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China's Alibaba Could See $155 Billion Valuation In U.S. IPO

Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Japan's Nishikori Beats Djokovic, Making History; Federer Falls To Cilic

Kei Nishikori put a buzz into the U.S. Open crowd in New York and put himself into the history books, becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tennis final.
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Former IS Hostage Says Museum Shooting Suspect Was His Jailer

Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.
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Fears Of Sectarian Violence Grow In Baghdad

As Iraqi and American forces battle militants in the north, there are fears the turmoil could fuel new killings in the capital.
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Ebola Spurs A Full Public Lockdown In Sierra Leone

The lockdown's effectiveness will depend on citizens buying in to the government's plan. The news comes as the World Health Organization says it's speeding up delivery of possible vaccines.
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How Genuine Is Russia's Ceasefire?

NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.
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ISIS Runs A Dark Media Campaign On Social Media

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Institute about how the Islamic State is using social media to gain power and attention.
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Reporting From The Site Of The Ebola Outbreak's Origin

The first wave of the Ebola virus struck Liberia's northern Lofa County back in March. Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton traveled to Lofa, and speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about the current situation.
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Russia Rips Up NATO's Rulebook

President Obama has spent much of the week talking about what NATO can do to respond to current crises. NATO leaders approved a plan to develop a rapid response force to primarily counter Russia.
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A Botched Circumcision Calls Attention To Kenyan Ritual

Tribal elders now receive training for safer procedures. But last month, at a 3 a.m. ceremony in the forest, an elder from the Bukusu tribe accidentally cut off a 13-year-old's penis.

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