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  1. Reports of Mass Graves Heighten Fears in South Sudan

    United Nations officials have discovered at least one mass grave and have reports of at least two more, in what they warn is a “breakdown in respect for the most basic rights of people” in the new nation of South Sudan. One report goes so far as to suggest the woes amount to an ethnic cleansing. U.S. Marines are on standby in Spain to help evacuate more citizens if necessary, as warring factions come ever closer to full-out civil war. 

    Sources: BBC, CNN, NYT

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