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Armed Attackers Storm Cafe In Bangladesh's Capital

The gunmen reportedly took hostages at the eatery in an upscale neighborhood with many foreign embassies. It's not clear whether there are any casualties or how many attackers might be involved.
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There She Is, Probably The Most Beautiful Goat In Lithuania

A video of a Lithuanian goat beauty contest is going viral. But ... what makes a goat beautiful?
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Friday News Roundup - International

Turkey arrests more than a dozen people in anti-ISIS raids after the Istanbul airport bombings. EU leaders meet to grapple with a future without Britain. And Colombian troops work to demobilize FARC rebels after a peace deal. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Austria's Top Court Throws Out Presidential Election Result, Orders A Do-Over

The Constitutional Court cited vote-counting irregularities in overturning the result, which is unprecedented in Austria's post-war history.
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So-Called 'Hiddleswift' Break-Up Insurance Is Shut Down

China's online marketplace Taobao had been issuing insurance policies to protect against a Taylor Swift-Tom Hiddleston split. Alibaba, which owns Taobao, put an end to the policies.
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Are We Living In An Unprecedented Age Of Terror?

It seems attacks are happening at a more furious pace than ever before. Georgetown Security Studies professor Daniel Byman tells Steve Inskeep that there were many more incidents in the '70s and '80s.
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Sweeping Raids In France Raise Concerns About Civil Liberties

Emergency powers after last year's terrorist attacks have led to 3,500 house raids and hundreds of house arrests. Police, under pressure to prevent new attacks, risk alienating French Muslims.
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More Than Airplanes Are Riding On Boeing's Deal With Iran

Boeing has agreed to sell or lease about 100 commercial jets to Iran Air. The deal is seen as a test case for international companies that are skittish about doing business with Iran.
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Post-Brexit, Political Drama Has Been All The Rage In Britain

After the U.K. voted to leave the EU, the man predicted to be Britain's next prime minister was forced to withdraw amid backstabbing and drama. Steve Inskeep talks to Michael White of The Guardian.
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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.

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