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Large Objects Found In Java Sea Believed To Be AirAsia Jet

Bad weather continues to hamper the search for bodies, but the chief search official says a remotely operated vehicle has found parts of the missing jet that crashed last Sunday.
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Clowning Without Borders Aims To Give Refugees Another Way To Heal

The group, which has been operating for 20 years, visits places like the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, across the border from Syria, to bring a bit of light to children uprooted by war.
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Why Are Fewer Mexicans Crossing The U.S. Border?

More non-Mexicans were apprehended at the southern border than Mexicans in 2014 and apprehensions of Mexicans have fallen to a historic low.
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Migrants On Cargo Ships Often Know Crew Will Abandon It

Another ship carrying hundreds of migrants from the Middle East was abandoned at sea by its crew and taken to shore in Italy. Robert Siegel talks to Carlotta Sami, spokesperson for UN's refuge agency.
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When A Rebel Is Homesick, He Might Be Willing To Surrender

To help end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Michael Sharp sits among the banana trees and talks with the fighters about memories of the past and dreams for their children.
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Life Getting Tougher For Syrian Migrants, Refugees In Russia

Even Syrians who made their way to Russia long before their country's civil war are finding life tougher since the war started, with employers exploiting their desperation for a safe home.
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After Uprising, A Struggle To Restore Tunisia's Ancient Emblems

Preservationists are struggling to renew the ancient Medina in Tunis — one of the oldest Arab Muslim cities and a warren of elegant doorways, fountains and faded palaces mansions.
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30 Bodies Recovered From AirAsia Wreckage, Officials Say

Twenty-one other bodies were pulled from the Java Sea near Borneo. The Airbus A320 crashed Saturday with 162 passengers and crew aboard.
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Obama Authorizes New Sanctions On North Korea Over Sony Hack

The executive order targets three North Korean entities and accuses the Pyongyang regime of "destructive, coercive cyber-related actions."
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Kim Jong Un's Little Sister Reportedly Marries

Kim Yo Jong, who is said to have recently assumed a key leadership role, has reportedly married the son of the secretary of the ruling party.

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