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Aung San Suu Kyi Makes Midwest Detour On U.S. Visit

In her 17 day trip to the U.S., Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has stopped in places you'd expect like Washington, D.C., and New York City. But on Tuesday she's set to speak in Fort Wayne, Ind. The city is home to one of the largest Burmese-American communities in the country.
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Simulated War Between U.S.-Iran Has Grisly End

Robert Siegel talks to Kenneth Pollack, senior fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, about the U.S.-Iran war game exercise he organized. It simulated escalating conflict between the two countries. Participants found that miscalculations on both sides led to threats of war.
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Tech Week Ahead: Foxconn Riot, Electric Cars

Melissa Block looks ahead to the week's tech news with Steve Henn. They cover electric cars and a riot at the Foxconn factory in China.
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Fighting Global Poverty With Business Strategies

More than a decade ago, The Economist magazine called Africa, "the hopeless continent," but a more recent cover story reads, "Africa Rising." The U.S. foreign assistance agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, has supported the turn around. The group's CEO Daniel Yohannes speaks with host Michel Martin.
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Secretary Clinton Hails Rejection Of Extremists In Benghazi

"The people of the Arab world did not set out to trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob," the secretary of state said today. "The people of Benghazi sent this message loud and clear on Friday when they forcefully rejected the extremists in their midst."
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'Amazing Scene' As Riot Shuts Foxconn Plant In China

Authorities say 2,000 workers went on a rampage over a "personal dispute." Some workers, though, are saying the dispute relates to on-going tensions at the factory where products are made for Apple and other high-tech giants.
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Canadian Man Returns To Ireland To Find Lost Love

Sandy Crocker was touring in Ireland when he met a freckled woman with reddish-brown hair. They spoke for a couple minutes at a cafe and then she left. Back in Canada, he was heartbroken. Crocker is back in Ireland and plans to spend a month searching for the girl who got away.

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