1. In Chapel Hill Killing of 3 Muslims, a Question of Motive
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-12 at 12:04:07

Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was charged with first-degree murder in the Chapel Hill, N.C., shooting. The police cited a parking dispute, but friends wondered if the victims’ faith played a role.

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2. VIDEO: Mediterranean ‘a migrant graveyard’
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-12 at 04:31:31

At least 300 migrants have been killed after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.

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3. The untold story of the Maidan massacre
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-12 at 06:21:04

The inside story of Kiev's Maidan massacre

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4. News Analysis: Obama’s Dual View of War Power Seeks Limits and Leeway
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-12 at 11:34:08

In seeking authorization for a campaign against ISIS, President Obama took the unusual step of asking Congress to restrict the ability of the commander in chief to wage war, but he left room for flexibility.

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5. Pope Francis: not having children is selfish
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-12 at 02:14:02

Life rejuvenates and acquires energy when it multiplies, pontiff tells audience in St Peter’s SquarePope Francis has chided couples who choose not to have children, saying the decision is a “selfish” act. The statement, made in his general audience...

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6. Obama Administration Plans to Aggressively Target Wildlife Trafficking
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-12 at 11:47:50

The plan includes using intelligence agencies and putting pressure on Asian countries to stop the buying and selling of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory.

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8. Leaders At Ukraine Peace Talks Reach Deal For Cease-Fire, Putin Says
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-02-12 at 15:08:14

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agree...

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9. Smoking’s Toll on Health Is Even Worse Than Previously Thought, a Study Finds
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-12 at 11:41:43

A new analysis suggests that an additional 60,000 deaths a year in the United States are linked to smoking.

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10. Bob Simon, ‘60 Minutes’ Correspondent, Dies in Manhattan Car Crash at 73
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-12 at 12:07:41

Mr. Simon, who covered most major news events over the past five decades, was in a livery cab that sideswiped a car and then veered into a median on 12th Avenue.

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11. First gray wolf seen at Grand Canyon in 70 years killed by Utah hunter
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-12 at 03:55:20

Echo, who was spotted near the north rim of the famous Arizona landmark in 2014, was shot by a man who said he mistook her for a coyote Continue reading...

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12. Muslim population in England and Wales nearly doubles in 10 years
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 23:31:06

More children and fewer elderly people help Muslim population grow faster than population overall, analysis of latest census data shows  Continue reading...

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14. Costa captain gets 16-year sentence
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-12 at 02:22:36

Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of 32 people who died when the cruise ship sank in 2012.

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15. Teenage girls in Burma find their voices to defend their rights
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 10:30:03

A programme that encourages leadership skills and self-confidence is helping young women to prevent abuse and dream of brighter futures Continue reading...

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16. Child detention ‘cruel and illegal’
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-12 at 10:16:30

Australia's policy of detaining children of asylum seekers causes them harm and violates international human rights law, a report says.

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17. Morocco destroys migrant camps near border with Spanish enclave
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 22:10:01

Human rights group says more than 1,200 migrants detained and put on buses to other parts of the country in raids near Melilla Continue reading...

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18. Family of North Carolina shooting victims denounce killings as ‘hate crime’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-12 at 04:28:32

Sister of victim describes it as ‘execution-style murder’ and other family claim anti-Muslim motiviations but police say it may stem from parking disputeThe older sister of one of three North Carolina students killed in an attack on Tuesday has called...

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19. ‘True hell’ of mass rape in Darfur revealed in report on Sudan
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 21:31:12

Rape by Sudanese forces in Darfur revealed in Human Rights Watch report as agency says UN and African Union should take urgent steps to protect civilians Continue reading...

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20. IMF announces $17.5bn loan for Ukraine
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-12 at 15:41:07

Deal, under which Kiev will have to cut spending, restructure banks and fight corruption, comes as leaders meeting in Minsk agree ceasefire for east of country Continue reading...

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