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The Democratic presidential candidate tells voters that Tehran is still "the world’s chief sponsor of terrorism."


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Emma Sulkowicz carries her mattress at Columbia University graduationThe increasingly public fight against campus sexual assault reached a watershed this week, as a set of major federal regulations aimed at combating the nationwide problem quietly went into effect.


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A video image of the Boko Haram extremist group leader Abubakar Shekau dismissing Nigerian military claims of his death in 2014Boko Haram carried out a fresh wave of massacres in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, locals said, killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence President Muhammadu Buhari blasted as "inhuman and barbaric". A young female suicide bomber also killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in Borno. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, Boko Haram has used both men and young women and girls as human bombs in the past.


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