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Counterfeit Duck Confit: All Of The Flavor, Without The Labor

A classic French dish, confit de canard was originally a way to preserve meat, and traditional recipes can require dozens of steps to prepare. David Lebovitz's fake take cuts the steps down to five.
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After A West Bank Home Goes Up In Flames, Tensions Flare In The Region

A Palestinian baby was killed Friday in an arson attack in the West Bank. Jewish settlers are suspected in the attack, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called "an act of terrorism."
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ISIS Is No Weaker Than A Year Ago, Officials Say

U.S. officials believe the recent bombing campaign has done little to dislodge the self-declared Islamic State from Iraq and Syria, says an Associated Press report. AP reporter Ken Dilanian explains.
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Jericho Isn't Cecil's Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

Citing "huge disgust and sadness," a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn't believe it.
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After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.
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Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes' health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around Rio.
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MH370 Update: Recovered Jet Section Arrives At French Lab For Testing

After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it "is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777."
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In Germany, Asylum-Seekers Could Fill A Chronic Workforce Need

Germany has struggled with a record number of refugees, prompting calls for increased deportations. But German businesses see an opportunity in these newcomers to ease a shortage of skilled workers.
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To Ease An Economic Meltdown, Zimbabwe Considers Returning Farmland

In 2000, the country launched a campaign that seized thousands of white-owned farms. The move helped send Zimbabwe into an economic tailspin. But now, some of those farmers may get that land back.
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France Refuses To Sell Two Warships To Russia

The dispute follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The 1.6 billion euro helicopter carriers are sitting in French dockyards.

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