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Exit Polls Project Netanyahu Will Lead Israel For Another Term

Election officials were reporting a relatively high voter turnout during Israel's national election on Tuesday. Exit polls projected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will remain in power for a third term.
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French Soldier's Skeleton Scarf Goes Viral, Military Launches Investigation

The grinning image has angered the French brass. They're launching an investigation to identify the soldier. According to the AFP photographer who took the photo, the soldier and his comrades were trying to cover their faces as a helicopter kicked up dust.
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Obama Overseas: Speak Loudly And Carry A Smaller Stick

The president has made clear his desire for an end to more than a decade of "perpetual war." He has readily used drone strikes and other military tools to fight terrorism, but he appears to have no appetite for lengthy conflicts that would require sizable troop deployments.
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Netanyahu Favored To Retain His Job As Israel Votes

The Israeli prime minister appears likely to get a third term, though it's not clear what a coalition government might look like.
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Obama's Unfinished Business: Latin America

As President Obama starts his second term, host Michel Martin takes a look at his foreign policy agenda. She speaks with NPR's Juan Forero about upcoming opportunities and challenges in Latin America — from drug trafficking, to changes in leadership, to the evolution of the U.S. relationship with Cuba.
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India's Supreme Court To Hear Venue Appeal In Notorious Rape And Murder Case

One of the men accused in the case that has provoked outrage across India has asked that the trial be moved out of New Delhi. The December rape and killing of a young woman put a harsh spotlight on the issue of violence against women in India.

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