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Juan Gabriel, The 'Divo Of Juarez,' Dies At 66

Juan Gabriel was a singular pop star who transcended borders and the trappings of gender.
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Impeachment Trial Begins For Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

The impeachment trial for suspended president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has begun. She is scheduled to testify before the Senate Monday.
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Migrants Help In Relief Effort After Deadly Earthquake In Italy

Volunteers are helping respond to an earthquake in central Italy. Many of them are migrants from Africa, who came seeking asylum. Even in the relief effort, their presence in Italy is controversial.
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Colombia And FARC Peace Deal Depends On The Will Of Voters

Colombia's government and the FARC rebels have signed a peace accord aimed at ending more than 50 years of conflict. But multiple steps remain, including a referendum, before the deal is implemented.
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Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles

In the remote mountains of the Japanese island of Shikoku, an old woman makes soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat. It's ancient technique that is adapting to modern times.
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German Official Says U.S.-Europe Trade Talks Have Collapsed, Blames Washington

Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have "de facto failed." The climate for trade deals has soured on both sides of the Atlantic.
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The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is Set To Arrive In The U.S. This Week

This will fulfill a goal set by the Obama administration one years ago. A group of several hundred refugees will depart from Jordan in the next day, bound for California and Virginia.

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Campaign From Italian Museums Aims To Help Earthquake Relief Efforts

Italy's state museums are donating their proceeds today to reconstruction efforts, following a massive earthquake that killed at least 291 people and nearly leveled three medieval towns.
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Despite Early Optimism, German Companies Hire Few Refugees

More than a million asylum seekers arrived in Germany last year. After three months, they are allowed to work. The CEO of Daimler predicted a new "economic miracle." But it hasn't happened.
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ISIS Increasingly Recruiting Children To Carry Out Terrorist Acts

Last Sunday in Iraq a young teenage boy was captured before he could detonate an explosive belt on behalf of ISIS. Linda Wertheimer talks to terrorism expert John Horgan about the group's recruitment.

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