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ISIS Captives Tell Of Rapes And Beatings, Plead For Help

Activists say militants are holding hundreds, perhaps thousands of Yazidi women in northern Iraq. The women make contact through secret phones; some men have been killed or beaten trying to save them.
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American Cameraman, Working For NBC News, Tests Positive For Ebola

NBC says Ashoka Mukpo, 33, who was working in Liberia, is being flown back to the United States for treatment. The freelance cameraman came down with symptoms on Wednesday.
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Soccer Players Sue Over Proposed Turf Field For Women's World Cup

Team USA soccer player Heather O'Reilly talks about the lawsuit she and other players from the U.S. and abroad have filed against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association.
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To Some In China, Hong Kong Protesters Are Flouting The Law

Rachel Martin talks to Victor Gao, former translator for Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, about why he believes the Hong Kong protesters are flouting the rule of law and should be dealt with accordingly.
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Abortion In India Is Legal Yet Women Are Still Dying

A poor woman in India has many bad choices when it comes to abortion: a do-it-yourself home treatment, an unqualified midwife, a quack medicine man. Seteng Horo was fortunate to find a safer option.
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Hong Kong Leader Ignores Protesters' Calls To Resign

Hong Kong's top leader has refused to resign as protesters had demanded, but he has offered to negotiate with student protest leaders.
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Why 4.4 Billion People Still Don't Have Internet Access

More than half the global population has never been online. But Silicon Valley giants are trying to change that.
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The Cycling Desk: Work Out And Charge Your Phone During A Trip

Stationary bikes that power your gadgets as you pedal are this week's innovation pick. They've already appeared in railway stations and airports in Europe and may be for sale later this year.
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A Glimmer Of Hope: Nigeria May Have Beaten Ebola

In the midst of worldwide panic over Ebola, Africa's most populous nation has started to celebrate. Nigeria's outbreak began in July, and now the country is on the verge of victory.
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Liberia To Prosecute U.S. Ebola Patient For Allegedly Lying On Questionnaire

Officials say that Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who was diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola, lied on an airport form asking whether he'd been in contact with anyone infected with the disease.

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