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    Kurdish forces launch offensive to take back Key Iraqi town of Sinjar from ISIS
    Kurdish fighters have begun a battle to recapture the Iraqi town of Sinjar, more than a year after it was brutally taken by ISIS. www.buzzfeed.com/mikegiglio/kurdish-peshmerga-sinjar-offensive
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    Two Missouri college students arrested after Yik Yak threats
    Two Missouri college students have been arrested on suspicion of posting threats following protests over racial tension on campus. www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/mizzou-yik-yak-arrest
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    Racial discrimination protests ignite at colleges across the U.S.
    Students say they have been inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests at the University of Missouri to demand their universities provide a safe space for students of color. www.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/us/racial-discrimination-protests-ignite-at-colleges-across-the-us.html?_r=0
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    Ukraine just passed protections for LGBT employees
    "It's better to have a gay parade ... than Russian tanks in the center of the Ukrainian capital,"said a lawmaker urging his colleagues to vote for the bill. www.buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/ukraine-just-passed-protections-for-lgbt-employees
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    Missy Elliott Just Dropped Her First New Song In Ages And It’s Brilliant
    Missy Elliott dropped her first new song and videos in ages. So put ya thang down, flip it, and reverse it. www.buzzfeed.com/michaelblackmon/missy-bykeeee