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Dalai Lama : Journalists should be nosey as elephants - 07/29/2009

WARSAW - Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday urged journalists to be as nosey as elephants in seeking out information for the good of society. "I am always telling when I...

Scared residents huddle among corpses at Nigeria police HQ - 07/29/2009

MAIDUGURI, Aminu Abubakar - Frightened residents of a northern Nigerian city fleeing from the pounding of heavy mortar fire have sought shelter at a police station where fresh corpses line the...

Mexico City offers insurance to bring back tourists - 07/29/2009

MEXICO CITY - Mexico City on Tuesday introduced free insurance for tourists in a bid to bring back visitors scared away after the swine flu epidemic broke out in Mexico in April. The Tourist...

Ubisoft making game of hellish courtship action film - 07/29/2009

SAN FRANCISCO- Ubisoft announced Tuesday that it is making a video game based on an upcoming Universal Pictures film in which the hero must battle evil ex-boyfriends in order to win the woman of his...

British court hands serial bigamist suspended sentence - 07/27/2009

LONDON - A former model who wed five men without divorcing any of them was handed a suspended jail sentence Monday by a British court after being charged with bigamy. Emily Horne, 30, married four...

Rare Angolan antelope tracked by research team - 07/27/2009

LUANDA - A rare Angolan antelope feared to have been killed off during a 27-year civil war has been located, giving hope for the future preservation of the species, a government official said...

Clinton insists ties with Obama are strong - 07/26/2009

WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton sought once again Sunday to dispel speculation she has a rocky relationship with President Barack Obama, her adversary in last year's White House race who picked her as...

Wedding dance video goes viral - 07/25/2009

WASHINGTON - A Minnesota couple's joyous wedding dance featuring the bride and groom boogieing down the aisle to the altar has become a Web sensation, racking up millions of views on YouTube. The...

Spain expects 10 percent drop in foreign tourists this year - 07/25/2009

MADRID- Spain expects foreign tourist arrivals to drop by up to 10 percent this year due largely to the global economic downturn, Industry and Tourism Minister Miguel Sebastian said Saturday. "Our...

Jackson honoured at awards held in Austrian nuclear plant - 07/25/2009

VIENNA- Stars gathered at a mothballed nuclear plant in northern Austria Friday evening for the "Save the World Awards," paying a special tribute to the late Michael Jackson. The open-air event,...
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