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NPR News: Massive Explosion Devastates Thousands In Beirut

Massive Explosion Devastates Thousands In Beirut
NPR’s Noel King speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Nissenbaum about the explosion in Beirut that killed more than 100 people and injured thousands others, including Nissenbaum’s daughter.

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NPR News: Americans Can Travel To Ireland, But Locals May Not Want Them

Americans Can Travel To Ireland, But Locals May Not Want Them
Americans can now travel to Ireland, although they have to quarantine when they arrive – and while many Irish people say they miss the Americans, they’d prefer they stay at home.

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NPR News: News Brief: Beirut Explosion, Missouri Primary Upset, Overseas COVID-19 Relief Checks

News Brief: Beirut Explosion, Missouri Primary Upset, Overseas COVID-19 Relief Checks
Thousands in Beirut are reeling from a massive explosion. A longtime incumbent loses in Missouri’s Democratic Primary. 17 more words

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NPR News: Journalist Near Beirut Explosion Provides Update

Journalist Near Beirut Explosion Provides Update
NPR’s Noel King talks to Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen, who lives less than a mile away from the blast site in Beirut, about how the city is reacting after the explosion that killed at least 70.

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NPR News: Indian Prime Minister Lays Cornerstone For Controversial Hindu Temple

Indian Prime Minister Lays Cornerstone For Controversial Hindu Temple
India’s Narendra Modi lays the cornerstone for a Hindu temple built on the ruins of a 16th century mosque destroyed by Hindu extremists, where hundreds of Indian Muslims died.

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NPR News: Columbia Supreme Court Places Former President Under House Arrest

Columbia Supreme Court Places Former President Under House Arrest
Alvaro Uribe is to be held under house arrest while he is investigated for allegedly bribing witnesses in a case against him.

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NPR News: Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks
Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 pandemic stimulus checks in error, and many of them are spending the money in their home countries.

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