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Obama Becomes First Sitting U.S. President To Visit Ethiopia

President Obama visited Ethiopia Monday on the first visit ever by a sitting U.S. president to that Horn of Africa nation. He spoke about human rights after a meeting with Ethiopia's prime minister.
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Boston's 2024 Olympic Bid Is Over

The U.S. Olympic Committee had backed Boston over bids from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. But the mayor now says Bostonians were "rightly hesitant" to commit to the potential cost.
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Malaysia, Cuba Taken Off U.S. Human Trafficking Blacklist

Many human rights advocates and U.S. lawmakers say the upgrade has more to do with politics than with the facts on the ground in those countries.
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Major League Soccer Gambles On Star Power Of Aging Foreign Players

Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is one of a number of older European stars to sign with an MLS team. While their presence may boost the league, it has led to criticism of MLS as a "retirement home."
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Tweets Welcoming #ObamaInEthiopia

One of the many burning questions: "Can we get footage of President Obama eating injera?"
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'Offensive,' 'Sad': Reaction To Huckabee's Holocaust 'Oven' Reference

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."
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New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Tries Out Jokes About Racism, Ebola

The South African comic, who assumes the reins of the Comedy Central series on Sept. 28, did a show in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Here's a sample of his comedy stylings.
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The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not

The assistant principal has a lot on her plate. But that job is where future school leaders come from. Some districts are trying to make sure APs get the training they need.

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A Week Later, Milwaukee Police Still On The Hunt For 'Lion-Like' Animal

Police have been receiving reports of a large "lion-like" animal roaming the city, but over the weekend, police confirmed a sighting.
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In Ethiopia, Obama Calls For An End To Oppressive Tactics

During a joint news conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said that a country is more successful when "all voices are being heard."

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