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Sub Fire Called India's Worst Naval Disaster In Peacetime

The Indian Navy says it losing hope of finding any survivors among the 18-man crew onboard a submarine that sank in its berth in the Mumbai naval docks shortly after midnight local time. A massive explosion ripped through the boat in what is being called India's worst naval disaster in peacetime.
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Eurozone Growth Doesn't Mean Tough Times Are Over

The Eurozone economy eked out a positive growth number for the first time in a year-and-a-half. That had some analysts speculating that Europe's long recession is coming to an end.Others think that's too optimistic.
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Egypt's Military-Backed Government Condemned For Crackdown

Egypt's military-backed government is facing widespread condemnation for its violent crackdown on Islamist protesters. U.S. and European diplomats had tried to push for a negotiated solution to Egypt's political crisis and had been urging all sides to exercise restraint. However, those efforts failed and diplomats are now scrambling to head off further violence.
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Egypt Government Spokesman: There Wasn't A Peaceful Solution

Robert Siegel talks to a spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry about the security forces violent actions to disperse pro-Morsi protesters in the streets of Cairo on Wednesday.
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Egypt's Ominous Developments

The security forces reasserted their authority on several fronts and gave every appearance that they would press ahead with a crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Past Immigration Policies Had A Reverse Effect, Professor Says

Princeton sociology professor Douglas Massey tells guest host Celeste Headlee that many of the policies intended to stop undocumented immigration not only failed, but actually kept migrants from returning to their home countries.
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'Happiness, Like Water' Based On Nigerian-American Writer's Reality

Born in Nigeria, Chinelo Okparanta was raised in the U.S. by her parents who were Jehovah's Witnesses. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about writing the truth about her home country, even if it's an ugly truth.
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Violence Causes Doctors Without Borders To Exit Somalia

After suffering dozens of attacks against staff members, including kidnappings and murders, the nonprofit is closing all operations in Somalia. In many parts of the country, the aid group was the only source of health care.
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French Maker Of Military Rafts Gets An American Identity

Zodiac produces most of the inflatable rafts used by the U.S. military. But a California company challenged that contract, saying it violates a requirement that the Defense Department use products made with American material and by U.S. workers. In response, Zodiac set up a factory in Maryland.
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Update On Egypt's State Of Emergency

Scores have been killed in Egypt’s crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. A panel joins Diane for an update on the state of emergency and international reactions to it.

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