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Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

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March 24, 2017 at 7:31 pm

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit grou...

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Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

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March 24, 2017 at 7:25 pm | DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit grou...

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3 injured in shooting in northern France

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March 24, 2017 at 6:14 pm | PARIS (AP) — Police say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille. Witnesses told police that an unidentified assailant opened fire near a metro station Fr...

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House Leaders ‘Came Up Short’ In Effort To Kill Obamacare

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March 24, 2017 at 2:18 pm | Despite days of intense negotiations and last-minute concessions to win over wavering GOP conservatives and moderates, House Republican leaders Friday failed to secure enough support to pass their pl...

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Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies

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March 24, 2017 at 5:16 pm | CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has asked the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies as he struggles to combat crippling shortages. "I've asked for su...

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Suspected suicide bomber dies near Bangladesh airport

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March 24, 2017 at 5:13 pm | NEW DELHI (AP) — A man detonated a bomb Friday near a police post on a busy road near Dhaka's airport, killing himself but causing no other injuries, according to Bangladeshi police. Airport Poli...

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All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional

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March 24, 2017 at 4:01 pm | ABOARD AMTRAK REGIONAL 174 (AP) — Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences. So Maryland's coach decided to have the Terrapins take the train instead of a bus to Connecticut on T...

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Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41

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March 24, 2017 at 3:53 pm | GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries. The attorney general's office said Friday the girl died ...

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UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

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March 24, 2017 at 3:01 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settleme...

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