1. 10 things Italy does better than anywhere else
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-07 at 07:47:57

10 things Italy does better than anywhere else

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2. ISIS Bulldozing of Ancient Nimrud Site in Iraq Stirs Outrage
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 04:30:46

Archaeologists despaired that the Islamic State aimed to systematically destroy the relics at a wellspring of civilization.

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3. C.I.A. to Be Overhauled To Fight Modern Threats
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 00:40:06

The C.I.A. director, John O. Brennan, said the restructuring of the 67-year-old agency would improve its success against modern global threats.

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5. Corruption charges face U.S. senator
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-07 at 03:24:16

The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor and friend in exchange for gifts.

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6. China Blocks Web Access to ‘Under the Dome’ Documentary on Pollution
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 01:11:21

“Under the Dome” had hundreds of millions of views on Chinese websites within days of its release, more than any other video in recent years, but websites were promptly ordered to delete it.

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7. Families of Flight 370 Victims Fear Silence as World Moves On
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 03:11:41

Relatives of people who were on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have spent the last year with a lack of answers, but to them the silence is worse.

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10. Germany Sets Gender Quota in Boardrooms
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 01:46:15

Germany passed a law Friday that requires some of Europe’s biggest companies to give 30 percent of supervisory seats to women beginning next year.

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12. 2 Ferguson police officers quit
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-07 at 05:21:33

Two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, resigned Thursday over racist emails discovered during the U.S. Department of Justice investigation of the police department, city spokesman Jeff Small said on Friday, citing the city attorney.

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13. Emma Watson: Gender equality is for men, too
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-07 at 02:02:19

Emma Watson: Gender equality is for men, too


14. Top Sierra Leone athlete arrested after he was found living rough in London
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-07 at 01:39:42

Jimmy Thoronka, who vanished after Commonwealth Games, says he can’t go home because Ebola has wiped out his familySierra Leone’s top sprinter, who vanished after the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer, has been arrested after he was found in a...

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15. Fifty years after Selma, Alabama at the heart of a new civil rights struggle
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-07 at 00:18:06

Half a century ago, the Selma to Montgomery march represented a watershed in modern American life. But this weekend, activists will fight in Alabama with a broader focus – for change in gay rights, immigration and the environmentWhen Esther Calhoun marc...

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16. Lens Blog: Making Egypt’s Streets Safe for Women
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 00:56:33

Eman Helal hopes to not only document the widespread harassment of women on Cairo’s streets, but she also aims to spur changes in public attitudes and behavior.

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17. Iraqi army drives IS out of key town
     Published by BBC on 2015-03-07 at 06:20:47

The US military says Iraqi forces have pushed Islamic State fighters out of the town of al-Baghdadi amid a wider offensive by government troops.

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18. Gay Marriage Bans Are Unconstitutional, DOJ Tells Supreme Court
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-03-07 at 03:59:31

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration thinks the Supreme Court should rule that state bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, according to a brief filed by Justice Department lawyers on Friday.

The amicus brief urges the Supreme Court to rule th...

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20. F.D.A. Approves Zarxio, First Biosimilar Drug
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-07 at 00:13:37

The approval paves the way for alternatives to an entire class of complex and costly drugs to go on the market.

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