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Malaysia Seeks Distance from Nuclear Scandal

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Malaysia Seeks Distance from Nuclear Scandal

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Malaysia Seeks Distance from Nuclear Scandal

Malaysia Seeks Distance from Nuclear Scandal

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Investigators say the owner of a Malaysian computer company played a key part in helping a Pakistani scientist ship nuclear technology onto the black market. Western officials are urging Malaysia to increase scrutiny of exports that could be bound for nuclear customers. Malaysian officials deny knowledge of the firm's activities — and insist it broke no laws. Kelly McEvers reports.