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Ice Skating Bear Kills Russian Circus Hand

Posted: 10/23/2009 - A bear on ice skates attacked two people during rehearsals at a circus in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, killing one of them, Kyrgyz officials said Friday.

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Quake Hits Off North Coast Of Papua In Indonesia

Posted: 10/23/2009 - JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) - An earthquake struck near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia, Friday night, but no tsunami warning was issued, the head of nation's meteorological agency said.

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U.S. Accepts Draft For Iran Nuclear Plan

Posted: 10/23/2009 - VIENNA, Austria (CNN) - The United States has accepted a draft agreement aimed at ending the international dispute over Iran's nuclear activities.

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Strong Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan

Posted: 10/22/2009 - A strong earthquake rumbled deep beneath mountainous regions northeast of Kabul early Friday, waking residents and sending some into the streets.

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U.N. Investigator Slams N.Korea Over Human Rights

Posted: 10/22/2009 - The U.N. human rights special investigator for North Korea on Thursday urged the U.N. Security Council to get involved as North Korea's citizens face worsening conditions.

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Mistrial Declared In Travolta Trial

Posted: 10/22/2009 - A mistrial has been declared in the case of two people accused of attempting to extort millions from actor John Travolta over the death of his son.

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Pirates Hijack Cargo Ship, Open Fire On Another

Posted: 10/22/2009 - Pirates seized control of a cargo vessel near the Seychelles Thursday, one of two attacks that took place within minutes of each other off the coast of east Africa, according to the European Union Naval Force.

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Chinese Economy Grows By 8.9 Percent

Posted: 10/21/2009 - BEIJING, China (CNN) - China's economy continued its rebound in the third quarter with 8.9 percent growth in its gross domestic product, sparked in part by robust consumer spending.

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Chinese Economy Grows By 8.9 Percent

Posted: 10/21/2009 - China's economy continued its rebound in the third quarter with 8.9 percent growth in its gross domestic product, sparked in part by robust consumer spending.

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Euro Tops $1.50, At 14-Month High

Posted: 10/21/2009 - The dollar slumped Wednesday, with the euro rising above $1.50 for the first time in 14 months, as optimism about the global economic recovery boosted demand for higher yielding currencies.

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H1N1 Vaccinations Rolled Out In UK

Posted: 10/21/2009 - A mass H1N1 immunization program began in the UK Wednesday, with the country's health minister urging all priority groups to take up the vaccine.

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Global Pirate Attacks On The Increase

Posted: 10/21/2009 - The first nine months of this year has seen more pirate attacks than all of last year. And more than half of those attacks were carried out by suspected Somali pirates, an international maritime watchdog group said Wednesday.

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World Failing To Dent Heroin Trade, U.N. Warns

Posted: 10/21/2009 - Afghan heroin kills more people from NATO countries every year than Afghan insurgents have killed in the eight years since the fall of the Taliban regime, the United Nations said Wednesday.

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Poland To Participate In New U.S. Missile Defense Plan

Posted: 10/21/2009 - Poland has agreed to host elements of the new U.S. missile defense plan, despite initial surprise there at the Obama administration's recent decision to overhaul a previous strategy developed by President Bush.

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Possible Decision On U.S. Troops Before Afghan Run-Off Election

Posted: 10/21/2009 - "It is certainly possible" that President Barack Obama could make a decision on how many additional U.S. troops to send to Afghanistan before Afghanistan's runoff election scheduled for November 7th, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Wednesday.

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Pirate Attacks Shoots Up Around The World

Posted: 10/21/2009 - The first nine months of this year has seen more pirate attacks than all of last year. And more than half of those attacks were carried out by suspected Somali pirates, an international maritime watchdog group said Wednesday.

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