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Spanish Princess Is Indicted In Corruption Case

The court decision is one of the last steps before a possible trial for Princess Cristina and her husband. They have denied wrongdoing and said they would appeal the latest ruling.
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Suarez Bite Controversy Pays Off For Gamblers

A European betting service is paying gamblers who bet that Uruguay's Luis Suarez would use his teeth in anger in Brazil's World Cup.
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Militants Kill Senior Iraqi Army Leader; Maliki Resists Changes

In the face of gains by extremist Sunni militants, Iraq's Shiite leader rejects calls for a unity government. The ISIS force has reportedly been attacked by Syrian warplanes in Iraq.
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British Air Mixes Up Granada With Grenada

Edward Gamson used frequent flyer miles on a first class ticket to Granada, Spain. Instead, he found himself on a plane to Grenada in the Caribbean.
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Cuba Maintains U.S. Embargo Is Harsh Financial Persecution

On his recent trip to Cuba, David Greene sat down with Josefina Vidal to talk about the state of U.S.-Cuban affairs. Vidal is director of U.S. Relations for the Cuban Foreign Ministry.
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Revived Mariel Port Attracts Investment From Brazil

Brazil is pouring nearly a billion dollars into Cuba's Mariel port. Brazil, via Cuba, will practically have its own port near U.S. shores — so it's a major geostrategic move.
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FIFA Probes Whether Uruguay Star Bit Italian Opponent

Uruguay beat Italy in a close match. But instead of celebrating, the team finds itself embroiled in controversy. Star player Luis Suarez was seen on TV worldwide apparently biting an Italian defender.
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Beijing: From Hardship Post To Plum Assignment And Back Again

In past decades, foreign firms offered lavish perks for people to work in Beijing because of how hard life was there. China's booming economy ended that. Now, air pollution is driving many to leave.
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How Much Does A Terrorist Attack Cost? A Lot Less Than You'd Think

A remote-controlled bomb costs as much as an iPhone. Car bombs can cost up to $20,000. So for a cash-rich group like ISIS, the only limit to attacks is the number of people willing to carry them out.
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Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

In the 1980s and '90s, thousands of Cubans fleeing to the U.S. passed through Mariel port. Today, it's the site of an ambitious special economic zone that is filling many locals with optimism.

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