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    More than 100 hostages taken as gunmen storm Mali hotel
    Gunmen attacked the Radisson Blu Hotel in Malian capital of Bamako and held more than 100 people hostage. www.buzzfeed.com/franciswhittaker/gun-attack-on-radisson-hotel-in-bamako
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    A third body was recovered from the scene of a raid linked to the Paris attacks, French prosecutors say
    A third body — that of a woman — was recovered from a flat in the northern Saint-Denis suburb raided by police in connection with Paris attacks, prosecutors say. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34877800
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    More transgender women were killed in the U.S. in the past 12 months than any year on record
    More trans women were killed in the United States in the past 12 months than any year on record — and nowhere do the violence and homicides appear as concentrated as the Palmer Park area in Detroit. www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/why-are-black-transgender-women-getting-killed-in-detroit
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    Belgium's failures in spotlight in wake of Paris attacks
    Belgium’s prime minister introduced 18 new counterterrorism measures on Thursday. But is it too little, too late? www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/belgiums-failures-in-spotlight-in-wake-of-paris-attacks
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    The Women Of Hollywood Speak Out
    Female executives and filmmakers are ready to run studios and direct blockbuster pictures. What will it take to dismantle the pervasive sexism that keeps them from doing it? http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/magazine/the-women-of-hollywood-speak-out.html