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As 'Murdoch's Scandal' Unravels, Many Implicated

Murdoch's Scandal, a new Frontline documentary, examines allegations of phone hacking and bribery that brought down Rupert Murdoch's tabloid News of the World. Criminal and parliamentary investigations are now underway in the U.K., and dozens of journalists and top executives have been arrested.
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Suspect In French Killing Spree Is Dead

A two-day standoff with a man suspected of killing at least seven people in and around Toulouse, France, came to a dramatic end.
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French Police Fight For Presumed Killer's Surrender

French police have been trying to get a suspected gunman to surrender, after he apparently changed his mind about turning himself in. The 24-year-old has confessed to killing the Jewish children and the paratrooper in Toulouse. Explosions have been reported near the apartment. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley tells host Robert Siegel the latest developments.
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As Illegal Immigrants Increase, Israel Plans To Act

Israel has become a destination for migrants from Africa in recent years, and now Israeli authorities are planning to crack down on those in the country without permission. Israel is building a fence along its southern border with Egypt as well as a large detention facility that will hold more than 10,000.
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Shooting Suspect Remains Cornered In Toulouse

Police in Toulouse, France, surrounded a building where they said they had cornered the suspect in seven deadly shootings. The victims included four Jews and two Muslims and highlighted issues of racism in France.
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U.N. Security Council Approves Annan's Syria Plan

Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan got a boost from the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday as he tries to resolve the crisis in Syria. The Council endorsed his six point plan for a ceasefire, humanitarian aid and a political process. At the State Department, Secretary Hillary Clinton called it a positive step and urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to commit to the peace plan or face increasing pressure.

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