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Indonesian Police Detain U.S. Couple In Murder Probe

A 19-year-old woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend are being held in connection with the brutal death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.
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Kiev: Russian Armor Destroyed After Crossing Border

Ukraine's president said a "significant" part of a Russian armored column said to have crossed the border overnight was destroyed by Kiev's artillery.
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Radio In Liberia Seems Like It's All Ebola, All The Time

Deejays talk about it. Singers sing about it. Press conferences are broadcast live. Liberia's radio stations are devoting much of their airtime to spreading the word: Ebola is real.
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HitchBOT Makes Its Way Across Canada

A college professor sent a robot hitchhiking across Canada. He put HitchBOT by the side of the road with its thumb out. People pick up the robot and take it to its next destination.
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Russian Aid Convoy Parked Near Ukraine Border

A humanitarian aid convoy from Russia has reached the border with Ukraine. Russia is suspected of using the convoy to extend its influence there. Ukraine is battling a pro-Russian rebellion.
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China's Wanda Group Branches Out Into Entertainment

A Chinese company this week made a play to become what could be likened to The Walt Disney Company of China. Steve Inskeep talks to Clifford Coonan, Asia bureau chief for The Hollywood Reporter.
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Panama Canal Symbolizes U.S. Geopolitical, Technological Power

Steve Inskeep talks to Harvard professor Noel Maurer about the Panama Canal which opened 100 years ago. One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, it connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
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Iraq Has New Leadership, Al-Malaki Will Step Aside

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has agreed to step down. Maliki said he is not seeking a post in the new government and that he supports the nomination of Haider al-Abadi to succeed him.
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Has An Ebola Corner Been Turned? One Perspective: 'No, No, No, No'

A health educator working in Sierra Leone says her organization, Doctors Without Borders, is "at max capacity" and more help is needed to control an outbreak that is still raging.
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Fleeing War And Finding Work

Most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. But Uganda is trying something different.

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