1. Policeman Ahmed Merabet mourned after death in Charlie Hebdo attack
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-09 at 05:23:00

Colleagues pay tribute to Muslim officer who was shot at point blank range during raid on Paris magazineCharlie Hebdo shooting – live coverageCharlie Hebdo attack: what we know so far  Continue reading...

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3. 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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4. In Obama Plan, Many Would 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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5. ‘Bodies strewn’ across Nigeria town
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-09 at 00:24:35

Bodies lay strewn on the streets of a key north-eastern Nigerian town following on-going raids by militant Islamists, officials tells the BBC.

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6. Armed French gendarmes swoop on villages in manhunt for newspaper attackers
     Published by Reuters on 2015-01-09 at 05:26:50

CORCY, France (Reuters) - Armed and masked anti-terrorism police swooped on woodland villages northeast of Paris on Thursday in a manhunt for two brothers suspected of being the Islamist gunmen who killed 12 people at a French satirical weekly.

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7. 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. Cartoonist Wolinski’s daughter: ‘I don’t think you can kill ideas’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-09 at 00:39:22

Elsa Wolinski says her father, killed in Charlie Hebdo attack, brought her up in the knowledge he was in a ‘risky profession’ Continue reading...

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14. 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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16. 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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19. Vigils held across Europe for victims of Paris attack – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-08 at 03:48:00

Thousands of people attend vigils across European cities to show their support for the victims of the attack on the offices of magazine Charlie Hebdo that saw twelve people killed, including two police officers. People gathered in Paris, Brussels, Berlin,...

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20. Militants planning mass casualty attacks against West
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-01-09 at 06:40:33

London (AFP) - The head of Britain's domestic spy agency MI5 warned on Thursday that militant Islamists in Syria were planning "mass casualty attacks" in the West and that intelligence services may be powerless to stop them.

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