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Roxana Saberi: American journalist
Roxana Saberi is an American freelance journalist and former Miss North Dakota pageant winner. In 2009, she was held prisoner in Iran's Evin Prison for 101 days under accusations of espionage. She subsequently wrote a book about the experience.

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Iran accuses Israel, promises revenge for killing of top nuclear scientist

Iran is accusing Israel and promising revenge for the ambush shooting death of a top scientist, who has been described as a key figure behind Iran's nuclear bomb program almost 20 years ago. The attack..
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Landmark 1995 Princess Diana interview to be probed

In 1995, Princess Diana told the BBC some of her deepest secrets. The interviewer, journalist Martin Bashir, is now facing a new investigation. Roxana Saberi takes a closer look.
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3 men arrested a year after huge jewel heist from Germany's Dresden Castle

German police arrested three men on Tuesday in connection with a huge jewel heist at the Dresden Castle museum last year. Up to $1 billion in jewels and treasure were stolen. CBS News foreign..
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U.S. allies welcome Biden's pledge to tackle climate crisis

President-elect Biden insists the climate will be a top priority for his administration. And for America's allies, there's no time to waste. Roxana Saberi reports.
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Some European countries under lockdown again as covid cases surge

Some European countries are undergoing lockdowns as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the continent. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Roxana Saberi joined CBSN with more.
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Austrian officials search for more suspects in Vienna terror attack

Austrian security officials are urging people to stay home as they search for suspects involved in Monday's deadly shooting rampage in Vienna's city center. The attack killed four people and injured at..
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Manhunt still underway for suspects in Vienna attack

At least two people have been arrested following a terror attack in Vienna that left four dead and more than a dozen wounded. The country's interior minister says a massive manhunt is still underway..
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France and Germany impose new lockdowns as COVID-19 cases surge

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are announcing new coronavirus lockdown restrictions as cases surge across Europe. CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi..
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Europe imposing new coronavirus restrictions as infections surge

European countries are once again imposing coronavirus restrictions as cases are surpassing record levels. Roxana Saberi reports.
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WHO warns Europe to take action as COVID-19 cases surge

The World Health Organization has called on Europe to take urgent action as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the continent. New restrictions are being imposed on many key European cities, as..
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U.K. warns a second national lockdown may be needed as COVID-19 cases rise

More than 40,000 people in Britain have died of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in March, and cases are rising again. Several other countries in Europe are also seeing a surge. CBS New..
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Lessons for U.S. schools as students and teachers around the world return to class

As U.S. schools prepare to reopen, all eyes are on the rest of the world as students and teachers in various countries return to the classroom. Roxana Saberi speaks with an elementary school principal..
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New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life in prison

A white supremacist who killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Prior to sentencing, survivors and family members of his..
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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in grave but stable condition after suspected poisoning

President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic in Russia is fighting for his life after a suspected poisoning. A spokeswoman for Alexei Navalny says he's in a coma after drinking a cup of poisoned..
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London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist on probation

The victims of Friday’s London Bridge attack are bring honored Monday with a vigil. The tribute to Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones included a rare joint appearance by British Prime Minister Boris..
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How the Dresden museum heist unfolded

German police are searching for what’s being called a priceless set of stolen jewels. Surveillance video shows thieves breaking into the 500-year-old royal castle of Dresden Monday, where inside its..
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Prince Andrew steps back from charities amid Epstein fallout

Prince Andrew has all but disappeared from public life. The fallout continues from his controversial BBC interview about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. Roxana Saberi reports.
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More questions for Prince Andrew on Jeffrey Epstein relationship

British newspapers are reporting that the FBI wants to interview Prince Andrew over his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. CBS News' Roxana Saberi reports from London, and attorney Deborah Blum joined..
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FBI reportedly looking for ways to interview Prince Andrew on Jeffrey Epstein

A British newspaper is reporting the FBI is looking into how it can interview Prince Andrew over his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein. But Queen Elizabeth’s second son is already facing consequences..
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Netanyahu says fraud allegations are an attempted coup

Benjamin Netanyahu says he'll fight to stay in power after becoming the first sitting prime minister in Israel's history to be indicted on criminal charges. Netanyahu faces allegations of bribery,..
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Israel kills top Palestinian militant in Gaza as violence escalates

Gaza officials say new Israel airstrikes have killed a top militant. Iran-backed militants responded with heavy rocket fire. CBS News correspondent Roxana Saberi reports from Tel Aviv as violence..
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As Sotheby's celebrates 275 years, a look at its past and its future

For centuries, Sotheby's has been at the crossroads of art and commerce, selling off countless works for record sums. As the venerable firm marks its 275th year, Roxana Saberi has a look at its past..
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U.S. withdraws 1,000 troops from northern Syria, leaving Kurds to fight Turkish soldiers alone

The U.S. plans to withdraw 1,000 troops from northern Syria. Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that it's "very smart not to be involved in the intense fighting." Turkish soldiers are attacking Kurdish..
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30 years after fall of Berlin Wall, expectation of unity has faded

Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall, one of the most enduring symbols of the Cold War in Europe, came down piece by piece. That pivotal moment promised a more unified, democratic world, but decades..
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Scottish company recycles plastic waste into roads

