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July 10, 2014 | NPR · From climate change to counterterrorism, an increasing number of issues require China's cooperation. U.S. officials are in Beijing for 2 days of meetings known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · After years of stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, so economists are watching it closely.
 
July 10, 2014 | WWNO · Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. His corruption case involves the trading of city contracts and favors for cash and kickbacks. He left office in 2010 and was indicted in 2013.
 

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July 10, 2014 | NPR · Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · Germany has asked the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country. This comes as two Germans are under investigation for spying for the U.S. in Germany. While tensions between the allies are high, both countries are trying not to strain relations too far.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · The Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a dispute over access to sensitive materials on enhanced interrogations. The power struggle relates to a long-running Senate probe over the mistreatment of detainees after Sept. 11.
 

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July 5, 2014 | NPR · In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
 

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July 6, 2014 | NPR · Tensions are high following the murder of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen. Relatives of the murdered Palestinian say his American cousin was beaten by Israeli police during a protest.
 

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Jul 9, 2014 — Google is mining its search data from the World Cup games, trying to make factoids that go viral. Its "newsroom" is focused on happy thoughts, not sad ones — like Brazil's brutal defeat.
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Jun 11, 2014 — Also: Eric Hill, creator of the Spot the Dog series, has died; Karl Ove Knausgaard looks at his uncomfortable relationship with celebrity.
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May 27, 2014 — The company that started as a search engine is making a big leap into the auto industry. Scientists at Google X are building self-driving cars they plan to debut (at least in test mode) this summer.
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May 16, 2014 — The highest-profile suit between the two companies involved one patent essential to the way cellphones operate on a 3G network.
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May 16, 2014 — Europeans now have the right to have search results about them deleted from online databases. But legal experts say each of the EU's 28 countries could interpret the decision differently.
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May 14, 2014 — The Spanish man whose court battle against Google brought a win for the "right to be forgotten" says he's pleased — and that Google is even better now.
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May 13, 2014 — The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."
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Apr 24, 2014 — The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
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Apr 12, 2014 — In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.
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Apr 9, 2014 — The ancient city of Angkor Wat has gotten the Street View treatment. Google says it combined 90,000 panoramic images to let people explore the country's famed temples.
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