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Bangladesh Factory Collapse Kills At Least 80

Updated: 04/24/2013 - An eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed near Bangladesh's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 87 people and trapping many more under a jumbled mess of concrete.

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Suspected Iran Link In Canadian Plot Is Puzzling

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Is al Qaeda looking to ground transportation as a promising target after the introduction of intense security measures for air travel? Canadian authorities suspect al Qaeda elements in Iran provided guidance to alleged plotters.

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China, Japan Square Off Over Islands

Posted: 04/23/2013 - A group of boats carrying Japanese nationalists has since left the area. The number of Chinese ships near the disputed islands is the largest yet, Japan says. The "potential for escalation has increased," a recent analysis claims.

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Researchers: Elderly More At Risk From H7N9

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Research into the H7N9 virus suggests the risk of contracting serious illness rises with age and that more people may be infected than the 105 cases reported, according to a study by the Hong Kong University.

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Rights Group Accuses Myanmar Of 'Ethnic Cleansing'

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Burmese security forces backed by Buddhist monks have "committed crimes against humanity" in a campaign of ethnic cleansing that has displaced more than 125,000 Rohingya Muslims in the southwest of the country, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.

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More Than 11,000 Hurt In China's Earthquake

Posted: 04/22/2013 - China's death toll stands at 192, with more than 11,000 injured, state media report. Tens of thousands have been left homeless and in need of food and water, and frequent aftershocks are hindering rescue workers' efforts to find survivors.

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US, S. Korea, Japan remain on missile alert from N. Korea

Posted: 04/22/2013 - North Korea's neighbors are on high alert -- deploying missile interceptors and activating navy ships and surveillance planes -- just in case Kim Jong Un's threats go beyond words. CBS News' Margaret Brennan reports.

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Talks With North Korea Slowly Fading

Posted: 04/21/2013 - A week of critical diplomacy is set to begin in Washington, Beijing and Pyongyang. But the sides are so far apart, at least in public declarations, it is impossible to predict where any diplomatic efforts will lead.

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North Korea Sends Out Conditions For Talks

Posted: 04/20/2013 - North Korea on Thursday set out demanding conditions for any talks with Washington and Seoul, calling for the withdrawal of U.N. sanctions against it and a permanent end to joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises

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Casualties Mount In Pakistan Quake

Posted: 04/18/2013 - The casualty count from an earthquake that struck near Pakistan's border with Iran stands at 35 dead and more than 150 injured, authorities said Wednesday.

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Big Ben Silenced, As Thousands Mourn Thatcher

Posted: 04/17/2013 - Margaret Thatcher received a ceremonial funeral with full military honors. Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron led the British mourners. Dick Cheney, George Schultz and Henry Kissinger also attended from the American delegation.

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4-Year-Old Bird Flu 'Carrier' Worries China

Posted: 04/17/2013 - Doctors say the discovery of a 4-year-old carrier of the H7N9 bird flu virus who shows no symptoms of the potentially lethal virus is a worrying development that could make the spread of the infection more difficult to monitor.

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Britain Bids Farewell To Margaret Thatcher

Posted: 04/17/2013 - Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Iron Lady, was laid to rest Wednesday with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarizing political figur

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FBI, al Qaeda Both "Struggling" To ID Culprit Behind Boston Bombing

Posted: 04/17/2013 - As FBI investigators comb through photo and video evidence for new leads as to who was behind the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, it seems al Qaeda and its most fervent supporters are equally perplexed, but eagerly hoping the sinister act can be claimed by the group.

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U.S. Marine Chopper In Hard Landing Near N. Korea Border

Posted: 04/16/2013 - A U.S. Marine CH-53E "Super Stallion" helicopter made what the U.S. military headquarters in Seoul is calling a "hard landing' south of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea Tuesday

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