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Putin To West: Russia Is No Threat

Sat, 2015-06-06 10:48

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Russian leader said the world has changed so much that no one "in their right mind" could imagine Russia attacking NATO.

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Egyptian Court Rescinds Terrorist Label For Hamas

Sat, 2015-06-06 10:07

A court had put the Islamist organization on the terror list in February, but the latest ruling says it lacked jurisdiction in the case.

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Beau Biden, Vice President's Son, Remembered In Delaware Service

Sat, 2015-06-06 07:01

The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.

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Saudis Shoot Down Scud Missile Fired By Houthi Rebels In Yemen

Sat, 2015-06-06 04:59

The Cold War-era rocket, which appeared to be targeted at a major air base in the kingdom's south, was brought down by Patriot missiles, officials say.

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Official Death Toll In China's 'Eastern Star' Disaster Rises To Nearly 400

Sat, 2015-06-06 04:11

The cruise ship, which was righted on Friday, capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River with 456 people aboard.

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American Pharoah Makes A Run At History

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:53

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.

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For New Mexico's Chiles, The Enemy Isn't Just Drought But Salt, Too

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.

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UN-Led Yemen Peace Talks Are Set For June 14

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

The UN envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.

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Veterans Center Opens In LA After Years Of Controversy

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Homeless veterans are finding a new support system in the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. A new building on the center's grounds will house a dozen homeless veterans.

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ISIS Attack On Kobani Looms Over Turkish Elections

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Last year's battle for the Syrian town of Kobani and dissatisfaction with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's huge new palace are issues in Sunday's Turkish parliamentary elections.

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Presidential Candidates Encounter Bumps In Early Campaigns

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

It's a long road to November 2016, but there are already some bends in that road. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about where each of the candidates stands now.

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With New Hires, Snapchat Moves Beyond Messaging

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Sean Mills was recently named Snapchat's new head of original content. NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's David Folkenflik about where the app is headed and how it could be used in the next election.

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OPM Hackers Could Be Building Personal Databases

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

The Office of Personnel Management was the target of a massive cyberattack. Four million people may have had their data stolen. OPM says it will start notifying victims on Monday.

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'Guardian' Editor: Edward Snowden 'Deserves Respect'

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Alan Rusbridger, former editor in chief of the Guardian, was the man who decided to publish Edward Snowden's stolen data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rusbridger about how Snowden will be remembered.

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The Hidden World Of Cambodia's Sex Workers: New Risks, New Hope

Sat, 2015-06-06 03:03

The government closed brothels to clamp down on human trafficking. But that move put the country's prostitutes in grave danger.

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Schools Say Ciao To Plastic Lunch Trays, Hello To Compostable Plates

Sat, 2015-06-06 02:48

Six of the nation's largest school districts are ditching polystyrene lunch trays in favor of compostable plates. The hope is that they'll incentivize cities to build more composting facilities.

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The Iowa Beyond Hay Bales, Corn Fields And Deep-Fried Butter

Sat, 2015-06-06 01:03

Each political season, Iowa attracts candidates and the hoardes of staff and media that follow them. But some wish campaigns would broaden their scope.

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Halibut Dumping Stirs Fight Among Fishing Fleets In Alaska

Fri, 2015-06-05 14:10

Last year, big fleets in the Bering Sea caught more halibut, by accident, than local fishermen caught on purpose. The big ships throw out that halibut; the local fishermen make their living from it.

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Baltimore Community Engagement Efforts Slowed By Crime Spike

Fri, 2015-06-05 14:00

Accusations against police of a slowdown has heightened longstanding mistrust of police. While steps are being taken to rebuild that trust, that's hard to do when police are out combating violence.

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Irish Soccer Details $7 Million FIFA Payment Over Handball

Fri, 2015-06-05 13:29

While earlier news has alleged hefty bribes over the awarding of the tournament, this case centers on a pivotal play in a World Cup playoff game that played in a key role in Ireland staying home.

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