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Friday News Roundup - International

Protests in Egypt over the president's power grab. The Palestinian Authority makes a U.N. bid. And European finance ministers set new bailout terms for Greece.

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Bradley Manning Testifies At WikiLeaks Hearing

Pfc. Bradley Manning is testified Thursday in the pretrial hearing of the WikiLeaks case being held in military court at Fort Meade, Md., describing his thoughts during his confinement.

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WikiLeaks: Manning Seeks Dismissal In Pretrial Hearing

Pre-trial testimony continues today in the WikiLeaks case of Bradley Manning, the Army private charged with giving classified information to the website. Manning is seeking dismissal of all charges on the grounds that he was mistreated in military prison before his trial.

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Bradley Manning To Testify At Pretrial Hearing In Wikileaks Case

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is expected to testify in a pretrial hearing in Fort Meade, Md., this week about his treatment in a Marine Corps. brig after he was arrested for his role in the leak of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables.

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Three Nobel Laureates Back Pfc. Manning As Wikileaks Case Unfolds

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As the trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning finally begins to progress in Fort Meade, three Nobel Laureates signed a letter in The Nation calling on Americans to support him as a courageous whistleblower.

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The Conflict Between Israel And Gaza

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza. How the escalation in hostilities could affect stability in the region and U.S. foreign policy.

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Friday News Roundup - International

An Israeli airstrike kills the top Hamas military commander. Congress holds hearings on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack. And China’s ruling Communist Party names its top leader. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno to discuss the week’s top international stories, what happened and why.

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Contractor Bounces Paychecks For Walter Reed Janitors

The cleaning staff at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center have been on lean times in recent weeks, after the contractor who hired them sent out paychecks that bounced.

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Norton: D.C. Flag Should Be Flown At Military Ceremonies

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton wants the U.S. military to display the District's flag during official military ceremonies where other states' flags are flown. 

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The Navy Prepares For The Sequester

The U.S. Navy has been readying for the budget cuts that sequestration will bring if it goes into effect later this week. We go beyond the headlines to find out why the cuts will hit this branch of the military so hard, so fast.

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