1. Fears of turning point for French politics after Charlie Hebdo attack
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-08 at 01:26:01

Shooting may have long-term implications for a society already witness to a rise in xenophobic and anti-Islam sentimentCharlie Hebdo attack: follow the latest developments Continue reading...

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3. Obama Plan Would Help Many Go to Community College Free
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-09 at 07:43:36

The initiative, which would expand educational opportunities for millions of Americans, is another attempt by the president to address the income inequality that has persisted in the United States despite the economic rebound.

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4. Russia imposes sex rules for drivers
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-09 at 00:31:49

Russia says transsexual and transgender people will be barred from driving on medical grounds, in a controversial move.

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5. News: Updates on Search for Suspects
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-09 at 04:20:39

As the manhunt continued, France extended its highest level terror alert to Picardy, a region north of greater Paris.

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9. U.S.O.C. Chooses Boston as Candidate for 2024 Summer Olympics
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-09 at 07:39:59

The United States Olympic Committee on Thursday chose Boston as the American bid city for the 2024 Summer Games, over Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.

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10. Central African Republic: besieged Muslims trapped in enclaves – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-08 at 12:30:02

Thousands of Muslims, mainly ethnic Fulani herders, are living in deteriorating conditions at camps in the south-west of Central African Republic, after fleeing attacks by anti-Balaka militia. At the displacement sites they face the threat of malnutrition...

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13. Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa in poll defeat
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-09 at 15:33:52

Mahinda Rajapaksa is defeated in Sri Lanka's presidential election by a challenger from his inner circle, ending almost a decade in power.

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14. Indian worker sacked after going on leave for 24 years
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-09 at 09:50:11

Indian worker went on leave in 1990 but was finally dismissed by India’s central public works department Continue reading...

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15. Paris magazine attack: search for gunmen enters second night – as it happened
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-09 at 04:52:31

This blog has ended – follow the current blog hereOne suspect had traveled to Yemen, French minister saysManhunt for two brothers continuesTravel to Yemen ‘to train with al-Qaeda’, Reuters reportsAuthorities converge on area northeast of ParisRead t...

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18. Cartoon shooting: Is Islam to blame?
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-01-09 at 02:11:53

Killing of 12 people by gunmen at French satirical magazine comes at a time of rising anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe.

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20. US to close 15 bases in Europe
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-08 at 23:08:22

The US will close 15 military bases across Europe, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel confirms, to save the Pentagon $500m (£300m) a year.

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