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From 'Big Jues' To 'Tay-Tay Water,' A Quick Guide To Liberian English

An NPR reporter found that Liberian English is ... kind of like English and kind of like nothing you've heard before. Just stick an "o" at the end of a phrase if you're happy, and you're on your way.
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17 Arrested As European, U.S. Authorities Raid Darknet Sites

Among those held were the alleged owner and operator of Silk Road 2.0 in San Francisco. The underground online markets seized Thursday allow users to anonymously buy illegal products and services.
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China, Japan Agree To Disagree On Disputed Islands

The move paves the way for the renewal of high-level talks between the two countries that were frozen two years ago by China.
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Guinea Is Seeing More Ebola Cases: Can The Trend Be Stopped?

The country where the outbreak began is now seeing an uptick in the number of new patients. Marc Poncin of Doctors Without Borders explains why — and what's being done to bring things under control.
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Locket Leads To Identity Of Unknown Soldier

He fell on the fields of France in 1918 along with a locket containing a strand of hair and inscribed with the name of his sweetheart in Canada. He will now get a full military funeral.
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Regional Government OKs Restart Of Japanese Nuclear Plant

Japan shut down all of its nuclear reactors after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in 2011. This plant could be the first to restart.
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China's Corruption Crackdown Pummels Macau Casinos

The Chinese island is renowned as a gambling capital and a place to launder cash. An anti-graft campaign has driven away high rollers and others dependent on its shady financial services.
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Security Agents Often Miss When Passports Don't Match Faces

The people checking travelers' passports aren't great at catching fake or stolen documents. One solution might be to screen the screeners and only hire those with a talent for recognizing faces.
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Catalonia's President Makes His Case For Independence From Spain

Catalonia's President Artur Mas is seen as a savvy leader who has appealed far beyond his home borders for Catalan independence. But Spain says there's no way it will cut Catalonia free.
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Why Jerusalem's Real Estate Market Is Part Of The Mideast Conflict

Israeli Jews seek to increase their numbers in East Jerusalem by buying homes from Palestinians. It's an extremely sensitive topic, and some Palestinians say they are tricked into selling.

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