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Israel, Palestinians To Restart Talks In Washington

Monday's meeting will mark the beginning of the first direct negotiations between the two sides since 2008.
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The Latest On Increasing Violence In Egypt

Egyptian authorities have unleashed the deadliest attack on Islamist protesters since that country's uprising in 2011. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on the bloody crackdown and what's next for Egypt.

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Cannes Jewel Heist Nets Bling Worth $53 Million

The thief or thieves stole the jewels from an exhibition at the five-star Carlton Hotel in the French resort town.
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Millions Gather On Rio Beach To Hear Pope Deliver Sunday Mass

The final event of Francis' five-day visit to heavily Catholic Brazil has helped him ride a crest of popularity that largely eluded his predecessor.
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A Simple Visa Request Vs. Afghan Bureaucracy

When NPR's Sean Carberry needed to renew his Afghan visa he turned to producer Sultan Faizy. What followed was a more than two-week navigation of Afghanistan labyrinthine bureaucracy.
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Egypt Clashes Among Country's Worst Bloodshed

Protests in Egypt turned violent Saturday after authorities cracked down on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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Tackling Sexual Harrassment On England's Transit

A survey of British commuters showed one of the biggest fears of female commuters was sexual harassment. So the British Transit Police partnered with the website Everyday Sexism to train officers and other transit employees on how to deal with sexual harassment. Transit inspector Ricky Twyford spoke with Guest host Susan Stamberg about the initiative, Project Guardian.
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Islamabad's Defiantly Consistent Chinese Eatery

Cities sitting nervously on the edge of wars have a tendency to change very quickly. Take Pakistan's capital, for example. But some things never change, like an unexpectedly delicious Chinese restaurant.
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charged With Pimping

The former IMF chief has been charged in connection with sex parties in the northern French city of Lille. Strauss-Kahn, who left the IMF in 2011 following allegations that he raped a maid in a New York City hotel, admits that he participated but says he did not know the women involved were prostitutes.
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Religious Orders Use Pope's Visit To Recruit Young Postulants

The center of World Youth Day in Brazil is of course, hearing Pope Francis address the faithful. But it's also a chance for the Church to get young people to join their orders. More than 130 groups have set up a kind of job fair in Rio to make their pitch.

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