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Harley Davidson To Sell Bikes In India

Updated: 08/27/2009 - Harley-Davidson Inc. said Thursday it will begin selling motorcycles next year in India, the world's second-largest motorcycle market, where the company hopes its iconic, heavyweight bikes will find a niche among the country's rising middle class.

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Madonna Booed In Bucharest

Posted: 08/27/2009 - Thousands of fans have booed pop star Madonna after she spoke out against the discrimination of Gypsies in eastern Europe during one of her concerts.

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Analysis: Distrust Debunks Lockerbie Deal Theories

Posted: 08/27/2009 - Defending his controversial decision at an emergency session of the Scottish Parliament Monday, Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill argued that it was a case of "Do as you would wish to be done by."

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Indian Jet Intercepts Air France Flight

Posted: 08/27/2009 - India scrambled a fighter jet Thursday to intercept an Air France plane after the aircraft failed to identify itself correctly as it entered Indian airspace near Pakistan, the defense ministry said.

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China Opposes Dalai Lama Visit To Taiwan, Official Says

Updated: 08/27/2009 - China “resolutely opposes” a planned trip by the Dalai Lama to Taiwan, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported Thursday, hours after Taiwan’s president announced the visit.

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Ayatollah: U.S., UK Not Meddling In Iran

Posted: 08/27/2009 - Foreign influences are not to blame for Iran's post-election violence, the nation's supreme leader has said, according to state-run media.

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Teen Sailor Breaks World Solo Record

Posted: 08/27/2009 - The youngest person to sail solo around the world returned home Thursday from his 30,000-mile, 282-day ocean journey.

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Red Cross Worker Among Afghan Bomb Victims

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A Red Cross worker was among the 43 people killed in a massive car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the aid organization said Wednesday.

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Karzai Maintains Lead In Afghan Vote Count

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Afghan President Hamid Karzai leads his rivals as votes are counted in the country's presidential election, election officials announced Wednesday.

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Taiwan Death Toll 'Higher Than Feared'

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A typhoon that struck Taiwan and China earlier this month killed more people in Taiwan than previous estimates, the government announced.

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Japan's Voters Anxious for Change

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Japanese voters are on the brink of doing something they have not been willing to do in more than half a century: throw the bums out.

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Top Iraqi Shiite Leader Dies

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Abdul Aziz al-Hakim died in Tehran, Iran, and his body will be sent to Iraq to be buried in Najaf, said Haitham al-Husseini, a senior official with al-Hakim's office who was one al-Hakim's advisers.

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Karzai Maintains Lead In Afghan Vote Count

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Afghan President Hamid Karzai leads his rivals as votes are counted in the country's presidential election, election officials announced Wednesday.

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Red Cross Worker Among Afghan Bomb Victims

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A Red Cross worker was among the 43 people killed in a massive car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the aid organization said Wednesday.

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Taiwan Death Toll 'Higher Than Feared'

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A typhoon that struck Taiwan and China earlier this month killed more people in Taiwan than previous estimates, the government announced.

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Venezuela Prepares To Sever Ties With Colombia

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that he is preparing to break off diplomatic relations with Colombia over the neighboring country’s plan to allow American troops access to its military bases.

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Freaky News About Your Brain May Change Your Mind

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Space. Sound. Smell. Humans constantly process a slew of variables in their surroundings. According to new research, the wiring of the brain may be even more complex than we knew.

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What's A Planet? Debate Over Pluto Rages On

Posted: 08/25/2009 - It was three years ago Monday that the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet, a decision that made jaws drop around the world.

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Determining Runner's Sex May be "Impossible"

Posted: 08/24/2009 - An expert says the tests on Caster Semenya would be complicated and inconclusive; the running champion's backers call the probe "racist and sexist."

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