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Fri, 11/29/2013 - 7:30pm
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Russia: Bolshoi acid attack verdict set for Dec. 3

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 5:12am
The lawyers of soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko and his co-defendants read their closing statements in a Moscow court Friday.
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NATO investigating Afghan airstrike that killed child

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 4:57am
The coalition said Thursday's airstrike killed a child and injured two women.
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Berlusconi said to pay off 'bunga bunga' witnesses

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 4:47am
Berlusconi has defended the payments to the girls, saying it is simply his nature to try to help people in need.
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Japan's menu scandal leaves bad aftertaste

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:57am
Japanese diners have not been getting what they ordered.
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Report: Iran FM says country won't talk to Israel

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:51am
Iran's foreign minister said Friday his country will not enter nuclear talks with its arch-enemy Israel, the country's official news agency ...
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Police helicopter crashes into Scottish pub

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 1:14am
Multiple reports of injuries but no immediate word on deaths.
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German police officer said to kill and eat lover

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:53am
Suspect arrested on suspicion of killing and chopping up a man he met on the Internet.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to reprise radio show

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:25am
Outspoken mayor said to be re-starting radio show with his brother.
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Centuries-old settlement in Israel gives peek at past

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:24pm
Archaeologists have found traces of rows of houses, stone axes and a cultic temple.
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Obama maintains oil sanctions on Iran

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 9:50pm
"There is a sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products from countries other than Iran," his statement says.
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Hong Kong ferry hits unknown object; 87 hurt

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 9:30pm
The hydrofoil was carrying 107 passengers and 10 crew.
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Thai protesters storm army headquarters

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 7:29pm
An army spokesman says more than 1,000 anti-government protesters entered the base.
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Thai premier survives no-confidence vote

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 6:29am
Lawmakers voted 297-134 against unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Drug laws keeping painkillers from cancer patients

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 6:15am
Laws meant to fight drug abuse are depriving millions of cancer patients of pain relief.
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China sends warplanes into disputed air defense zone

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 4:46am
The U.S., South Korea and Japan have defied China's newly declared defense zone.
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Iran invites U.N. experts to Arak heavy water plant

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 3:43am
Invite comes less than a week after a landmark nuclear deal.
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$7.5M Bitcoin fortune buried in landfill

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 3:26am
James Howells accidentally tossed a crucial hard drive over the summer.
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S. Korea, Japan defy Chinese air defense zone

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 1:12am
China's neighbors and the U.S. have so far ignored the new zone.
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Report: U.S. spied on 2010 global summit in Toronto

Wed, 11/27/2013 - 11:42pm
Documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden cited in CBC News report.
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