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Trump proposes Middle East peace plan


US President Donald Trump unveiled a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday. A White House ceremony was attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who said it was a "historic day." Palestinian leaders had rejected Trump's long-delayed plan even before its official release, saying his administration was biased toward Israel. And, Chinese leader Xi Jinping vowed to defeat the coronavirus, which has killed more than 100 people...


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'Earth sandwich' made by two men on opposite ends of the world


From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 2. A man in New Zealand and another man in Spain created an “Earth sandwich” by placing slices of bread on precise points on either side of the planet. Nineteen-year-old Etienne Naude of Auckland, New Zealand, explains why he has been wanting to do this for years. The Number in the News is a daily flash briefing for your smart speaker that we’re featuring as a special segment here in The World’s podcast feed...


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Trump's defense continues after leak of Bolton's manuscript


President Donald Trump's former national security advisor, John Bolton, makes his presence felt at the Senate impeachment trial after a leak of his book manuscript suggests there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine. Also, we look back on the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his formative years growing up in Italy. Plus, what is life like today in Auschwitz on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation by Soviet troops?


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House lawmakers conclude their opening argument against Trump


Lawmakers finish making their case in the US Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. We take a look back at the first week of the impeachment trial. And, health officials across China are stepping up their response to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Air and train travel have been suspended in several cities, and the government has closed the Forbidden City and parts of the Great Wall as the country heads into a holiday weekend...


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Impeachment managers continue argument against Trump


Impeachment managers continue pressing their case Thursday in the US Senate, making arguments on the constitutional basis for removing President Donald Trump from office. Plus, it was a year ago when Juan Guaidó declared himself the rightful president of Venezuela amid the country's constitutional and financial crisis. Yet, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has persisted, despite mass protests and a near collapse of Venezuela's economy...


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With rules set, the Senate hears opening arguments


The rules are set and the opening arguments began today in the impeachment trial of US President Donal Trump in the Senate. Also, did the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Bin Salman, hack into Amazon chief Jeff Bezos's smartphone? Two UN officials say that's exactly what happened. Saudi Arabia calls the allegation against its crown prince, "absurd...


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Day one of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump


It's day one of US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. Trump faces charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress. And, an Iranian student attending Northeastern University has been deported against a federal judge's orders from Boston's Logan Airport. Also, a man from New Zealand and another man in Spain have created an Earth sandwich. Literally — two pieces of bread, placed precisely on opposite sides of the globe.


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Mystery money bags left on sidewalks of small, English village


From The World and PRX, The Number in the News — Today’s number is 2,500. Residents of Blackhall Colliery, England, have been stumbling on bundles of cash since 2014. In total, more than $40,000 have been found. Now, police say the “culprits” have come forward.


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Stage set for Trump's Senate impeachment trial


The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump begins Tuesday, and its implications ripple far beyond the United States. Former Ambassador Nicholas Burns talks with host Marco Werman about how the work of the State Department continues while foreign policy itself is at the center of the allegations against the president. And, an outbreak of a coronavirus is spreading with more than 200 confirmed cases in China...


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Iran's supreme leader and his rare sermon


Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers on Friday and said in a sermon that the country has every right to flex its military muscle beyond its borders. Also, China released new data showing the country’s economy is slowing and birth rate figures are at their lowest rate in more than half a century. And, a bookseller in England is feeling the love after his tweet about not selling a single book on Tuesday went viral and now he is overwhelmed with orders.


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