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    • With Brexit Deal in Peril, Theresa May Scrambles to Save It

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    LONDON — After an embarrassing setback in Parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May toured European capitals Tuesday, meeting with leaders and looking for some way to shore up support back home for her imperiled agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

    "With Brexit Deal in Peril, Theresa May Scrambles to Save It" is from the December 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Facing Defeat, May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament

    • By: Stephen Castle, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    LONDON — Facing the prospect of a humiliating defeat, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that she would seek to postpone a parliamentary vote on her proposal for Britain’s departure from the European Union, throwing the process into disarray and highlighting her tenuous hold on power.

    "Facing Defeat, May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament" is from the December 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Stephen Castle and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Rwanda Frees Two Critics of President

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    A prominent opposition leader and a popular gospel musician, both imprisoned after angering the government of Rwanda, walked free Saturday, after officials said that more than 2,000 inmates would be released.

    "Rwanda Frees Two Critics of President" is from the September 15, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Emergency as Disease Spreads in Capital

    • By: Jeffrey Moyo, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    HARARE, Zimbabwe — A cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed at least 20 people and sickened 2,000 others in the past week, the country’s new health minister said Tuesday as he declared a state of emergency in the capital, Harare.

    "Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Emergency as Disease Spreads in Capital" is from the September 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jeffrey Moyo and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 5 Weeks and Counting: Dutch Church Holds Worship Marathon to Protect Migrant Family

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Five weeks after a pastor in the Netherlands started what seemed like a fairly ordinary church service, that service is still underway, a sort of pious filibuster relay that involves hundreds of people and shows no sign of stopping.

    "5 Weeks and Counting: Dutch Church Holds Worship Marathon to Protect Migrant Family" is from the November 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    For the first time in the 116-year history of the Rhodes Scholarship, students from anywhere in the world — even Britain — can now qualify for the award to study at Oxford University, the Rhodes Trust announced Monday.

    "Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify" is from the February 19, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Julian Assange’s Arrest Warrant Is Upheld by U.K. Judge

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña and Iliana Magra
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A British judge upheld an arrest warrant for Julian Assange for the second time in a week on Tuesday, a significant setback for him after 5 1/2 years of evading authorities by living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.

    "Julian Assange’s Arrest Warrant Is Upheld by U.K. Judge" is from the February 13, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Iliana Magra and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Officials Appeal for Calm After Police Shooting of Black Boy in Columbus, Ohio

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Officials Appeal for Calm After Police Shooting of Black Boy in Columbus, Ohio" is from the September 15, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Iowa Police Arrest Suspect in 'Ambush' Killings of 2 Officers

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Jonah Engel Bromwich, Sewell Chan
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Iowa Police Arrest Suspect in 'Ambush' Killings of 2 Officers" is from the November 02, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña, Jonah Engel Bromwich and Sewell Chan and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • British Student Accused of Spying Is Pardoned by UAE

    • By: Michael Wolgelenter, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    LONDON — Matthew Hedges, the British academic who was sentenced last week to life in prison by the United Arab Emirates on spying charges, was pardoned Monday “with immediate effect,” the Emirati government announced, after British officials lobbied to have him released.

    "British Student Accused of Spying Is Pardoned by UAE" is from the November 26, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Wolgelenter and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Shootings of Blacks Symptomatic of Racial Disparities in U.S., Obama Says

    • By: Matt Furber, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Shootings of Blacks Symptomatic of Racial Disparities in U.S., Obama Says" is from the July 07, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Furber and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘We Lost Everything,’ Says British Police Officer Poisoned in Novichok Attack

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 3 mins
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    LONDON — The British police officer who was poisoned in a nerve agent attack on a Russian former spy has said that he and his family had to abandon all their belongings because of possible contamination — not just their home and cars, but every item in them, from family mementos to their children’s toys.

    "‘We Lost Everything,’ Says British Police Officer Poisoned in Novichok Attack" is from the November 23, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • U.K. Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Law

    • By: Kimiko De Freytas Tamura, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    LONDON — Britain’s Supreme Court on Thursday struck down an attempt to overturn Northern Ireland’s restrictive laws on abortion over a legal technicality, barely two weeks after Ireland voted in a landslide to do away with similar rules.

    "U.K. Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Law" is from the June 07, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Kimiko De Freytas Tamura and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Baltimore Slow to Pick up Pieces Amid Police Scandals and Surging Violence

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The pop-pop of gunfire echoed through the Druid Heights neighborhood several times Saturday, but a volunteer cleanup crew barely reacted to the familiar sound. Instead, the volunteers noted what was missing: In the hours they spent clearing waist-high weeds and broken glass from a vacant lot, they saw no sign of the police.

    "Baltimore Slow to Pick up Pieces Amid Police Scandals and Surging Violence" is from the August 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Sheryl Gay Stolberg and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Bombs Sent to Biden and Robert De Niro, Latest in Wave of Explosives Sent to Trump Critics

    • By: Alan Feuer, William K. Rashbaum, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two additional pipe bombs, one addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden and the other to actor Robert De Niro were found in Delaware and New York City, law enforcement officials said on Thursday, the latest in a wave of similar devices sent to several prominent Democrats who have been the rhetorical targets of President Donald Trump and other right-wing figures.

    "Bombs Sent to Biden and Robert De Niro, Latest in Wave of Explosives Sent to Trump Critics" is from the October 25, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by William K. Rashbaum, Alan Feuer and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • 'It Finally Clicked That This Wasn't an Exercise': Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 12 mins
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    "'It Finally Clicked That This Wasn't an Exercise': Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting" is from the September 09, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Adam Goldman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • ‘Overwhelmingly Likely’ That Putin Ordered Spy’s Poisoning, Britain Says

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Prashant S. Rao
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of Britain said Friday that it was “overwhelmingly likely” that President Vladimir Putin of Russia personally ordered the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy this month.

    "‘Overwhelmingly Likely’ That Putin Ordered Spy’s Poisoning, Britain Says" is from the March 16, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña, Prashant S. Rao and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • U.S. Transgender Bathroom Directive Intensifies Debate

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "U.S. Transgender Bathroom Directive Intensifies Debate" is from the May 13, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Louisiana Enacts Hate Crimes Law to Protect a New Group: Police

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Louisiana Enacts Hate Crimes Law to Protect a New Group: Police" is from the May 26, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Oregon, Law Enforcement Faces Dilemma in Confronting Armed Group

    • By: Kirk Johnson, Erik Eckholm, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Oregon, Law Enforcement Faces Dilemma in Confronting Armed Group" is from the U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kirk Johnson, Richard Pérez Peña and Erik Eckholm and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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