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Hundreds Of Roman Gold Coins Found In Theater Basement

The treasure was uncovered in the basement of a historic building in northern Italy, and date to the Roman Empire. (Image credit: Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities)

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For Many In Venezuela, Social Media Is A Matter Of Life And Death

When it comes to social media, many Venezuelans choose to self-censor. But for others, social media can be a lifeline. One pharmacist uses Twitter to help people find scarce medicines. (Image credit: Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

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Paris Tries To Control Rampant Public Urination With Sidewalk Urinals

French authorities say they’re using this solution to try to supplement existing toilets in heavily congested areas where there are urine issues.

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Far-Right Party Makes Gains In Sunday's Election In Sweden

Steve Inskeep talks to Maddy Savage, a reporter in Stockholm, about how Sweden’s ruling center-left Socialist Democrats fared poorly amid the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats.

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Trump Administration To Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office In D.C.

The decision will shutter the Palestinian diplomatic mission to the U.S. The U.S. says the PLO has not taken steps to begin ‘meaningful negotiations’ with Israel. (Image credit: Alex Brandon/AP)

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Jack Ma Will Turn Alibaba Over To Successor Zhang In 2019

“I still have lots of dreams to pursue,” the Alibaba co-founder said of the transition. A former English teacher, Ma said, “I also want to return to education … because this is what I love to do.” (Image credit: Lai Seng Sin/Reuters)

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Bolton: ICC Will Face Repercussions If Action Taken Against Americans

National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. will do all that it can to protect American citizens from prosecution by the International Criminal Court. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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For Karachi's Water Mafia, Stolen H20 Is A 'Lucrative Business'

In Pakistan’s port city, gangs siphon off water from government pipes and resell it to residents. Surprisingly, the municipal water board is now partnering with the mafia to distribute it. (Image credit: Diaa Hadid/NPR)

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Ford Says Despite Trump's Tweet, Focus Active Won't Be Produced In U.S.

The automaker canceled plans to produce a small car in China and sell it in the U.S., citing the cost of tariffs on imports from China. Trump had suggested the cars could be made in the U.S. instead. (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

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