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June Leo Kottke & Gordon, Mike 0:30

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Whip Leo Kottke & Gordon, Mike 1:30

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U.S. Army paratroopers patrol a busy market street in downtown Herat in northwest Afghanistan in June. In the past year, insurgent attacks and crime have spiked in this part of the country, which previously had been relatively calm. It's believed that U.S.-led operations in neighboring provinces are driving insurgents north, to Herat. Chris Hondros/Getty Images AsiaPac hide caption

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Infra 5 Max Richter 0:22

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Infra 5 Max Richter 0:30

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The trial of Don Ruggero Conti, a charismatic 55-year-old priest accused of molesting seven boys, has brought the issue to the Vatican's doorstep. Pope Benedict XVI and cardinals from around the world are meeting Friday to discuss some of the key issues facing the church, including its handling of clerical sex abuse scandals. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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Pièce for viola (or cello) & piano in C major, Op. 39 Mela Tenenbaum 0:10

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Laura's Dream Curtis Woodbury 0:30

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Gangsta's Paradise Coolio 0:25

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Vijaya Kaya Project 0:25

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Kinky Tom Tom Club 0:40

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Bif's Theme Van Williamson 0:54

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Desert Rafi Malkiel 0:25

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Gilgool Rafi Malkiel 1:30

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1986 Fredrik 0:30

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No information on this title Bill Frisell, Vinicius Cantuaria 0:30

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No Mercy Nels Cline 0:11

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Goldfinger Dillengers 0:25

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Rebel Rouser Dillengers 2:00

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Tush Union of Sound 0:54

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Sleepwalk Albert Lee 0:54

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