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North Korea Accidentally Opens Access To Its Websites

Researcher Matthew Bryant had a look, and realized that in all of North Korea there are only 28 websites. One is a flight booking site. Another appears to be some kind of social network.
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N.C. Governor Declares State Of Emergency After More Protests

There was a second night of protests in Charlotte, following Tuesday's shooting death of Keith Scott, a 43 year-old African-American man, by a Charlotte police officer.
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U.S. Officials Approve Deal With Iran For Boeing Planes

The U.S. Treasury gave its approval for Boeing to sell 80 airliners to Iran — a deal made possible by the easing of sanctions in the nuclear agreement signed last year.
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U.N. Pledges To Fight Antibiotic Resistance In Historic Agreement

Drug resistance is no longer a matter of health. It could have massive implications for the world's economy and food supply.
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U.S. Approves Export Of Boeing And Airbus Planes To Iran

It's a major step forward on a key portion of last year's nuclear deal with Iran, and is seen as a test case on doing business with that country. The planes will help modernize Iran's aging fleet.
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North Korea Accidentally Reveals It Only Has 28 Websites

A complete list of the websites available to people in North Korea was published online on Tuesday. A security engineer stumbled upon the usually-hidden sites with URLs ending in .kp.
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Allister Sparks, South African Journalist Who Challenged Apartheid, Dies

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to former NPR South African correspondent John Matisonn about Allister Sparks, a prominent South African journalist who challenged apartheid and exposed a covert propaganda campaign by his government, leading to the president's downfall. Sparks died Monday at 83.
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U.N. Holds Special Meeting On Syria After Collapse Of U.S.-Russia Deal

As the UN Security Council holds a special meeting on the Syrian civil war, Secretary of State John Kerry says it's a moment of truth but there's little progress.
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China's 'Heavenly Palace' Space Lab Will Crash Back To Earth

Last week, China's space program announced that the Tiangong-1 will be falling through the atmosphere in late 2017. Observers have speculated for months that China had lost control of the lab.
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China And Canada Agree To Discuss Potential Extradition Treaty

Such a treaty would be the first between China and Canada. The U.S. has refused to discuss such an agreement with the Chinese, citing human rights concerns.

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