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Christians Battle Cops Over China's Cross Crackdown

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:36am
"We did not want them to get close, so we joined up to stop them getting in, but they came at us and beat us," one Christian protester says.
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Study Debunks Abortion Ban Myths

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:32am
A new study dismantles the idea that Asian cultural preferences fuel gender-based abortions. The U.S. is one of five countries with an explicit ban.
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More People in China Go Online With Mobile Than a PC

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:28am
The number of China's internet users going online with a mobile device -- such as a smartphone or tablet -- has overtaken those doing so with a PC.
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Israel Strikes Gaza Hospital: Four Dead, 40 Hurt

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:20am
One patient and three visitors die after tank shell hits third floor of building that houses intensive care unit and operating rooms.






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Bank Heist Suspect to Be Charged With Triple Murder

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:03am
The surviving suspect from the bank robbery and deadly shootout in Stockton will face triple murder charges and be eligible for the death penalty.
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McDonald's, Yum's KFC Sold Old Meat in China

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:37am
McDonald's KFC and Pizza Hut face a food safety scare in China after a Shanghai TV station reported a supplier sold them expired meat and chicken.
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Samsung Supplier Shut Down Amid Child Labor Probe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:26am
Production has been indefinitely halted at a Chinese supplier to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd after the factory was suspected of using child workers.






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Girl Scout Partnership With Barbie Causes a Stir

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:25am
Although corporate sponsorship is everywhere, critics believe the partnership with Mattel is a bad fit for the Girl Scouts.






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Watch Live: Obama Speaks on Ukraine Jet Crash Aftermath

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:25am
President Obama delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine.
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Will John Cho Get the Girl?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:22am
Audiences wonder if Cho's breakthrough network casting could also lead to a groundbreaking, romantic plot for an Asian-American, male actor.






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In New York, Main Street Is Like 'a Human Highway'

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:19am
Most towns call it Main Street, but in New York City, it's Broadway. Spanning 33 miles, it's a mash-up of cultures, commerce and fantasy.






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Apollo 11 Showed the World How Far We Could Go

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:16am
The first morning-after on the moon wasn't exactly pleasant, but it demonstrated that humanity could get to another world — and get back safely.
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Cape Cod Shark Sightings Spawn Tourist Frenzy

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:29am
An uptick in shark sightings off Cape Code is chum in the water for tourists.






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'Indiscriminate': Medical Workers Come Under Fire

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:28am
Medecins Sans Frontieres called on Israel to stop bombing the Gaza Strip, saying the shelling is making it difficult to provide much-needed care.






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Watch Beyonce's Sexy 'Fifty Shades' Trailer Tease

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:14am
The sultry singer gave fans an inside peek at what to expect when the trailer for film adaptation of the bestselling book drops Thursday.






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6 Ukrainian Soccer Club Players Won't Return to Region

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:11am
After playing Lyon, five players from Brazil and one from Argentina refused to board the plane to the war-torn Donetsk.






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Foreign Focus Takes a Negative Toll on Washington

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:06am
Why has the attention to foreign affairs taken a toll on Washington? Because the American public opposes direct engagement abroad.






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Not Monkeying Around: Unruly Rhesus Rob, Terrorize

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:50am
India’s rhesus monkeys are derelicts. They regularly steal food, alcohol, glasses,medical equipment, and clothes. They even break into cars.
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Not Monkeying Around: Unruly Rhesus Rob, Terrorize

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:50am
India’s rhesus monkeys are derelicts. They regularly steal food, alcohol, glasses,medical equipment, and clothes. They even break into cars.






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World to Gun-Toting Rebels: Let Us Get to Crash Site

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:33am
"It is imperative that international investigators ... are afforded full and unhindered access to this site," Malaysia's transport minister says.






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