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April 18 2014

From The Lede Fri Apr 18 2014, 18:08:04

Thousands of Turkish women have taken part in a Twitter campaign to voice outrage at men who invade their space by spreading their legs while sitting next to them on buses and trains.

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From The Lede Fri Apr 18 2014, 16:52:17

One day after he took part in a stage-managed forum with President Vladimir Putin on Russian state television, the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden defended his participation.

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April 17 2014

From The Lede Thu Apr 17 2014, 08:59:03

Video of the former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden asking President Vladimir V. Putin a question about surveillance during a call-in program on Russian television Thursday was quickly posted online by a state-owned broadcaster.

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April 16 2014

From The Lede Wed Apr 16 2014, 14:51:19

Video released by the South Korean Coast Guard on Wednesday showed survivors being plucked from a sinking ferry by helicopter and boat as the ship slowly capsized.

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April 15 2014

From The Lede Tue Apr 15 2014, 18:43:57

Video shot by local journalists showed a general and a politician being beaten by mobs in the east and the west of the country.

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From The Lede Tue Apr 15 2014, 12:00:56

On the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, both victims and survivors are remembered.

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April 14 2014

From The Lede Mon Apr 14 2014, 19:13:21

Its claims about Ukraine are so at odds with visual evidence online, a French diplomat said, that it seems as if the Russian government "isn't aware that the Internet exists."

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April 11 2014

From The Lede Fri Apr 11 2014, 13:57:28

Pope Francis said he was personally asking for forgiveness for the damage done to children.

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April 9 2014

From The Lede Wed Apr 9 2014, 18:14:21

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a native of Somalia, said she was shocked that Brandeis University had withdrawn its invitation to give her an honorary degree.

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From The Lede Wed Apr 9 2014, 16:51:55

A campaign started this week, "Not a Bug Splat," sought to draw attention to the human cost of American drone strikes in Pakistan, and to communicate directly with the pilots who guide the bombers to their targets by remote control.

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