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Sarah Palin Ticketed For Speeding, Cracks A NASCAR Joke

SARAH PALIN was allegedly caught speeding in Alaska last week, but she has an excuse that's sure to make many of her NASCAR-loving fans smile.

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China Censors Squash Giant Inflatable Toad Reports

Pic: AFPChinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

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MH17 Has Strong Echoes Of 1983 Korean Tragedy


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The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".MH17 massacre shocks the world once again

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Palestinian PM Says Lift Gaza 'Siege' As Part Of Ceasefire

Pic: BBCThe lifting of the economic blockade of the Gaza Strip must form part of any ceasefire deal, the Palestinian prime minister has said.

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Lana Del Rey Says She’s ‘Slept With A Lot Of Guys In The Industry’

Lana Del ReyDESPITE what a song on her new album suggests, Lana Del Rey says she didn’t sleep her way to the top of the music industry.

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Losing Candidate Prabowo To Challenge Indonesian Presidential Election Result In Court

Prabowo SubiantoJAKARTA - Indonesia’s losing presidential election candidate, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, plans to challenge the result in the Constitutional Court, his team’s chief lawyer said today.

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Mount St. Helens Getting An Ultrasound

Mount St HelensIF you’re in the vicinity of Mount St. Helens tonight and feel a sudden rumble, don’t panic: It's just scientists detonating parts of the volcano for an ultrasound.

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Wreckage From Flight MH17 Shows Telltale Signs Of Missile Strike

Pic: AFP/Getty ImagesPhotographs of debris from the downed Malaysian (MAS) jet show what seem to be telltale holes left by a missile strike on the Boeing Co. (BA) 777, defense experts said.

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Dad’s Tough Love Backfires As Troubled Son Dies In Jail

John Gleeson (left) decided not to bail out his down-on-his-luck son, John P. Gleeson (right), who later died in jail. A retired FDNY captain wanted to show some tough love to his troubled son by not bailing him out of jail for a theft on Long Island — but was devastated when the son died in police custody, family members said Tuesday.

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Over 100 Candidates Contesting For Iraqi Presidency

Pic: AFPBAGHDAD: More than 100 candidates are vying for the Iraqi presidency as lawmakers prepare to choose the nation's new leadership, Xinhua news agency reported.

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