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Police Chase In Reverse: Woman Tracks Down Turkmen Cops She Says Took Her License Due To Gender https://buff.ly/2GBhqRh “The country’s president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, is thought to disapprove of women drivers.” (Click here to read link article.)

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“A community activist fighting against a plan to build a gas pipeline through his central #Mexico town was killed Wednesday, three days before a scheduled public referendum on the energy generation project.” https://buff.ly/2Nk2NCi #Popocatepetl #Amilcingo #indigenous #health (Click here to read link article.)

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“US soldier grievously wounded in a suicide bombing… in Afghanistan filed suit against [US] defense contractor that employed the bomber, saying it failed to supervise the man as he built an explosive vest on the job using the company’s tools and parts.” https://buff.ly/2NhQcQc (Click here to read link article.)

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Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production https://buff.ly/2GBV0PM “While we would never minimise anyone’s subjective views on behaviour… we are certain that John has learned valuable lessons and is ready to prove his capabilities as a leader and a colleague.” (Click here to read link article.)

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The people missing in New Zealand’s lakes who will never be recovered https://buff.ly/2ElC8Ce Because of the depth and temperature, Lake Tekapo “holds on to its dead.” First read this piece a few weeks back and it has stayed with me. (Click here to read link article.)

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‘An instinct to survive surged. We grabbed our daughter and ran’ https://buff.ly/2EiSo6Y Powerful read from @lisatk, after she and her family were caught in a security situation at Orlando airport. (Click here to read link article.)

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Canadian girl found dead as police Amber Alert sparks complaints https://buff.ly/2S8mjCM Around 250 people complained about receiving the alert about the missing girl at 23:30. The alert ‘led to police receiving a critical tip-off from the public that led to the arrest.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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A Valentine in Uncertain Times: ‘I Kiss You Amid the Taliban’ https://buff.ly/2SDVxao V interesting read. My heart breaks for those who suffer at the hands of the Taliban and their supporters. (Click here to read link article.)

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Russian Anticorruption Activist Beaten To Death Outside Moscow https://buff.ly/2EbDj7w ‘A Russian anticorruption activist has died after being attacked by masked assailants wielding bats, colleagues and law enforcement authorities say.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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A Water Crisis Is Growing In A Place You’d Least Expect It https://buff.ly/2SsMJEq A powerful must-read for anyone interested in helping those in need. Infrastructure costs > water bill rises + bureaucracy fails > thousands of households in Midwest have their water turned off. (Click here to read link article.)

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‘Free the nipple’ female campaigners lose challenge to US topless conviction in New Hampshire https://buff.ly/2E2MVRZ Female nipples are extremely dangerous, so this makes sense. (Click here to read link article.)

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Iraq’s Dying Rivers @AJEnglish https://buff.ly/2Shcc3l ‘War and pollution plague the fertile crescent’s Tigris and Euphrates rivers, leaving fishermen struggling to survive.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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BBC News – EE data breach ‘led to stalking’ https://buff.ly/2I1TJDg ‘An EE customer has said she was stalked by an ex-partner who worked at the firm, after he accessed her personal data without permission.’ Pretty poor initial response from the company too. (Click here to read link article.)

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