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Iran Could Surpass Uranium Enrichment Limits On Sunday, According To Top Aide

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is pictured here in 2013. In a video message, he said Iran is prepared to begin enriching uranium beyond limits set out by a 2015 nuclear deal.

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UNESCO Adds Ruins Of Ancient Babylon To Its List Of World Heritage Sites

A man walks in front of Ishtar Gate at the archaeological site of Babylon, Iraq, in 2012. Iraq is celebrating the historic city of Babylon's being named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO's World Heritage Committee.

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World Cup Final: It's The Juggernaut Vs. The New Kid As U.S. Takes On The Netherlands

The Netherlands are the last team standing between the United States and its fourth Women's World Cup. Here, U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe watches her teammates warm up before Tuesday's 2-1 semifinal win over England.

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American Billionaire Among 7 People Killed In Bahamas Helicopter Crash

Chris Cline poses for a portrait in a coal mine in Carlinville, Ill., in 2010. The coal magnate was on a helicopter that crashed in the waters off Grand Cay, Bahamas, on Thursday, killing all seven people onboard.

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Sudanese Rejoice As Opposition, Military Agree To Power-Sharing Deal

Sudanese celebrate in the streets of Khartoum on Friday after ruling generals and opposition leaders announced an agreement on a new governing body.

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Iranian American Small Businesses Struggle Under Rising Tensions

Alex Helmi opened Damoka in what is now Persian Square 30 years ago.

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.

Jamal Batar and his father, Aden, at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994.

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.[hhmc]


Australian Student Alek Sigley 'Released From Detention' In North Korea

Australian student Alek Sigley gestures as he arrives at the airport in Beijing on Thursday. The 29-year-old vanished in Pyongyang more than a week ago.

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Good News About Democracy: It's Good For Your Health

Pakistani women jostle to receive their ballot papers prior to casting their ballot at a polling station on May 11, 2013 in Lahore. A study in The Lancet provides evidence that free and fair elections are associated with a lower burden of chronic diseases.

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'He's A Flawed Character And They Do Not Care': The Rise Of U.K.'s Boris Johnson

Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson speaks at a hustings event at Carlisle Racecourse on June 29, in Carlisle, England. The winner of the party's leadership vote, to be announced on July 23, will also take up the post of prime minister.

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'He's A Flawed Character And They Do Not Care': The Rise Of U.K.'s Boris Johnson[hhmc]


'I Want To Get The Hell Out Of Here': Thousands Of Palestinians Are Leaving Gaza

Zeid al Kurdi, 25, waits inside the Gaza border terminal to cross into Egypt.

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'I Want To Get The Hell Out Of Here': Thousands Of Palestinians Are Leaving Gaza[hhmc]


U.N. Investigator Reports Possible New War Crimes In Myanmar

Yanghee Lee, the U.N. special rapporteur on Myanmar, pictured on March 11.

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Many Venezuelans Can No Longer Afford Beer, So They're Drinking Cheap Agave Liquor

A cocuy drink made with pepper sauce and fruit juice on a local bar in Barquisimeto.

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Have You Ever Been Conned? NPR Wants To Hear From You

Have you been conned or scammed? We want to talk to you.

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Heavy Rains Force Evacuation Orders For More Than 1 Million People In Japan

Rescue workers and local residents watch the Wada River, which has been swollen due to heavy rain in Kagoshima, Japan. More than a million people in southwestern Japan are under evacuation orders due to torrential rains.

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