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'Guardian': Documents Show Britain, U.S. Spied At World Summits

This is the latest revelation to come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They purportedly show that Britain and the United States spied on their allies during G-20 summit meetings in England in 2009.
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Putin Denies Stealing Kraft's Super Bowl Ring

When New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft met with then-Russian President Vladmir Putin in 2005, he showed off his Super Bowl ring. Kraft told a crowd last week Putin put the ring on, and said, "I can kill someone with this ring." He then put it in his pocket, and walked away. The Kremlin says the ring was a gift.
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Rights Activist Chen Says China Pressured NYU To Force Him Out

Chen Guangcheng says the work of Chinese Communists in the American academic circle is far greater than people realize. New York University, which helped defuse a diplomatic crisis Chen sparked last year, denied the allegations.
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Long-Term Interest Rates Start Moving Higher

The bond market has pushed interest to the highest levels in 15 months, and that includes mortgage rates. David Greene talks to David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal, about rising interest rates.
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Archeologists Search Lake Michigan For 1679 Ship Wreckage

In northern Lake Michigan, explorers are stepping up their effort to find a ship that sank in 1679. French and American archeologists are on the lake looking for the ship sailed by French explorer Rene-Robert Sieur de la Salle. So far, the excavation has uncovered a wooden beam that looks like the mast of a ship.
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Rose Wins U.S. Open, Mickelson Loses Again

Jason Rose, 32, has won the U.S. Open golf tournament. David Greene talks to Christine Brennan, sport commentator for USA Today, about Rose, who is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years. Phil Mickelson has come in second numerous times.
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Wisconsin's Walker Downplays Presidential Buzz

A year after he survived a recall attempt, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a folk hero among many conservatives and often talked of as a presidential contender in 2016. Walker dismisses that talk, but he has taken steps that hint at national ambition.
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Visa Exchange Program Draws Scrutiny Under Immigration Bill

As lawmakers consider a sweeping immigration bill, they are taking a close look at a decades-old exchange program popular with foreigners looking for summer jobs. Critics of the J-1 visa program say it can hurt U.S. job seekers at a time when youth unemployment is at 25 percent.

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