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  1. Re: What Michelle Obama's Missing Headscarf Did and Did Not MeanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOne

    I do not envy Michelle Obama's position. No matter how innocuous her actions are - say, simply tackling childhood obesity with exercise and carrots - they are overly politicized.

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  2. For first ladies, dress decisions require a primer on political protocolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    The first lady, Michelle Obama, bared her head in Saudi Arabia, but covered it at the Vatican and at an Indonesian mosque. Laura Bush wore a head scarf only briefly in Saudi Arabia and to tour the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.

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  3. Michelle Obama dissed for headscarf gaffe: What else went wrong in Saudi Arabia?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made an impromptu stop in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, the FIrst Lady's outfit commanded most of the headlines and attention. The massive ruckus over Michelle Obama 's lack of wearing a head scarf while visiting Saudi Arabia continues.

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  4. Michelle Obama Gives Zero F*cks About What the Saudis Wanted Her To WearRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    On Tuesday, President Obama and the First Lady attended the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a renowned misogynistic tyrant who oversaw some of the harshest and most oppressive conditions endured by women anywhere in the world. These conditions included and still include bans on voting and driving.

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  5. What Michelle Obama's Missing Headscarf Did and Did Not MeanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsOne

    I do not envy Michelle Obama's position. No matter how innocuous her actions are - say, simply tackling childhood obesity with exercise and carrots - they are overly politicized.

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  6. Sojern's Q4 Global Travel Insights Report Reveals Impact of Seasonal...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.

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  7. Saudis take to social media to condemn 'false' reports claiming state TV blurred US First LadyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    People in Saudi Arabia have taken to social media to condemn online claims that Saudi state television blurred out US First Lady Michelle Obama as she made a public appearance in Riyadh sans veil. According to reports that surfaced on Tuesday, Saudi state television blurred out the First Lady at a meeting between President Barack Obama and the new Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

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  8. Much Ado About Nothing? Michelle Obama's Bare Head Sparks DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | People

    Did First Lady Michelle Obama break new ground by declining to cover her head during a trip to Saudi Arabia this week? Not at all, it turns out. But that didn't stop the move from creating a social media firestorm.

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  9. Saudis take to social media to condemn 'false' reports...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | DNA India

    People in Saudi Arabia have taken to social media to condemn online claims that Saudi state television blurred out US First Lady Michelle Obama as she made a public appearance in Riyadh sans veil. According to reports that surfaced on Tuesday, Saudi state television blurred out the First Lady at a meeting between President Barack Obama and the new Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

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  10. In praise of Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    The title of this little post contains words that I never, ever thought I would put together in quite that sequence. And sincerely, without a hint of sarcasm.

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  11. Did Michelle Obama make a statement with no head scarf in Saudi Arabia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Saudi new King Salman , and US First Lady Michelle Obama hold a receiving line for delegation members at the Erga Palace in the capital Riyadh on January 27, 2015. It's exceptionally rare to hear Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, praise anything done by someone associated with President Obama or his administration. 4 comments

  12. Abdullah's Real LegacyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Foreign Affairs

    When the recently deceased Saudi king, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, was crown prince, Western capitals worried that, when he eventually assumed the throne, Abdullah would be focused on internal Arab identity issues and would be less friendly or flexible when it came to outside powers' priorities, such as regional security. His legacy will turn out to be more textured than any could have imagined.

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  13. PHOTOS: Women who dared to go without a headscarf in SaudiRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    A lot of fuss has been created after US First Lady Michelle Obama did not wear a headscarf while she visited Saudi Arabia along with her husband US President Barack Obama. However, she's not the first woman to do so and is in good company, as these world leaders also refused to cover their heads while visiting the country.

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  14. Michelle Obama declines to wear head scarf in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    It is customary in Saudi Arabia for women to cover their heads in public. And the State Department warns U.S. women visiting Saudi Arabia that they may face problems if they don't cover their heads.

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  15. Michelle Obama Doesn't Owe Anyone A Head ScarfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    Michelle Obama went to the funeral of King Abdullah-it involved, as funerals often do, an unplanned trip, with a detour from India, but the First Lady came up with an appropriate outfit. She wore loose black pants, a loose, high-cut blue shirt, and a loose printed manteau.

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  16. Scarf-less Michelle angers SaudisRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Jan. 28: In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama cut short his visit to India and led a parade of American dignitaries in Riyadh yesterday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death. But it was the presence - and attire - of his wife Michelle which drew the most attention in the ultraconservative desert kingdom.

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  17. Michelle Obama ditches headscarf, sparks outrage in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    For US first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live. Joining President Barack Obama for a condolence visit after the death of the King Abdullah, Michelle Obama stepped off of Air Force One wearing long pants and a long, brightly coloured jacket - but no headscarf.

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  18. Michelle Obama forgoes head scarf in Saudi Arabia. Faux pas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in a delegation receiving line with the new Saudi King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday. The first lady was criticized by some on local social media sites for not wearing a head scarf during her visit.

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  19. Future king of Saudi Arabia graduated from Lewis & Clark with a degree in political scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was injured in a suicide bomb attack in 2009, has worked with the U.S. on measures to fight al-Qaida and has won American plaudits for his work to counter threats from the terror group. The new deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia graduated from Portland's Lewis & Clark College in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in political science, according to reports in the New York Times and Washington Post .

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  20. Michelle Obama Snubbed by Saudis After Refusing Head Scarf During TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Review Online

    First Lady Michelle Obama refused to wear a head scarf during a visit with her husband to pay respects to the late Saudi Arabian monarch King Abdullah, earning the scorn of kingdom royalty assembled to greet the American delegation and the ire of the Saudi Twitterverse. President Obama flew into Riyadh on Tuesday for Abdullah's funeral, shaking hands with assembled Saudi royalty including the new king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.

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