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Plagued By Attacks, Iran Develops Its Own Internet

Audie Cornish talks to Washington Post reporter James Ball about Iran's preparations to create an internal Internet.
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Coptic Christians Feared Attacks After Anti-Islam Film

Egypt's minority Coptic Christian community feared a backlash after a Copt was linked to the anti-Muslim film that's provoked violent protests throughout the Muslim world. But it seems the anti-Copt reaction has been limited so far.
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France Makes First Showing At World Baseball Classic

When you think about France, baseball doesn't leap to mind, but the sport has a long history there, dating back to 1889. During World War I, French soldiers played baseball with American doughboys. And now there is a French baseball league. But the games are never televised and the fans are mostly friends and family. But this week, for the first time, France sent its top team to the qualifying matches for the World Baseball Classic, a tournament that was created when baseball ceased to be an Olympics sport. For many on the French team, this is the closest they will ever get to professional baseball.
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Are Chinese Exporters Cheating?

When it comes to trade between China and the US, this one complaint comes up a lot. Some people say China is rigging the game in favor of their exports.
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Americans Abroad, Working Under Fire

Business people, diplomats, NGO workers and others living overseas face unique challenges when their home country suddenly becomes the object of outrage. Dr. Thomas Burke, former Ambassador Prudence Bushnell, and business consultant Dave Richter talk about the trials of working under fire.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Four U.S. soldiers were killed by Afghan police, the third such "inside" attack in as many days. A French newspaper printed several caricatures of the Prophet Mohamed. And Russia demanded that the U.S. halt the work of pro-democracy groups. Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera, Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News and Yochi Dreazen of National Journal join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Actress: Anti-Islam Filmmaker Lied And Made Me Look Like A 'Religious Bigot'

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, dubbed vile words over her performance and turned it into "a hateful anti-Islamic production," Cindy Lee Garcia says in a court filing. She wants YouTube to take down the video.

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