Will Russia Block Twitter?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_48ed79d7f4.jpgiStock Editorial/Thinkstock (MOSCOW) -- Amid a wave of new media restrictions in Russia comes word that social media may be next. Could the Kremlin block Twitter? The deputy head of Russia's media regulator told local newspaper Izvestia on Friday that it's "practically inevitable." Maxim Ksenzov warned Russia could block all foreign social media with "little risk" if they're believed to pose a risk to Russian society.

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Turkish Official Sorry for Kicking Mine Protester

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_1ec737b383.jpgADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images (ANKARA, Turkey) -- An aide for Turkey’s prime minister apologized -- sort of -- for violently kicking a protester in the wake of a devastating mining accident. Turkish newspapers identified the man seen on Wednesday attacking the protester, who was already being restrained by police, as Yusuf Yerkel, Prime Minister Recept Tayyip Erdogan’s deputy chief of staff.

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Sudan Wants to Hang Pregnant Woman for Marrying a Christian

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_679ed89212.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (LONDON) -- Lawyers for a pregnant Sudanese woman plan to appeal an Islamic judge’s decision that she be flogged with 100 lashes and then be hanged for marrying a Christian man and converting. Amnesty International and Western embassies are expressing alarm over the harsh sentence meted out to Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, who is eight months pregnant. So far the only concession granted by the Islamic court is to wait until Ishag gives birth before carrying out the sentence.

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WWII Sex Slave Says Japanese Apology 'Should Not Take this Long'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_ebee88b547.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL, South Korea) -- Bok-dong Kim is 89, but she is still haunted by her years as a teenager when Japanese soldiers during World War II turned her into a "comfort woman," or sex slave. Kim is one of only 55 Korean comfort women still alive and she hopes that talks this week in Tokyo will finally result in what she and the other women have been seeking for decades -- an apology and compensation. Kim told ABC News that the trauma haunts her every day.

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US Won't Rule Out More Military Help in Nigeria, Susan Rice Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-05_d5dfc1160a.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Speaking to women foreign policy leaders Wednesday in Washington, National Security Adviser Susan Rice would not rule out the United States' providing more military help to Nigeria in locating the 200-plus girls abducted from their school dormitories a month ago, but emphasized that the girls need to be located before any discussions of something beyond mostly advisory assistance can be had.

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