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Friday News Roundup - International

Food aid reaches a besieged suburb of Damascus, Syria, for the first time in years. Thousands of Iraqis flee fighting in Fallujah. And in a White House visit, India’s prime minister signals a willingness to ratify the Paris climate accord. A panel of journalists joins guest host David Gregory for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Time For A New Leader At Viacom, Former CEO Tom Freston Says

The fight for control of Viacom is playing out like a soap opera. Ex-Viacom CEO Tom Freston says current CEO Philippe Dauman is running the company aground in an effort to prop up stock value.
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Challenges For The Democratic Party And The Presidential Race Ahead

Hillary Clinton has the delegates to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee. Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race. Please join us to discuss challenges for the Democratic Party and the presidential race ahead.

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Why A Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants To Put Gawker Out Of Business

Gawker's Nick Denton is at the eye of the storm as his media company faces legal threats financed by a Silicon Valley billionaire.
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The Last Big Night Of The Primaries, In 5 Headlines

Hillary Clinton secured her status as presumptive nominee and took home California. Bernie Sanders said he will stay in the fight. And Donald Trump gave a scripted speech — an unusual move for him.
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Stanford University Sexual Assault Case Gains Unusual Media Attention

A woman's sentencing statement about the man convicted of raping her at Stanford became a viral sensation through BuzzFeed and an unusual extended reading by a CNN anchor.
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Afghan Journalist Zabihullah Tamanna Laid To Rest In Kabul

Tamanna died on Sunday, along with NPR photojournalist David Gilkey, when the Afghan convoy they were traveling in was attacked by Taliban fighters.
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Remembering NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey

NPR photojournalist David Gilkey was killed Sunday along with NPR's Afghan interpreter, journalist Zabihullah Tamanna, while the two were on assignment in southern Afghanistan.
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David Gilkey Was 'An Incredibly Thoughtful' Photographer In The Midst Of Plight

NPR's Jason Beaubien says David Gilkey, who died this week in Afghanistan, had a talent with his camera for distilling unfathomably large disasters into human-scale stories of grief and loss.
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NPR's Zabihullah Tamanna, Journalist And Father, Killed In Afghanistan

Interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna was killed Sunday along with photojournalist David Gilkey. "Zabi," as he was known, was hired by Philip Reeves, who calls the Afghan "a lovely man" with "deep wisdom."

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