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Oceans Called A 'Wild West' Where Lawlessness And Impunity Rule

NPR's Audie Cornish spoke with Ian Urbina, investigative reporter for The New York Times, about his four-part series, The Outlaw Ocean. He says the lack of rules contributes to the ocean's dire state.
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President Obama Addresses African Union In Ethiopia

President Obama addressed the African Union in Ethiopia on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so. He encouraged African leaders to end political corruption.
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Saudi-Led Coalition Pushes Houthi Rebels Out Of Aden, Yemen

Aid corridors into Yemen are opening up in Yemen as Houthi rebels were recently forced out of the port city of Aden. That could allow for badly needed reconstruction even as the fighting continues.
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Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released From Prison In November

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard is expected to be released from prison in November, after serving 30 years of a life sentence.
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Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and received a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. He has served nearly 30 years.
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Beyond Brothels: Farms And Fisheries Are Frontier Of Human Trafficking

The State Department's annual human trafficking report this year gives special attention to slavery in agriculture and fishing. Human rights advocates say there's much work to be done to fight it.
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Obama's Trip To Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But not all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy.

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Look Out Pelley, Muir And Holt. Rapping Reporters Could Give You A Jolt

Uganda is bringing young eyeballs to the evening news with a team of rappers who inform and amuse.
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In Chile, Trial Finally Comes For D.C. Man Allegedly Burned To Death By Authorities

Veronica De Negri has been pushing the government for justice since her son was murdered 29 years ago. Now a court in Chile is charging six former officers and soldiers for allegedly burning her son.
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Obama Asks African Countries To Create Jobs, Foster Democracy

President Obama is the first sitting American president to address the African Union. The speech capped a five-day trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.

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