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Germanwings Co-Pilot Showed No Signs Of Mental Illness, Fellow Pilots Say

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with James Phillips, international affairs director of the German Pilots Association, for the latest on Andreas Lubitz and reaction from German pilots.
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In Regulating Outdoor Dancing, China Tells Seniors How To Bust A Move

China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares.
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U.S. Plays Delicate Dance As Deadline Nears In Iranian Nuclear Talks

As nuclear talks with Iran approach a deadline, the U.S. must ease sanctions enough in order to make a deal with Iran while not letting it off the hook completely.
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Nigerian President Faces Tough Reelection Campaign

Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to vote for their new president. The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces former military leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who says he's tough on security and corruption.
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After Apartment Search, German Investigators Say Co-Pilot Hid An Illness

Authorities in Europe find more clues about the problems plaguing the German co-pilot accused of intentionally downing his airliner in the French Alps this week.
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U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan

Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.
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LISTEN: A Cuban Protest Singer On The State Of U.S.-Cuba Relations

For decades, Carlos Varela has doled out incisive criticism of the Cuban government. On our recent visit to Havana, he sang a song he says reflects the mood of the country at this historic moment.
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Yemen's Turmoil Sparks Big Swings In The Global Oil Market

Yemen is minor producer of crude oil but controls a strategic energy waterway. More than 3.8 million barrels a day pass through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait at the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
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After A Tough Election, Israel's Netanyahu Looks To Ease Tensions

The Israeli leader ruffled feathers during the bruising campaign. Since then, he has sought to make amends. In the latest move, Israel is handing over money it had withheld from the Palestinians.
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He, She Or Hen? Sweden's New Gender-Neutral Pronoun

The latest edition of the official dictionary of the Swedish language contains a new pronoun among its 13,000 new words — hen, to go along with he (han) and she (hon).

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