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Students face off against Myanmar police outside the capital

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LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) — Hundreds of police have formed a human chain around student protesters staging a sit-in on a road Tuesday after being blocked from marching to Myanmar's biggest city. 




Vibrator with HD camera allows for an 'intimate selfie'

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A vibrator allows users to film their private parts while the four-inch silicone phallus pleasures them.  




Netanyahu to use Congress platform to assail Iran talks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the opportunity to speak in the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and voice reservations about any nuclear deal President Barack Obama and international negotiators might...(more) 



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Israel's Netanyahu to address Congress in speech that has strained ties with Obama

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By Dan Williams and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will escalate his campaign against U.S. President Barack Obama's Iran diplomacy on Tuesday in a speech to Congress whose staging has put unprecedented stress on the two leaders' already strained ties. Although...(more) 



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Video evidence shows LA police shooting

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Police in Los Angeles are reviewing multiple videos in their investigation of a fatal police shooting of a homeless man. Meanwhile, LA civil rights activists say police used excessive force. (March 2)          



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India's 'smart cities' would be stupid without disaster strategy

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NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Cyclone Hudhud pounded India's southern port city of Visakhapatnam last October, snapping bridges, swamping farmland and wrecking fishing boats, many breathed a sigh of relief.  



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Japan PM Abe faces questions about political donations

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By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday said he received donations from firms that got government subsidies, the first time he himself has faced questions about potentially improper donations, after having lost three cabinet members to scandals. Last year, two...(more) 



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Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' sours as work hard to find

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The sight of an approaching employer sparked a skirmish, with the men pushing against each other, jostling for attention. 



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Nemtsov funeral to be held in Moscow

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Funeral ceremonies are to be held in Moscow for the Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in the Russian capital on Friday. 



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China hopes novice environment chief will be breath of fresh air

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By David Stanway and Kathy Chen BEIJING (Reuters) - One year after "declaring war" on pollution, China has appointed an inexperienced outsider as its new environment minister tasked with breathing life into a massive clean-up campaign that even optimists say will take decades to complete. Beijing...(more) 



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Ex-principal 'sorry' for sex abuse at elite Australian school

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A former headmaster at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools on Tuesday apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers while he was in charge. Knox Grammar in Sydney, whose ex-pupils include the late former prime minister Gough Whitlam and Hollywood...(more) 



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John Oliver is the only person who can make you laugh and care about fixing bridges

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Leave it to John Oliver to make even bridges sexy. In the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, our favorite funny man (OK, my favorite funny man) takes on the snooze-inducing topic of infrastructure — you know, pipes, power lines, bridges, “basically anything that can...(more) 



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