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Treating The 'Body And Soul' In A Russian TB Prison

Russia has struggled for decades to control deadly forms of tuberculosis among inmates. A clinic inside a Siberian prison is finally having some success against the disease by teaching inmates to care for themselves — and their families.
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What Egyptian State TV Says About The State Of Egypt

Egypt's state-run television station has worked under four different leaders in less than three years. For the past year, it has been pro-Islamist and pro-President Mohammed Morsi — before his ouster. Then it abruptly began reporting the military's view once again.
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France Battles Scourge Of Ready-To-Eat Meals In Restaurants

French dining is world famous, but it has a dirty little secret: Many restaurants rely on microwavable, premade meals. A bill that's already cleared one big hurdle in the French National Assembly would force restaurants to label when their food is made in-house from scratch – and penalize those who lie about it.
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Pakistan: 'Collective Failure' Allowed Bin Laden To Hide

But the Pakistani government report also criticized the country's military and spy authorities for not being able to prevent the U.S. raid that killed al-Qaida's leader in May 2011. The confidential report was published Monday by Al Jazeera.
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Britain's Own Andy Murray Wins Men's Title At Wimbledon

British tennis player Andy Murray won Wimbledon in straight sets on Sunday. It's the first time in 77 years that the U.K. has had one of its own players win the grass court grand slam. David Greene talks to journalist Simon Cambers, who covered Wimbledon for The Guardian newspaper.
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Snowden: Americans Are Good; But Their Leaders Lie

The Guardian has released another video from its interview with the so-called NSA leaker. In it, he explains some of his motivation for spilling secrets.
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Reversing Direction, Some Syrian Refugees Now Heading Home

Syrian refugees have been pouring into Jordan for the past two years. But over the past month, more Syrian refugees went back than came to Jordan. The rough conditions in the Jordanian camps and recent rebel advances are cited among those heading home.
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Britons Bask In A Summer Of Good News

Britain has its first men's Wimbledon champion in 77 years, and a royal baby is on the way. There's been a surge of good news this summer in the United Kingdom.
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Retailers Sign Pact On Bangladesh Factory Inspections

The agreement, which comes two months after a factory collapse that killed more than 1,000 workers, brings together several European retailers and labor unions. U.S. companies like Walmart and Gap are not part of the deal.
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Trapped In Trees By Tigers, Men Rescued After Five Days

The Indonesian men caught a tiger cub in a snare meant for deer. Other tigers heard the cub's cries. One man died after his branch broke, tossing him to the ground, and the tigers attacked. The other five managed to hold out — and hold on — until help arrived.

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