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Venezuela's Oil Creates Strategic Alliances

VenezuelaCARACAS (BERNAMA-NNN-Prensa Latina) - Venezuela''s oil industry, backed up by the world's largest proven reserves (298.353 billion barrels), has created strategic alliances that involve major foreign companies.

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Isolated Tribe’s First Contact With Outside World

ISOLATED native people wearing loincloths and carrying bows and arrows have emerged from the Amazon rainforest and made contact with the outside world in a desperate attempt to seek weapons for their battle with illegal loggers and drug runners.

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Gym Coach ‘Had Sex With 13-Year Old Girl’

A GYM coach allegedly had sex with a girl, 13, before her mum found him in her closet.

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Tibetan Monk Cremated In Nepal Despite China Controversy

KATHMANDU - Thousands of mourners, many in tears, gathered in Kathmandu to pay tribute to a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk whose cremation was initially blocked by Nepal, sparking claims it had caved to pressure from China.

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(WITH VID) Cop-Punching Spider-Man To Don Mask Again

THE Times Square “Spider-Man” charged with slugging an NYPD cop plans to don his mask and tights again — but first intends to file his own complaint against the officer, a panhandling pal said Wednesday.

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Orlando Bloom Couldn’t Face Wife Miranda Kerr After She Got Cosy With Justin Bieber

ORLANDO Bloom’s clumsy bid to slug Justin Bieber was spurred by the fact that the “Lord of the Rings” star could no longer face his wife, Miranda Kerr, after Bieber got cozy with her at a 2012 Victoria’s Secret modelling show, The New York Post has learned.

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(WITH VID) Homeless Man Moved To Tears By Students

THREE German students have become YouTube stars after sitting down with a homeless man to play some tunes.

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Here Comes Chikungunya: The painful, mosquito-borne virus is continuing its assault on the U.S.

Pic: ShutterstockIt’s been a bad week for New York and New Jersey, so far as painful, mosquito-borne diseases go. Cases of chikungunya — the “severe and disabling” virus that’s taking the Western hemisphere by storm — spiked in both states, the CDC reports. The number of cases in New Jersey more than doubled, to 25, while New York hit 44, a high topped only by Florida.

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Japan’s Smoking Rate Drops To Record Low Due To Price Hike

Pic: AFPTOKYO: Japan’s smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit.

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Abusive Woman On Train Put On 12-Month Good Behaviour Bond

Pic: TheGuardian/AustralianAP/YoutubeA woman who hurled a torrent of racial abuse at an Asian woman on a Sydney train has been placed on a 12-month good behaviour bond.

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