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Mon June 13, 2011
Sports

Mavericks Cool Heat Down, Win NBA Championship

The Dallas Mavericks have won their first NBA championship. They beat the Miami Heat 105-95 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals Sunday night in Miami.

4:00am

Mon June 13, 2011
Europe

Berlusconi Waits For Outcome Of Referendums

Italians began voting over the weekend in referendums that could further hurt Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. He is still smarting from last month's big losses in local elections.

4:00am

Mon June 13, 2011
Middle East

Syrian Troops Regain Control Of Northern Town

Over the weekend, Syrian troops regained control of a town near the border with Turkey. There was heavy fighting reported, and a mass grave was discovered.

4:00am

Mon June 13, 2011
World

'Gay Girl ln Damascus' Is American Man In Scotland

It's been revealed that a widely-read Syrian blog, "Gay Girl In Damascus" was in fact written by an American male grad student living in Scotland. The blogger's accounts were watched even more closely in recent months as the Syrian government cracked down on the popular uprising that's spread throughout the country.

4:00am

Mon June 13, 2011
National Security

Another Al-Qaida Leader's Death Is Set Back For The Group

Steve Inskeep talks to terrorism and insurgency expert Bruce Hoffman about the death of Fazel Abdullah Mohammed, al-Qaida's leader in East Africa. They'll discuss the wider implications of his death and the other set-backs to al-Qaida in recent months.

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