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Mandela´s Political Party Faces Historic Crossroad

December 7, 2013 10:54 am

Nelson Mandela was a member of the African National Congress party when he was elected South Africa's president in 1994. After his death, the ANC faces a struggling economy, a splintered identity and life without its symbolic leader. (Photo: Getty)

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Tech Nerd Tries for Olympic Greatness

December 7, 2013 10:54 am

Can an out-of-shape computer nerd make it into the 2014 Winter Olympics? Silicon Valley entrepreneur Paul Bragiel is going all out for the cross-country ski team.

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The World´s Thinnest Condom Is Thinner Than A Human Hair

December 7, 2013 10:54 am

A Japanese company has created what could be the thinnest condoms ever made, measuring in at one sixth the width of a human hair.

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World Trade Organization Reaches ´Historic´ Deal

December 7, 2013 10:54 am

The World Trade Organization came to an agreement for global trade for the first time in the group's nearly 20-year-long history.

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Is the New Cayman S the Best Car Porsche´s Lineup?

December 7, 2013 10:54 am

After the brilliant Boxster we wondered whether Porsche could get any better. It turns out that yes, it most certainly can.

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Earthquake rattles Oklahoma during Bedlam game

December 7, 2013 10:51 am

The USGS says the quake was centered about five miles northwest of Jones, Oklahoma and registered a magnitude 4.5. The Oklahoma Geological Survey listed the quake higher, at 4.8. Jones is 14 miles northeast of Oklahoma City in the central part of the state. Reports say the quake occurred at a depth of five miles. […]

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Earthquake rattles Oklahoma during Bedlam football game

December 7, 2013 10:51 am

The USGS says the quake was centered about five miles northwest of Jones, Oklahoma and registered a magnitude 4.5. The Oklahoma Geological Survey listed the quake higher, at 4.8. So far there have been no reports of injuries or damage. Jones is 14 miles northeast of Oklahoma City in the central part of the state. […]

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New Planet 11 Times Larger Than Jupiter Stumps Scientists

December 7, 2013 10:00 am

A newly-discovered planet 11 times the size of Jupiter is challenging current scientific theory on planet formation.

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Luxury Goods Lure Indian Shoppers

December 7, 2013 9:56 am

The global economic slump hit many developed countries hard, so emerging markets like India are now a key target for luxury retailers.

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Cairo Court Acquits 155 Mursi Supporters

December 7, 2013 9:56 am

Supporters of 155 Egyptian backers of the Muslim Brotherhood broke into cheers outside a Cairo court on Saturday after hearing news of their acquittal. The men were arrested and detained in October pending investigation on charges of spreading chaos in Cairo's Tahrir Square during celebrations marking the anniversary of a 1973 conflict with Israel.

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