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Parents Say 234 Girls Are Missing From School In Nigeria

Accounts have varied widely about what has happened to girls and young women presumed kidnapped by Islamist extremists. Authorities say 85 are unaccounted for. Families say the number is much higher.
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Lead Poisoning Nightmare In Nigeria May Be Easing

Four years ago, hundreds of children died, exposed to lead dust that was everywhere, created in a rush to process ore for gold. Nigeria is finding its own path to curb that dust — and save kids.
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President Obama Will Skip China, But Asia Trip Sends A Message

President Obama visits several Asian countries this week. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with business journalists Sudeep Reddy and Roben Farzad about what the trip could mean for the U.S. economy.
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Security Threats Hit Deeper Than Heartbleed Bug

The recent Heartbleed bug may have prompted many people to change their passwords, but as the Huffington Post's Gerry Smith explains, hackers have been taking sensitive information hostage for years.
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VIDEO: Leopard Attacks Residents In Central India

The big cat lunges at one man and chases panicked residents along rooftops in Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
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Biden Visits Ukraine In Show Of U.S. Support

The vice president has arrived in Kiev amid increased tensions in the country's east between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian nationalists. He was expected to offer energy and economic aid.
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After Tragedy, Nepalese Sherpas May Refuse To Climb Everest

The deaths last week of at least 13 guides have led others to issue demands, including for more compensation for families of the dead. They're considering a boycott if the requests aren't granted.
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Win Tin, Myanmar's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Dies

The former newspaper editor, who co-founded the National League for Democracy with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, spent 19 years in prison until his release in 2008. He died Monday of organ failure.
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'Murder,' South Korean Leader Says Of Ferry Captain's Actions

President Park Geun-hye says the captain did little to help the hundreds on board escape. More than 60 bodies have been recovered. More than 230 people, most of them high school students, are missing.
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Gunmen Wound Pakistani TV Anchor In Weekend Shooting

Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.

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