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Will Chemical Weapons Change U.S. Policy Toward Syria?

The White House now believes Syria has used chemical weapons. But President Obama has shown no inclination toward military involvement in another Middle Eastern war.
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South Korean Workers To Leave Industrial Zone In North

The symbol of rapprochement between the neighbors is the latest victim of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
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Rescuers Still Hope For Survivors In Bangladesh Collapse

The death toll in the collapse hovers around 300, but rescue workers hope some of the hundreds more buried in the rubble can be taken out alive.
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Dozens Dead After Fire In Russian Psychiatric Hospital

The cause of the blaze at a facility near Moscow is under investigation. Police tell Russian media that most of the estimated 38 victims likely had been under sedation and died in their sleep. Only three people are reported to have survived. A nurse was able to lead two patients to safety.
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Spain To Unveil Economic Overhaul Plan

Spain's jobless rate has exceeded even the most dire predictions. As Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy prepares to release a slate of economic changes, Spaniards are hoping he will heed their calls for mercy after years of budget cuts and austerity.
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Bangladeshi Rescuers Continue Search Through Building Rubble

Officials in Bangladesh say at least 280 people were killed in a building collapse earlier this week. Renee Montagne talks to Anbarasan Ethirajan of the BBC to find out the latest information.

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