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WHO Plans To Reshape Itself To Better Handle International Outbreaks

Health officials have warned for years that the world is not ready for the next big pandemic. Leaders at the World Health Organization are meeting this week to try to change that.
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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.
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Google's Paris Offices Raided In Tax Investigation

The search is part of an inquiry launched in June 2015 into possible tax evasion and money laundering, according to French prosecutors.
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Saving 6-Year-Old Ameera, Shot In An Afghan Firefight

With fewer U.S. troops, there's less need to treat combat trauma at the Bagram Airfield hospital. But civilian casualties continue. A surgeon at Bagram has been trying to save an injured girl's leg.
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Casting Aside Cold War Ghosts, Obama Reaches Out To Old Rivals

As his time in office winds down, President Obama has sought to jettison vestiges of the Cold War and reach out to old rivals, from Vietnam to Cuba and beyond.
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Barry Meier: "Missing Man"

Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

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The World Promises To Do A Better Job Aiding Refugees From Violence

But it's one thing to make a pledge. Will the participants in the first U.N. World Humanitarian Summit deliver?
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PHOTOS: Greece Begins Evacuating Thousands Of Asylum-Seekers From Camp

Migrants and refugees have waited for months at the makeshift camp near Idomeni. They hoped to cross into Macedonia, but the border has been shut. Now they're being transferred to camps farther south.
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'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.

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