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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes

NPR Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00

Turkey dinner with a side dish of death isn't everyone's idea of a festive meal. But end-of-life planning advocates say the holidays are an ideal time to have these conversations with family members.

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Greece: Body of man believed to be migrant found near border

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00
Greek police say the body of a man believed to be a migrant has been found in an abandoned building in a mountainous border area in northern Greece.
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S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to repair ties

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00
South Korea’s foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, is meeting with her Chinese counterpart as the countries work to repair strained relations ahead of a visit by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Beijing next month.
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UN judge adjourns reading of judgment against Ratko Mladic orders him removed from court after angry outburst by Mladic.

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00
UN judge adjourns reading of judgment against Ratko Mladic orders him removed from court after angry outburst by Mladic.
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US Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 others

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00
US Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 others.
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North Korea’s latest tirade: Trump is a ‘mean trickster and human reject’

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 19:00
Pyongyang’s propagandists let the U.S. president have it for his speech in Seoul.
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Opposition To Refugee Arrivals Keeps Getting Louder

NPR Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 18:01

Critics of the U.S. refugee program say they want more control over who's coming to live in their towns. In Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the debate got ugly.

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Supervises Mueller Probe But He's Also A Witness

NPR Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 18:00

As the special counsel investigation into Russian election interference intensifies, legal experts and Justice Department veterans puzzle over why the deputy attorney general is overseeing the probe.

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Asking About Opioids: A Treatment Plan Can Make All The Difference

NPR Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 17:57

Is it worthwhile for doctors to screen all the patients who come through the door about their use of opioids? Usually not, but direct connections to treatment can change the equation.

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Japan says 8 found from US Navy plane crash in Pacific; fate unclear

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
Japan says 8 found from US Navy plane crash in Pacific; fate unclear.
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Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa’s most controversial and influential.
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Zimbabwe’s political drama: What just happened? A timeline

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, who had been the world’s oldest head of state at 93, has resigned after the military, the ruling party and the people turned against him. His recently fired deputy is now expected to be sworn in within 48 hours. Here’s a timeline of events in a whirlwind drama many Zimbabweans after Mugabe’s 37 years in charge never thought they’d see:
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Search underway for crew of capsized fishing ship off Palau

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
A search is underway for two Japanese and five Indonesian crew members after their fishing ship was found capsized about 400 kilometers (250 miles) from the Pacific island of Palau.
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China’s CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
A Chinese energy company has denied having anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure an edge with African officials on its behalf.
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The world is drowning in ever-growing mounds of garbage

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:58
In Lagos, trash is both a curse and a treasured commodity.
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8 Rescued, 3 Missing After Navy Plane Crashes In Philippine Sea

NPR Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 16:44

The C-2 Greyhound was en route to the USS Ronald Reagan when it went down Wednesday afternoon Japan time. Eight people were recovered and are "in good condition at this time," the Navy says.

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Australian state reaches brink of legalizing mercy killings

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:29
An Australian state parliament is nearing passage of a voluntary euthanasia bill 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill.
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AP Explains: The search for Argentina’s missing submarine

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:29
The Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing in the South Atlantic last week with 44 crew members aboard. Here’s a look at the submarine and the round-the-clock international maritime search.
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Mexico’s program to protect journalists struggles to work

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:29
After years of threats and attacks that Candido Rios blamed on a local mayor furious over his reporting, Rios’ home in Mexico’s deadliest state for journalists was encircled by a fence topped with coils of barbed wire and surrounded by a half-dozen surveillance cameras he monitored on screens in the living room.
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UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

Washington Post Headlines - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:29
The United Nations began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction — until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world.
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