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    • Britain’s May Is Seeking Brexit Concessions, but Europe Is Not Playing Along

    • By: Michael Birnbaum, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked Tuesday on a whirlwind tour of European capitals to try to win concessions on her deal to pull Britain from the European Union, a day after the plan’s unpopularity forced her to cancel a key parliamentary vote.

    "Britain’s May Is Seeking Brexit Concessions, but Europe Is Not Playing Along" is from the December 11, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Birnbaum and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Theresa May Delays Parliamentary Vote on Brexit Deal

    • By: William Booth, Michael Birnbaum, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    LONDON — Faced with a devastating loss in Parliament, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Monday that she would delay a vote on the Brexit deal she negotiated with the European Union and instead return to Brussels to ask for more concessions.

    "Theresa May Delays Parliamentary Vote on Brexit Deal" is from the December 10, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth , Michael Birnbaum and Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Theresa May to Face a No-Confidence Vote, Throwing Her Job and Brexit into Doubt

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    LONDON — Lawmakers in Britain’s Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Theresa May, threatening her leadership as she struggles to secure a deal for Britain to leave the European Union.

    "Theresa May to Face a No-Confidence Vote, Throwing Her Job and Brexit into Doubt" is from the December 12, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth , Karla Adam and Michael Birnbaum and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Could Brexit Bring New Troubles to Northern Ireland?

    • By: William Booth, Amanda Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland — It was “a very sociable summer,” the Derry Girls recall. As easy as the breeze, they crossed the largely invisible border into the Republic of Ireland, to visit family, or share a pint, or swim in the sea during the unseasonably warm weather.

    "Could Brexit Bring New Troubles to Northern Ireland?" is from the November 06, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Amanda Ferguson and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • Russia’s Suez Canal? Ships Start Plying a Less-Icy Arctic, Thanks to Climate Change

    • By: William Booth, Amie Ferris-Rotman
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Under partly sunny skies and relatively balmy temperatures in the low 50s, the Venta Maersk sailed through the Bering Strait this past week and steered hard to port, beginning a modern-day voyage of discovery that could hearken a transformation for global shipping and the Arctic environment.

    "Russia’s Suez Canal? Ships Start Plying a Less-Icy Arctic, Thanks to Climate Change" is from the September 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Amie Ferris-Rotman and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Mass Migration of Refugees from Turkey to Greece Has Stalled

    • By: William Booth, Zakaria Zakaria
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Mass Migration of Refugees from Turkey to Greece Has Stalled" is from the March 27, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Zakaria Zakaria 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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    • Julian Assange Loses Internet Access

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    LONDON — Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has been barred from using the Internet at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for nearly six years, the Ecuadoran government announced.

    "Julian Assange Loses Internet Access" is from the March 29, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam 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
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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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    • May Vows to See Brexit Through, Despite Wave of Resignations and Party Acrimony

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May faced a volley of cabinet resignations, a torrent of criticism from Parliament and talk of a leadership challenge Thursday, but she insisted that Britain would leave the European Union in March, deal or no deal, and that she would be the leader to “see this through.”

    "May Vows to See Brexit Through, Despite Wave of Resignations and Party Acrimony" is from the November 15, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Princes William and Harry Are All Grown up, and Their Mother Would Be Proud

    • By: Karla Adam and William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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     Princes William and Harry are good lads — and either would make a proper 21st-century king. Given all that has happened, that is amazing.

    "Princes William and Harry Are All Grown up, and Their Mother Would Be Proud" is from the August 28, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • U.S. Indicts Russian Spies in Hacking Campaign Linked to Olympics Doping Scandal

    • By: Ellen Nakashima, Michael Birnbaum, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The Justice Department on Thursday announced the indictment of seven Russian military spies on cyber hacking charges linked to the leaking of Olympic athletes’ drug-test data in an alleged attempt to undermine international efforts to expose Russian doping.

    "U.S. Indicts Russian Spies in Hacking Campaign Linked to Olympics Doping Scandal" is from the October 04, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ellen Nakashima, Michael Birnbaum and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Iraqis Find Evidence of Torture by Islamic State in Mass Grave near Mosul

    • By: William Booth, Aaso Ameen Shwan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    There are bodies here and they were dumped on piles of trash in a windswept field of dirt at the edge of a small Iraqi town that until two days ago had been occupied by Islamic State fighters.

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    • Brexit Deal: Theresa May Faces Crunch Cabinet Showdown over Draft Agreement

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Prime Minister Theresa May went into a crunch meeting with her raucous cabinet on Wednesday, facing a torrent of criticism from members of her own Conservative Party that her Brexit plan is a weak capitulation.

    "Brexit Deal: Theresa May Faces Crunch Cabinet Showdown over Draft Agreement" is from the November 14, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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