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Investigation Continues After Nairobi Mall Siege

Now that the siege at the Nairobi mall has ended, investigators are trying to determine the identity of the attackers, just exactly how many people died in the four-day standoff and how it could have happened.
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There Are Pitfalls If Brazil Wants To Secure Its Internet From Spies

Brazil is formulating a bold new plan to protect itself from NSA spying after revelations that the U.S. illegally listened in on conversations between the president and her cabinet, and spied on the state oil company, Petrobras. But experts warn its easier said than done and there are risks inherent with tampering with the internet.
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Oracle Team USA Defeats New Zealand, Keeps The America's Cup

The win by the U.S. defender, down seven races just a week ago, caps one of the most spectacular comebacks in yachting history.
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Pork Politics: Why Some Danes Want Pig Meat Required On Menus

No traditional Danish meal is complete without a piece of pork tucked in somewhere — which helps explain the outrage that followed after some Danish day cares dropped pork to accommodate Muslims. The battle over menus is the latest sign of Denmark's struggle with multiculturalism.
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For Some NYU Students, A Sweet Deal To Study ... In Shanghai

New York University's new Shanghai campus is the first Sino-U.S. joint-venture university. Chinese students get a Western education without leaving home. American students get to live and study in China, with many enjoying big breaks on tuition and other costs.
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Meet The Iranian Commander Pulling Strings In Syria's War

Qassem Suleimani is the chief of a powerful branch of Iran's Revolutionary Guard. He is considered to be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of Americans during the Iraq War, and now he is helping to prop up Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.
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Is Iran's Leader Sincere?

Hasan Rouhani spoke of moderation and said Iran was willing to talk to the West about its nuclear program. The U.S. and its European allies have reacted with cautious optimism, but not everyone is buying the new Iranian leader's charm offensive.
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After Siege, Kenyans Left Wondering What Happened

Kenya's president says the siege of a mall in Kenya is now over. Host Michel Martin speaks to The Associated Press's Jason Straziuso in Nairobi for an update on the terror attack.
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Kenyan Mall Attack: The Latest News

Investigators are combing through the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, where dozens of civilians were killed by terrorists in an attack on Saturday or during the four-day siege that followed.
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That's The Spirit: Why Indians Prefer Strong Beer, Liquor

Indians traditionally don't drink much compared with many other countries. But they are imbibing more these days and they do like the strong stuff. Liquor and strong beer dominate the market.

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