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1 hr ago | World Magazine

Globe Trot: Gaza death toll climbs

ISRAEL AND GAZA: Health officials in Gaza say the death toll from Israeli airstrikes has reached 100, as Israel pressed its campaign to shut down rocket attacks from Gaza on Israeli territory.

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5 hrs ago | Switched

Moms Who Want Healthier Kids Might Want To Go Back To School

New research says children of mothers who went to college tend to be better educated, healthier and wealthier than children of mothers who did not finish high school.

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10 hrs ago | Switched

1 Million American Students Attend Unproductive Schools, Says Study

A new report out Wednesday from the left-leaning Center for American Progress analyzes the educational productivity of nearly 7,000 districts across nearly 40 states.

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14 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Typhoon 'Neoguri" may cause flooding in 4 Indonesian regions

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency has warned that even though it is currently dry season in Indonesia, some areas in the country are facing flooding due to Typhoon Neoguri, which is sweeping through the Pacific Ocean.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

A man take a rest near ballot boxes at Bendungan Hilir in Jakarta. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urged the two candidates in Wednesday's disputed presidential election to keep their supporters in check during what will be an agonizing two-week wait for an official result.

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The Age

Indonesia election: Prabowo comes out swinging in votes dispute

Jakarta: Prabowo Subianto's team has come out swinging in Indonesia's disputed presidential election, insisting it is ahead in the "real count" of votes, its opponents are trying to "hijack" democracy, and that it will never concede defeat before the final result is in.

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Wall Street Journal

Twitter, Facebook Made a Splash in Indonesia's Election

Indonesia's election has dominated the conversation on social media in a rapidly developing country where millions can access such platforms through their mobile phones.

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ABC News

SBY calls for calm over tight Indonesian election

MARK COLVIN: Indonesia looks set to remain in electoral limbo for up to two weeks, without any official word on who its next president will be.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely.

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ABC News

Indonesia Deadlock: Court May Decide New President

A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely.

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The Economist

What happens now?

And we may not have a clear answer then, either: the losing candidate can challenge the outcome in the Constitutional Court, which is empowered to order recounts, or even revotes.

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West Australian

Singapore to stop issuing Sg$10,000 notes

Singapore's central bank said Thursday it would stop issuing Sg$10,000 notes to help deter money laundering, with critics complaining the note is the bill of choice for bribe-payers in neighbouring Indonesia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A look at China's territorial claims

TAIWAN: Taiwan itself is claimed by Beijing as a part of Chinese territory, and Beijing has vowed to bring it under control, by force if necessary.

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Business Times

Stocks to watch: Indon stocks, GSH, Serial, Goodpack, SIAE, Technics, Unionmet

SIA Engineering is forming a Singapore-based joint venture with Boeing to provide fleet-management services to airlines in the Asia-Pacific and beyond - a move hailed as a game changer for the airline industry INDONESIA-related stocks on news of Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo's win in the archipelago's third direct presidential election on Wednesday.

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ZDNet

NextDC's Perth datacentre picked for APX cables' landing station

SubPartners has signed a deal with NextDC to use the company's P1 datacentre in Perth for the landing station for its APX-West and APX-Central submarine cables.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the ... (more)

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WHDH

Official: 4 dead after homes collapse in NY storms

Officials in central New York said four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms that rolled through the region.

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Asian Correspondent

LIVE: Indonesia election 2014

An electoral worker sits near a ballot box during the presidential election at a polling station next to railway tracks at a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday.

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Wall Street Journal

Widodo Claims Win in Indonesia Election

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Early unofficial counts in Indonesia's presidential election Wednesday showed Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo with a narrow lead over his rival, former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

190 million Indonesians to go to the polls

CHRIS UHLMANN: Today Indonesia will choose just the second directly elected president in the country's history.

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