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UK Police Investigate Guard's Gunfire Outside William And Kate's Home

Posted: 11/05/2012 - A protection officer believed to be guarding William and Kate’s cottage on the remote Welsh island of Anglesey unintentionally discharged a gun while in an unmarked police vehicle Wednesday afternoon, London’s Metropolitan Police said Friday.

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Pakistani Taliban Target Female Students With Acid Attack

Posted: 11/05/2012 - It's the latest cruel tactic in the Pakistani Taliban's battle to stop girls and women from getting an education: acid thrown in their faces to scar them for life and deter others from following in their footsteps.

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Instagram Profiles Are Coming To The Web

Updated: 11/05/2012 - Photo-sharing app Instagram has attracted more than 100 million users by encouraging people to snap pictures with their smartphones, dress them up with filters and share them with friends.

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'Zambezia': 3D Animation Puts South Africa Film In The Picture

Posted: 11/05/2012 - A high-spirited young falcon, Kai is the main character in "Zambezia," a new South African 3D animation film featuring an all-star voice cast, including Hollywood A-listers Samuel L. Jackson, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy and Jeremy Suarez.

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British Woman Returns to Pakistani Jail, With Her Newborn

Posted: 11/02/2012 - Khadija Shah was arrested while six months pregnant and gave birth to a girl in Rawalpindi. Accused of drug trafficking, she was put back in jail three days after the birth. Lawyer criticizes care that baby is getting in jail, calls for bail for new mother.

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U.S. Airman Accused Of Attacking Japanese Teen After Breaking Into Home

Posted: 11/02/2012 - Compounding the American military's difficulties on the Japanese island of Okinawa, a U.S. airman is under investigation over allegations he broke into a local family's home early Friday and assaulted a teenage boy before jumping off a third-floor balcony.

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3 Die in Madrid Halloween Stampede

Posted: 11/01/2012 - Five women were crushed in a stampede at a Halloween party. Three of them died, and two are in serious condition. The event at Madrid Arena featured electronic music and a costume contest.

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3 Killed In Madrid Halloween Party Stampede

Posted: 11/01/2012 - Three young women are dead and two are in serious condition after being crushed by a crowd at a Halloween party in Madrid early Thursday, police said.

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Is There a Pregnancy Making News In North Korea?

Posted: 10/31/2012 - Rumors are swirling whether the first lady of North Korea is pregnant. Ri Sol Ju, wife of Kim Jong Un, reappeared in public after a two-month absence, and when a photo appeared in state media showing her wearing a long coat, the speculation was rampant.

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Rebels Say Iranian Drones Are Guiding Syrian Attacks

Posted: 10/31/2012 - Syrian rebels say Iranian drones are guiding government attacks. "Of course it's Iranian ... we can see it," one rebel commander says. Iran insists it's not supplying military aid to Syria.

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India Evacuates 5,000 Ahead of Cyclone Nilam

Posted: 10/31/2012 - Cyclone Nilam is packing winds of up to 60 mph. People in low-lying areas of Tamil Nadu state were evacuated. A storm surge is expected to flood some regions.

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Turkey Police Crack Down ON Kurds

Posted: 10/31/2012 - About 200 Kurdish demonstrators marched up a narrow Istanbul street behind a large banner that said "political prisoners are our pride, we will not stay silent over the deaths in prison."

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Radical Group's Assistance Turned Down By U.S.

Updated: 10/31/2012 - As residents of the U.S. Northeast grapple with the destruction wrought by Superstorm Sandy, an offer of assistance has come from an unlikely quarter: the leader of a radical Muslim group in Pakistan that Washington has branded a terrorist group.

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Qatar Accuses Syria's Regime of Conducting Genocide

Posted: 10/30/2012 - State media reports an air force general was assassinated in Damascus. The crisis in Syria is "a license to kill by the Syrian government," says Qatari prime minister.

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Sandy's Impact: State By State

Posted: 10/30/2012 - The storm made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey on Monday night, but its mammoth size affected a much wider area -- and continued to do so as it shuffled northward toward Canada, leaving at least 33 U.S. deaths in its wake.

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U.S. Sailor Found Dead at Train Station in Japan

Posted: 10/29/2012 - The sailor is found on a station platform. Police are investigating the death as either an accident or a crime. It comes after the U.S. military imposed a curfew on troops in Japan.

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Bolivia Weighs Regulating Social Media

Posted: 10/29/2012 - A top Bolivian official has a stern warning for those who criticize President Evo Morales on social networks: He's watching what they say, and taking names.

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Powerful Storm Kills At Least 30 in Philippines, Vietnam

Posted: 10/29/2012 - Tropical Storm Son-Tinh had already killed at least 27 people in the Philippines. More than a thousand rescue workers have been deployed in Vietnam. Helicopters are on standby to search for an oil rig adrift from its towboats.

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China Passes Mental Health Law To Curb Unnecessary Hospitalizations

Posted: 10/29/2012 - China's legislature on Friday passed a long-awaited mental health law that aims to prevent people from being involuntarily held and unnecessarily treated in psychiatric facilities - abuses that have been used against government critics and triggered public outrage.

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