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Critics Say 'Google Delegation' Lends Legitimacy To North Korean Regime

Melissa Block talks to Jean Lee, Korea Bureau Chief of the Associated Press, about the private delegation that is visiting North Korea. The group is led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and includes Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt.
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Wary Of Syria's War, Israel Plans A Fence In The Golan Heights

Some 20,000 Israelis now live in the Golan Heights, and so far, the Syrian conflict has had little impact on their lives. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's concerned the fighting could pose a threat.
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Secretary Clinton's Benghazi Testimony And Terrorism In North And West Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's testimony on Benghazi, Libya, and understanding security risks in North and West Africa.

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General Stanley McChrystal: "My Share of the Task"

General Stanley McChrystal commanded U.S. and NATO troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. In a new memoir, McChrystal writes about his life in the Army and tells his side of the Rolling Stone profile that led to his resignation.

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'Zorbing' Death Brings Call For Safety Rules; Fatal Ride Captured On Video

For a little less than $10 each, two tourists paid for a ride down a Russian mountain in an inflatable ball. It went off course, into a ravine and ended up on a frozen lake. One of the men died after his neck was broken. The inventors of the sport want safety rules to be enforced.

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India, Pakistan Trade Accusations Over Border Killings

Along the de facto border in contested Kashmir, a Pakistani soldier was killed Sunday. On Tuesday, two Indian soldiers were killed and there are reports that one was beheaded.
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U.N. Agency Watches Out For Domestic Workers

The International Labor Organization, the U.N. agency that deals with labor issues, has released a report on the growing number of domestic workers around the globe, and their lack of legal and worker protections. There are almost 53 million domestic workers and 83 percent are women. They have often been ignored by policy makers.

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