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Refugee Deal Between Australia And Cambodia Sparks Outrage

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

Australia last week signed a deal that would allow hundreds of asylum seekers to be resettled in Cambodia. Critics have condemned the deal as both wrong and possibly illegal under international law.

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Videos Of Deadly Police Encounters Grab Media Spotlight

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

Several recent incidents of black men being shot by police have sparked national news coverage and policy debates. We examine what forces in the media and society are fueling this level of attention.

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36 States To Elect Governors Next Month

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

The midterm elections are less than a month away, and across the country, governors are in trouble. In both parties, state chief executives are facing tough re-election fights.

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Broadway Veteran Marian Seldes Dies At 86

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

Seldes was a distinctive presence on Broadway performing in the works of Tennessee Williams, Samuel Beckett and Edward Albee among others. She won a Tony Award in 1965.

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Kenya's President Faces Landmark Hearing At The Hague

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court. He faces charges stemming from deadly ethnic violence following the 2007 elections.

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Mideast Word Battle: Settlements Versus Neighborhoods

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

In a Morning Edition interview, Israeli leader Netanyahu disputed language used about a housing development in East Jerusalem. Steve Inskeep talks to author Ari Shavit about the Mideast war of words.

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Turkey Pressed To Intervene In Border Town's Fight Against ISIS

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:04am

Kobania, a Syrian border town, is being assaulted by militants from the self-described Islamic State. Turkey, with tanks and troops massed a short distance away, is being pressured to step in.

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Why One Public Health Expert Thinks Airport Ebola Screening Won't Work

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:01am

The U.S. will soon set up screening procedures, according to the CDC. But one expert questions the usefulness of screens. And history backs him up.

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