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Actress Misty Upham reported missing in Washington state: police

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Misty Upham, who played a housekeeper in the movie adaption of “August: Osage County,” has been missing in Washington state for six days, police said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share … – Washington Post

NDTV Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share …Washington PostLONDON — A teenage Pakistani activist thrust into the global spotlight in a horrific act of violence and a graying Indian reformer who followed Gandhi's creed of … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protests appear to be headed into a smaller but durable holding … – Washington Post

NDTV Hong Kong protests appear to be headed into a smaller but durable holding …Washington PostHONG KONG — A showdown between pro-democracy demonstrators and Hong Kong's government appeared headed toward a stalemate Monday morning, the deadline that authorities had given … Continue reading

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Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoff – Washington Post

Fox News Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoffWashington PostRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party, established a convincing lead in the first round of the country's presidential election Sunday — … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protesters scuffle with opponents of pro-democracy campaign – Washington Post

Livemint Hong Kong protesters scuffle with opponents of pro-democracy campaignWashington PostHONG KONG —Opponents of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong opened their own counteroffensive Friday, pulling down barricades and scuffling with demonstrators seeking to keep alive their occupation of key sites … Continue reading

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Denzel Washington sharpens tools to exact justice in ‘Equalizer’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – After watching the “The Equalizer,” moviegoers might never see the friendly guy at the home improvement store who picks out their tools and plywood in the same way. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Turkey breaks up crowds at Syrian frontier protesting Islamic State, border closings – Washington Post

Sky News Australia Turkey breaks up crowds at Syrian frontier protesting Islamic State, border closingsWashington PostBEIRUT — Turkish troops fired tear gas and water cannons Monday to disperse crowds near Suruc, Turkey, on the Syrian border, where Turkish and Syrian … Continue reading

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100000 – Washington Post

NBCNews.com Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100000Washington PostKUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday. … Continue reading

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Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in Iraq – Washington Post

NBCNews.com Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in IraqWashington PostANKARA, Turkey — Dozens of Turkish diplomatic workers held hostage by the Islamic State in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis that Turkish officials had long cited as … Continue reading

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Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels – Washington Post

Reuters Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebelsWashington PostWASHINGTON — Wary House lawmakers prepared to give President Barack Obama authority to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants Wednesday as Iraq's new prime … Continue reading

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