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Taiwan's Premier Quits After Ruling Party's Ballot Box Rebuff

Prime Minister Jiang Yi-huah stepped down after the Kuomintang party (KMT) suffered losses in districts across the country.
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Taliban Attack A Second Foreign Guesthouse In Kabul

The militant group targeted a different guesthouse in an attack on Friday. The incidents are part of a major uptick in violence in the country in recent days.
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13,000 Modern Slaves Working In U.K., London Says

The Home Office says a re-analysis of its statistics shows more trafficked individuals — including women and children forced into prostitution — than previously thought.
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Egyptian Court Overturns Mubarak's Murder Conviction

It is not clear if the former strongman, who was ousted after massive anti-government protests in 2011, will walk free as he is also serving a separate 3-year sentence.
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For Former U.S. Hostages, A Deal With Iran Also Remains Elusive

Iran is now receiving about $700 million a month in sanctions relief while talks on its nuclear program carry on. That's raising eyebrows among one group of Americans with a traumatic history in Iran.
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Egyptian Court Drops Case Against Ousted Former President

An Egyptian court has dismissed murder charges against ousted President Hosni Mubarak. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Leila Fadel about how Egyptians are reacting to the decision.
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What Should You Do If A Fly Gets Into Your Anti-Ebola Goggles?

Under ordinary circumstances, you'd swat that pesky fly. But the problems of daily life take on monumental scale in an Ebola treatment unit. Here's a guide to dilemmas and solutions.
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Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gómez Bolaños Dies At 85

The actor, writer and director was a staple of Mexican television comedies and children's programs for decades.
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Black Friday Crosses The Pond

Black Friday has crossed the Atlantic to the UK. Ari Shapiro talks with Rahul Sharma of Neev Capital about how the shopping event took hold there and how it compares to the states.
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Details Emerge On American Commando Raid In Yemen

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to the New York Times' Eric Schmitt on the hostage rescue in Yemen.

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