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Obama And Mexican President Talk Cuba, Immigration

Two big issues between President Obama and his Mexican counterpart: Obama's recent controversial executive actions on immigration and Cuba.
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Anti-Muslim Rallies Grow In Germany

A movement tinged with anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment has been growing in the German city of Dresden since the fall. The city's weekly rally grew to some 18,000 people on Monday. Robert Siegel speaks with Melanie Amann, who covers German national politics for the newspaper Der Spiegel, about the so-called "PEGIDA" movement.
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With The Saudi King Ailing, Succession Speculation Begins

King Abdullah, who's at least 90, was hospitalized last week and Crown Prince Salman delivered an annual televised speech Tuesday. One analyst says the kingdom is stable, perhaps too much so.
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Teaching Nurses How To Speak Up — And Speak Gently

In all parts of the world, nurses deliver most of a patient's care — especially in countries with limited medical resources. But who will train these nurses? Partners in Health has a plan.
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In Reversal, Belgium Denies Inmate's Request To Die

A court approved Frank Van Den Bleeken's request to die in September. The planned euthanasia was called after the doctor who was to oversee the procedure backed out.
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Germany Turns Off The Lights To Protest Growing Anti-Islam Movement

A group calling itself PEGIDA has protested since October against Germany's asylum and immigration policies. The German political and public mainstream has responded sharply.
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Palestinian Sentenced To 3 Life Terms Over Murder Of Israeli Teens

The killing preceded a 50-day war in Gaza last summer. The military court also ordered Hussam Qawasmeh to pay $63,000 to the victims' families.
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How A Too-Strong Dollar Might Lead To A Too-Weak World

There are upsides to having global investors stash their savings in the United States. But their embrace of the dollar can start to feel like a death grip if it goes too far and chokes off exports.
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Jordanian Prince To Challenge 4-Term FIFA Chief For Presidency

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said he is running against Sepp Blatter because he believes "it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport."
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2 Americans Face Charges Over Gambia Coup Attempt

Two U.S. citizens are charged with trying to overthrow the government of the tiny West African nation of Gambia. The charges stem from a December 30 coup attempt.

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