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WTO Members Approve Historic Trade Deal

Nov. 27
Scott Neuman / NPR

The World Trade Organization's 160 members unanimously approved a first-ever multilateral trade deal which the group believes will boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.

Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands

Nov. 27
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Highly reliant on oil imports, Spain's government is encouraging oil exploration off the coast of the Canary Islands. But locals say the drilling threatens the natural attractions that draw tourists.

Indian Investigators Deny Village Girls Were Raped, Murdered

Nov. 27
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Villagers said the two "untouchable" caste girls were gang-raped and then hanged from a tree in May, but the country's equivalent of the FBI now says there was no rape and that they hanged themselves.

Wacky Wrestlers Of Yesteryear

Nov. 27
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In America, there's a fine line between gimmicky wrestling and performance art.

Foreign Guesthouse Reportedly Attacked In Kabul's Diplomatic Area

Nov. 27
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A blast and gunfire was heard just hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle, killing a British national.

OPEC Holds Production Steady, Signaling Lower Fuel Prices

Nov. 27
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Ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting in Austria could not agree to cut production in an effort to stabilize global crude prices.

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library

Nov. 27
Elise Hu / NPR
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The Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than it's ever received.

Holiday Travel Snarls Look To Be Easing

Nov. 27
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AAA says some 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles for Thanksgiving — the largest number since 2007.

Your Adult Siblings May Be The Secret To A Long, Happy Life

Nov. 27
Robin Marantz Henig / NPR
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Sibling relationships are the longest-lasting family ties we have, and they're among the most likely to bring health and happiness as we age. Think on that when your brother grabs the wishbone.

British Mystery Novelist P.D. James Dies At 94

Nov. 27
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The author of such books as The Black Tower was best-known for her series featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.

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