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Iceland's Former PM On Trial For Financial Crisis

The first world leader to be prosecuted in the wake of the global financial crisis went on trial Monday. Iceland's former Prime Minister Geir Haarde is charged with gross negligence related to the 2008 economic collapse in that country. Melissa Block talks with Ingo Sigfussen, the deputy head of news at RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.
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Some Palestinians Critical Of U.S.-Israel Talks

Palestinian leaders are voicing disappointment with the Obama Administration's apparent reluctance to do more to promote the stalled Mideast peace process. They say the issue is no longer a priority for the U.S.
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Netanyahu Meetings At White House Focused On Iran

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday at the White House to discuss escalating tensions over Iran's nuclear program. Robert Siegel talks with Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and columnist for Bloomberg View.
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Obama Says U.S. Will Stand With Israel Against Iran

President Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday, amid ongoing tensions over what to do about Iran's suspect nuclear program.
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Neighs Have It: Horse Tale Ensnares British Leader

British satirists are having a field day with the latest scandal involving ties between the police and media. In 2008, Scotland Yard loaned a horse to Rebekah Brooks, a newspaper editor then working for Rupert Murdoch. The retired horse wasn't supposed to be ridden, but it was — by Brooks and by David Cameron, who would become Britain's prime minister.

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