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  Next Week’s News: Independence Day edition

The Fourth of July is a time to be with family and friends, to celebrate our freedoms as Americans, and to ask this question: “Are my neighbors Russian spies?”


  Can we stop the spies?

Author and reporter Tim Weiner talks to Need to Know about the alleged Russian spy ring, and whether its members posed a legitimate threat to the U.S.

Iran sanctions pit major powers against developing world

The U.S.-led push for sanctions on Iran has opened a rift between world powers and developing nations, threatening international consensus on efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons.

U.S., South Korean officials plan for hostage crisis as tensions mount

South Korean leaders said on Thursday that they were preparing for a possible hostage situation at a joint industrial park in North Korea.

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