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Russia's Grab Of Crimea Bolsters Syrian Regime

Host Renee Montagne gets an update on the Syrian civil war from Wall Street Journal reporter Sam Dagher in Damascus.
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A New App For People Who Want To Be Left Alone

Cloak pays attention to your friends' geolocations and lets you know if they're nearby. That way, you can avoid your enemies — and maybe even your friends.
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Nevada Court Quagmire Waits — And Waits — For Voters To Solve It

The courts are clogged in Nevada, partly because the state doesn't have an intermediate appeals court. Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that swaying voters to create one could prove difficult.
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For Afghans In Camps, A Harsh Life With No End In Sight

More than 600,000 Afghans are living in scores of camps around the country and say they can't return home because it's too dangerous. Their numbers have risen sharply in the past year.
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Infomercial King Kevin Trudeau Gets 10 Years For Deceiving Consumers

Kevin Trudeau was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for deceiving consumers through his late-night infomercials. In sentencing Trudeau, a federal judge called him "deceitful to the very core."
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Army General Pleads Guilty To Adultery; Other Charges Dropped

Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, who was accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a deal with the government.
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A Syrian Refugee Camp With Girl Scouts And A Safeway Store

Three years into Syria's civil war, a resigned stability and a sense of permanence are taking hold at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
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Dispute And Suspicion Swirl About Iranian Water Reactor

At issue in Iran nuclear talks is a heavy water reactor the country is building. Iran says it wants the reactor for medical research, but the West is worried that such reactors can produce plutonium.
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Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.
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Syrian Conflict Marches Into Fourth Year

The Syrian uprising started three years ago this week with protests and eventually a military crackdown that led to all-out civil war. More than 130,000 people have died.

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