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    • How the ‘Bad Boys of Brexit’ Forged Ties with Russia and the Trump Campaign — and Came Under Investigators’ Scrutiny

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Rosalind S. Helderman, William Booth, and others
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 19 mins
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    BRISTOL, England — On Aug. 19, 2016, Arron Banks, a wealthy British businessman, sat down at the palatial residence of the Russian ambassador to London for a lunch of wild halibut and Belevskaya pastila apple sweets accompanied by Russian white wine.

    "How the ‘Bad Boys of Brexit’ Forged Ties with Russia and the Trump Campaign — and Came Under Investigators’ Scrutiny" is from the June 28, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia, Rosalind S. Helderman, William Booth and Tom Hamburger and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • A Battle over Language Is at the Heart of Northern Ireland’s Governance Crisis

    • By: William Booth, Amanda Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    There’s a sign on the Falls Road announcing that you have entered the “Gaeltacht Quarter,” a pocket of Catholic West Belfast where the Irish language — at least a wee bit of it — is spoken with pride and defiance in the classrooms and pubs.

    "A Battle over Language Is at the Heart of Northern Ireland’s Governance Crisis" is from the February 09, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth, Amanda Ferguson and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Ten Years after Last Lebanon War, Israel Warns next One Will Be Far Worse

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Ten Years after Last Lebanon War, Israel Warns next One Will Be Far Worse " is from the July 23, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • On the Israeli and Palestinian Streets: Shrugs, Cynicism and Dash of 'Crazy' Hope for Trump Visit

    • By: William Booth, Ruth Eglash
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Most of the so-called experts on the long search for peace between Israel and the Palestinians say there is little chance that President Trump will break new ground in the bitter conflict when he arrives in Jerusalem on Monday.

    "On the Israeli and Palestinian Streets: Shrugs, Cynicism and Dash of 'Crazy' Hope for Trump Visit" is from the May 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Ruth Eglash and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Israelis Are Calling It a ‘New Kind of Palestinian Terror’

    • By: William Booth, Ruth Eglash
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Israelis Are Calling It a ‘New Kind of Palestinian Terror’" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Ruth Eglash and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Israel-Palestinian Peace Initiatives Are Suddenly Popping up Everywhere

    • By: William Booth, Carol Morello
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Israel-Palestinian Peace Initiatives Are Suddenly Popping up Everywhere" is from the June 02, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Carol Morello 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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    • How a Dozen Young Men From a Small Town Secretly Plotted the Deadliest Terrorist Attack in Spain in More Than a Decade

    • By: Souad Mekhennet, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Spanish interior minister boasted Saturday that the terrorist cell that had carried out attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside village has been “completely dismantled.” But in the mountain town where the conspiracy was born, people wanted to know how it all had started.

    "How a Dozen Young Men From a Small Town Secretly Plotted the Deadliest Terrorist Attack in Spain in More Than a Decade" is from the August 19, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Souad Mekhennet and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Right-Wing Israeli Leaders Push Forward Bold New Legislation to Preserve Jewish Settlements

    • By: William Booth, Ruth Eglash
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Right-wing leaders in the Israeli government have seized on the election of Donald Trump to push forward bold new legislation that would legalize Jewish settlements in the West Bank built on privately owned Palestinian land.

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    • Catalonia’s Pro-independence Parties Win Parliamentary Election, Dealing Blow to Spanish Government

    • By: William Booth, Pamela Rolfe
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The three pro-independence parties in Catalonia won a majority of seats in a parliamentary election in the restive region Thursday, setting the stage for another fraught showdown with the central government in Madrid.

    "Catalonia’s Pro-independence Parties Win Parliamentary Election, Dealing Blow to Spanish Government" is from the December 21, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Pamela Rolfe and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Spain to Impose Direct Rule Over Catalonia After Region Declares Independence

    • By: William Booth, Pamela Rolfe
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Spanish Senate gave the central government in Madrid unprecedented powers over Catalonia on Friday, just minutes after the breakaway region declared independence, sharply escalating a constitutional crisis in the center of western Europe.

    "Spain to Impose Direct Rule Over Catalonia After Region Declares Independence" is from the October 27, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Pamela Rolfe and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Couple in Critical Condition After Exposure to ‘Unknown Substance’ in British Town Where Russian Spy Poisoned

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    LONDON — British police declared a “major incident” early Wednesday after a man and woman in their 40s were believed to have been exposed to an “unknown substance” near the historic town of Salisbury in south England.

    "Couple in Critical Condition After Exposure to ‘Unknown Substance’ in British Town Where Russian Spy Poisoned" is from the July 04, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Spanish Rappers Headed to Prison for Insulting the King, Glorifying Terrorists

    • By: William Booth, Pamela Rolfe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    SABADELL, Spain — It wasn’t your typical audience for a hardcore rap concert. There was a clutch of beery socialists with gray ponytails, alongside retirees with canes. There were pierced college students, and the mom of one of the rappers.

    "Spanish Rappers Headed to Prison for Insulting the King, Glorifying Terrorists" is from the March 18, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Pamela Rolfe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Israel Wants Someone to Build a $5 Billion Island off Gaza — for a Seaport, Hotels, Airport

    • By: William Booth, Ellen Nakashima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Israel Wants Someone to Build a $5 Billion Island off Gaza — for a Seaport, Hotels, Airport" is from the June 20, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Ellen Nakashima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How the Refugee Crisis Turned Waiters into Goatherds on the Greek Islands

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How the Refugee Crisis Turned Waiters into Goatherds on the Greek Islands" is from the July 27, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Will Meghan Markle’s Father Skip the Royal Wedding?

    • By: Karla Adam, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Will Meghan Markle’s father be at her wedding this Saturday to walk his daughter down the aisle? Has the media's zoom lens of attention on Meg's Valium-popping pop been “atrocious and intrusive,” as Markle's half sister claims? Or is Markle's half-sis a little media “vulture” herself as celebrity TV personalty Piers Morgan claimed on Tuesday?

    "Will Meghan Markle’s Father Skip the Royal Wedding?" is from the May 15, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Spain Threatens to Take Over Catalonia's Government as Constitutional Crisis Looms

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Spain’s central government announced Thursday it would quickly move to take control of Catalonia and restore “constitutional order” after the autonomous region’s president refused to back away from a push for independence.

    "Spain Threatens to Take Over Catalonia's Government as Constitutional Crisis Looms" is from the October 19, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Israel, Hamas and Egypt Form Unlikely Alliance against Islamic State Affiliate

    • By: Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Israel, Hamas and Egypt Form Unlikely Alliance against Islamic State Affiliate" is from the April 30, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sudarsan Raghavan and William Booth and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Britain's Royal Family Announces Third Pregnancy for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    While the world woke with a case of the heebie-jeebies over North Korea and its possible H-bomb, the planet was quickly and pleasantly calmed by the news from Kensington Palace that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — Prince William and Catherine — are expecting their third child. 

    "Britain's Royal Family Announces Third Pregnancy for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge" is from the September 04, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trapped Between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's Wasted Generation Is Going Nowhere

    • By: William Booth and Hazem Balousha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    They are the Hamas generation, raised under the firm hand of an Islamist militant movement. They are the survivors of three wars with Israel and a siege who find themselves as young adults going absolutely nowhere.

    "Trapped Between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's Wasted Generation Is Going Nowhere" is from the August 06, 2017 Middle East section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Hazem Balousha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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