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News You Really Need To See: "Growing Number of Strikes Underscores Discontent in Egypt"

“Growing Number of Strikes Underscores Discontent in Egypt”

The Washington Post, April 12, 2014, p.A6

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/from-cairo-to-suez-egypt-workers-defy-government-with-labor-strikes/2014/04/11/674171d0-a713-494d-a76b-b33f5d4bc505_story.html

“Strikes staged by thousands of Egyptian workers for higher wages and better working conditions in recent months are setting the stage for a possible confrontation between the impoverished laborers and a new president after elections this spring.   172 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Most-Violent Region In World: Latin America"

“Most-Violent Region In World: Latin America”

The Wall Street Journal, April 12-13, 2014, p.A9

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303603904579495863883782316

“Latin America is the world’s most violent region, accounting for nearly one in three global homicides, according to data from a new study by the United Nations.   196 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "China City Reports Cancer-Inducing Chemical in Drinking Water"

“China City Reports Cancer-Inducing Chemical in Drinking Water”

Reuters, April 11, 2014

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/11/china-pollution-idINDEEA3A06D20140411

“China’s western city of Lanzhou saw a rush for supermarket bottled water on Friday after authorities said the city’s drinking water contained levels of benzene, a cancer-inducing chemical, standing at 20 times above national safety levels. 96 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Iran Curtails Cash Payments to Millions"

“Iran Curtails Cash Payments to Millions”

The Washington Post, April 12, 2014, p.A12

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/to-save-money-iran-ends-popular-cash-payout-program/2014/04/11/27efe46b-5854-4221-af86-2bf49587c6b5_story.html

“In a bid to cut spending, the Iranian government has ended a massive cash assistance program and launched a celebrity-driven campaign to convince millions of Iranians that they do not need the help.   205 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Turkey's Secularists Regroup After Vote"

“Turkey’s Secularists Regroup After Vote”

The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2014, p.A10

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304640104579489400225135362

“A week after crucial local elections, Turkey has yet to hear the official results, but one thing is clear: The secularist opposition suffered a walloping by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, failing to capitalize on corruption allegations, bans on social media and ongoing dissent.   200 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines"

“Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines“

The New York Times, April 8, 2014, p.A1

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/08/technology/the-spy-in-the-soda-machine.html?_r=0

“They came in through the Chinese takeout menu.  Unable to breach the computer network at a big oil company, hackers infected with malware the online menu of a Chinese restaurant that was popular with employees.   232 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Countries With Less Religious Diversity Have More Faith-Based Violence"

“Countries With Less Religious Diversity Have More Faith-Based Violence”

The Atlantic, April 4, 2014

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/04/countries-with-less-religious-diversity-have-more-faith-based-violence/360196/

“On Friday, the Pew Research Center released a report on the countries with the most and least religious diversity, and the results—at least at first glance—are what you might expect. 271 more words

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