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AP Study Finds Viruses Linked To Raw Sewage In Rio De Janeiro Olympic Waters

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with the AP's Brazil bureau chief Brad Brooks about the investigation, which found high levels of dangerous viruses in water venues for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.
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Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

A scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it's "highly likely" that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.
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What Botswana's Teen Girls Learn In 'Sugar Daddy' Class

They often think an older guy is a great boyfriend. They believe he's less likely to have HIV than a teenager. Plus, he's flush with cash. How do you get them to change their mind?
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Taliban Acknowledge Death Of Leader, Select Successor

Sources within the extremist organization confirmed the death of Mullah Omar, who reportedly died in 2013. A gathering of the group's leaders has chosen Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as his successor.
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Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died 2 Years Ago, Afghan Government Says

Renee Montagne talks to Graeme Smith of the International Crisis Group about Mullah Omar's rise to power, the details of his death and what this means for Afghanistan's peace talks with the Taliban.
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Thousands Of Migrants Try To Reach Britain Using The Chunnel

Police reinforcements are being sent to the French port city of Calais to try to deal with thousand of migrants trying to get to Britain. The migrants are mostly from the Middle East or Africa.
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In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

Worried about West Bank Palestinian influence on Arab citizens of Israel, the Israeli government has shut down an Arab TV station that bridges the two groups.
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Debris In The Indian Ocean May Have Come From Vanished Airliner

A source tells NPR a piece of wing found on an island appears to be from a large passenger plane. Other media say sources link it to a Boeing 777 like the Malaysian jet that disappeared last year.
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Michel Platini Is Running For President Of Scandal-Plagued FIFA

Currently the president of European soccer's governing body and a FIFA vice president, he is considered a heavy favorite. The presidential contest follows a major corruption scandal.

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