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Palestinian Teen 'Burned Alive,' According To Official

The body of the 16-year-old boy, thought to have been kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, was found earlier this week with extensive burns.
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A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI

The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.
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Indian Nurses Back Home After Being Trapped By Fighting In Iraq

The nurses, most hailing from southern India, had been caught in Mosul since Sunni insurgents seized the city last month.
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In Honduras, Gangs Tell Boys To Join Or Be Killed

A large proportion of young people showing up at the southern U.S. border come from Honduras. Societal pressures there, like poverty and gang violence, are fueling the exodus.
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Tour De France Braves Blustery Weather Of Yorkshire

Yorkshire is home to this year's Tour de France starting line. BBC anchor Harry Gration tells NPR's Tamara Keith about preparations for the annual sporting event — including well-stocked pubs.
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Here's Why You Should Still Care About The World Cup

NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman says Americans should still be watching the World Cup matches, even with their home team out of the running. He makes the case to NPR's Tamara Keith.
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Texas Gov. Testifies On Crisis In Child Immigration

This week the House Committee on Homeland Security met to discuss minors entering the U.S. alone through Texas. NPR's Tamara Keith talks with correspondent John Burnett, who's been covering the surge.
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Chaos In Iraq Might Give Kurds A Better Chance Of Independence

As Iraq continues to fracture, the Kurdish minority could seize the moment to push for greater autonomy. Columbia University's David Phillips tells NPR's Tamara Keith about the potential opportunity.
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Ukrainian Forces Retake Key Rebel Stronghold In East

Slovyansk, a city of 100,000 that had been part of the rebels' self-proclaimed republic, fell to government forces after a night of intense bombardment, witnesses and officials say.
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One Year After The Coup, Egypt Is Still Divided

In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.

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