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India tops world slavery list, but charity cites improvementA global slavery index puts India at the top of the list with the world's highest number of bonded and child laborers, far more than in second-place China
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Turkey says German vote on Armenia killings will harm tiesTurkey's prime minister says relations with Germany will be harmed if the German parliament votes to describe the killing of Armenians last century as genocide
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An Iraqi counterterrorism forces soldier perches on a berm during clashes with Islamic State militants on the southern edge of Fallujah, Iraq on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 a day after launching an operation of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. (AP Photo/Osama Sami)
UN warns 20,000 children are trapped in Iraq's FallujahThe U.N. children's fund has issued a stark warning to Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants to spare the children amid a battle to retake the city of Fallujah city
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Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story throws to first base to put out Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Rockies tie franchise record with 7 homers, beat Reds 17-4Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon each hit two of Colorado's team record-tying seven homers, powering the Rockies to a 17-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Asian stock markets were uneven on Wednesday after reports on China's manufacturing activity indicated lingering weaknesses in the world's second-largest economy and U.S. consumer confidence dropped for a second month. .(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Asian stock markets uneven on soft China manufacturing dataAsian stock markets were uneven on Wednesday after reports on China's manufacturing activity indicated lingering weaknesses in the world's second-largest economy and U.S. consumer confidence dropped for a second month
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
North Korea's media praise Trump talk about US troopsNorth Korea's media appear to be warming to the idea of a Trump presidency
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FILE - In this file photo from Jan. 16, 2007, a pedestrian passes by a branch of The Chinese Bank, a subsidiary of the financially troubled Rebar Asia Pacific Group in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan's foreign ministry has confirmed a report that a former tycoon a founder of the Rebar Asia Pacific Group Wang You-theng wanted on allegations of embezzlement and fraud was killed in a car accident in California. He had been hiding for years in the United States. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, FIle )
Wanted Taiwanese fugitive dies in car accident in CaliforniaTaiwan's foreign ministry has confirmed a report that a former tycoon wanted on allegations of embezzlement and fraud was killed in a car accident in California
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This undated handout image provided by Egyptian artist Ammar Abo Bakr, shows graffiti titled "Hahahaha" painted on a wall by Abo Bakr depicting Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif, in Copenhagen, Denmark. When the 22-year-old Seif was summoned for questioning on accusations of inciting protests, she refused to answer the investigating judge’s questions. She told him she would not participate in the “charade” and said the courts and prosecutors all follow the will of the government. On May 14, 2016 Sanaa gave herself up to authorities and is now serving her sentence in a prison just outside Cairo. (Courtesy of Ammar Abo Bakr via AP)
From a young activist, a show of anger at Egypt's courtsAfter a confrontation with prosecutors, a young Egyptian activist, Sanaa Seif, has gone to prison in an unusual protest toward a justice system critics say is unquestioningly backing the country's crackdown on dissent
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Israel frees extremist Jewish settler from detentionIsrael's prison service says an extremist Jewish settler has been freed from jail after a 10-month detention
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  • What Teachers Don't Want You to Learn: New at Reason

    Brian Davison had to go to court to pry loose state data about student performance in the public schools. Now teachers are going to court to keep him from sharing it. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Mon, May 30 2016 @ 12:22 PM
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    Virginia school systems have seen suspension rates level off after years of declines, according to a recent report from JustChildren based in Charlottesville. JustChildren researches school suspensions and expulsions and their effects on children later entering the justice system as youths or adults. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, May 29 2016 @ 03:31 PM
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