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Refugee Deal Between Australia And Cambodia Sparks Outrage

Australia last week signed a deal that would allow hundreds of asylum seekers to be resettled in Cambodia. Critics have condemned the deal as both wrong and possibly illegal under international law.
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Mideast Word Battle: Settlements Versus Neighborhoods

In a Morning Edition interview, Israeli leader Netanyahu disputed language used about a housing development in East Jerusalem. Steve Inskeep talks to author Ari Shavit about the Mideast war of words.
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CDC Sets Up Mock Ebola Ward Set Up In Alabama

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a training program for health workers headed for West Africa to help with the outbreak. They're running it at a former Army base in Anniston.
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Singer Morrisey Says He Has Had Cancer Treatment

"I have had four cancer-scrapings, but so what. If I die, I die," the English musician and former leader of The Smiths wrote in an email interview with a Spanish-language newspaper.
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A Smuggler Explains How He Helped Fighters Along 'Jihadi Highway'

Thousands of international recruits have crossed into Syria from Turkey to join the Islamic State. A Syrian man who helped smuggle those jihadis in explains how it worked, but says he's stopped now.
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After Mapping Seafloor, Search Resumes For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

The search resumed on Monday. Melissa Block talks to David Gallo, an oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, who worked on finding Air France flight 447.
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The Secret To Prize-Winning Porridge Is In the Spurtle

An Scottish man won the prestigious 21st Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships on Saturday. We learn from Dr. Izhar Khan about his secret to winning porridge.
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Turkey Calls On U.S. To Ramp Up ISIS Airstrikes In Syrian Border Town

Robert Siegel talks to The Washington Post's Liz Sly, from Turkey, where she's been covering the assault by ISIS on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, near the Turkish border.
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After Clogging The Streets, Hong Kong Protests Dwindle

The demonstrators still have widespread support, but many students have returned to class and businesses have grown weary of daily disruptions that have hampered their operations.
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Debate: Does U.S. Military Intervention In The Middle East Help Or Hurt?

As the U.S. presses on with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, two teams tackled the motion, "Flexing American Muscles In The Middle East Will Make Things Worse," in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.

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