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#YesAllWomen Isn’t Just an American Thing

Although the shooting near UC Santa Barbara sparked the #YesAllWomen trend mostly among an American audience, the call is resonating with women all over the world.

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Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family, Malaysian Teen Said to Be Raped by 38 Men & Other Horrors

Tragically, 25-year-old Farzana Parveen’s slaying is one of many cases in which women have been brutalized recently in South Asia, the U.S. and beyond.

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Obama Decries ‘Thugs’ in Ukraine, Russian ‘Provocation’

President Obama told Russia on Sunday that it should cooperate with international observers in Ukraine, not stand by while they were detained by pro-Moscow “thugs.”

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Obama Arrives in Japan for Tension-Filled Asia Trip

President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to launch a tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of “rebalancing” U.S. foreign policy toward a dynamic Asia.

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Joe Scarborough Belittles Female Co-Host for Trying to Talk About Actual News

Mika Brzezinski calls out her colleague and MSNBC panel for “capitalizing on a non-story for ratings because people’s imaginations are pricked by this and that is not responsible.” This leads them to talk down, belittle and show a complete disregard for who she is and what she says.

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Chinese MH370 Relatives March on Malaysian Embassy

Scores of angry relatives of the Chinese passengers aboard Flight MH370 set out on a protest march to the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing on Tuesday to demand more answers about the plane’s fate.

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MH370 Puzzles

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Obama Says Plane Search a ‘Top Priority’

President Barack Obama said Wednesday the search for the missing Malaysian airliner was a “top priority” for the United States and offered every possible resource—including the FBI.

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What the MH370 Story Tells Us About ‘The New Anti-Journalism’

The airborne mystery that Malaysia Airlines MH370 has become reveals that journalism is now about “all data, no real facts, endless theories,” heavy on the conspiracy theory and devoid of truth, according to media watcher Michael Wolff.

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Missing News

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Malaysia Says Jet’s Disappearance ‘Deliberate’

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has taken the “excruciating” jet drama into uncharted new territory.

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Fear Turns to Anger Over Malaysia’s Response to Missing Jet

Concern for a missing airliner swung to mounting outrage and suspicion in Malaysia on Wednesday as critics took aim at officials for a “chaotic lack of coordination” in their response.

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Malaysian Air Plane Missing

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Yet More Power for the Global 1 Percent

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a U.S.-led free trade agreement that would exempt multinational corporations from having to comply with policies governing industry in signatory countries, looks set to be rammed into law without comment or notice from much of the American media.

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Return of the Zapatistas

The Zapatistas in Mexico mobilize against the drug war; the AOL-HuffPo merger is starting to lose its charm; and Google’s Internet monopoly is threatened by Facebook. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Lady Gaga vs. Malaysia

Apparently the heavy-handed radio stations of Malaysia are not too keen on the pro-gay message of Lady Gaga’s newest ubiquitous single and have taken to editing out parts of “Born This Way.” The monster-in-chief told her Malaysian fans to “do everything that you can if you want to be liberated by your society, you must call, you must not stop, you must protest peacefully.”

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Malaysia Canes Women

Although the oppression of women in some foreign countries is routine, we ought not to forget cases like the recent ones in Malaysia in which three women were caned for having extramarital intercourse and another awaits a caning decision for, *gasp*, drinking beer.

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Iraq Oil Contracts Auctioned

After a bidding war among 44 oil companies, Shell of the United Kingdom and Petronas of Malaysia have jointly won the right to 10 oil fields in Iraq, in the second such auction since the 2003 invasion.

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Malaysian Groups Rankled by Jesus Cartoon

The Malaysian newspaper Makkal Osai is apologizing for running a cartoon image of Jesus Christ enjoying a beer and a cigarette on its front page, claiming it was a mistake made by an editor who had downloaded the image from the Web.  However, Makkal Osai’s efforts to quell the controversy may not be sufficient for some religious groups, judging by last year’s flap over the infamous Muhammad cartoons.

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