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RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Like other business operators along Main Street in the West Virginia town of Rainelle, Pamela Wallace Arnold is slowly cleaning up from state's worst flooding in decades. As a funeral planner, she's also helping to bury the dead.
By Aziz El Yaakoubi MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters Sasha and Malia were joined by Meryl Streep in Morocco's Marrakesh on Tuesday on a six-day tour to try to promote girls' education. More than a third of Morocco's population of 34 million is illiterate - one of the highest rates in North Africa, and the rate is higher for women at 41 percent, official data shows. "I am sitting here now as the U.S. first lady, talking to you, because of my education," Michelle Obama told a dozen girls from different towns.
By Ned Parker and Mimi Dwyer KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Dionte Greene, a 22-year-old black gay male, was looking for a hook-up. “I’m not interested in smoking weed with you, Travone,” Greene wrote to the teeanger, Travone Shaw, in their first exchange. “I just find you attractive and I want to have a sexual encounter with you.” “I ain’t gay,” Shaw replied, according to court documents.