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Colombian Drug Kingpin 'Crazy Berrara' Captured

This week brought news of the arrest of Colombia's "last great drug kingpin." Renee Montagne talks to to former U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Myles Frechette about the capture of drug lord Daniel "El Loco" Barrera in neighboring Venezuela.
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Thousands In Pakistan Protest Anti-Islam Movie

Thousands of people across Pakistan are expected to take to the streets to protest against a video made in the U.S. that denigrates Islam. Pakistan's government unexpectedly announced Friday would be a public holiday, saying it would be a day to honor the prophet Muhammed. The government used it as an opportunity to also denounce the video, calling it blasphemy.
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A Stiletto, A Lamppost And The Soul Of Berlin

If you need help in ultramodern Berlin, the low-tech tradition of posting a note on a lamppost may yield the best results. Just ask Maira Becke, who has turned to the city's many avid lamppost readers for help recovering a beloved stiletto shoe.
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The Downside Of Tax Havens? Paperwork.

Despite all the advertising about absolute confidentiality in places like the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, if you own a company in a tax haven, you are legally required to declare it to the IRS.

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