1. Protests After Grand Jury in Eric Garner Chokehold Case Doesn’t Indict Officer
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-04 at 15:32:26

The panel’s decision to end the criminal case in Mr. Garner’s death on Staten Island provoked a wave of protests; the Justice Department said it would open a civil rights inquiry.

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4. Japanese vagina kayak artist arrested again for obscenity
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-04 at 00:11:25

Megumi Igarashi ‘planned to build boat based on her genitals using 3D printer’Artist was arrested and released in July on similar grounds Continue reading...

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7. Iranian air force bombs Isis targets in Iraq, says Pentagon
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-03 at 21:29:26

Washington and Tehran deny coordination as part of US-led coalition against Islamic StateAnalysis: Ingenuity keeps Iran’s Vietnam-era planes flying in fight against Isis Continue reading...

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8. US: Any Iran strikes on IS positive
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-04 at 00:13:33

The US secretary of state says Iranian military action against Islamic State in Iraq would be "positive", despite Iran denying co-operation on any strikes.

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9. US probe into NY chokehold death
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-04 at 15:35:19

US officials order a probe after a grand jury decides not to charge a white New York police officer over the death of a black man he was restraining.

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10. ‘Superbugs’ Kill India’s Babies and Pose an Overseas Threat
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-04 at 07:34:41

Researchers say a significant share of the bacteria in India — in its water, sewage, animals, soil and even its mothers — are resistant to nearly all antibiotics.

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12. Petition against EU-US trade talks
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-04 at 14:02:17

A petition calling for an end to negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP, has got a million signatures

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13. The US is still the only developed country that doesn’t guarantee paid maternity leave
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-03 at 19:16:14

The US supreme court is hearing a pregnancy discrimination case that could have far-reaching effects for American women who work through their pregnanciesJessica Valenti: Why doesn’t the US do more to help pregnant women? Continue reading...

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14. Kerry: attacks are slowing Isis advance but defeating jihadis could take years
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-04 at 03:45:51

John Kerry insists international coalition’s strategy is working as Iran joins air strikes against Islamic State fighters Continue reading...

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15. Chinese paper accuses west of stoking extremism in Middle East
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-04 at 13:08:09

Commentary condemns western countries for arming anti-government movements fighting against Syrian government Continue reading...

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16. Corruption pervades fast-growing economies of China, Turkey and Angola
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-03 at 15:28:00

Transparency International’s measure of perceived public sector corruption says emerging countries increasingly seen as prone to fraud and bribery Continue reading...

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17. Record-breaking tortilla attempt turns into big embarrassment for Spanish city
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-03 at 22:12:40

Guinness World Records rejects three-tonne Spanish omelette, saying it failed to beat record set by Japan Continue reading...

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20. Why India’s mobile network is broken
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-04 at 04:32:03

Why India's mobile network is broken

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