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Nigerian Woman Spots Her Daughter In Boko Haram Video

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:11am

The video released by extremist group Boko Haram Monday shows more than 100 abducted girls; a mother saw her daughter in it. Officials say they are open to negotiate.

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Indonesia Bans Video Sharing Site For Nudity

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:03am

Indonesia bans video sharing site for nudity

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Dane FM: Syria Must Give Up Last Chemical Weapons

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:03am

Dane FM: Syria must give up last chemical weapons

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Race Alone Doesn't Explain Hatred Of Obama, But It's Part Of The Mix

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:03am

Some Democratic politicians say racism is the driving force behind GOP resistance to the president. Republicans balk at the charge and say their opposition is based on the content of his policies

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Campy, Sweet Love Letters, Straight From The Kitten Basket

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 5:58am

Christopher Isherwood was in his 40's when he met the teenaged Don Bachardy. They spent the next three decades making up a tender storybook world, expressed in a new collection of their love letters.

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Saudi Arabia Reports 5 More Deaths From MERS

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:23am

Saudi Arabia reports 5 more deaths from MERS

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'Alien' Artist H.R. Giger Dies At 74

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:23am

'Alien' artist H.R. Giger dies at 74

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US Flying Aircraft Over Nigeria In Hunt For Girls

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:13am

US flying aircraft over Nigeria in hunt for girls

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Israeli Court Sentences Ex-PM Olmert To 6 Years

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:13am

Israeli court sentences ex-PM Olmert to 6 years

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Lawmakers To Press Pfizer CEO For Job Guarantees

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:03am

Lawmakers to press Pfizer CEO for job guarantees

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European Court: Google Must Amend Some Results

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 4:03am

European court: Google must amend some results

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Syrian Opposition Leader To Meet With White House Official

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Key Syrian opposition leader Ahmed al-Jarba is expected at the White House on Tuesday to meet with National Security Advisor Susan Rice. The Syrian civil war has been raging for more than three years.

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Uruguaya's President Shuns Trappings Of His Office

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

The president of Uruguay is said to be extremely frugal and gives most of his salary to charity. He was at the White House on Monday to meet with President Obama.Renee Montagne talks to Simon Romero of "The New York Times" about Jose Mujica's presidency.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Renee Montagne has business news.

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Terror Threats Make Yemeni Capital Very Dangerous

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

A series of violent incidents have recently taken place in and around the Yemeni capital Sana'a. Steve Inskeep talks to Iona Craig, who writes for The Times of London.

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Time Warner, DirecTV Squabble Over Dodger's TV Network

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

The Dodgers launched a network to carry their games. But a dispute over broadcast fees and whether the network should be offered ala carte has kept it dark in 70 percent of the Los Angeles market.

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Gregg Allman Sues To Stop Production Of 'Midnight Rider'

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman are due back in a Georgia courtroom Tuesday. Allman is suing to stop production of a movie about his life following a fatal accident on the set.

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More Parental Attention May Give First-Born Kids Advantages

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Firstborn kids often do better in school and, on average, go on to earn more money than their younger siblings. A new theory tries to explain why.

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Former Army Sgt. Kyle White To Receive Medal Of Honor

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:56am

Renee Montagne talks to Kyle White, who will receive the Medal of Honor for actions conducted during a 2007 battle in Afghanistan. He was with U.S. and Afghan forces when the Taliban ambushed them.

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