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2 People Suspected Of Plotting Attacks Are Arrested In Belgium

Authorities say the suspects were planning attacks on popular tourist spots during holiday celebrations.
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Vladimir Putin Supporters Collect His Thoughts In A Book

The book contains some of the Russian leader's choicest lines. Such as his declaration that all Latvia could expect from Moscow is "the ears of a dead donkey." Backers sent many copies to the Kremlin.
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Remembering When Southeast Asia Refugees Dominated Discussions

Steve Inskeep talks to historian Erika Lee, author of the new book The Making of Asian America, about the 1.2 million refugees from Southeast Asia who came to the U.S. after the Vietnam War.
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U.S., Iraqi Forces Celebrate Advances Against ISIS

Iraqi government forces appear on the way to pushing ISIS out of the city of Ramadi but it's just a small part of the vast territory the militant group controls.
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Reporter's Notebook: Settling In In Seoul

NPR opened a South Korea bureau in March. Correspondent Elise Hu offers her take on the wonder and the wackiness of life and journalism in East Asia.
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Cuban Immigrants Flow Into The U.S., Fearing The Rules Will Change

One consequence of improved relations is that Cubans believe it will soon be harder to immigrate to the U.S. This year has seen the largest influx of Cubans in more than two decades.
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Rock Icon Lemmy Of Motörhead Dies At Age 70

The frontman of the heavy metal band died Monday from an aggressive form of cancer. He learned of the diagnosis just two days ago.
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Iran Ships Over 25K Pounds Of Uranium To Russia As Part Of Nuke Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry said the move was "one of the most significant steps" in fulfilling the July nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers.
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Lahore's Food Safety Czar Declares 'War' On Unhygienic Food

In poorly regulated Lahore, Pakistan, Ayesha Mumtaz is a relentless enforcer of food-safety rules who strikes fear into local eatery owners. But some restaurateurs say she goes too far.
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South Korea, Japan Reach Major Deal On Wartime Sex Slaves

Japan and Korea have struck a breakthrough deal on the issue of comfort women, which dates back to World War II. Host Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Elise Hu about the deal.

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