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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 3, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council establishes a sanctions regime for South Sudan and a Cambodian court indicts two Khmer Rouge members for crimes against humanity.

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Kerry Defends Israel at ‘Unbalanced’ UN Human Rights Council

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‘The HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization,’ Kerry said.

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Samantha Power: “U.S.-Israel Partnership Transcend Politics”

“We believe firmly that Israel’s security and the U.S.-Israel partnership transcend politics and it always will,” stated Power at the annual AIPAC conference on Monday.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 18, 2015

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Ukrainian troops retreat from the contested town of Debaltseve and the Security Council discusses the situation in Libya.

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UN: “The Pattern of the Ebola Outbreak Has Changed”

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The rate of new Ebola infections in West Africa is now just one-tenth of that seen in September.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 13, 2015

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Climate negotiators walk away from Geneva with an 86-page draft of what could become the world’s next global emissions agreement.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 12, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council moves to cut off Islamic State revenue sources and a new ceasefire deal for Eastern Ukraine.

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UN Security Council Targets Islamic State Revenue

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The illicit trade of oil and stolen artifacts, as well as ransom money from kidnappings, provide a majority of the Islamic State’s revenue.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – February 10, 2015

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‘The Elders’ – including Jimmy Carter and Kofi Annan – call for a 21st century overhaul of the United Nations.

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UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for February 6, 2015

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A Gaza reconstruction plea, food insecurity worsens in South Sudan and new statistics on the global prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation.

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Wednesday, March 4

● Secy. Clinton’s email has ripple effect

● Truckers add to highway death toll

● Slow growth seen for U.S. population

● Time to give cod a break

● Consequences of conviction fill a database

Gen. Austin: Coalition Can Defeat ISIL Without U.S. Combat Troops

Austin also said that more than 8,500 ISIL fighters have been killed since Operation Inherent Resolve.

Preview – Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

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Millions of low-income Americans’ federal healthcare subsidies are on the line as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act for a second time in three years

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 4, 2015

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Putin convenes his cabinet to talk crime, U.N. officials discuss migrant drownings in the Mediterranean and the Boston Marathon bombing trial begins.

Protestors: U.S./Israel Relationship Hinges On Nuclear Iran Deal

Israeli Prime Minister talked about Iran before Congress Tuesday – without coordinating with the White House.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 3, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council establishes a sanctions regime for South Sudan and a Cambodian court indicts two Khmer Rouge members for crimes against humanity.