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Eyder Peralta

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India Orders Nestlé To Stop Selling Some Noodle Soup Products

Friday, June 05, 2015

India's Food Safety and Standards Authority said that the soups were "unsafe and hazardous for human consumption." Nestlé said the products had not been tested properly.

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China Says U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack Are 'Irresponsible'

Friday, June 05, 2015

On Thursday, the U.S. revealed that the records of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised. China says these attacks are hard to track, so the U.S. should not jump to conclusions.

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Amid Bribery Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Will Resign

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Just days after he won an election to a fifth term, Blatter said the interests of FIFA are "very dear to me and this is why I have taken this decision."

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Boston Marathon Bomber's Friend Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Dias Kadyrbayev went to college with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for getting rid of a computer and fireworks in Tsarnaev's room.

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Reports: Sepp Blatter's Top Lieutenant Involved In $10 Million Payment

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The payment was allegedly part of a bribe to help South Africa secure the right to host the World Cup. The revelation brings the bribery scandal closer to FIFA's longtime president.

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Cruise Ship Capsizes In China, Leaving Hundreds Unaccounted For

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The captain told local media the vessel sank after getting caught in a cyclone in China's Yangtze River. Few of the 458 on board are thought to have survived the incident.

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Head Of TSA Reassigned After Tests Reveal Security Failures

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

According to ABC News, covert tests found that Transportation Security Administration agents at airports failed to detect prohibited items 95 percent of the time.

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Parts Of Patriot Act Expire, Even As Senate Moves On Bill Limiting Surveillance

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Unable to overcome parliamentary maneuvers by Sen. Rand Paul, the Senate adjourned and let three provisions of the Patriot Act expire at midnight.

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All Eyes On Senate As Patriot Act Provisions Set To Expire

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Three key provisions of the act sunset on June 1. The Senate has scheduled a rare Sunday session to try to pass a House measure that modifies some of the provisions.

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Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

Friday, May 29, 2015

Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.

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Despite Corruption Scandal, Blatter Wins Fifth Term As FIFA Chief

Friday, May 29, 2015

Switzerland's Sepp Blatter has been FIFA's chief since 1998. His lone challenger withdrew his name from the race after the first round of voting.

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Cleveland, Justice Department Reach Agreement Over Police Conduct

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Similar settlements — known as consent decrees — have required cities to allow independent monitors to oversee new policies. They typically also require new training.

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At Least 10 Dead As Storms, Flooding Ravage Texas, Oklahoma

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Twelve people are missing in Texas amid violent weather. More rain is in the forecast.

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Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable Reach Merger Deal

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The deal would make Charter Communications a significant rival to Comcast, which had also sought to buy Time Warner but it met regulatory objections.

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White House Ban On Militarized Gear For Police May Mean Little

Thursday, May 21, 2015

An NPR analysis of equipment given to police agencies by the Pentagon since 2006 — 84,258 assault rifles, 951 armored vehicles, for example — found a vast majority of it would fall outside the ban.

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Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara Fouls California Coastline

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A pipeline rupture spilled some 105,000 gallons of crude. Some beaches were evacuated, and it's unclear if they will reopen in time for Memorial Day.

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Indonesia, Malaysia Agree To Take In Stranded Rohingyas

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The "boat people," as they've been called, have been stranded at sea for weeks with little food or water. Indonesia and Malaysia say they will take them in temporarily.

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In Speech, Obama Will Cast Climate Change As 'Immediate Risk' To U.S. Security

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

President Obama is expected to discuss the dangers of climate change when he delivers the commencement address today at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

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As Congress Haggles Over Patriot Act, We Answer 6 Basic Questions

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

If you haven't been paying attention, here's a primer on the changes Congress is considering making to U.S. surveillance practices.

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Judge Sends 11 Afghan Policemen To Prison Over Mob Killing Of Woman

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The case of Farkhunda has prompted an outcry over violence against women in the country. It has resulted in rare sentences. Eight other police officers implicated in the case were released.

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