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Thousands In Iran Protest Acid Attacks On Women

 Demonstrators in the historic city of Isfahan on Wednesday shouted slogans against militants. Credit Arya Jafari/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images TEHRAN — Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of the historic city of Isfahan on Wednesday to protest several acid attacks on women. The attacks had coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people deemed to be acting in an “un-Islamic” way.

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Alleged Gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Had Long List Of Run-Ins With The Law

  /  An Islamic States Twitter account posted this photo, identifying the man as the shooter on Parliament Hill. The Star could not verify if this was the suspect.CANADA- Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old Canadian identified as the shooter by Canadian security source, has had run-ins with the law from B.C. to Quebec dating back to 2001, according to court records obtained by the Star.

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Bus With 33 Singapore Tourists Collides With Truck In Hokkaido, Drivers Killed

JAPAN- A bus carrying 33 tourists from Singapore collided with a truck in Hokkaido, Japan, on Thursday morning, according to reports.

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U.S. Returns Stolen Artwork To Peru

Pic: ReutersU.S. officials returned two stolen, colonial-era paintings to the government of Peru on Wednesday in a repatriation ceremony at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

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Plastic Surgery? Nah, I'm Just Older And Happier, Says Renee Zellweger

Pic: News.AsiaOne/LollipopRenee Zellweger doesn't look the same anymore, and it's not because she has lost or gained weight for the popular Bridget Jones' series.

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House Approves $1Billion Loan To Fight Boko Haram

Photo: Daily Times NigeraNIGERIA- The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved President Goodluck Jonathan's request for a $1 billion loan to fight the Boko Haram-led insurgency.

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Woman Who Gouged Her Eyes In California Sues Over Viral Photo

A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.

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Survey Reveals Online Harassment A Major Problem In The US

A survey reveals that online users say they have experienced online harassment. Pic: AFPWASHINGTON: Some 40 per cent of US Internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-fourths have witnessed this type of problem, a survey showed yesterday.

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Barnabas Davis Arrested With 633 Packs Of 'Ebola'-Branded Heroin

Barnabas "Hammer" Davis, 47, is accused of attempting to sell Ebola-branded heroin. Tom's River Police DepartmentAccused drug dealer Barnabas Davis was apparently hoping to stand out from his competition by capitalizing on global paranoia.

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Humble Delivery Man Becomes Reluctant Hero After Dramatic Fire Rescue

Photo: fresnobee.comCalifornia- It is sheer panic in the woman's voice on the cell phone video as the flames shot out of the windows of the wood frame home: "There's a man in there!"

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