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    • Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo Is Back with More Life-Changing Magic

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo Is Back with More Life-Changing Magic" is from the Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Meet the Youngsters Helping Solve Japan’s Caregiving Crisis. Like Kunio Odaira, 72.

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Japan is considered a “super-aging” society. More than a quarter of the population is over 65, a figure set to rise to 40 percent by 2050.

    "Meet the Youngsters Helping Solve Japan’s Caregiving Crisis. Like Kunio Odaira, 72." is from the January 28, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Winter Games Close, North Korea Says It Is Willing to Talk to the U.S., According to Seoul

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    North Korea is “willing to have talks” with the United States, South Korea’s presidential Blue House said Sunday, as the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics closed in a burst of fireworks and diplomacy.

    "As Winter Games Close, North Korea Says It Is Willing to Talk to the U.S., According to Seoul" is from the February 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Thousands of Refugees Arrive in Austria as Hungary, Croatia Let Them Pass

    • By: William Booth, Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Thousands of Refugees Arrive in Austria as Hungary, Croatia Let Them Pass" is from the September 21, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Japanese Art of Making School Lunch (and Not a PB&J in Sight)

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In Japan, the packed school lunch has been elevated to an art form.

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    • China Pushes Through Changes to Foreign Investment Law as U.S. Trade Talks Start

    • By: Anna Fifield, David J. Lynch
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BEIJING — China has accelerated plans to introduce a new foreign investment law that will tackle some of the key sources of friction with the United States by banning forced technology transfers and better protecting intellectual property rights.

    "China Pushes Through Changes to Foreign Investment Law as U.S. Trade Talks Start" is from the January 30, 2019 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and David J. Lynch and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Does North Korea Hate the United States? Let's Go Back to the Korean War.

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Any day of the week, the North Korean propaganda machine can be relied upon to spew out anti-American vitriol using some formulation of “imperialist” and “aggressor” and “hostile.”

    "Why Does North Korea Hate the United States? Let's Go Back to the Korean War." is from the May 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • China Pledges $60 Billion in Aid and Loans to Africa, No ‘Political Conditions Attached’

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Chinese President Xi Jinping announced $60 billion in aid and loans for Africa on Monday while hosting more than 40 of the continent’s leaders in Beijing, saying that the money came with no expectation of anything in return.

    "China Pledges $60 Billion in Aid and Loans to Africa, No ‘Political Conditions Attached’" is from the September 03, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Japan and South Korea Sign Long-Awaited Intelligence-Sharing Deal

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Japan and South Korea signed a long-awaited intelligence pact Wednesday, agreeing to share information on threats from North Korea without having to use the United States as an intermediary.

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    • A Japanese Politician Took Her Baby to Work. The Patriarchy Was Not Impressed.

    • By: Anna Fifield, Yuki Oda
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    TOKYO — Yuka Ogata wanted to make a point about the challenges working women face in Japan. The men on the Kumamoto Municipal Assembly proved her point for her — entirely inadvertently.

    "A Japanese Politician Took Her Baby to Work. The Patriarchy Was Not Impressed." is from the November 24, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and Yuki Oda and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Japanese Entrepreneurs Face a Special Challenge: The 'Wife Block'

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Japanese Entrepreneurs Face a Special Challenge: The 'Wife Block'" is from the June 22, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Two Sumo Wrestlers Walked into a Bar. The Brawl They Had There Is Rocking Japan’s Sumo World.

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The world of sumo has been turned upside down like, well, like a wrestler pushed from the ring.

    "Two Sumo Wrestlers Walked into a Bar. The Brawl They Had There Is Rocking Japan’s Sumo World." is from the November 20, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Japan Hopes to Make Progress on 70-Year-Old Island Dispute With Russia

    • By: Anna Fifield, David Filipov
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had hoped to present Russian President Vladimir Putin with a “bridegroom” for Yume, the Akita dog Japanese officials gave the Kremlin leader in 2012.

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    • Japan and South Korea Impose New Sanctions on North Korea

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    South Korea and Japan both imposed another round of direct sanctions Friday on North Korea, seeking to further ratchet up the pressure on Pyongyang after the United Nations passed new restrictions earlier this week.

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    • In Japan, a Scandal Over a School Threatens to Entangle Abe

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Japan’s prime minister is facing the biggest crisis of his tenure, caught up in a burgeoning scandal that involves a shady land deal, allegations of a coverup and a kindergarten sending out notes about “wicked” Koreans and Chinese.

    "In Japan, a Scandal Over a School Threatens to Entangle Abe" is from the February 27, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • North Korean Diplomat Wanted in Connection With Killing of Kim Jong Un’s Half Brother

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Malaysian police are searching for a diplomat and an airline employee, adding to the list of North Koreans suspected of involvement in the brazen, public assassination of the half brother of the reclusive nation’s leader.

    "North Korean Diplomat Wanted in Connection With Killing of Kim Jong Un’s Half Brother" is from the February 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Huawei Fires Chinese Employee Arrested in Poland on Spying Allegations

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BEIJING — Chinese technology giant Huawei has fired the Chinese employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of espionage, saying that he had brought the company “into disrepute.”

    "Huawei Fires Chinese Employee Arrested in Poland on Spying Allegations" is from the January 12, 2019 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • North Korea Is Trying to Play off Beijing and Washington — and Come out the Winner

    • By:  Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    North Korea’s national spectacle over the weekend featured a performance of the popular Chinese folk song “Love My China” and pleased President Trump by not parading nuclear missiles, showing that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is no diplomatic dunce.

    "North Korea Is Trying to Play off Beijing and Washington — and Come out the Winner" is from the September 10, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Boy Missing in Japanese Forest for Six Days Found Alive and Well

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Boy Missing in Japanese Forest for Six Days Found Alive and Well" is from the June 02, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Pence Tells North Korea Not to Test American Resolve, Offering Syria and Afghanistan Strikes as Examples

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Vice President Pence warned North Korea on Monday not to test U.S. military might by pursuing its nuclear weapons program, citing recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan as proof of American “strength and resolve.”

    "Pence Tells North Korea Not to Test American Resolve, Offering Syria and Afghanistan Strikes as Examples" is from the April 17, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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