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In world news ...
• We've rounded up global coverage of a mosque bombing in Thailand, where Muslim-Buddhist tensions have flared.
• The US is training Afghan border police along the important Pakistani-Afghan border. P. J. Tobia finds that it's going slowly.
• Shell Oil has settled a $15.5-million lawsuit that accused them of complicity in the deaths of Nigerian human rights activists. Scott Baldauf on the hope of both sides for reconciliation.
• Peter Ford updates the situation of New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin in quarantine in China.
• US concerns over last year's questionable municipal elections in Nicaragua could become policy. Tim Rogers reports that US officials are considering canceling $64 million in development aid as punishment for Daniel Ortega's governance practices.