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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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iran elections

Jun 15, 2013 — The interior minister announced Saturday that reformist-backed candidate Hasan Rowhani, a former nuclear negotiator, had won the election.
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Jun 14, 2013 — Six candidates vie to replace the combative president, all but one of whom are hard-liners favored by the country's ruling Islamic clerics.
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May 20, 2013 — What do you do when you can't openly wage a campaign for the presidency? Some Iranians inside and outside the country have turned to the heroine of an online graphic novel who has embarked on a virtual campaign.
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Feb 28, 2011 — Iran has arrested two former presidential challengers who helped to spark demonstrations against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after losing a disputed election in 2009, according to reports.
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Feb 17, 2011 — Bahrain protests; Libya protests; no Iranian warships in Suez Canal; controversial anti-union law passes Wisconsin state house
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Jun 11, 2010 — The United Nations has leveled new sanctions on Iran, hoping to stem the country's production of nuclear fuel.  But how exactly do sanctions work and could they work?  Human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar offers an explanation.
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Jun 22, 2009 — We are still watching the situation in Tehran, as you might imagine. The degree of difficulty has now ratcheted up as the ruling authorities now blame foreign media for fomenting the discord.
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