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'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospitalAn Egyptian believed to be the world’s heaviest woman died Monday of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital, following months of treatment to help her lose weight and one day walk again. A team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for the bedridden Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, since her arrival at Burjeel Hospital in May. El Aty first sought treatment in India, travelling from the port city of Alexandria to Mumbai aboard a specially modified Airbus in early February.



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Where 'A Day Without a Woman' marches will be held in the US today

Where 'A Day Without a Woman' marches will be held in the US todayThis Wednesday, the United States may find out. Coming off the heels of the Jan. 21 Women’s Marches, which by some estimates drew more than 3 million participants across the US, organizers are urging women to strike in protest against misogyny, inequality, and oppression. The strike, which marks the first major action by organizers of the Women’s March, was inspired in part by recent ”Day Without an Immigrant” protests, which took place last month.



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'A Day Without a Woman' protests across the U.S.

'A Day Without a Woman' protests across the U.S.American women stayed home from work, zipped up their wallets, wore red and joined rallies across the country to demonstrate their economic clout Wednesday as part of International Women’s Day events around the globe. The Day Without a Woman protest in the U.S. was put together by organizers of the vast women’s marches that were held coast-to-coast the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration. School districts including those in Prince George’s County, Maryland; Alexandria, Virginia; and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, canceled classes because so many teachers and other employees were expected to be out. In Providence, Rhode Island, the municipal court closed for lack of staff members.



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Schools Closed As Women Join The 'A Day Without A Woman' Protest

Schools Closed As Women Join The 'A Day Without A Woman' ProtestParticipants in the A Day Without A Woman protests are expected to wear red, take the day off, from paid and unpaid labor and avoid shopping for one day.



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'A Day Without A Woman' Cancels Classes

'A Day Without A Woman' Cancels ClassesThe Alexandria City Public Schools system in Virginia announced Monday it was canceling classes Wednesday at its schools due to the protest, according to a statement on its website.



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