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Standoff, Gunfire Continue At Nairobi Mall

Gunmen and hostages remain inside a Kenyan shopping mall 24 hours after a shooting that left at least 39 dead and more than 150 wounded.
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Historic Thaw Possible In U.S., Iran Relations

Iran's new president wrote in a Washington Post op-ed that he wants to move "beyond impasses." Host Rachel Martin talks to Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council about the apparent warming relations between the U.S. and Iran.
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Bo Xilai's Life Sentence Reveals China's Leadership Problem

A court found former top Chinese official Bo Xilai guilty of corruption after one of the highest-profile political trials of recent years. Media coverage of the earlier court hearings transfixed audiences with details of murder, a love triangle, and lavish official life styles.
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An Introduction To What's New And What's Next

The online magazine Ozy launched Monday, offering readers a streamlined site with original reporting and a look at trends on the horizon. Co-founder Carlos Watson talks about his vision for the site.
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Attack In Nairobi Turns Mall Into A Battlefield

Gunmen attacked an upscale Mall in Nairobi Saturday, killing at least 30, according to the Red Cross. Kenyan forces have been fighting the gunmen who remain in the mall.
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The U.S. Has More Guns, But Russia Has More Murders

A prominent Russian lawmaker mocked the U.S. during the mass shooting in Washington this week. But statistics show that Russia has more killings each year than the U.S. despite a much smaller population.
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North Korea Cancels Plans For Cross-Border Family Reunions

A chance for families in South and North Korea to meet long-lost relatives has been put off, as North Korea canceled reunions that were to take place in the coming week. A South Korean official called the decision "inhumane" Saturday.
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Bombings Kill Dozens Of Mourners At Baghdad Funeral

In Sadr City, a bombing attack has killed dozens of people, with the death toll continuing to rise Saturday. Multiple reports are citing at least 65 deaths in the attack, one of several in Iraq today.
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Syria Meets Deadline On Chemical Weapons; Fighting Continues

Syria has delivered data about its arsenal of chemical weapons, meeting a deadline set by the U.S. and Russia a week ago. But the country's civil war is continuing.
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Hostages Trapped Inside Nairobi Shopping Mall

Shoppers at the upscale Westgate Mall came under assault by gunfire and grenades around lunch hour in Nairobi. At least 39 people have died, says Kenya's president, including members of his own family.

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