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Will Spying Tank U.S.-Europe Relationship?

Another day, another round of controversy about the NSA surveillance of foreign leaders. Will the White House have a response to the outrage voiced by Europeans and others?
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Aftershocks Of The Edward Snowden Case

Kojo chats with one of the activists who recently met face-to-face with Edward Snowden in Russia.

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Little 'Libraires' That Could: French Law Would Keep Amazon At Bay

A proposed law in France prevents online booksellers like Amazon from pricing books at deep discounts. It's the French government's latest effort to protect the country's many independent bookshops.
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Forget The Lottery; You Have Better Odds Of Winning This Picasso

Man With Opera Hat is being raffled off to raise money for Tyre, an ancient Phoenician city in Lebanon. At $135, tickets don't come cheap, but your chances of winning are much better than the megalotteries a lot of people enter, and it's still the closest many will come to owning one of Pablo Picasso's works.
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Botched Restoration Of Temple Frescoes Sparks Outrage In China

The new paintings in Yunjie temple in Chaoyang, northeast of Beijing, have obliterated intricate 270-year-old artwork.
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Do Pakistanis Support US Drone Attacks?

Drone strikes in Pakistan are in the spotlight after that country's Prime Minister visited the U.S., and a new report detailed hundreds of civilian casualties from American attacks. But how do people in Pakistan view drones? Host Michel Martin speaks to freelance journalists Aisha Sarwari and Madiha Tahir to find out.
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Challenges For Saudi Arabia At Home And Abroad

Saudi Arabia is warning that its decades-old alliance with the U.S. is strained. At the same time, the country faces increasing domestic pressure over women’s rights. Diane and her guests discuss challenges for Saudi Arabia at home and abroad.

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'Shop-And-Get-Frisked' When You Spend $350 At Barneys

A young black man is suing high-end retailer Barneys, saying he was arrested after buying a $350 belt. Host Michel Martin checks in with the Barbershop guys for a fresh cut on that story and the rest of the week's news.
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Nigerian Rebels Reportedly Contact Pirates Who Seized U.S. Crew

An email purportedly confirms the two men were captured off the coast of the Nigerian town of Brass, but there was no immediate word of demands or a ransom.
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World Headlines: A Chinese Trial; The Syrian War Spills Over

There's more on the NSA and its activities in Europe. And from Nigeria, a story on outrage over government spending.

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