1. U.S. Not Expected to Fault Officer in Ferguson Case
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 05:35:52

Authorities have found no evidence to support charges against Darren Wilson, a former police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in the shooting death of Michael Brown, officials said.

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2. At Windows 10 Event, Microsoft Introduces HoloLens 3-D Headset
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 07:25:16

The HoloLens could help renew some of the luster Microsoft has lost in the last decade, when it reacted late to critical new technology trends like mobile devices and cloud computing.

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3. Israel ignoring deaths of Thai workers on farms, Human Rights Watch says
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 19:01:16

Pressure group calls on Israel to enforce labour laws after Thai workers tell of 17-hour days and being treated ‘like slaves’ Continue reading...

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4. Female UN peacekeepers: an all-too-rare sight
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 12:30:09

Fifteen years after a UN resolution stressed the vital role of women in conflict resolution, only 2% of its largest mission – in DRC – are femaleExplainer: Has resolution 1325 made any difference for women?Congo’s women fight for the right to play a...

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5. Saudi blogger’s wife: I feel destroyed but I will not sit in a corner and cry
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 21:31:22

Ensaf Haidar, whose husband, Raif Badawi, was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for criticising leading clerics, says she has not given up hope Continue reading...

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6. Romney and Jeb Bush to Meet in Utah
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 09:43:52

The private meeting scheduled this week between Mitt Romney and Mr. Bush raises the possibility that the two former governors will find a way to avoid competing presidential campaigns that would split the Republican establishment next year.

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7. Sheldon Silver, New York Assembly Speaker, Faces Arrest on Corruption Charges
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 10:39:51

The case is said to stem from payments that Mr. Silver, a Democrat, failed to list on his financial disclosure form.

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8. News Analysis: At Risk of Fragmenting, Yemen Poses Dangers to U.S.
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 05:31:10

The chaos could provide greater opportunities both for Iran and Al Qaeda, whose Yemeni branch claimed responsibility for one of the terrorist attacks in Paris this month.

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10. Germany’s Pegida leader steps down over Adolf Hitler photo
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 00:06:43

Future of anti-Islamisation movement thrown into doubt by resignation of Lutz Bachmann after Facebook photo goes viral Continue reading...

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11. Measles Cases Linked to Disneyland Rise, and Debate Over Vaccinations Intensifies
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 07:25:10

As the number of diagnoses in California reached 59, some schools said students may be barred because they have not been inoculated.

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12. Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing cigarette ends out of window
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 16:21:53

Man told to pay record S$600 per cigarette for first 33 offences and must do community service for 34th after four-day spree Continue reading...

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13. Queensland MP oversaw mine approval for company where his daughter works
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 03:45:20

Ian Walker, who was involved in the approvals process for the New Hope Group’s Acland mine expansion, says his daughter’s role in the company is no secret Continue reading...

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15. Japan Says Efforts to Contact Islamic State About Hostages Have Failed
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 14:07:10

Officials said that they were trying every avenue to reach the militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese men, as time runs out on a ransom deadline.

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17. Ukraine forces admit loss of Donetsk airport to rebels
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 02:08:43

Volunteer brigades say they have lost control of symbolic complex built for Euro 2012 as Russian and Ukrainian ministers agree artillery pullback Continue reading...

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18. Chile reopens Pablo Neruda death investigation to test for poisoning
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-22 at 02:55:17

Nobel-winning poet’s body to be retested for evidence that might support claims his death in 1973 was a Pinochet-ordered murder Continue reading...

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20. Argentine Phone Calls Detail Efforts to Shield Iran
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-22 at 07:41:48

The intercepted telephone conversations, if proved accurate, describe an elaborate effort to reward Argentina for shipping food to Iran and for seeking to derail the investigation into a terrorist attack.

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