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Heir To Billions Charged With Preventing Wife's Burial, Not Murder

In a London court today, authorities described what they discovered when they found Eva Rausing. Her body was inside some trash bags. The couple had struggled with drug addictions for years.
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Syrian Regime Hit By Deadly Blast In Damascus

Steve Inskeep talks to Neil MacFarquhar of the New York Times about the bombing in Damascus on Wednesday that reportedly killed the Syrian defense minister and other officials.
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Iceberg Twice The Size Of Manhattan Breaks Off Glacier In Greenland

The same glacier "calved" another huge iceberg in 2010. Greenland is changing quickly, experts warn. Melting there will put more upward pressure on sea levels.
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Architect Of Crackdown In Syria And Defense Minister Killed In Bombing

Damascus has been the scene of heavy fighting in recent days. Wednesday's explosion, which state media blame on a suicide bomber, also injured other senior officials of the Assad regime.
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Indian Athletes Want A Medal And A Government Job

For athletes anywhere, just qualifying for the Olympics can be a full-time job. But in India, training full-time is a luxury few can afford. That means many work part-time government jobs. And for the lucky athlete, it can result in a job for life.

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