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U.S. Drone Strike Reportedly Kills Seven In Pakistan

A U.S. drone aircraft fired two missiles at a target in Pakistan, killing seven people, according to reports. The strike comes two days after Pakistan's new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, was sworn in — an occasion Sharif used to voice his displeasure with U.S. drone attacks in his country.
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Reactive To Predictive: Tracking Global Epidemics

Kojo explores how far the scientific community has come in developing new technology and surveillance programs for tracking, predicting and preventing global disease outbreaks.

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Protests In Turkey

Thousands of citizens have taken to Turkey's streets to protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kojo talks with experts about the different factors driving youth protests in Turkey.

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Poll: Americans, Chinese Harbor Mutual Suspicions

As President Obama and his Chinese counterpart prepare for a two-day summit in California, a new Pew survey shows that distrust between the two peoples is on the rise.
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Opposition Spokesman Won't Commit To Syria Peace Talks

Leaders from around the world are urging Syrian opposition and government groups to hold talks aimed at ending the two-year-old civil war there. But the Syrian opposition won't commit to negotiations. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Khalid Saleh, Chief Spokesperson for the Syrian Opposition recognized by the US.
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Shhh! World's Powerful People Are Meeting In Secret Again

Conspiracy theorists think "The Bilderberg" is an organization that tries to rule the world. Organizers say that's ridiculous. Among those at this weekend's meeting near London: Henry Kissinger, David Petraeus and Google's Eric Schmidt.
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Koreas Agree To Talks, But Can't Decide What Kind Or Where

Pyongyang and Seoul have agreed in principle to negotiations aimed at easing tensions, but the two have yet to decide on how the talks will be structured or where they will be held.

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