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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • The Brexit Wild Card? Ireland

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "The Brexit Wild Card? Ireland" is from the August 08, 2016 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • British Home Secretary Amber Rudd Has Resigned, but Theresa May Remains Under Fire Amid Immigration Scandal

    • By: Karla Adam, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    LONDON — With less than a year to go before Britain leaves the European Union — a decision voters made in part to stem immigration — the government is confronting a scandal over its treatment of migrants, both legal and illegal.

    "British Home Secretary Amber Rudd Has Resigned, but Theresa May Remains Under Fire Amid Immigration Scandal" is from the April 30, 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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    • British Police Arrest Second Man in Connection With London Subway Attack

    • By: William Booth, Rick Noack
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Following a fast-moving investigation and manhunt, British police on Saturday arrested a second man in connection with a detonation on the London subway during the Friday morning rush hour, in which at least 30 people were injured. Police labeled the attack terrorism.

    "British Police Arrest Second Man in Connection With London Subway Attack" is from the September 17, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Rick Noack and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • British Model Feared for Her Life 'Second by Second' as Kidnappers Allegedly Plotted Online 'Auction'

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A British model who police say was kidnapped in Italy to be auctioned online through the “deep dark Web” told reporters outside her home Monday that she was lucky to be alive — and praised authorities for saving her.

    "British Model Feared for Her Life 'Second by Second' as Kidnappers Allegedly Plotted Online 'Auction'" is from the August 07, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to a Boy, Fifth in Line to the British Crown

    • By: Karla Adam, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    LONDON — Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday morning, touching off widespread jubilation — and a few yawns — across Britain. Her husband, Prince William, 35, was by her side for the birth of their third child.

    "Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to a Boy, Fifth in Line to the British Crown" is from the April 23, 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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    • Manchester Attack ‘Might Have Been Averted,’ Report for British Government Says

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A suicide attack at a concert by pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester in May might have been foiled had investigators grasped the importance of “highly relevant” intelligence that passed their desks, according to a report commissioned by the British government that was released Tuesday.

    "Manchester Attack ‘Might Have Been Averted,’ Report for British Government Says" is from the December 05, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • On Brexit, Theresa May’s Toughest Adversary is Not Europe But Critics in Britain

    • By: William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    It is obvious that Prime Minister Theresa May is no longer negotiating with just the Europeans over Britain’s messy exit from the union. Talks are far tougher at home — where she faces blistering arguments on all sides, including revolt among her own ministers.

    "On Brexit, Theresa May’s Toughest Adversary is Not Europe But Critics in Britain" is from the December 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Brussels on Alert for Second Day as Europe Faces Continued Terror Threat

    • By: William Booth, Loveday Morris, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Brussels on Alert for Second Day as Europe Faces Continued Terror Threat" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth, Loveday Morris and Missy Ryan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Europe Wants Tough Response to Terror Threats

    • By: William Booth, Souad Mekhennet
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Europe Wants Tough Response to Terror Threats" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Souad Mekhennet and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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