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Anonymous Person Distributes $100 Bills

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 6:17am

The person in San Francisco distributed the money in white envelopes and then tweeted hints about their location. An online magazine says the mystery person is a real estate magnate.

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After Mubarak, Egypt Appears Ready To Elect Another Military Man

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 6:09am

Military dictator Hosni Mubarak was removed from power 3 years ago. The man expected to win the presidential election Abdel Fattah el-Sissi led an on-going crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Far-Right Parties Made Big Gains In European Parliamentary Elections

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:59am

In Great Britain, the anti-Europe UKIP was the No. 1 vote getter. In France, Marine Le Pen's National Front also did much better than expected.

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New York's Marble Collegiate Church Remembers The Fallen

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:41am

Since the Iraq war began, church members in Manhattan have tied gold ribbons on the church's fence to remember fallen soldiers.

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World War II Vets Honor Their Own In Cactus Division

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:37am

In Gainesville, Texas, on Monday, World War II vets from a unit known as the Cactus Division will remember their fallen comrades. These veterans helped liberate Germany's Dachau concentration camp.

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Pope Francis Wraps Up 3-Day Trip To Middle East

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:29am

Pope Francis is in Jerusalem. He stopped at the holiest Jewish and Muslim sites in that city. The pope has invited Palestinian and Israeli leaders to join him in Rome to discuss Mideast peace.

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After Landslide Victory, Modi Becomes Prime Minister

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:22am

Many foreign dignitaries are attending inauguration ceremonies Monday for Narendra Modi, who was being sworn in as India's prime minister. Pakistan's prime minister is in attendance.

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Official World Cup Theme Criticized As Dull

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:28am

Brazil plays host to the World Cup and many Brazilians hate the theme for the soccer tournament. They're baffled that the song features the Cuban-American singer Pitbull and Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez.

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Mobile Internet Comes To Africa In A Big Way

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

Young people are driving the change — using their phones to text, listen to music — even watching high-resolution videos. Silicon Valley has noticed and sees a big opportunity.

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Egyptians Vote Monday And Tuesday For Next President

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

Former military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi is the heavy favorite to win. His only rival is leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi, who placed a strong third in the last presidential election held in 2012.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Santa Barbara Mourns Victims Of Deadly Rampage

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

Seven people, including the suspect, were killed and 13 wounded Friday night. Police say Elliot Rodger went on a stabbing and shooting rampage across the seaside California college town of Isla Vista.

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Ukrainians Choose Billionaire Businessman As Next President

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

A chocolate-maker is the projected winner in Ukraine's presidential election. Ukrainians chose businessman and former Cabinet minister Petro Poroshenko to run the country at a critical moment.

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Ozark Tourist Town, Branson, Mo., Debates How To Diversify

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

About 7.5 million people visit Branson each year. The town is known for its clean family entertainment. But Branson is not exempt from the pressures of a changing economy and aging demographics.

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Flagstaff Neighborhood Wants Campfires Outlawed In National Forest

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

The Slide Fire hasn't forced residents in Flagstaff, Ariz., to evacuate. But they're worried about the potential for another wildfire, and what it could do to their homes and businesses.

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Soldiers Decorate Graves At Arlington National Cemetery With Flags

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

Every year since 1948, soldiers from the Old Guard at Fort Myer place one flag on each grave. There are more than 220,000 marble headstones in the cemetery.

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Obama Wants At Least A Small Troop Presence In Afghanistan

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

President Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday — his first since 2012. Since that time, U.S. troop levels there have been cut by about two-thirds.

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