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Sumo Breakfast Of Champions: Bowls And Bowls Of Clay Pot Stew

By Abbie Fentress Swanson Many sumo wrestlers adhere to a rigid diet centered around a traditional Japanese dish called chanko-nabe. Champions say they count on the stew’s balanced nutrition paired

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#NPRreads: Cecil’s Zimbabwe And UCLA Tracks A Superbug

By Carrie Johnson Also this week, an in-depth look at Darren Wilson — the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/08/07/430328404/-nprreads-cecils-zimbabwe-and-ucla-tracks-a-superbug?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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Why The Zambian Hip-Hopper ‘B Flow’ Changed His Tune

By Ina Yang In his first two albums, the singer/rapper made music for lovers. Then came album No. 3: Voiceless Women. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/08/07/429946790/why-the-zambian-hip-hopper-b-flow-changed-his-tune?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

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Another Bangladeshi Blogger Hacked To Death For Secular Views

By Scott Neuman Niloy Chakrabati, who wrote under the pseudonym Niloy Neel, had advocated against Muslim extremism and in favor of women’s rights. He is the fourth such social media

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North Korea’s Receding Time Zone

By Scott Neuman The reclusive authoritarian regime has announced that it will turn back its clocks half an hour beginning next week to mark 70 years since liberation from Japan.

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Here’s What Black Lives Matter Looks Like In Canada

By Kinsey Clarke A Black Lives Matter chapter in Toronto, Canada takes shape. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2015/08/07/427729459/heres-what-black-lives-matter-looks-like-in-canada?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

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Ball’s Back In Your Court, Lava Grillers

A Welshman named Russel Erwood recently cooked burgers on a charcoal grill, balanced on the end of pole, the other end of which he was balancing on his sternum. All

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After A Year Of Bombing ISIS, U.S. Campaign Shows Just Limited Gains

By David Welna Airstrikes have helped push back the Islamic State in some places, but the group has gained in other areas. Pentagon officials say the U.S. operation may need

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French Port City Becomes Final Way Station For Some Migrants’ Odysseys

By Ari Shapiro Thousands of migrants have found themselves stranded in the French port of Calais. Most are waiting for a chance to illegally enter Britain, but others trying to

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Sen. Schumer Sees ‘Serious Weakness’ In Iran Arms Deal, Won’t Back It

The next leader of the Senate’s Democrats, New York’s Chuck Schumer, says he won’t vote for President Obama’s Iran deal. It’s a big blow coming from the most influential Jewish