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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL 250 Putin protestors arrested at anti-election rally After Sunday’s parliamentary election results, thousands of protestors congregated in Moscow to object to the appointment of Vladimir Putin as Prime Minister. While many have looked at the election results and suggested that it will “mark the beginning of the downside for Putin’s influence” due […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL Police say Norway mass murder suspect is insane The man accused of killing 77 people in a terrorist rampage that shook Norway last summer is insane and cannot be sentenced to prison or preventative detention, but can be confined to a mental hospital for the rest of his life, police said Tuesday […]

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BRITISH SENDS MILITARY TEAM TO LIBYA

The British military is planning on expanding its presence in Libya. Military advisors in the European Union said the organization is prepared to send troops for humanitarian assistance if the United Nations requests it. There are plans for increased Western involvement, as Gadafi is unrelenting in his stance of remaining power. While airstrikes have been […]

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NUCLEAR WASTE GREATLY AFFECTS WATER IN JAPAN

The leakage of highly radioactive water from a cracked concrete pit at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor No. 2 has stopped, the Japanese utility said early Wednesday.The leakage stopped after workers poured 1,560 gallons of “water glass”ó a sodium silicate compound ó through holes around the pit and at the bottom of the […]

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India Sentences Eleven to Death

An Indian court has handed down death sentences to 11 people for their role in the 2002 burning of a train carrying Hindu activists in the western state of Gujarat. An Indian court has handed down death sentences to 11 people for their role in the 2002 burning of a train carrying Hindu activists in […]

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Kayaker takes photo of English Loch Ness monster

Last week Tom Pickles, 24, used a camera phone to capture a photo of “Bownessie,” a reputed monster in Lake Windermere. The photo shows an object with three humps gliding on the surface of the 11-mile lake. This is the eighth sighting of the creature in the past five years. Due to the small size […]

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