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Meet the Women Leaders of the World
As far as powerful women go, Hillary Clinton has been one of the most discussed in recent months. In her concession speech Wednesday, she said, "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world
Myanmar Muslims Hope UN Envoy's Visit Will Bring Change
Muslim villagers in western Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state say they hope positive change will result from a U.N. envoy's visit to the region, where soldiers are accused of widespread abuses against minority Muslims
UN Human Rights Envoy Visits Troubled Myanmar State
The U.N. human rights envoy for Myanmar has arrived in tense Rakhine state, where soldiers are accused of widespread abuse of members of the Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, including torture, rape and killing of civilians
US Official: In Myanmar Crackdown, Abuses Appear 'Normal'
A senior U.S. official says abuses appear "normal and allowed" in Myanmar's response to an armed uprising among its Rohingya Muslims
President Obama Announces Plans to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar
President Obama today announced plans to lift decades-long sanctions against Myanmar as the country's de facto leader makes a visit to the White House. Obama made the announcement to reporters in the Oval Office alongside State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi just hours after signing a proclamation
Angelina Jolie Reveals Family Secrets and Opens Up About Her Career
Angelina Jolie is the screenwriter, director and star of the upcoming film "By the Sea," though in a recent interview, she said the job she most relishes is mothering her six children. In fact, instead of focusing on garnering screen-time, the Oscar winner said right now, she's "happy to be home."
Meet The 'Mook Mafia'
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES READ THE SECRET EMAILS OF THE MEN WHO MAY RUN HILLARY CLINTON’S CAMPAIGN: For the past five years, a prominent Democratic operative who is a leading contender to manage a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign has maintained a private email listserv for
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline Even as far away as Myanmar , President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous
Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline
Even as far away as Myanmar , President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi , President Obama was adamant that, despite mounting GOP objections, he will move forward and take