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Parallels

Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates

Turkey's army and Kurdish factions are battling regularly in the southeast part of the country, displacing thousands. The resumption of fighting has largely been overshadowed by regional turmoil.

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Politics

The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

Matt Kibbe, former president of FreedomWorks and "card-carrying member of the tea party," is no fan of the GOP front-runner. He says Trump's nomination may "lead to the death of the Republican Party."

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The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?
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Springtime For Hitler: With 'Mein Kampf' Back In Stores, Germany Turns A Page
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Springtime for Hitler
Springtime for Hitler [Theme from the Producers] Henry Mancini & His Orchestra & Henry Mancini

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After Second Escape, Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Recaptured
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A Day in Charleston The Shoelaces
Heaven Can't Wait The Real Tuesday Weld

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A Jazzman Turned Builder Says That In Both Fields, The Good Stuff's Made To Last
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As Writers' Wages Wane In Digital Chapter, Authors Pen Demands
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Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered Ella Fitzgerald
I Could Write a Book Miles Davis

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Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates
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Initiate GoGo Penguin
All Res GoGo Penguin

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Friendships And Fractures: 30 Years Of Pickup Basketball
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That's How I Beat Shaq Aaron Carter
Politics and Poker Oscar Peterson
Bad Insect Ultraista

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60 Years Later, A Wild, Baffling Recording Finds A Modern Spark
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Freilachs [Medley of Freilachs] The Brothers Nazaroff
Returning From the River (Fun Tashlach) Tim Sparks