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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Apr 12, 2012 — A golf instructor shares his experiences with Tiger Woods in The Big Miss, which sits at No 10.
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Jun 14, 2011 — As Father's Day approaches, writer Jim Axelrod turns to literature to probe the relationship between fathers and sons — and make sense of his own. His three selections portray fathers and sons at their best, and at their heartbreaking worst.
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Nov 15, 2007 — Bad-boy golfer John Daly doesn't have an exercise regimen. He begins his day with a Diet Coke and a cigarette, and he has battled addictions to alcohol and gambling. But he sure can play. His new book is Golf My Own Damn Way.
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May 31, 2006 — How does one man rack up $50 million in gambling loses? Pro golfer John Daly says he did, and became notorious for his fast living in the normally tame world of golf. He recounts his adventures in a new memoir, My Life In and Out of the Rough.
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Mar 31, 2005 — Robert Siegel talks sports columnist and author Ron Rapoport about his new book, The Immortal Bobby: Bobby Jones and the Golden Age of Golf. In 1930, golf extraordinaire Jones achieved a string of victories that became known as the Grand Slam.
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