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3 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

2 French Teen Girls Probed as Would-Be Jihadis

Two girls, aged 15 and 17, are under investigation in France for allegedly making plans to join jihadis in Syria.

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11 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Nick Cannon confirms split from MariahNick Cannon confirms split from ...

With rumors swirling that Mariah Carey's marriage to Nick Cannon is ending, Cannon has decided to go ahead and put it out there.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Circus camel bites baby's head

COULD it be aliens or secret underwater cities? These lights bright enough to be seen from space have been mystifying astronauts, but what are they? THIS fireball burning up in Earth's atmosphere was once a spacecraft.

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University of Otago News

Otago research uncovers dramatic changes in the honey bee viral...

A University of Otago study of the first stages of Varroa infestation and its consequences on bees and viruses in New Zealand will provide important insights for future management of threatened bee populations world-wide.

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Washington Times

Southwestern France is rich in history and charm

CONQUES , AVEYRON, France - As summer begins its slow exit, the French, who close their shops and take August off for a national holiday, will soon return - making autumn a splendid time for American visitors.

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Yahoo!

Exclusive: France forced to import wheat as rain hits crop quality

France's rain-hit wheat crop has delivered the first shock of the 2014/15 season: the EU's top grower and exporter is buying Lithuanian and British milling wheat to mix with its unusually poor-grade crop to meet contracts signed before the harvest.

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Echo-news.co.uk

a Man will cycle the length of Britain to raise money to help neglected children.

Rick Gill, 60, hopes to raise A 2,000 for charity Childhood First by cycling almost 1,000 miles from Land's End, in Cornwall, to John O' Groats, in Scotland.

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AndhraNews

Sirona Biochem Launches Global Awareness Campaign With Cousteau Ambassadors' Video

Sirona Biochem Corp . launches global awareness campaign with ambassadors' video produced by the team of Jean-Michel Cousteau and Fabien Cousteau to represent their support of the glycoprotein project.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townhall

The Allies Invade Southern France: Seaports and a Race up the Rhone

Winston Churchill disparaged Operation Anvil-Dragoon, the Aug. 15, 1944 Allied "second D-Day" invasion of Southern France.

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CNN

Gunmen rob Saudi convoy in Paris

A convoy from the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Paris was attacked while on the way to an airport northeast of the city.

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IcChuddersfield

Were many soldiers from Kirkheaton killed in World War One orphans?

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive Researchers from the village have drawn a blank while looking into their family histories and can only conclude that they had no living parents at the time of their deaths and so looking into their background ... (more)

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Reuters

Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right.

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KXXV-TV Waco

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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ABC News

French Ex-Prime Minister Seeks Nod for '17 Vote

An ex-prime minister under Jacques Chirac who was once convicted in a corruption scandal and handed a 10-year ban on public office is jumping into France's 2017 presidential race.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Oxford Times

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.

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Science Daily

Neither too hot nor too cold: Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.

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Fire Dog Lake

The Mysterious Parisian Heist

Here's an interesting story. Last Sunday, an anonymous Saudi Prince's convoy was robbed en route from a swanky, Saudi-owned luxury hotel to a Paris airport.

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The Windsor Star

Local soldiers and supporters gather to remember the Battle of Dieppe

It's been 72 long years since 907 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in one Allied raid in the Second World War - but for some members of the Windsor-Essex community, forgetting isn't an option.

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American Library Association

High and Low Tech at World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon, France

Sometimes, low tech trumps high tech. At Tuesday morning's plenary session of IFLA's World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon, French journalist Florence Aubenas talked about her kidnapping and six-month imprisonment in Iraq in 2005 and the time since.

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