Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ban to end

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First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

NEW YORK (AP) — I really don't care, do u?
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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word

Netflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space ...
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US Border Patrol sets up surprise immigration checkpoint in Maine

US Border Patrol set up a temporary inland checkpoint on a Maine interstate, a move civil rights advocates say raises ...
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Khamenei adviser: U.S. creating ‘second Vietnam’ in Syria

Top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader warns the United States that Syria and Eastern Euphrates will be another Vietnam.

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Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the ...
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Egypt’s new leader claims revolution’s mantle

FILE - In this Friday, June 29, 2012 file photo, Egypt's President-elect Mohammed Morsi opens his suit jacket to show his supporters that he is not wearing body armor at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, during his speech in Cairo, Egypt. The message is clear: Morsi has nothing to fear because he sees himself as the legitimate representative of Egypt's uprising. His speeches reveal a populist bent, making generous promises that many are skeptical he can keep. And though he began as an awkward and uninspiring speaker, he appears to be striving to reinvent his decidedly uncharismatic public persona. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)Standing before tens of thousands of adoring supporters in Tahrir Square, President Mohammed Morsi opened his jacket in a show of bravado to prove he was not wearing a bullet-proof vest. The message was clear: He has nothing to fear because he sees himself as the legitimate representative of Egypt's uprising.