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As Nuclear Talks Resume, Iranian Negotiators Consider Republican Letter

U.S. officials say that during nuclear talks, Iranian negotiators discussed the controversial letter Senate Republicans sent to Iran last week.
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Excitement Over Mexico's Shale Fizzles As Reality Sets In

Mexico has opened up its oil and gas fields to foreign investors. But they're slow to enter, as low oil prices, drug violence and other challenges trump the lure of a vast and undeveloped shale bed.
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Elton John Leads Boycott Against Dolce & Gabbana Over 'Synthetic Children' Remarks

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are locked in a public argument with Elton John over their recent remarks condemning in vitro fertilization and saying same-sex couples shouldn't raise children.
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After 'Monster' Storm Hits Vanuatu, Leader Pleads For Aid

"This is a very devastating cyclone in Vanuatu. I term it as a monster, a monster," President Baldwin Lonsdale says. He was at a conference in Japan when the storm hit.
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Russia's Putin: 'Life Would Be Too Dull Without Rumors'

Vladimir Putin's disappearance from the public eye prompted a flurry of rumors about his health or even a possible coup. He dismissed all that Monday.
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Once Lost, Internment Camp In Hawaii Now A National Monument

The camp was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It held as many as 4,000 prisoners, including hundreds of Japanese-American citizens. The camp's location was recently rediscovered.
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British Teens On Their Way To Syria Are Returned Home

Three British teenagers were stopped on their way to Syria and sent back to the U.K. This comes weeks after case where three girls crossed into Syria.
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In Eastern Ukraine, A Cease-Fire In Name Only

Sporadic fighting continues in a handful of strategic spots. Both the Ukrainian military and separatists and their Russian allies claim their opponents have failed to pull back their heavy weapons.
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After Attacks, Is Europe Still Safe For Jews?

Jews have been feeling increasingly vulnerable, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg says. In an article for The Atlantic, he wonders whether anti-Semitic attacks mean Europe is no longer safe for Jews.
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Brazilians Stage Massive Protests Against President Dilma Rousseff

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest her leadership. It's been only four months since she was re-elected, and it already looks like her presidency is in deep trouble.

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