I joked about racism and caused a student to drop my class

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What it’s like to live with a white witch

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The Mossad’s big failure: How Israel tried to catch ‘Angel of Death’ Mengele

The spy agency has released a report detailing how the ‘Angel of Death’ at Auschwitz eluded Israeli spooks from Argentina ...
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US formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

The US has formally requested a UN Security Council vote on Monday on tough new sanctions against North Korea despite ...
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Qatari, Saudi leaders have a phone call, start new dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Leaders in Qatar and Saudi Arabia spoke by telephone early Saturday in their first ...
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Nauseating trash heaps in India spark citizen cleanup drives

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lawyer Afroz Shah moved to Mumbai with a dream of looking out at the wild, blue ...
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US formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

US formally requests UN vote Monday on North KoreaThe US has formally requested a UN Security Council vote on Monday on tough new sanctions against North Korea despite resistance from China and Russia, as Pyongyang’s state media calls for a nuclear arms buildup. Washington has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers.


Nauseating trash heaps in India spark citizen cleanup drives

Nauseating trash heaps in India spark citizen cleanup drivesMUMBAI, India (AP) — Lawyer Afroz Shah moved to Mumbai with a dream of looking out at the wild, blue Arabian Sea. What he saw instead was nauseating — waves churning with plastic shopping bags and empty chip packets, beaches covered so thick with soda bottles and snack wrappers he could no longer see the sand.


South Korea braces for possible new missile test to mark North's founding day

South Korea braces for possible new missile test to mark North's founding dayBy Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea braced for a possible further missile test by North Korea as it marked its founding anniversary on Saturday, just days after its sixth and largest nuclear test rattled global financial markets and further escalated tensions in the region. Throughout the week, South Korean officials have warned the North could launch another intercontinental ballistic missile, in defiance of U.N. sanctions and amid an escalating standoff with the United States. Last year, North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on the Sept. 9 anniversary.