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Nut Rumpus Prompts Korean Airline Exec To Apologize And Resign

Cho Hyun-ah, whose family runs Korean Air, forced a Korea-bound jet to return to a New York terminal so she could eject its cabin crew chief over the presentation of macadamia nuts.
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5 Interrogation Methods The CIA Used On Terrorism Suspects

The Senate's report says CIA interrogators used methods such as rectal infusion and waterboarding on detainees. The report says the techniques were ineffective, a point the agency disputes.
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Argentina: Where Cash Is King And Robberies Are On The Rise

With spiraling inflation and a distrust in banks after the country's 2001 default, Argentines are keeping more cash on hand. And that means robbery rates are spiraling, too.
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A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

An ambulance in Sierra Leone is sent out to pick up a suspected patient. But after two wrong turns and several stops for directions, it arrives at the home of a 14-year-old boy with no signs of Ebola.
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Reporter In Kabul Wins Award For Courage In Journalism

Rolling Stone's Matthieu Aikins reported on this year's opium harvest — the biggest in Afghanistan's history. He also talks about traveling with a rescue crew in Syria and a Shia militia in Iraq.
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'Ebola Must Go' — And So Must Prejudice Against Survivors

Liberia has started a campaign to get communities more involved in stopping Ebola. But even in the town handpicked to launch the campaign, a family of survivors has been ostracized.
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World Food Program Resumes Food Aid For Syrian Refugees

The U.N. organization said that after it suspended a food-voucher program earlier this month, individuals, the private sector and governments stepped in to raise the money.
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Ireland Softens Under Pressure To Drop Its Corporate 'Duty-Free Zone'

U.S. and European officials are angry about Irish rules that let some firms pay just 2 percent in corporate taxes. Ireland announced some tax code changes, but few think they will change things much.
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As Torture Report's Release Nears, CIA And Opponents Ready Responses

The Senate's release will focus on case studies of the treatment, at times brutal, of 20 or so high-value detainees in the counterterrorism efforts following 9/11, and whether those methods paid off.
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Facing Threats From ISIS And Iran, Gulf States Set To Join Forces

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is expected to form an unprecedented, NATO-inspired joint military command. The growing strength of ISIS and Iran's influence has made cooperation more urgent.

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