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China's Communist Party Learns The Fine Art Of Public Relations

NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt watched as instructors walked party officials through a mock press conference. Many were reluctant to open up, seeing only the down side of sharing information.
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Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been Found

The ship sank in 1492 after hitting reefs off the Haitian coast. Undersea explorer Barry Clifford says he's working with Haiti's government to carry out an archaeological excavation of the wreck.
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Google Must Delete Personal Data When Asked, European Court Says

The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."
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Former Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Gets 6-Year Prison Term For Bribery

In the first criminal conviction of a former Israeli prime minister, Ehud Olmert is punished for taking bribes related to a real estate deal. His sentence also includes a fine of $290,000.
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Nigerian Woman Spots Her Daughter In Boko Haram Video

The video released by extremist group Boko Haram on Monday shows more than 100 abducted girls. Officials say they are open to negotiate.
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Former Army Sgt. Kyle White To Receive Medal Of Honor

Renee Montagne talks to Kyle White, who will receive the Medal of Honor for actions conducted during a 2007 battle in Afghanistan. He was with U.S. and Afghan forces when the Taliban ambushed them.
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Uruguay's President Shuns Trappings Of His Office

The president of Uruguay is said to be extremely frugal and gives most of his salary to charity. Renee Montagne talks to Simon Romero of The New York Times about Jose Mujica's presidency.
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Syrian Opposition Leader To Meet With White House Official

Key Syrian opposition leader Ahmed al-Jarba is expected at the White House on Tuesday to meet with National Security Advisor Susan Rice. The Syrian civil war has been raging for more than three years.
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White Westeners At Risk In Yemen

A series of violent incidents have recently taken place in and around the Yemeni capital Sana'a. Steve Inskeep talks to Iona Craig, who writes for The Times of London.
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Dracula's Transylvania Castle Goes On The Market

The castle is now owned by descendants of Romania's royal family — and the expected asking price is around $80 million.

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