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U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert placing his right hand on his face leaves a lecture hall for a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 5, 2015 after being attacked by a man. Lippert was in stable condition after the man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed him on the face and wrist with a knife, South Korean police and U.S. officials said. The board at right reads: "U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert's lecture." (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Ju-sung) KOREA OUTAmbassador Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a man yelling about Korean unification.


2015-03-05 03:53:38 -0700

Sheryl Sandberg for Belkin“Lean In Together” is the latest slogan in Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to bring women more power in the workplace, and its goal is to persuade men that it’s not just women who benefit when men help women succeed. She spoke to Yahoo News.


2015-03-05 03:17:31 -0700

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden applauds children who gave him a karate demonstration as Villa Nueva's Mayor Edwin Escobar looks on in Villa Nueva on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Biden is on a two day trip to meet with Central American leaders regarding immigration issues. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)The handicapping crowd has never taken Joe Biden all that seriously as a foil to Hillary Clinton in a presidential run. But he’s a middle-class champion who makes the case for economic fairness with more conviction than Clinton and less vitriol than Elizabeth Warren. He’s a serious thinker on foreign policy who opposes rampant interventionism without sounding like a pacifist. He more than holds his own as a debater. And he has nothing to lose by making one last run before riding the Amtrak back to Delaware for good.


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