Monthly Archives: December 2014

Murder Of American Teacher In Abu Dhabi Shocks Nation

3 min 55 sec Download The murder of a American teacher in a mall in Abu Dhabi on Monday has the wealthy — and foreigner-friendly — Arab emirate in shock. Transcript Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 NPR. All rights reserved. No quotes from ...

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EU Court Orders France To Compensate Somali Pirates

Zodiac commando boats arrive at the rear of the French luxury yacht Le Ponant, whose crew was held hostage by pirates, in April 2008. The French navy frigate Le Commandant Bouan is seen in the background, off Somalia’s coast. Reuters/Landov hide caption itoggle caption Reuters/Landov The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to pay up to 7,000 euros ...

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Charges Of Crimes Against Humanity Dropped Against Kenyan Leader

1 min 58 sec Download The first case of crimes against humanity leveled against a sitting head of state has ended with the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court dropping all charges against Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta. Transcript Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 ...

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NAACP Led-Marchers Finish Trek To Jefferson City

4 min 18 sec Download Activists completed their more than 120-mile march from Ferguson to the Missouri state capitol building in Jefferson City. Melissa Block speaks to NAACP President Cornell William Brooks. Transcript Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 NPR. All rights reserved. No ...

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Coming Soon To A Filling Station Near You: $1.99 Gasoline

Gas prices in Oklahoma City have dipped under $2. Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption itoggle caption Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma The photo above isn’t from the archives. It was taken this week in Oklahoma City, where the price of regular gas has fallen under $2 a gallon. The last time that happened anywhere in the U.S. was in July 2010. The ...

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Labor Secretary: Job Growth Is Good, But Wages Need Help

5 min 3 sec Download Melissa Block speaks with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the latest jobs numbers and the persistent problem of wage stagnation. Transcript Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 NPR. All rights reserved. No quotes from the materials contained herein may ...

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