Blog entries from: The Lede

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April 23 2014

From The Lede Wed Apr 23 2014, 13:36:50

A New York Police Department effort to engage users on Twitter turned into an international social media campaign.

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April 22 2014

From The Lede Tue Apr 22 2014, 13:55:43

The Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky, who has produced a series of vivid dispatches from Ukraine in recent weeks, was detained by pro-Russia separatists in the town of Slovyansk on Tuesday.

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April 21 2014

From The Lede Mon Apr 21 2014, 18:57:54

Add dressing up in blackface to perform traditional dances to the ever-growing catalog of behaviors that are not racist according to European politicians.

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From The Lede Mon Apr 21 2014, 17:49:49

The Portuguese Navy's fledgling drone program attracted international attention last week because of footage of the failed maiden voyage of a new reconnaissance craft.

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From The Lede Mon Apr 21 2014, 05:00:24

Reem Asaad, who led a campaign to require stores that sell products for women to hire female workers, is planning a book about her experiences and those of other Saudi women.

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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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