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U.K. Police Look For 3 Missing School Girls Suspected Of Heading To Syria

The teenagers left home on Tuesday and took a flight to Turkey. Authorities suspect they are headed to Syria, lured by Islamic State militants.
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Violent Extremism About Methods More Than Ideas

Audie Cornish speaks with counterterrorism expert Peter Neumann, who attended the White House extremism summit, on the paths to radicalization in Europe.
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State Department Spokeswoman's Promotion Means End To 'Psaking' In Russia

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has just been promoted to White House Communications Director, a job with a lower public profile. It's going to be a loss for the Kremlin's idea of TV comedy.
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Families Of Slain Brazilian Police Officers Ask For Tougher Penalties

There's been a lot of news about police brutality in Brazil. But what is less known is the difficult situation for cops in Brazil. Unlike in the U.S., those who kill cops don't get harsher penalties.
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Modi's Fancy Pinstripe Suit Lands $694,000 At Auction

A suit worn by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he met President Obama is up for auction. The suit, which has the Prime Minister's name in pinstripes is expected to fetch more than $200,000.
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Eurozone Ministers To Give Greece Four-Month Credit Extension

Eurozone finance ministers agreed to give Greece a four-month extension of credit today as long as the Greek government sticks to reforms and keeps its finances in check.
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Ukraine: Moscow Was Behind 2014 Deaths Of Protesters In Kiev

President Viktor Poroshenko, speaking on the one-year anniversary of a bloody day of protests leading up to his predecessor's ouster, accuses the Kremlin of organizing snipers who killed dozens.
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15-Minute Ebola Test Approved For Fighting The Epidemic

The test is as simple as a pregnancy test. So it could help health workers find and stop new outbreaks more quickly. But it doesn't catch every case and still requires some lab equipment.
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Life After Ebola: What It Takes For A Village To Be Resilient

Some think of resilience as a solo act. But the villagers of Barkedu are helping each other move forward in the wake of tragedy. Psychologist Jack Saul shares insights into "community resilience."
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From A Mountain, Kurds Keep Watch On ISIS In Mosul

From a nearby mountain, Kurdish forces can see Mosul, a key strategic hub. An Iraqi-led assault on the city is planned in coming months. For now, the frustrated men hold their territory and train.

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