A Scottish firm. MacRebur, has invented a way to recycle plastic waste into road pavement, replacing some of the oil-based bitumen, or asphalt, that holds regular roadways together. Roxana Saberi..
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Re-making Lego

Lego, the tiny plastic bricks that engage young minds and fingers, have clicked with generations of kids. So, why is the popular toy undergoing a remake? Roxana Saberi visits the Lego factory in..
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Pompeo: Iran is "weaker" because of U.S. sanctions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down for an interview with CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi during an international summit on the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. Saberi joins CBSN's "Red..
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U.K. voters to weigh in on future of Brexit in December election

Voters in Britain will go to the polls yet again after lawmakers failed to come up with a Brexit deal over the past three years. A general election as been set for December 12th, with Parliament..
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2 dead in attacking targeting German synagogue

On this Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, security is stepped up at synagogues here in New York City and around the world following a deadly attack in Germany. A heavily-armed gunman tried to shoot his..
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16,000 migrants have fled to Lesbos this year – and there’s only one humanitarian boat left to help

Wars in Syria and Afghanistan are driving refugees through Turkey as they make their way to Greece. Many land on the Greek island of Lesbos, which has become the epicenter for the country's migrant..
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Ukraine prosecutor to review company tied to Hunter Biden

The impeachment inquiry is making waves overseas. Ukraine's top prosecutor says he is opening an investigation into the company tied to Hunter Biden. Roxana Saberi reports.
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Impeachment inquiry pulls Ukraine into the spotlight

The growing impeachment inquiry questions are resonating in Ukraine. The country's top prosecutor said he will review several criminal cases, including some related to the owner of the company where..
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Former Ukrainian lawmaker says it was a "well-known fact" Trump wanted dirt on Biden

A former member of parliament and adviser to Ukraine's president told CBS News’ Roxana Saberi it was a "well-known fact" that President Trump wanted "compromising" information on Joe Biden and that..
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Ukrainian activists respond to whistleblower complaint as U.S. envoy resigns

President Trump's envoy to Ukraine resigned late Friday. CBS correspondent Roxana Saberi reports on Ukraine activists' response to the ongoing controversy surrounding a whistleblower complaint against..
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Whistleblower complaint leaves Ukraine in the middle of American politics

CBS News is following the whistleblower complaint all the way to Ukraine. The president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has stated publicly that he's pushed Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden...
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U.S. accuses Iran of launching drone strikes against Saudi Arabian oil plant

The U.S. is accusing Iran of an attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil plants, after multiple drones bombed production fields. The attack destroyed the source of an estimated 8 million barrels of crude..
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Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attacks on Saudi oil facilities

The Houthi rebel group has claimed responsibility for drone strikes on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities. Roxana Saberi joins CBSN with the latest.
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Meghan Markle launches charity clothing line

Meghan Markle has returned to work four months after giving birth to her son, Archie. On Thursday, the Duchess of Sussex launched her much anticipated charity clothing line. The line will help women..
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Relaxation techniques teaching U.K. students to calm down

In our "School Matters" series, U.K. researchers are studying how relaxation techniques can help students battle anxiety and mental health issues. Roxana Saberi takes a look at a one-of-a-kind study in..
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16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting with Trump would be a "waste"

Greta Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and she is just 16 years old. She's sailing from Europe to New York to call on world leaders to protect the planet. Roxana Saberi met her in..
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg on the environmental crisis

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is a Swedish powerhouse with a seemingly endless supply of energy. OPEC calls her the greatest threat to the oil industry. Roxana Saberi reports for our "Eye on Earth"..
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A$AP Rocky set to testify in Swedish assault trial

Rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to testify shortly, on day two of his assault trial in Sweden. Rocky, along with his cousin and friend, is accused of attacking a 19-year-old man in Stockholm last month,..
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A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault charges

American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault charges in Sweden. He could face up to two years in prison. But as Roxana Saberi reports, President Trump sent a top diplomat to lobby for him.
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Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty as trial begins in Sweden

The rapper A$AP Rocky says he was acting in self-defense during an alleged assault in Sweden. He pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday. CBS News' Roxana Saberi reports from Stockholm.
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World leaders meet in Vienna to salvage Iran nuclear deal

An emergency meeting was held in Vienna in an effort to save the Iran nuclear deal as Iran continues to provoke the west with aggressive actions in the Gulf. Roxana Saberi reports.
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USWNT heads home to celebrate – and fight for equal pay

The U.S. women's soccer team is coming home as repeat champions. The U.S. wrapped up back- to-back World Cups, with a 2-0 win in Sunday’s final. Now, team members are speaking out about the ongoing..
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Team USA wins the Women's World Cup over Netherlands, 2-0

Team USA has won a record fourth Women's World Cup when they defeated the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday night. Roxana Saberi reports.
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Controversy surrounds women’s World Cup final

Team USA will play the Netherlands for the women's World Cup championship. But there's new controversy over when the game is to be played and the growing gender gap in prize money. Roxana Saberi..
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USWNT prepares to face off against the Netherlands in World Cup final

With one day until the Women’s World Cup final, anticipation is building. With 24 goals so far, Team USA has already set a record -- and along the way, it’s earned admiration and criticism. Roxana..
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U.S. women's team preparing for World Cup final

Team USA has been perfect so far at the Women's World Cup. But they will have to face one more team to clinch another title. Roxana Saberi reports.
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