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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:30am

Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which has had its share of setbacks.

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In France, Simultaneous Standoffs Erupt In Violence

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:45am

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Lauren Frayer speak to Renee Montagne about the standoffs between police and gunmen, both at a kosher market and in a warehouse north of Paris.

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A Review Of The Day's Violent Tumult In France

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:38am

Two standoffs involving armed men in and around Paris have ended with the deaths of three suspects. The violence concludes days of strain and tumult after shootings at a French satirical magazine.

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In The Midst Of A Violent Morning, Parisians Seek To Cope

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:34am

Sylvie Kauffmann, editorial director of the French newspaper Le Monde, speaks to Renee Montagne about the impact of the events unfolding in Paris and its nearby suburbs on the French people.

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The Threats And Violence At A Kosher Market In Paris

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:08am

Renee Montagne speaks with Andrew Higgins of The New York Times. Higgins was on the scene at a kosher grocery store, where an hostage situation unfolded for hours.

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The French Perspective On 2 Desperate Days Following 'Hebdo' Shooting

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:22am

Renee Montagne speaks with Sylvie Rottman, senior producer at France 24, for the latest on the mood of the French people, who have been rocked by the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices.

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What U.S. Officials Know Now About The Standoffs In France

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:18am

For the latest on Friday's tense situation in Paris, NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston offers information she has learned from U.S. officials who are following the standoffs.

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Negotiator On The Scene In Standoff Outside Paris

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:12am

Steve Inskeep talks with Chris O'Brien of the Los Angeles Times to focus on just one of the standoffs now unfolding in France — the one at the building of a printing company northeast of Paris.

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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:17am

Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which some say has been floundering elsewhere.

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Between 2 Two Police Standoffs, Tensions Flare In Paris

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 8:31am

Vivienne Walt, a Time magazine reporter based in Paris, offers the latest on the events involving the suspects in Wednesday's shooting at the offices of satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

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The Shifting Conditions Confronting The French Hostage Negotiator

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 8:26am

Steve Inskeep speaks with Robert McFadden, a senior vice president of the Soufan Group and a 30-year veteran of U.S. law enforcement, for details on the security situation in and around Paris.

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Ex-Miami Dolphins Player Swims To Safety

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:56am

Rob Konrad was fishing alone off the coast of South Florida when he fell from his boat. He swam 9 miles to shore, according to ESPN.

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Dog Gets His Mouth On A Remote; Trouble Ensues

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:42am

Police in Portland, Oregon, responded to a call about a firebomb. When they arrived on the scene, they found a dog had chewed a TV remote — damaging the battery which started to smoke.

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Authorities In France Cordon Off Town Searching For Suspects

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Police in France have cordoned off a northern town where the two suspects in the "Charlie Hebdo" killings are thought to be hiding out. There's a massive manhunt in the woodland area nearby.

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Syrian Refugees Suffer Double Threat Of Severe Winter, Less Aid

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

As the Syrian war nears its fifth year and a bitter storm hits, refugees say this is the worst winter yet. To make matters worse, cash constraints mean they're getting less help from aid groups.

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Winter Storm Adds To Problems Of Syrian Refugees

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

As the war in Syrian nears its fifth year, refugees say this is the worst winter yet, and they're getting less help than ever.

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12 Victims Died In Shooting; We Learn More About Them

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

They were killed in Paris on Wednesday in France's deadliest terror attack in a generation. We're going to tell you about a few of them, including two police officers, gunned down in the line of duty.

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Manhunt In France Centers On Industrial Town

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Heavily armed brothers suspected in the storming of a satirical weekly were cornered inside a printing house near Charles de Gaulle airport and appear to have taken a hostage, officials tell AP.

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Female Percussionist Bobbye Hall Is A Liner Note Legend

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Hall has played with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson to Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan. She grew up in Detroit in the '60s, and was sitting-in on Motown sessions before she could drive.

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Haiti's Political Crisis Expected To Come To A Head Next Week

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

If a political compromise is not reached before Monday, which also happens to be the 5th anniversary of a devastating earthquake, parliament will be dissolved and the president will rule by decree.

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