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MS-13 and the violence driving illegal immigration

MS-13's violent grip in Central America is one of the forces driving migrants​ to flee for the U.S. – which, ironically, is where the gang got its start

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Internet shutdowns aren't just Africa's problem. They're happening worldwide

When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

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Student’s Killing in Australia Prompts Renewed Focus on Violence Against Women

Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was killed on a Melbourne street while she was on the phone with her sister, the police said. A 20-year-old man has been arrested.

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'Star Wars' sequel: Russia says U.S. missile defence plans will fuel arms race

Russia said Friday the Pentagon's new missile defence strategy will trigger an arms race in space ...

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Zimbabwe shuts down Internet access amid growing unrest

Zimbabwe shut down the nation's Internet access Thursday to repress dissent against President Emerson Mnangagwa's government as fuel prices ...

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Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid violent crackdown

Zimbabwe is in a "total internet shutdown," a media group said Friday, after a days-long violent ...

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UFC obliging troubled Greg Hardy's desire for 2nd chance

Former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy said he was "haunted" by his high-profile domestic violence past and wanted to prove he has changed as he makes his UFC debut

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How Gillibrand’s ‘fearlessness’ makes her a formidable 2020 contender

Kirsten Gillibrand’s focus on issues aimed at advancing women in the workplace and combating sexual violence earned her the nickname ‘#MeToo Senator’Not long after Kirsten Gillibrand arrived in Congress more than a decade ago, she was nicknamed “Tracy Flick” in a reference to the calculating and aggressive blond high school student played by Reese ...

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El Chapo trial shows why a wall won’t stop drugs at border

With witness accounts of violence, corruption, and entrepreneurial innovation, the trial is a telenovela-style explainer on why a wall is unlikely to stop​ the lucrative U.S.-Mexico drug trade

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El Chapo trial shows why a wall won’t stop drugs at border

With witness accounts of violence, corruption, and entrepreneurial innovation, the trial is a telenovela-style explainer on why a wall is unlikely to ...

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How Burkina Faso violence flared from insurgent raids to a domestic crisis

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: killing of ...

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Great Britain to have tougher restrictions on films with sexual violence

The British Board of Film Classification has announced plans to offer tougher restrictions on films with rape scenes and sexual violence.

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UCLA's perfect 10 gymnast targets domestic violence, body shaming

The UCLA gymnast whose flawless floor routine became a viral video with more than 40 million views by Thursday said she wants to work with domestic violence victims and publish poetry she's written about body shaming and other issues she faced.

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‘It takes just one star’: Will DeMarcus Cousins fuel an NBA trend of rehabbing in the G League?

"It wasn’t like our team is a bunch of high school kids in awe": Inside the four-time NBA all-star's stint in the G League, and why more players will probably follow suit.

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‘It takes just one star’: Will DeMarcus Cousins fuel an NBA trend of rehabbing in the G League?

"It wasn’t like our team is a bunch of high school kids in awe": Inside the four-time NBA all-star's stint in the G League, and why more players will probably follow suit.

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'You don’t bounce back from hitting a woman': Is this UFC's biggest lie?

MMA fighters are nearly four times more likely to be arrested for domestic violence than NFL players. But UFC does not want to talk about the ...

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EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years

U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in ...

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Bernie Sanders meets with 2016 campaign staffers who raised sexual harassment allegations

Sen. Bernie Sanders and senior aides met on Wednesday with a group of women and men who requested a face-to-face discussion about what they described as "the issue of sexual violence and harassment" on the Vermont independent's 2016 presidential primary campaign.

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Why Boxing Is the Hot Workout of 2019

No longer hiding in grimy basement gyms, the sweet science is back in vogue—minus the violence—thanks to luxe studios and fashionable, but deeply effective workouts.

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Zimbabwe Police Arrest More Than 600 in Fuel Price Protest Crackdown

A pastor and an activist were among those arrested Wednesday

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Rachael Ostovich before UFC on ESPN+ 1: 'I already feel like I won' just by fighting

The lead-up to Rachael Ostovich's fight at UFC on ESPN+ 1 has been nothing short of tumultuous after an alleged domestic violence ...

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Hyundai, Kia recall 168,000 vehicles due to increased fire risk

Hyundai and Kia have been dogged by fire and engine failure complaints from across the nation. About 168,000 vehicles have the fuel pipe ...

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Mexico to ship gas on trains, thieves siphon whole pipelines

Mexico’s president says that the government is acquiring 500 more tanker trucks to carry gasoline and diesel while pipelines are shut down to combat ...

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On the Senate floor with a gun on her hip, Republican says packing heat can deter violence

Sen. Amanda Chase decided to openly carry her gun after a colleague said he was mobbed by activists.

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Gunmen kill more than 30 Tuaregs in ongoing Mali violence

Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said on Wednesday.

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Hyundai, Kia issue new U.S. recall of 168,000 vehicles for fire risks

Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp said on Wednesday they will recall about 168,000 U.S. vehicles at risk of fuel leaks, after recalling them in 2017 for engine fire risks, and will offer software upgrades for 3.7 million vehicles.

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