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Ponzi Scheme In China Stole $7.6 Billion From Investors, Police Say

According to local media, some businesses had no idea they were being touted as investment opportunities by Ezubao, an online lender.
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Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Takes Control Of Myanmar's Parliament

The change comes after years of strife — and a weekend of celebration in Myanmar. But by law, Suu Kyi is barred from assuming the presidency.
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As ISIS Evolves, U.S. Counter-Efforts Must Advance, Lumpkin Says

The White House is overhauling efforts to combat ISIS propaganda with a counterterrorism task force. Michael Lumpkin, the head of the newly created Global Engagement Center, talks to Renee Montagne.
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Zika Virus Prompts Emergency Meeting Of The World Health Organization

WHO Director General Margaret Chan called the meeting for Monday in Geneva to decide whether the Zika virus outbreak rises to a public health emergency that would be of international concern.
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Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?

Egypt has vowed stricter enforcement of a law requiring foreign men to pay if they marry much younger women. Activists say the country enshrines a practice that amounts to sex trafficking.
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Film Portrays A 'Perfect Storm' That Led To Unwanted Sterilizations For Many Latinas

About 40 years ago, Consuelo Hermosillo went to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section. Against her will, she left unable to have more children. No Más Bebés airs tonight on PBS.
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Church Doctrine Complicates Situation For Pregnant Women In Zika-Affected Areas

Some governments responded to the Zika epidemic by asking women to delay getting pregnant. Missionary doctor David Vanderpool says the reality for women in Zika-affected areas is far more complex.
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Symphony Of The City: Nigerian Artist Draws Songs From The Bustling Market

Emeka Ogboh's exhibition, "Market Symphony," brings listeners the rich sounds of a Lagos market. "There are stories in the soundscape," he tells NPR's Michel Martin. "There are stories from the city."
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As Noose Tightens Around ISIS In Iraq, Civilians Flee Hunger And Cold

Conditions are worsening in one ISIS-controlled area of Iraq. In pursuit of safety and stability, thousands of civilians are walking for days over the Hamrin Mountains, often without water or sleep.
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Boko Haram Attacks Village In Nigeria; Dozens Reportedly Dead

A survivor told The Associated Press he heard the screams of children as militants firebombed the village of Dalori. It was the third attack this week suspected to have been carried out by the group.

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