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For the want of a leather jacket, is Uber lost?

BY KARA SWISHER@KARASWISHER FEB 22, 2017, 11:30PM EST     I suppose I shouldn’t focus on the leather jacket, but to me that was the swag that broke the millennial’s back in this whole...

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Pakistan Official: Explosion Kills 8 in Lahore

Last Updated: February 23, 2017 7:21 AM Associated Press   Police cordon off the area of explosion in Lahore, Pakistan, Feb. 23, 2017. LAHORE, PAKISTAN — Explosives in a building under construction ignited Thursday, ripping...

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Iraqi forces retake Mosul airport

By Hamdi Alkashali, Ingrid Formanek, Euan McKirdy and Angela Dewan, CNN Updated 7:14 AM ET, Thu February 23, 2017 (CNN)Iraqi forces have regained control of the airport in Mosul, part of a months-long operation...

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Women in sports ad strikes nerve in Arab world

LIFESTYLE | Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 5:53am EST     By Celine Aswad An online commercial released by Nike (NKE.N) this week that showed Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has...

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Somalia’s new president appoints prime minister

ABDI GULED Associated Press February 23, 2017 MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed a political newcomer as the prime minister just before he departed to Saudi Arabia for his first...

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Today in Trump: February 23, 2017

CBS NEWS February 23, 2017, 2:00 AM     Today in the Trump Administration CPAC Vice President Pence (7:30 p.m.), top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (12:50 p.m.), Trump Chief of...

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ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Police Stop-and-Frisk Policy

2/23/2017 by TRYMAINE LEE   The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and its police chief over the department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which the civil liberties group...

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Iran Sends Military Students to Syrian Front

2/23/2017   WASHINGTON —  Iran is increasingly using Syrian battlefields as a proving ground for fresh military officers in training, according to Iranian media reports and Syrian opposition figures. Tehran-based Imam Hossein University, a...