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April 19, 2014

Editor-in-chief, THEWORLDPOST

Weekend Roundup

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This week, The WorldPost streamed live Chelsea and Hillary Clinton's virtual dialogue, "Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation," about how young people can prepare to meet life's challenges. In our One-On-One series, historian Niall Ferguson discusses the degeneration of America's institutions. In a HuffPost Live interview, economist Thomas Piketty talks about his new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" and growing inequality. Novelist and Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer describes her disillusion with post-Mandela South Africa. Actor and activist Robert Redford appeals to President Obama to keep oil drilling out of the Arctic. Sergio Munoz Bata remembers his long-time friend and colleague, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (continued)

Pro-Russia Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Stay Put Despite Geneva Deal

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Report: South Korean Ferry Captain Arrested

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Earthquake Rattles Mexico City

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Tourism Official: Guides Killed By Mount Everest Avalanche

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Missing Plane Search Forces Drone To Deepest Dive Ever

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Here's Why Putin Calling Eastern Ukraine 'Novorossiya' Is Important

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Investigation Into Ferry Accident Focuses On Sharp Turn

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World Leaders And Intellectuals React To Gabo's Death

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Japan's New Move May Infuriate China

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The Three Internet Devices That Shook Up Algeria's Election

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How The Clinton White House Played Politics With The Minimum Wage

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'Rocky Moments Over The Past Year'

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Obama Administration Again Delays Keystone XL Decision

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School Official Rescued From Korean Ferry Found Hanged

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MYSTERY: American Plane Spotted In Iran

Some Syrian Revolutionaries Have Had Enough Of War

Syria Destruction Aleppo Old City
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Snowden: Putin 'Must Be Called To Account On Surveillance Like Obama'

Snowden
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What To Know About The Pamphlets Ordering Jews To Register In Ukraine

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Obama Signs Unusual Legislation Blocking Iran's UN Envoy

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'They Must Be So Cold And Scared, Deep Underwater'

South Korea
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Vladimir Putin May Be A Funny Guy, But He's Deadly Serious On Ukraine

Putin
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2 Supremes Suggest Court Will Likely Rule On NSA Programs

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Confusion Over The Fate Of Schoolgirls Kidnapped In Nigeria

Nigeria School
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Syrian Activists Fighting -- And Failing -- To Spark Action

Syria Protest
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Russia And China Forge Closer Ties As EU Considers Sanctions

Putin China
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How Korean Media Got The Ferry Tragedy All Wrong

Ferry Korea
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Japan Readies For Pacific Whale Hunt

Japan Whale Hunt
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The Great Lakes Are Still Frozen And That's Actually A Big Deal

Frozen Great Lakes
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The Slow, Cold Death Of Cable Has Begun

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The World's Poorest People Live In These 5 Countries

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Ukrainian Billionaire Puts Bounty On Head Of Russian 'Saboteurs'

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Daily Meditation: Reflection

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Easter-- A Celebration Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez' Most Influential Works

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These 3D Panoramas Of Tiny 'Worlds' Are The Coolest Thing On Instagram

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Germany's Cherry Blossom Season Totally Beats Yours

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The Birthplace Of Democracy In All Its Beauty

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Retro Passover Photos Are A Nostalgic Journey Through Jewish History

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Somali Refugees Tell Syrian Children: You Are Not Alone

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A Zen Response To The Japan-China Island Dispute

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20 Foreign Places To See Before You Die

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Scarlett Johansson On Balancing Career, Family

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Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

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Posing With Masked Militiamen Is The Big New Thing In Eastern Ukraine

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If You Don't Prioritize Your Life, Someone Else Will

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This Mashup Of Old And New South Korea Is So Simple, But So Moving

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22 Technicolor Dreamscapes You Won't Believe Are Real Places

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Scientists Discover Most Earth-Like Alien World Yet

Earthlike Planet
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Some Countries Realize You Have A Life Outside Work. The U.S. Isn't One Of Them.

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The Surprising Thing Exercise Can Do For Your Brain

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WATCH: 10 Crazy Discoveries That Science Can't Explain

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The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art

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