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Business

The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in Business.

2:00am

Tue August 23, 2011
Africa

Rebels Battle For Control Of Libya Is Not Over Yet

Originally published on Tue August 23, 2011 3:12 am

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DAVID GREENE, host:

This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

In Libya, confusion today over what progress the rebels have made in their battle to take Tripoli. The rebel's most dramatic claim, a claim that they'd captured Moammar Gadhafi's son and heir apparent fell apart when Saif Al-Islam Gadhafi made a surprise visit to foreign journalists last night. It raises questions about what is happening with the transitional government in the rebel capital of Benghazi.

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Tue August 23, 2011
Business

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.

2:00am

Tue August 23, 2011
Africa

Gadhafi's Son Resurfaces, Takes Journalists On Tour

Originally published on Tue August 23, 2011 4:41 am

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DAVID GREENE, Host:

This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

And I'm Renee Montagne. In Libya, what had looked like a day of triumph for rebels, turned grim yesterday. It was unclear how much progress rebels had actually made in taking the capitol Tripoli, and Moammar Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, made a surprise appearance, then flashed the victory sign, after rebels claim to have captured him.

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Tue August 23, 2011
Law

Judge Expected To Dismiss Strauss-Kahn Charges

It's back to court for former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday. New York City prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to dismiss all criminal charges against Strauss-Kahn because they aren't sure the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault is telling the truth.

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