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The Benghazi Raid: Legal and International Fallout

Kojo explores the legal and international fallout from the weekend capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi.

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Immigration Crisis: Kids Crossing the Border

A surge of children crossing the U.S. border from Central America is bringing new scrutiny to the treatment of detained migrants. We discuss the debate about the reasons for the wave of young arrivals.

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The Twisty Tale Of The World's Most Expensive Stamp

The British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta begins its journey in a young Scottish boy's collection and passes through the hands of a delusional killer. It was auctioned Tuesday for $9.5 million.
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What's Next For Iraq?

Until the past few days, no one was talking about renewed U.S. military action in Iraq. Here's a look at the ways the latest crisis could play out.
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D.C. Area Sees Surge Of Underage Undocumented Immigrants

Tens of thousands of children are being caught trying to cross the southern U.S. border by themselves. Many of them have made their way to the D.C. area, with its large Central American community, and schools and support organizations are adapting.

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Japan Bans Possession Of Child Pornography

The country's new law makes the possession of child porn punishable by up to a year in prison or a fine of nearly $10,000. But it excludes manga, animation and computer graphics.
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Ukraine's President Announces Plan For Unilateral Cease-Fire

The break in action is to give armed separatists time to lay down their weapons, President Petro Poroshenko says.
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Militants Attack Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery As Sectarian Clashes Spread

Iraq's government is using limited air attacks to strike back at the Sunni group known as ISIS, which now controls large areas of northern Iraq.
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In Japan, A KitKat Bar May Be A Ticket To Ride

People traveling on the Sanriku Railway Network can now use special KitKat candy wrappers as train tickets. It's part of a campaign to revive tourism after the tsunami in 2011.
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Troubles Put Aside, Brazilians Embrace World Cup

In World Cup action Tuesday, Brazil and Mexico played to a draw. Despite the dashed hopes of the home team, Brazilians are feeling more buoyant generally about hosting soccer's biggest tournament.

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