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5:06 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Crackdown In Egypt Scares Off Presidential Candidates

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 8:04 am

There are only two candidates. The man likely to win is Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who led the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The candidate willing to go up against him is Hamdeen Sabahi.

NPR Story
5:06 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Politics In The News: Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 8:04 am

A bipartisan group of female senators got the Senate to pass a resolution condemning the abductions. And Michelle Obama gave the issue additional support in her first solo White House radio address.

NPR Story
5:06 am
Mon May 12, 2014

China Looks To Expand Rail Lines

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 8:04 am

Rail officials in China are talking about a high-speed rail line running to North America — including a 120-mile tunnel under the Bering straits, connecting to Alaska.

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7:10 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Veterans' Success At Home: More Than Just Landing Any Job

Veterans leave the service with high-level skills, like combat medicine, but it's often not easy to turn those skills into credentials for a civilian job.
Brennan Linsley AP

The federal government has spent billions helping veterans get the training and education they need to re-enter the civilian workforce.

Despite the effort, the unemployment rate for vets remains higher than the national average. Aside from dealing with the psychological transition, veterans also have to navigate how to transfer their military skills into civilian ones.

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Europe
5:05 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Eastern Ukraine Muddles Through Voting On Referendums

Separatists in the eastern Ukraine regions of Donetsk and Luhansk asked voters to take part in an unauthorized referendum Sunday on whether to make their region independent.

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