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Former Army Chief Cruises To Win In Egypt's Presidential Election

Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi "won by more than a landslide, taking at least 93 percent of the vote," reports NPR's Leila Fadel from Cairo.
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Downed Ukraine Helicopter Had General On Board; 14 Die In Attack

Militants in Ukraine shot down a military helicopter near the eastern city of Slovyansk Wednesday, killing 14 soldiers that included an Army general.
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Search For Flight MH370 Black Boxes Ends; 'Pings' In Dispute

Search and salvage teams will assess where they should look next for the jet's remains after an Australian agency said the search area "can now be discounted as the final resting place of MH370."
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Obama Urges China To Be Constrained Within International Rules

China has confronted several of its neighbors in disputes over territory. During a speech at West Point on Wednesday, President Obama spoke of accepting Chinese power — but also limiting it.
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Human Rights Watch Finds Evidence Of Chlorine Bombs In Syria

David Greene talks with Nadim Houry of Human Rights Watch, which alleges the Syrian government used chlorine bombs in recent attacks against rebels. The group has been interviewing witnesses.
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Russia-China Natural Gas Deal Likely To Reshape Energy Markets

The $400 billion gas deal between Russia and China marks Moscow's pivot to Asia. Analysts say the deal could impact projects in the works targeting Asia by other nations, including the U.S.
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Obama On Limitations He Faces In A Complicated World

In his commencement address at West Point, President Obama laid out a range of goals. In an interview with Steve Inskeep, Obama discusses how he thinks he can use the time that he has left in office.
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More Diplomacy, Fewer Military Missions: 5 Obama Statements Explained

In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, the president says U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century should focus on diplomacy and counterterrorism rather than large-scale military operations.
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10 Thoughts On Obama's West Point Policy Address

From his focus on peace instead of war to his praise for the U.S. stance in Ukraine, the president took a different tone Wednesday than he did in his 2009 commencement speech at the military academy.
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American Said To Have Carried Out Suicide Bombing In Syria

Al-Nusra Front, an al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group, says a U.S. citizen known as Abu Hurayra al-Amriki helped carry out a suicide attack on Sunday.

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