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Friday News Roundup - International

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: An international chemical weapons watchdog wins the Nobel Peace Prize as they visit several sites in Syria. The United States temporarily freezes some aid to Egypt’s military government in response to the bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. Libya’s prime minister is freed after being abducted in Tripoli Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Asian leaders. And Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani education activist shot by the Taliban, tours the United States and wins a European award.

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Miss Colombia Wins Pageant; Miss Jamaica Wins Twitter?

Days later, bad feelings linger among the Miss Universe pageant viewers who believe that the wrong contestant won. Many watchers on social media say Miss Jamaica should being wearing the crown.
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Watch 'Bob's Burgers'? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob's burgers.
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Drilling Off Virginia Coast Could Harm Neighboring States, Cardin Says

The Obama administration has decided to open up the Atlantic states to offshore drilling, a move that is not playing well among East Coast democrats like U.S. Sen. Cardin (D-MD).
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Facebook Suffers Self-Inflicted Outage

A Facebook statement said the disruption was caused by a technical change it made to the site and wasn't a cyberattack. The outage lasted an hour.

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