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7:20am

Mon April 29, 2013
The Two-Way

Bangladesh Rescuers Give Up On Finding Survivors Of Collapse

Originally published on Tue April 30, 2013 5:57 pm

Bangladeshi rescue workers take a break Friday on the rubble of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. By Friday, the death toll reached 300 as rescuers continued to search for injured and missing.
Kevin Frayer AP

Several arrests have been made in connection with the collapse of an illegally constructed garment factory in Bangladesh last week that killed at least 380 people outside the capital, Dhaka. Meanwhile, rescuers say they have given up hope of finding anyone else alive.

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11:56am

Sun April 28, 2013
The Two-Way

Deadly Bangladesh Collapse: Building Owner Arrested

Sohel Rana, the fugitive owner of an illegally constructed building that collapsed last week in Bangladesh, killing some 377 people, is paraded by Rapid Action Battalion commandoes for the media in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sunday.
Palash Khan AP

5:09am

Sun April 28, 2013
Asia

Koreans In U.S. Have Mixed Reaction To North's Threats

Originally published on Sun April 28, 2013 4:40 pm

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Here in the U.S., the largest Korean population is in California. It's actually the largest concentration outside of northeast Asia. People in that community have been especially alarmed by North Korea's recent threats. But as Doualy Xaykaothao reports from Los Angeles, many Koreans living there think the North's provocations are mostly bluster.

(SOUNDBITE OF CHATTER)

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9:14am

Sat April 27, 2013
The Two-Way

Several Arrests In Deadly Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Originally published on Sat April 27, 2013 2:36 pm

Rescue workers evacuate a survivor found in the garment factory building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sat., April 27, 2013.
Ismail Ferdous AP

Bangladeshi authorities have arrested at least seven people in connection with this week's deadly building collapse outside Dhaka, the capital. Several garment factories, shops and a bank were housed inside.

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4:48am

Sat April 27, 2013
Around the Nation

Cambodian Americans Celebrate New Year, But Honor Grim History

Originally published on Sat April 27, 2013 1:57 pm

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SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

Today in Long Beach, California, Cambodian-Americans are celebrating their new year with traditional foods, dance and songs. But the festivities also coincide with the anniversary of the Cambodian genocide. During the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror between 1975 and 1979, cities were emptied and nearly one-fourth of the population was executed, starved or worked to death. Doualy Xaykaothao reports.

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