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Iceland Glacier Hosts Rave

Think of it as a dance party deep inside one of the largest glaciers in Europe. But you can't dance until sunrise because in Iceland this time of year, the sun never goes away.
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U.S. To Deploy 450 More Troops To Iraq

They'll speed up training and equipping of Sunni soldiers in Anbar province. The aim is to get more Sunnis working with the Shiite government to defeat the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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Pakistan Executes Man Who Was 15 When Charged With Murder

Aftab Bahadur had been jailed for more than two decades before he was put to death. Pakistan has executed more than 150 people since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December.
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Magna Carta Copy Offered As Incentive For U.S. To Get Into World War II

Monday is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Ari Shapiro talks to Julian Harrison of the British Library in London about how Britain tried to use the document to get the U.S. into the war.
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Mexican Celebrities Face Fines For Election Tweets

Mexico strictly forbids campaigning in the days before an election. But last Sunday, some of the country's best known TV stars, singers and sports greats tweeted their support for the Green Party.
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Saudi Arabia's King Shakes Up Region With Assertive Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia's new king has been on the throne for just a few months. He launched an air campaign in Yemen against Shiite rebels, and he also increased support for anti-government rebels in Syria.
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Surrogate Parenting: A Worldwide Industry, Lacking Global Rules

In the U.S., surrogacy is a widely accepted practice, though it's governed by a patchwork of state laws. It's barred in some European countries, but widely practiced and largely unregulated in India.
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Creepy Or Comforting? South Korea Tracks Smartphones To Curb MERS

The government is trying to strike a balance between doing too little and doing too much to stop an outbreak of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome. But has it stepped over a line?
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Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker: Partitioned Iraq Is An Iranian Strategy

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, dean at the Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University, about the idea of a partitioned Iraq.
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Climate Change Is A 'Moral Issue,' Says Archbishop On Papal Encyclical

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami about the encyclical that Pope Francis is expected to deliver next week where he will address the environment and climate change.

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