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Rare White Lion Cubs Born at Georgian Zoo

December 17, 2013 2:55 pm

Cute huh? This baby cub is one of three rare white lions born at a zoo in Tiblisi last week. The litter were separated from their mother shortly after birth and are being bottle fed and kept warm indoors. The zoo's director says the birth was a special occasion for the zoo, but is also […]

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North Korea Commemorates Second Anniversary of Late Leader´s Death

December 17, 2013 2:55 pm

Remembering their "Dear Leader". North Korea on Tuesday marked the second anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death. Its political and military elite held a massive memorial in the capital Pyongyang, where they pledged their loyalty to his son and successor, Kim Jong Un.

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AP Top Stories December 17 P

December 17, 2013 2:40 pm

Here's the latest news for Tuesday, December 17: Lining up for a chance at a mega-jackpot; Obama huddles with tech CEOs; Pope Francis turns 77; Mexico City shows off huge ice rink.

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Man Survives, Fiancee Dead in Ala Explosion

December 17, 2013 2:11 pm

A pre-dawn explosion shattered a two-story Birmingham apartment building Tuesday as residents slept, trapping an engaged couple in bed as bricks and concrete rained down on them. (Dec. 17)

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Antibacterial Soaps & Body Washes: FAQ

December 17, 2013 2:05 pm

Antibacterial Soaps and Body Washes: FAQ WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD Psychological Stress May Mar Skin Dec. 17, 2013 — Even though the FDA has asked makers of antibacterial soaps and body washes to prove the products are both safe and effective long-term, the products […]

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British Tuk-Tuk World Record Holders Arrive in Buenos Aires

December 17, 2013 1:56 pm

Last month they set the world record for the longest journey in a tuk tuk. Now these two British teachers motor into Buenos Aires. It's been a tumultous journey for the pair, who have already been to 39 countries and traversed nearly 25,000 miles. But it's all for a good cause as Rich Sears explains.

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Man Survives, Fiancee Dead in Ala Apartment Blas

December 17, 2013 1:40 pm

A pre-dawn explosion shattered a two-story Birmingham apartment building Tuesday as residents slept, trapping an engaged couple in bed as bricks and concrete rained down on them. (Dec. 17)

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Snowden Offers to Help Brazil on U.S. Spying

December 17, 2013 1:39 pm

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, is making headlines in Brazil. In a letter addressed to the "Brazilian People", published in a leading Brazilian newspaper, he offered a helping hand in an investigation into U.S. spying there. The NSA has reportedly monitored the communications of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. White House Spokesman Jay Carney […]

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Snowden Offers Brazil Help Investigating in U.S. Spying

December 17, 2013 1:39 pm

Edward Snowden is offering Brazil help investigating claims of U.S. spying. He wrote an open letter first published in the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo.

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Streep, Roberts Hit Carpet, Brown´s Probation Revoked

December 17, 2013 12:55 pm

Talk about an A-list sighting. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts hit the red carpet in Los Angeles for the premiere of "August: Osage County." The duo have already received Golden Globe and SAG nominations for their performances – and likely are in line for Oscar nods as well. The film opens on December 25.

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