1. Ecuador indigenous leader found dead days before planned Lima protest
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-07 at 04:29:02

Shuar leader José Isidro Tendetza Antún missing since 28 NovemberActivists believe death linked to opposition to state-Chinese mine project Continue reading...

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2. Kenya police admit ‘extrajudicial killings’
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-08 at 15:35:32

Officers tell Al Jazeera they are involved in assassination programme targeting suspected Muslim radicals.

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3. Out100 2014: the year’s most compelling LGBT people – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-07 at 04:30:06

Actor Ellen Page heads a portfolio of stars for this year’s Out100• OUT editor Aaron Hicklin looks back on 20 years of change Continue reading...

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4. An Ebola Doctor’s Return From the Edge of Death
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-08 at 05:01:18

In his first interview, Dr. Ian Crozier, who was treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital, speaks of what he saw treating the disease and his near-death experience after he was infected.

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5. Philippine typhoon death toll jumps
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-08 at 16:46:01

Typhoon Hagupit weakens and heads towards Manila after killing 21 people, mostly in central region.

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6. Weakened storm Hagupit nears Manila
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-08 at 13:55:29

Hagupit, which has weakened from a typhoon into a tropical storm, sweeps westwards towards the Philippines' capital Manila.

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7. Moscow braces for economic winter as rouble becomes a standing joke
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-07 at 05:01:20

After a week of currency meltdown, traditional Russian fatalism is back in force. Are the good times over for Moscow’s big spending elite? Continue reading...

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8. Israeli jets ‘strike near Damascus’
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-07 at 23:48:40

The Syrian army accuses Israel of air strikes on areas near Damascus, but there is no confirmation from Israel.

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9. Mexico protesters vow to keep fighting after body identified – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-07 at 16:38:00

Thousands of protesters marched in Mexico City on Saturday calling for action over the 43 student teachers who have been missing since September. Protesters tell Adam Gabbatt that demonstrations have turned into something bigger than the search for the mi...

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10. Ralph H. Baer, Inventor of First System for Home Video Games, Is Dead at 92
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-08 at 06:43:49

Mr. Baer, who worked as an engineer at a military contractor, became obsessed with building a “game box” that would allow people to play board, action, sports and other games on a standard television set.

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12. Yemen migrant boat sinks killing 70
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-08 at 02:04:36

A boat carrying mostly Ethiopian migrants sinks off Yemen's western coast, killing 70 people, Yemeni officials say.

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14. UN: Opium harvests soaring in Southeast Asia
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-08 at 09:46:48

Regional increase in demand for opium and heroin triggers a resurgence of production and threatens development.

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15. New York mayor Bill de Blasio refuses to endorse Eric Garner grand jury decision
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-08 at 00:23:28

Mayor says he ‘respects the process’ of grand juryNYPD to conduct its own inquiry into death of Eric GarnerOpinion: Dear white people – your discomfort is progressYoung poet gives new voice to last words of Eric Garner Continue reading...

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16. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Arrive, and New York City Checks Its Tie
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-08 at 06:10:26

After weeks of planning and jitters about protocol, the city welcomed Prince William and his wife, Catherine, for a three-day visit.

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17. Christopher Pyne tells colleagues to hold their tongues, but he can’t control Andrew Bolt’s
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-07 at 11:56:23

The education minister and conservative commentator tangled on television as Bolt refused to toe the Coalition line, denying his role was to help the government get re-elected  Continue reading...

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18. ‘Rape’ prompts Uber ban in Indian capital
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-08 at 16:22:43

Delhi government bans popular global taxi service after female passenger alleged rape by driver.

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19. Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week
     Published by Huffington Post on 2014-12-08 at 11:04:47

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways -- so we like to round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.

Our guest curator this week is Kim Bongiorno, who blogs at Let Me S...

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