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27 May 2009 

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 REGIONS
 Africa
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
ICC Prosecutor to Request Probe Into Kenya's Post-Election Violence
Kidnappings Plague Kenyan Capital  Video clip available
 Americas
H1N1 Virus Goes Global  Video clip available
Castro Criticizes Obama for US-Colombia Deal
Honduran Congressional Leaders to Discuss Plans for Ousted President
 Asia
Minority Communities Say Burma Development Projects Lead to Abuses, Environmental Damage  Audio Clip Available
South Korea Creates Council to Help Improve Image Overseas  Audio Clip Available
Governments See Dollars in Re-Grown Forests  Audio Clip Available
 Europe
Elbaradei Reports On Global Nuclear Activity  Audio Clip Available
H1N1 Virus Goes Global  Video clip available
Africa Boycott Steers UN Climate Talks  Audio Clip Available
 Iraq
Health Officials Report 7 Swine Flu Deaths in Iraq
UN Envoy to Iraq Investigates Foreign Support for Terrorism
At Least 8 Killed in Iraq Bombings
 Middle East
Abbas Aides: Palestinian Leader Will Not Seek Re-Election
Israel Displays Huge Weapons Cache from Captured Ship
Elbaradei Reports On Global Nuclear Activity  Audio Clip Available
 United States
New York Yankees Win Major League Baseball's Coveted Championship Title  Audio Clip Available
US Billionaire Bets Big on US Economy  Video clip available
US Senate Extends Homebuyers Tax Credit, Unemployment Aid
 TOPICS
 Arts and Entertainment
Los Angeles Music School Celebrates 125th Birthday  Audio Clip Available
Jazz Musician, Actress, Former Detroit Artist Contribute to Love Song Album  Audio Clip Available
U2 to Perform Free Concert on Berlin Wall Anniversary; New Michael Jackson Movie is Worldwide Hit
 Disasters and Accidents
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
Ethiopia Biodiversity Law Threatens Food Aid Shipments
Russian Military Plane Crashes, 11 Dead
 Economy and Finance
US Billionaire Bets Big on US Economy  Video clip available
US Senate Extends Homebuyers Tax Credit, Unemployment Aid
Zimbabwe Tells Kimberly Meeting It Has Tried to Comply With Diamond Rules  Audio Clip Available
 Education
Obama Challenges States To Overhaul Schools  Audio Clip Available
Los Angeles Music School Celebrates 125th Birthday  Audio Clip Available
North Carolina Cherokee Take Steps to Preserve Language  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Environment
Minority Communities Say Burma Development Projects Lead to Abuses, Environmental Damage  Audio Clip Available
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
Governments See Dollars in Re-Grown Forests  Audio Clip Available
 Health
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
Stage Set for Historic US Health Care Debate  Audio Clip Available
H1N1 Virus Goes Global  Video clip available
 Human Interest
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
Kidnappings Plague Kenyan Capital  Video clip available
Post-Communist Tensions Are Between Civic, Material Values  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
 Human Rights and Law
ICC Prosecutor to Request Probe Into Kenya's Post-Election Violence
Kidnappings Plague Kenyan Capital  Video clip available
West Africa Coup Plotter Lands in Britain  Audio Clip Available
 Labor
Young Gain Job Advantage in Post- Communist Societies  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Social Networking Costing Companies  Video clip available
Global Wages Drop Despite Economic Recovery  Audio Clip Available
 Lifestyles
South Korea Creates Council to Help Improve Image Overseas  Audio Clip Available
New US Warship's Bow Contains Steel from World Trade Center  Video clip available
Ecologist and Rehabilitator Educates on the Benefits of Bats  Video clip available
 Politics
Minority Communities Say Burma Development Projects Lead to Abuses, Environmental Damage  Audio Clip Available
Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes  Audio Clip Available
Abbas Aides: Palestinian Leader Will Not Seek Re-Election
 Religion
U.S. Religious Leaders Want Increased Pressure On Iran
Al-Shabab Tightens Grip in Somalia
France Convicts Church of Scientology of Fraud
 Science and Technology
Pennsylvania Site Contains Evidence of Earliest People in North America  Audio Clip Available
Hunger in Developing Countries Made Worse by Significant Crop Losses  Audio Clip Available
Ethiopia Biodiversity Law Threatens Food Aid Shipments
 Social Issues
Kidnappings Plague Kenyan Capital  Video clip available
Post-Communist Tensions Are Between Civic, Material Values  Audio Clip Available  Video clip available
Debate Still Rages Over Who Won the Cold War  Audio Clip Available
 Sports
New York Yankees Win Major League Baseball's Coveted Championship Title  Audio Clip Available
Hosting Cosafa Challenge Cup Positions Zimbabwe for 2010 Cup Business  Audio Clip Available
Host Nigeria Prepares for Elimination Match at Under-17 World Cup
 War and Conflict
Israel Displays Huge Weapons Cache from Captured Ship
Suspected US Drone Attack Kills 2 in Pakistan
UN Relocates Staff in Afghanistan Over Security Concerns
 Weather
UN Chief:  Climate Treaty in Copenhagen Unlikely
Typhoon Smashes Philippines, Killing at Least 11
Thailand Steps Up Efforts to Reclaim Lost Mangroves  Audio Clip Available