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VATICAN UPENDS DAVIS AFFAIR WITH NEWS OF AUDIENCE WITH GAYS – apnewsarchive.com

The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope’s meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only “real audience” Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple. – NICOLE WINFIELD

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Saudi general killed on Yemen border while ‘defending country’, army says – theguardian.com

Brigadier General Ibrahim Hamzi, deputy commander of the 8th brigade in Jazan, died from his injuries after being taken to hospital, Saudi Arabia’s official news agency said, without giving the date or exact circumstances of the engagement. – Agence France-Presse

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Pope Francis ditches political speech for jokes and improvised address on family – theguardian.com

It was billed as a sort of Catholic variety show, with world-class performers from Aretha Franklin to Andrea Bocelli and even a stand-up comic. Nobody thought Pope Francis would be the one doing the improv – Rory Carroll and Alan Yuhas

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Pope Francis gets political in Washington debut – cnn.com

Pope Francis immediately dove into the whirlpool of U.S. politics on Wednesday, using his first direct address to the nation to weigh in on deeply divisive issues including climate change, Cuba, marriage and immigration – Stephen Collinson

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Secret Document Shows NSA Spied on Iran U.N. Delegation in New York – nbcnews.com

The NSA will probably spy on foreign leaders like Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the UN General Assembly in New York this week, applying a “full court press” that includes intercepting cellphone calls and bugging hotel rooms, former intelligence analysts told NBC News – ROBERT WINDREM

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China’s President Xi Jinping Pledges to Work With the U.S. to Fight Cybercrime – time.com

On Tuesday night in Seattle, China’s President Xi Jinping pledged a united front against cybercrime. Xi, who is on his first state visit to the U.S., vowed that “the Chinese government will not in whatever form engage in commercial theft” and noted that hacking “must be punished in accordance with law or relevant international treaties.” – Hannah Beech

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Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests – telegraph.co.uk

Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests. Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school children can also indicate their future education and employment prospect, according to research that will be published in the American Journal of Public Health – Agency

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Judge Throws Out Key Argument In Transgender Student Restroom Case – buzzfeed.com

Judge Robert Doumar dismissed arguments under Title IX, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex, in the federal case of a transgender high school student who was banned from school restrooms that correspond with his gender identity – Dominic Holden

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Cuba removed from US human trafficking list – bbc.com

The annual State Department report comes a week after Cuba and the US formally restored diplomatic relations –

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French beheading selfie posted on Twitter – telegraph.co.uk

A selfie taken by a French Islamist beside the dead body of his boss before he beheaded him has been posted on Twitter by an account linked with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). – David Chazan

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Yes, discrimination against LGBT employees is illegal – mashable.com

In a landmark ruling that could extend new rights to LGBT Americans, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decided this week that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation is illegal by existing laws – Patrick Kulp

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Chattanooga shooter sent text message declaring war – telegraph.co.uk

Hours before the Tennessee shooting that killed five US servicemen, the suspected gunman texted his close friend a link to a long Islamic verse that included the line: “Whosoever shows enmity to a friend of Mine, then I have declared war against him.”

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Former teacher Gu Shaoqiang and her simple resignation letter (“The world is so big, I want to see it”) that gave her instant but unwanted celebrity – scmp.com

A Chinese middle-school teacher whose resignation letter caught national attention with its brief explanation she wanted to “see the world” has popped back into the media – and newly married.

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[READ!] Obama Set To Break America’s Protocol In Honor of President Buhari – sirkenayo.com

The President of the United State of America, Barrack Obama is preparing to break his administration’s tradition when President Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Washington D.C. on a state visit on Monday, July 20, 2015

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Chattanooga Gunman Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez: ‘Life Is Short and Bitter’ –

HIXSON, Tenn. — He played whiffle ball in a suburban neighborhood of swim meets and gently sloping lawns.

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Going Private: top grades or the right milieu? – theage.com.au

When the Rudd government, under the banner of its “education revolution” (remember that?), first published the NAPLAN test results for every school through the MySchool website, I was one of the 1.5 million Australians who accessed the site in its first few hours and sent it crashing Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/comment/going-private-top-grades-or-the-right-milieu-20150715-gici9q.html#ixzz3gASlfK67

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Companies should provide primary school careers advice – telegraph.co.uk

Just as companies have been breaking down the detail of last week’s budget, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) delivered the dispiriting news that over half of employers struggle to recruit enough high-skilled workers.

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Psychiatric genomics – a double-edged sword? – genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk

Back in 2010, a commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggested that, while a long time coming, insights into the genetics of psychiatric disorders were finally arriving “thick and fast” and could “transform the practice of psychiatry” over the next 10 years

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Somebody has hacked a drone to shoot a handgun – sfgate.com

Last week, a YouTube user called Hogwit posted the video, which shows the consumer-like drone flying in a wooded area with a gun strapped to it. The gun shoots four shots, pushing the drone back each time a shot is fired

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Racial segregation in schools holds white pupils back, thinktank warns – theguardian.com

The education of white pupils is being hampered by increased school segregation on racial grounds

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The state of teacher education in our nation – edwp.educ.msu.edu

The Journal of Teacher Education recently solicited from me and other deans of colleges of education the answers to a series of question regarding the state of teacher education – See more at: http://edwp.educ.msu.edu/dean/2015/the-state-of-teacher-education-in-our-nation/#sthash.Fopok0IJ.dpuf

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Tech in classrooms prompts teacher training – 3news.co.nz

At Taupaki Primary, nearly every subject is a lesson in tech. iPads and laptops are almost old-school, as students do not just use technology but they also build with it, Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/tech-in-classrooms-prompts-teacher-training-2015070416#ixzz3f2JN1YIe

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