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Shutdown Diary: Hope Turns Into Wall Street Warning

Day 15 of the government shutdown had a promising beginning, marked by a bipartisan proposal from Senate leaders to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling. But those hopes were quickly dashed.
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Moscow Suburb Riot Shows Russia's Tense Ties With Migrants

Authorities in Moscow have rounded up more than 1,600 migrant workers after an ethnic riot took place over the weekend. Russian nationalists and soccer hooligans attacked a market area in a gritty industrial suburb of Moscow that's home to many migrant workers from the North Caucasus. The riot broke out after police announced that they were searching for a North Caucasian man suspected in the stabbing death of a young, ethnic Slav man. The situation highlights Russia's immigration problem — the country needs migrant labor, but fears what it perceives as foreign influence.
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Belgians Pretend To Be A Film Crew To Nab Suspected Pirates

Robert Siegel speaks with Nicholas Kulish of The New York Times about two suspected Somali pirates who were arrested in Belgium over the weekend after being lured as consultants for a movie based on the life of one of the alleged pirates.
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Not Part Of Talks, Israel Still Tries To Sway Iran Nuclear Talks

Israel is keeping a close eye on the Geneva talks on Iran's nuclear program. Israel is not party to the negotiations but its leaders say they have a big stake in the outcome. A cabinet statement Tuesday warned of "cosmetic [Iranian] concessions that could be reversed in weeks. In exchange, Iran demands an easing of the sanctions, which have taken years to put in place."
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Malala Yousafzai: A 'Normal,' Yet Powerful Girl

A year after she was shot in head by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala, and her father Ziauddin Yousafzai, talk with host Michel Martin about their hope for Pakistan's future.
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How India Has Learned To Deal With Major Cyclones

Fewer than 30 people were killed when Cyclone Phailin struck India's eastern Orrisa state over the weekend. Ten thousand people were killed when a similar storm hit the state in 1999. The difference can be attributed to not only improved infrastructure and communications, but also lessons learned after the last storm.
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Dozens Die In Philippines After Powerful Earthquake

The quake, whose magnitude was reported as 7.2 before being downgraded to 7.1, severely damaged churches, hospitals, and other buildings when it struck the inland area of Bohol, one of the central Visayas Islands. More than 90 people reportedly have been killed.
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Leaders Express 'Cautious Optimism' Over Iran Nuclear Plan

A presentation by the Iranian delegation gets generally positive reviews from Western powers meeting in Geneva.
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What The World's Newspapers Are Saying

The headlines are from a cross section of newspapers around the world. Tuesday's stories range from surveillance in the U.K. to a follow-up on a deadly stampede in India.
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For European Gangs, A Gem Of A Growth Industry: Jewel Heists

From spectacular smash-and-grabs to stealthy lone thieves, sophisticated crime networks have carried out a wave of high-profile jewelry heists in Western Europe this year. Experts say worldwide jewelry thefts total more than $100 million annually. With such high stakes, criminals are willing to risk jail time.

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