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Russia Sends Large Aid Convoy Toward A Wary Ukraine

Russia says the trucks are bringing 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid to an area that's been torn by fighting. But Ukrainian leaders worry that the convoy might conceal a military operation.
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Ebola Update: Spanish Priest Dies; WHO Gives OK To Experimental Drugs

Ebola continues to spread in West Africa. The latest figures from the World Health Organization cite 1,848 cases of the deadly disease across the region, and 1,013 deaths.
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Gaza Talks To Continue As Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas Holds

The two sides attended the indirect, Egypt-mediated talks Monday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, but The Associated Press quoted a senior Israeli official saying the talks had not gone well.
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Pray Over Hot Salt Water, Then Bathe In It: An Anti-Ebola Ritual

This past weekend, the word spread in the middle of the night in Sierra Leone: the way to prevent Ebola is to pray over hot salted water, then bathe in it.
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Iraq's Power Struggle: What You Need To Know

Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki is refusing to give up his position as prime minister, as the U.S. congratulates Shiite politician Haider al-Abadi.
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Religious Refugees Flee ISIS; Head To Kurdistan Border

Steve Inskeep talks to Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan Regional Government, for the latest news on the conflict with the Islamic State Of Iraq.
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Politicians Battle For Control Of Iraq's Central Government

Iraq's president on Monday named a new prime minister to replace Nouri al Maliki, but Maliki refuses to leave. David Greene gets the latest from Tim Arango of The New York Times.
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Migrants Jam LA Courtroom For Deportation Hearing

A critique of America's immigration policy is that people ordered to immigration court often don't show up. Steve Inskeep went to an immigration court in Los Angeles to see if that narrative is true.
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Why Is There No Drug To Treat Ebola?

Three companies are working to develop a drug that can battle Ebola. The free market has not produced a solution — a situation the U.S. government has been trying to correct.
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Obama Urges Iraqis To Form Inclusive Government

The White House believes a unified government could counter Sunni extremists of the Islamic State. But that has proven to be difficult, as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tries to cling to power.

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