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Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

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| The case of an 18-year-old refugee in Canada will embolden other Saudi women to follow suit, experts say. Saudi officials have launched a campaign to stop that from happening.

Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship

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He fled his native country of Bahrain after being imprisoned. Then he was jailed in Thailand and faced extradition charges. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called him "our newest Australian."

'Remain In Mexico' Immigration Policy Expands, But Slowly

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The Trump administration is expanding a hard-line immigration policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for their day in immigration court. But the program itself faces a legal challenge.

Do You Work In Retail? Share Your Experience With Us

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NPR's Morning Edition wants to hear from retail workers across the country as part of an upcoming series.

The Pentagon has settled a lawsuit over allegedly defective earplugs. Now veterans are suing, too.

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The settlement with earplug manufacturer 3M has focused attention on service-related hearing loss, one of the most common health problems among veterans.

What we know so far about Boeing passenger jet that has crashed twice in five months

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Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft Monday following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, and investigators found the flight recorders from the field where the plane went down.

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Some high-profile rappers want SCOTUS to take up this free speech case

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The case involves Jamal Knox, a Philadelphia-based rapper known as Mayhem Mal, who was convicted on witness intimidation and the issuance of terroristic threats for a song he wrote that features lyrics like “let’s kill these cops ’cause they don’t do us no good.”

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This Week Will Mark A Turning Point For Britain And Brexit. Really!

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Yes, it's been said before, but this time it looks to be real. Britain's Parliament is scheduled to hold crucial votes that will clarify what happens next. Here's what to know.

2 Men Killed In San Diego Paragliding Crash

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The two collided in midair after one man made a sharp turn into the other's path. Together they plummeted 75 feet to the rocky bluff below.