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IPO Market Shows Signs Of Strain

Apr 18, 2014 (Morning Edition) — A high-speed trading firm known as Virtu Financial has decided to put off its IPO indefinitely. The move caps a rough week in the IPO market. Ten companies made their stock market debut this week and all ten received a rougher than expected reception.

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Will Ukraine And Russia Follow Through On Steps To Ease Tensions?

Apr 18, 2014 (Morning Edition) — US, Russian, Ukrainian and EU officials meeting in Geneva have agreed on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine. It calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.

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Budget Cuts Threaten Mock Villages At Military Training Center

Apr 18, 2014 (Morning Edition) — David Greene talks to "Weekend All Things Considered" host Arun Rath about his trip to Fort Irwin National Training Center located in the Mojave Desert in Southern California. That's where troops train for deployment in mock villages. Now that the war in Afghanistan is ending, the future funding of those training facilities is uncertain.

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Immigrants Feel Like Targets As Deportations Increase

Apr 18, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Morning Edition recently spent a lot of time reporting on the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. With so many deportations, it's hard to tell if that number is accurate.

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Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 18, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died on Thursday. Nowhere is his death felt more keenly than in his native Colombia. Many know this country for its drug trafficking. But Garcia Marquez also made Colombia synonymous with literature -- particularly the dreamlike, whimsical story-telling known as magical realism.

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