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The latest album from Randy Brecker is dedicated to his brother, Mike Brecker, who died in 2007. Randy talks about how the desperate search to help Mike led him to his family history, and to creating the album. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

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Pakistan attacks

A series of attacks on security forces in Pakistan has killed at least 38 people, officials say. Thursday's violence began in Lahore � Pakistan's second-largest city. We get an update on the situation from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool.

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Twitter campaign

In an historic case of internet people power, Twitter users were able to bypass lawyers' attempts in Britain to stop the Guardian newspaper's coverage of a major scandal. We talk with writer and fundraiser Richard Wilson who started the Twitter thread.

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I'mHalal: The Muslim search engine

In Islam, something that is haram is forbidden. The opposite of haram is halal, permissible. Now, a new Internet search engine is helping Muslims sort out the levels of what is forbidden, offering up clean search results, Cyrus Farivar has the story.

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H1N1 flu shot ambivalence in Europe

US health authorities are encouraging Americans to get their H1N1 flu shot. Authorities in Europe are less enthusiastic. And Europeans are losing interest. Many people in Germany and Spain are reluctant to get a vaccination. Gerry Hadden reports.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is London's Trafalgar Square, where a contemporary art experiment called the Fourth Plinth Project came to an end this week. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.

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Deserting from the FARC

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the country's largest guerrilla group known as the FARC, is losing thousands of its fighters. They're not dying�they're giving up. Correspondent John Otis reports.