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7:46am

Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Cringe! Miss Utah Fumbles On Income Inequality Question

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 12:47 pm

Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell during a commercial break in the 2013 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas on Sunday.
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We promise to get back to the real news in a bit.

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7:15am

Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Ginobili Awakens, Leads Spurs To Game 5 Win

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 9:06 am

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs reacts after making a basket in the third quarter against the Miami Heat during Game Five of the 2013 NBA Finals in San Antonio, Texas.
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With a 114-104 victory against the Miami Heat last night in San Antonio, the Spurs are just one win away from their fifth NBA title.

NPR's Tom Goldman filed this report for our Newscast unit:

"Manu Ginobili's NBA Finals slump is over and at the best possible time for his team. The Spurs' All-Star shooting guard scored a season-high 24 points and had 10 assists to help lead San Antonio to the brink of another championship.

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6:58am

Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

'Guardian': Documents Show Britain, U.S. Spied At World Summits

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 10:36 am

A young girl holds up a cutout image of Edward Snowden's face at the start of a rally in support of the NSA leaker over the weekend in Hong Kong.
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The Edward Snowden saga continues: Last night, citing classified documents leaked by the former Booz Allen Hamilton employee, The Guardian newspaper reported that the United States and the United Kingdom spied on their allies during the 2009 G-20 global summit meetings in England.

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6:31am

Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: 'Tweet,' 'Geekery' Make The Oxford English Dictionary

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 8:48 am

An Oxford English Dictionary.
Caleb Jones AP

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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5:55am

Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Blind Activist Chen Says NYU Pressured By China To Force Him Out

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 9:41 am

Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng during a ceremony in January where he was presented the Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize.
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Chen Guangcheng says New York University is ending his fellowship after it received "unrelenting pressure" from "Chinese communists."

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