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9:24am

Tue August 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Ko Wow! Youngest Golfer Ever Wins LPGA Event

Originally published on Tue August 28, 2012 1:52 pm

Lydia Ko accepts her winner's trophy at the CN Canadian Women's Open in Vancouver, surrounded by members of the RCMP.
Harry How Getty Images

It was just a year ago that we wrote about then-16-year-old Lexi Thompson, who set a record when she won the Navistar LPGA Classic in Alabama. Her final was 2 under 70 to win. Barely old enough to drive a car, Lexi became the youngest victor in LPGA history.

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8:29am

Tue August 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Another Republican Senate Hopeful Walks Into Rape Controversy

Originally published on Tue August 28, 2012 3:29 pm

Republican Tom Smith is challenging incumbent Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey for his seat.
Matt Rourke AP

With the Todd Akin controversy barely in the rear-view mirror, another Republican senatorial candidate is causing some waves of his own.

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8:12am

Tue August 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Huge Wave Of Syrian Refugees Possible; Thousands Stuck At Turkish Border

Syrians wait on the Syrian side of the border to be admitted to Turkey on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Khalil Hamra AP

As fighting in Syria continues to spread and worsen, more Syrian civilians are trying to get out of their country. They've essentially got four choices: Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey.

Turkey and Jordan have taken the greatest flood of people. The U.N estimates that 5,000 people arrive at Turkey's border every day seeking protection. There are several camps to house them but people are coming faster than places can be built to receive them. Refugees are also getting help from Turkey's Red Crescent Society.

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6:41am

Tue August 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Israeli Court Rules American Activist's Death Was An Accident

Originally published on Sun September 2, 2012 9:28 am

Rachel Corrie, 23, stands in front of a Palestinian's home to prevent it from being demolished
AP

An Israeli court sided with the government today, ruling that Israel was not at fault for the death of American activist Rachel Corrie.

Corrie's parents were suing for accountability and $1 in damages for the death of their 23-year-old daughter. Corrie was killed in 2003, when she stood in front of a bulldozer to try to keep the Israeli soldier manning it from razing Palestinian homes.

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Tue August 28, 2012

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