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Syrian Babies Born To Refugees Face A Future In Limbo

Syrians have flooded into neighboring countries and now they are having babies. But the children are not receiving citizenship from either Syria or the country where they are born.
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Despite Mideast Turmoil, More French Jews Are Moving To Israel

Anti-Semitism in France and across Europe is fueling emigration, Jews say. One father whose son is leaving says, "France is no longer the beautiful country it was."
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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
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Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

A new book claims the organic label can't be trusted, especially on food that's imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.
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Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela's Vertical Slum

The half-finished skyscraper in Caracas, home to thousands of poor residents, is being emptied. The tower made an appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.
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Women Charged With Funneling Money To Extremist Group

The two women, one from Virginia and the other from Washington state, are charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist network.
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"Zone 9" Bloggers Charged in Ethiopia

Earlier this year, six pro-democracy bloggers, all founders of a group known as 'Zone9,' were arrested in Ethiopia along with three journalists. Last week, formal charges were filed against the group under the country's anti-terrorism law...

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Common Ground Between Iraq's Rebels May Be Crumbling

The radical Islamic State and former associates of Saddam Hussein have fought together against Iraq's government. But the fault lines between the unlikely partners are beginning to show.
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'Tahrir Harassment' Trials End In Sexual Assault Convictions

Sexual assault convictions have been handed down to some Egyptian men, after several women were attacked during celebrations for incoming President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
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Kerry Claims Progress In Gaza Cease-Fire Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry met separately Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to ease tensions in the Gaza Strip.

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