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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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2:00am

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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Tue August 23, 2011
Sports

Longhorn Network Gets NCAA's Attention

TV money is changing the college sports landscape. Lured by bigger and bigger paydays, many conferences and some individual teams, are starting their own television networks. The University of Texas has launched the Longhorn Network.

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