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As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...Ali al-Makhzomy updated his Facebook cover photo to read "solidarity" - and his friends were shocked."Everyone was like why...vacation selfies at the Eiffel Tower being posted as a show of solidarity and an expression of "slacktivism," rather than true social...
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Paris unites in solidarity, then scatters in panic

...his hand to his forehead in distress and emotion as the cathedral's bells rang."I'm taking a video of the bells in solidarity to show my friends back home in the States. I found the whole situation so disturbing. It's too difficult, there are...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...said.An image posted on the Facebook page of Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova apparently sought to show solidarity between Russia and France. Similar to the popular meme of the Eiffel Tower inside a circle forming a peace symbol on the...
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In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...and human rights. Yet a common issue - migration - is bitterly dividing each of them, testing whether they can maintain solidarity amid virulent debate over border controls, deportations and national values.In the 28-nation EU, some countries have...
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Black students complain of casual racism

...As thousands of students took part in walkouts and rallies on college campuses across the country Thursday in a show of solidarity with protesters at the University of Missouri, many young black people spoke of a subtle and pervasive brand of racism that...
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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...Right now, though, the focus is on the stunning, if not yet official, victory of Suu Kyi's party over the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party in Sunday's polls.In an interview with the BBC, Suu Kyi said her National League for Democracy...
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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...Family Homo Evening," a play on the Mormon ritual of family home nights where gay-supporting Mormons gathered to show solidarity. One group called on guest performers scheduled to join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Christmas concerts to boycott the...
Nation and World of the nation's premier historically black colleges, wore all black during a halftime football show in a show of solidarity with students frustrated about financial aid and other problems.This week at Yale, students took to the streets after an...
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Rally in solidarity with victims of police violence

...response to recent events. The rally will feature some live music and a speaker. Strauser said it's a chance for Juneau to "stand in solidarity with the rest of the country."Strauser can be contacted at
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...choreographed to call attention to the ways Obama says climate change is already damaging Alaska's stunning scenery.Showing solidarity with Alaska Natives, Obama announced Sunday that his administration would rename Mount McKinley as Denali, its traditional...


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