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Super Hot! India Records Its Highest Temperature Ever

Thermometers in the western city of Phalodi registered a sizzling 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday. One resident told the BBC that it was so hot, his cellphone stopped working.
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In India's Sundarbans, People And Tigers Try To Coexist In A Shrinking Space

The vast patchwork of islands on a delta where three rivers meet is home to hundreds of tigers and 4 million people. As climate change squeezes the land they share, is increased conflict inevitable?
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Friday News Roundup - International

The latest on the crash of the Egypt Air passenger plane. ISIS ramps up its bombings in Baghdad. And Nigerian authorities say two of the missing schoolgirls captured by Boko Haram have been found. A panel of journalists joins guest host Allison Aubrey for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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For 70 Years, A Mug In Auschwitz Held A Secret Treasure

The Auschwitz museum has thousands of pieces of enameled kitchenware. In one mug, a carefully constructed false bottom successfully hid items from the Nazis.
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Funeral Home Billboad Urges Motorists To Text And Drive

When irate motorists went to the Internet to check out the funeral home, they discovered it didn't exist. The billboard was a cleverly disguised PSA which warns against texting and driving.
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Taiwan Inaugurates First Female President

Tsai Ing-wen's party has previously pushed for formal independence from mainland China. But in her inauguration speech, she didn't mention the dispute over the "one-China" policy at all.
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Lucky Winner Will Get To Stay At Eiffel Tower Apartment

A vacation home rental company is running a competition. To win, answer this question: What would you do if an Eiffel Tower apartment was all yours for the night?
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Russia's Involvement In Syria Worsens Migration Crisis, Zannier Says

Tensions are rising inside the E.U. over issues of migration and Russia. Renee Montagne talks to Lamberto Zannier, secretary general of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
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Debris From EgyptAir Flight 804 Found In Mediterranean

France has sent warships, aircraft and aviation investigators to help find the cause of Thursday's crash of EgyptAir flight 804. The flight vanished from radar screens over the eastern Mediterranean.
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Taiwan Inaugurates First Female President

President Tsai Ing-wen has indicated she will not move toward formal independence from China. Pressure from Beijing could seriously hamper her goals of economic growth and better diplomatic ties.

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