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3 Managers Arrested After Deadly Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted: 11/28/2012 - Three managers at a Bangladeshi clothing factory were arrested and accused of locking a main gate of the facility hampering people trying to flee a weekend inferno that killed more than 100 workers, police said.

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Women Undergoing Foot Surgery To Fit Into Heels Better

Posted: 11/28/2012 - After Dr. Hillary Brenner completed a toe shortening procedure for a patient who was constantly in pain, she noticed an influx of women asking her to provide toe shortening services for themselves -- for completely cosmetic purposes. She's turned them all down.

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Iran: Nuclear Enrichment Advances With "Intensity"

Posted: 11/28/2012 - Iran will step up its uranium enrichment program by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel, a senior official said Wednesday, in direct defiance of Western demands.

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Egyptian Court Stops Work To Protest Morsi Move

Posted: 11/28/2012 - Egypt's two highest appeals courts suspended their work Wednesday to protest presidential decrees that gave the country's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi nearly absolute powers, state television reported.

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Protestors Tell Morsy: Ditch Your Decree, or Leave

Posted: 11/27/2012 - 116 people are reportedly injured in protests throughout the county and one died. Egypt's Cabinet chief says there will be no retreat from the constitutional decree.. but a Morsy backer says the president has "overwhelming" support from Egyptians.

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Third Attempt Kills Defiant Mexico Mayor

Posted: 11/27/2012 - Investigators are not ruling out any possible motives in the killing of Maria Santos Gorrostieta, said the Mexican state's deputy attorney general. She was hailed for her bravery, but was found dead last week.

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Critics Ask If Morsy Really Is Egypt's Next Strongman

Posted: 11/26/2012 - A foe says Morsy's amassing of powers "can only lead to a dictatorship".. A Morsy backer says the president has "overwhelming" support from Egyptians. The president's order makes his decisions immune from judicial oversight. Many courts close in protest, and there are concerns about the economic impact.

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Says He's Resigning

Posted: 11/26/2012 - Barak says he wants to spend more time with his family. Despite speculation of a new party, he says he won't contest the elections due in January. His resignation comes after a lethal conflict with Hamas in Gaza last week.

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Bodies Found In Northern Mexico

Posted: 11/26/2012 - Eight bodies and the remains of others were found in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua over the weekend, sources and state news said.

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WalMart Fires Supplier After Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted: 11/26/2012 - The factory was not authorized to make merchandise for Wal-Mart, company says. The company cuts ties with a supplier that subcontracted work to the factory. More than 100 people were killed in the blaze in Bangladesh.

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Morsi Stands By Decrees, Prolonging Showdown

Posted: 11/26/2012 - Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi is resolving not to back down or compromise on steps he announced Thursday, putting himself and a body writing a new constitution above the courts.

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Simple Surgery Heals The Blind In Indonesia

Posted: 11/26/2012 - They came from the remotest parts of Indonesia, taking crowded overnight ferries and riding for hours in cars or buses - all in the hope that a simple, and free, surgical procedure would restore their eyesight.

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China Lands First Jet On Its Aircraft Carrier

Posted: 11/25/2012 - China has successfully landed a fighter jet on its first aircraft carrier, which entered service two months ago, the country's official news agency confirmed Sunday.

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Egypt Reformist Warns Of Morsi Decree Turmoil

Posted: 11/25/2012 - Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the country's long fragmented opposition sought to unite and rally new protests.

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Why Mexico Officially Wants to Changes Its Name

Posted: 11/23/2012 - In 1821, the country was officially dubbed the "United Mexican States" Its leaders were inspired by the American independence movement. Outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon has proposed making it just "Mexico."

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