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A Gender Revolution Hits The Streets, Two Wheels At A Time

On one ride, a guy knocked one of the girls off her bike. But it didn't discourage these Afghan teens from cruising around Kabul every Friday and challenging the view that woman shouldn't bike.
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Japanese Author Builds Monument To Honor Dead Insects

It shows a man with his head bent, bowing to a massive beetle crawling over a rock. Takeshi Yoro tells the Kyodo News agency, he hopes the monument will console the souls of the insects he has killed.
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In Their First World Cup Match, U.S. Women Beat Australia 3 -1

After Monday's victory, the U.S. has a strong lead in its World Cup group. That's good news for Hemphill family members, who are spending their vacation following the team during play in Canada.
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High Court Sides With White House On Jerusalem Passport Dispute

Supporters of Israel were critical of Monday's Supreme Court ruling that struck down a law allowing U.S. citizens to list Israel as their birthplace if they were born in Jerusalem.
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French Government Expected To Expand Power Of Surveillance

A sweeping surveillance bill giving the government heightened powers to spy and analyze metadata passed the lower house and is expected to clear the Senate. Critics call it the French Patriot Act.
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South Korea Scrambles To Contain MERS Virus

Middle East respiratory syndrome has killed seven people and infected nearly 100 others in South Korea. The World Health Organization is out with new findings about the science behind this outbreak.
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Jeb Bush Faces His Own Foreign Policy Test With Europe Trip

The likely 2016 candidate hopes to avoid the mistakes that have haunted his other presidential rivals while separating himself from his brother.
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Court Sides With President Over Congress In 'Jerusalem' Passport Dispute

In a 6-3 decision, the high court sided with the White House over Congress on the thorny foreign policy issue.
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Praise For Indian PM's Diplomacy, Then A Backlash For His Undiplomatic Remark

He may have thought it was a compliment to say his Bangladeshi counterpart has done well "despite being a woman." Yes, it's now a hashtag.
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Ramadi, Iraq, Offensive Delays Efforts To Take Back Mosul

A year after the Iraqi city of Mosul was captured by self-declared Islamic State militants, there's indication the Iraqi government and its U.S. ally are ready to try to take it back.

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