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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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May 30, 2014 — Attorney General Eric Holder reportedly said language inserted by lawmakers to prevent the hire of additional Justice Department attorneys is "absurd."
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Apr 18, 2014 — Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.
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Apr 8, 2014 — Rep. Louis Gohmert and Attorney General Eric Holder clashed over the House's decision to hold Holder in contempt in 2012. The exchange included finger wagging and warnings against lectures.
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Mar 19, 2014 — The automaker recalled more than 10 million vehicles in 2009 and 2010 because of complaints about unintended acceleration. But prosecutors say it misled the public and tried to cover up the problem.
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Feb 27, 2014 — Eric Holder complained of faintness and shortness of breath, so he was taken to a hospital.
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Feb 11, 2014 — In a speech Tuesday, the attorney general said laws barring convicted felons from voting are counterproductive and perpetuate "the stigma and isolation imposed on formerly incarcerated individuals."
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Jan 10, 2014 — The marriages of more than 900 couples have been put on hold as courts weigh in. But "those families should not be asked to endure uncertainty regarding their status as the litigation unfolds," Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
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Dec 5, 2013 — And the study by Human Rights Watch finds that defendants who take their fate to a judge or jury face prison sentences on average 11 years longer than those who plead guilty.
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Aug 29, 2013 — Attorney General Eric Holder is instructing his prosecutors to concentrate instead on cartels, criminal enterprises and those who sell the drug to children.
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Aug 12, 2013 — The attorney general laid out changes and ideas that would shorten prison terms for nonviolent offenders and send more of them to treatment programs rather than prison.
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