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16. Jewish magazine in Germany to be delivered in plain envelopes
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-22 at 21:30:09

Jüdisches Berlin makes decision following recent deadly antisemitic attacks across Europe, to reduce likelihood of hostility towards subscribersA monthly magazine serving Berlin’s Jewish community will be delivered to subscribers in blank envelopes fro...

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