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Is Egypt Better Or Worse Off Now?

It's been two years since Hosni Mubarak was ousted as Egypt's President. Today, there's new leadership, but the country is still in turmoil. And some Egyptians wonder if things are changing for the best. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR Cairo Bureau Chief, Leila Fadel, to learn more about the new Egypt.
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German Company's Giant Cookie Goes Missing

The kidnapper sent a ransom note: "I have the biscuit!" It demanded the company donate cookies to children in a local hospital, and the reward to an animal shelter. It was signed: Cookie Monster.
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Hack Attack On 'New York Times' Looks Like Part Of Chinese Campaign

Western news outlets that have been reporting on alleged corruption among China's leadership appear to be targeted. The Times says it has been under attack for four months.
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Syria Accuses Israel Of Bombing Its Military Facility

Israel's air force bombed a military facility in western Syria, according to Syrian media. It's a development that could further complicate the already volatile conditions in the region.
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Lenovo Believes PCs Will Still Be Necessary

Chinese computer company Lenovo has become the world's biggest seller of personal computers. Steve Inskeep talks to Vijay Vaitheeswaran, a correspondent for The Economist, about his recent article in the magazine on the rise of Lenovo.
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African Forces Will Be Left To Hang On To French Gains In Mali

The first phase of the French-led military intervention in the West African nation of Mali — to drive out Islamist fighters — appears to be over. Experts warn that most of the African force is not combat-ready for the desert, and is nowhere near prepared to take over from the French.
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'New York Times' Accuses China Of Being Behind Hacking

Chinese computer hackers have been infiltrating the computer systems of The New York Times for the last four months, according to the paper. Renee Montagne talks to Nicole Perlroth, a Times reporter who covers cyber security.

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