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Jobs a mantra for Ohio Congressional races

The state of Ohio has several Congressional races that are up for grabs. The economy is the issue number one there. Even the issue of global climate change comes down to employment. The World's Jason Margolis explains from Wellston, Ohio.

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French fries with mayonnaise

A new video pokes fun at the small European country which is the focus of our Geo Quiz today. It has problems, some serious. But at least all of its citizens agree that the national dish is french fries with mayonnaise. Clark Boyd has more.

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Brazilians miss Japan

Japan's government has been paying Brazilian immigrants to go home and stay home. But many who have gone home don't feel like they fit in. They want to go back to Japan. Jason Strother reports from Sao Paolo.

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Obama condemns Ahmadinejad's 9/11 remarks

President Barack Obama has described as 'hateful' and 'offensive' the claim by President Ahmadinejad that most people believed the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks. Mr Obama was speaking exclusively to BBC Persian television. Jeb Sharp reports.

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Limits of endangered species treaty debated

The only international treaty for protecting endangered species has shown its limits recently. Critics say the treaty has flaws, but supporters urge that it's still a vital tool in the battle against extinction The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

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Hamas crackdown on collaborators

The Palestinian militant group, Hamas, has begun rounding-up people in Gaza who are alleged to have collaborated with Israelis. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's John Donnison, who's following the story from Ramallah.

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Obama urges support for Mideast talks

President Barack Obama has urged fellow world leaders to support Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations currently under way. He was speaking at the 65th UN General Assembly at the organization's New York headquarters. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

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Sudan's looming crisis

A long-planned referendum could split Africa's largest nation in two. Some see big trouble ahead for Sudan if the independence vote is mishandled. On Friday President Obama is expected to attend a high level UN meeting on Sudan. Jeb Sharp reports.