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7:25am

Thu July 7, 2011
Strange News

Russian Motorists Fall For Ruble Prank

Drivers in Moscow stopped in the middle of a 10-lane highway this week to pick up what looked like strewn money. It turns out, the road was not paved with rubles. Just bookmarks printed to look like a 1,000 ruble note.

5:38am

Thu July 7, 2011
Asia

North Korea Accused Of Paying For Nuclear Secrets

The father of Pakistan's nuclear program tells The Washington Post that North Korea paid kickbacks to Pakistani military officials in exchange for sensitive nuclear technology.

4:00am

Thu July 7, 2011
NPR Story

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.

4:00am

Thu July 7, 2011
NPR Story

Verizon Wireless Ends Unlimited Data Plans

Starting Thursday, the nation's biggest wireless carrier will no longer offer unlimited data plans to new customers. That means Verizon customers who watch lots of videos and stream music on their smartphones will likely have to pay more for their monthly service in the future. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang reports.

4:00am

Thu July 7, 2011
NPR Story

The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in business.

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