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NATO Strike Adds To Damaged U.S.-Pakistani Ties

Already tense U.S.-Pakistan relations have been further strained by a weekend incident on the Afghan border that left two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead. Pakistan says NATO helicopters crossed the frontier and fired on its forces. NATO has apologized for the loss of life and is investigating what happened.
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Pakistan Blocks Supply Route After NATO Strike

Omar Waraich of Time Magazine talks to Steve Inskeep about reaction in Pakistan to this weekend's deadly NATO strike that killed at least 24 Pakistani troops. Pakistan closed a supply route through its territory to U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
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NFL Tries To Coax Chinese Into Liking Football

Chinese love World Cup Soccer and NBA basketball. Selling them NFL football has proven much more difficult. On Sunday, the NFL set up an elaborate, interactive exhibition outside a Shanghai stadium in an attempt to build a fan base in the world's most populous nation.
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Clinton To Test Myanmar's Readiness For Reforms

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sets off for Asia on Monday, and part of her trip will see her as the first U.S. secretary of state to visit Myanmar — formerly known as Myanmar. Clinton says she's going to Myanmar to test the waters to see how committed the country's new leader is to reforms.
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Ahead Of Climate Talks, U.S. Leadership In Question

A presidential pledge to reduce emissions two years ago went nowhere in Congress. Today, the U.S. is spewing more carbon dioxide than ever into the atmosphere. Without meaningful U.S. action on emissions, a global pact seems unlikely to emerge from U.N. climate talks under way in Durban, South Africa.
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China's Cyber Threat A High-Stakes Spy Game

The cloak-and-dagger world of corporate espionage is alive and well, and China seems to have the advantage. Their cyber-espionage program is becoming more and more effective at swiping information from America's public and private sectors, and the U.S. government has even blamed China publicly for hacking American industries.
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American Students Arrested In Egypt Released, Home With Families

The three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo last week arrived home late Saturday.

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