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'Shadow War' Between Israel And Iran Creeps Wider

Almost immediately after a bomb killed several Israeli tourists and wounded more than 30 on a Bulgarian bus this week, Israel blamed Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. It's the latest salvo in a dispute that's simmered since the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
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It's All Politics, July 19, 2012

Mitt Romney is under attack over taxes, Bain and outsourcing. But he's still tied with President Obama in nearly every poll. Plus, we weigh in on potential veeps, Ron Paul and Sarah Palin await their convention invites, Harry Reid complains, and Anthony Weiner mulls a comeback. Really.
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For Stockton, Calif., Bankruptcy 'Freezes Everything'

Many cities around the country are faced with growing costs and shrinking revenue. Despite making sweeping cuts, Stockton, California recently became the largest city to file for bankruptcy. Host Michel Martin talks with Stockton Mayor Ann Johnston about how she's managing a city that's operating in the red.
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Aurora Shooting Is 'Evil, Sensless; Beyond Reason'

In a speech from Fort Myers, Fla., President Obama said Friday was "a day for prayer and reflection." At least 12 people were killed after a gunman walked into a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., and opened fire.
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Police In Aurora Hold Suspect, Interview Witnesses

A gunman opened fire on the audience at a midnight screening of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colo. At least 12 people are dead. Two federal law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told NPR that the suspect's name is James Holmes.

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