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Palestinian Teen 'Burned Alive,' According To Official

Sat, 2014-07-05 08:52

The body of the 16-year-old boy, thought to have been kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, was found earlier this week with extensive burns.

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Philadelphia Row House Fire Kills 4 Children

Sat, 2014-07-05 07:52

The fire that broke out very early this morning swept through 10 row houses in a predominately African immigrant community in the city's southwest.

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Czech Petra Kvitova Wins Wimbledon Title

Sat, 2014-07-05 06:29

Kvitova picked up her second Wimbledon trophy, besting Canadian opponent Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0.

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A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI

Sat, 2014-07-05 06:28

The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.

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Arthur Disrupts July 4th Festivities, But Does Little Damage

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:12

The first hurricane of the season — now downgraded to a tropical storm — skirted the U.S. East Coast, inconveniencing holiday revelers.

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Indian Nurses Back Home After Being Trapped By Fighting In Iraq

Sat, 2014-07-05 04:45

The nurses, most hailing from southern India, had been caught in Mosul since Sunni insurgents seized the city last month.

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Ukrainian Forces Retake Key Rebel Stronghold In East

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:57

Slovyansk, a city of 100,000 that had been part of the rebels' self-proclaimed republic, fell to government forces after a night of intense bombardment, witnesses and officials say.

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In Honduras, Gangs Tell Boys To Join Or Be Killed

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:43

A large proportion of young people showing up at the southern U.S. border come from Honduras. Societal pressures there, like poverty and gang violence, are fueling the exodus.

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Texas Gov. Testifies On Crisis In Child Immigration

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:43

This week the House Committee on Homeland Security met to discuss minors entering the U.S. alone through Texas. NPR's Tamara Keith talks with correspondent John Burnett, who's been covering the surge.

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How New FCC Rules On Political Ads Impact N.C. Senate Race

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:43

Every TV station in the U.S. is now required to post its political ad sales online. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Mark Binker of WRAL-TV about what this means for the North Carolina Senate race.

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Chaos In Iraq Might Give Kurds A Better Chance Of Independence

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:43

As Iraq continues to fracture, the Kurdish minority could seize the moment to push for greater autonomy. Columbia University's David Phillips tells NPR's Tamara Keith about the potential opportunity.

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One Year After The Coup, Egypt Is Still Divided

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:43

In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.

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Have The Islamist Militants Overreached In Iraq And Syria?

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:14

After sweeping military victories, the group now known as the Islamic State is demanding loyalty from all Muslims. Like other radical Islamist groups, they may be alienating potential supporters.

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Two Sisters Share One's Road To Recovery

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:12

When Shirlene English was immobilized by a stroke in 2000, her sister Loretta stepped up as chief caregiver. Then Loretta's father developed dementia, and she stepped up again.

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