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Iranian Rally Marking Anniversary Of U.S. Hostage Crisis Has A Twist

It's been 35 years since the storming of the U.S. embassy in Tehran triggered a 444-day hostage crisis. Today saw more cries of "Down with America," plus some interesting demands from the crowd.
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Indian Supreme Court Says Ban On Female Makeup Artists Is Discrimination

The union that represents makeup artists in the world's largest film industry bars women from doing the job. The court called it a "constitutionally impermissible discrimination."
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China Says It's Developed A Laser To Bring Down Drones

The laser, China said, can destroy small-scale drones flying at a low altitude. The U.S. tested a similar system, last year. It put it aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf.
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3 Years After Wreck, Remains Of Final Costa Concordia Victim Are Found

Workers at a salvage yard found remains believed to be of Russel Rebello, the last victim still missing after the cruise ship capsized in January of 2012.
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'Arbeit Macht Frei' Gate Stolen From Former Dachau Death Camp

Authorities say they're investigating possible neo-Nazi involvement in the theft of the gate at Dachau, which was the first concentration camp the Nazi regime opened in Germany.
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Police Capture Mexican Mayor Accused Of Ordering Student Kidnappings

Federal police said José Luis Abarca and his wife were captured near Mexico City. Authorities say Abarca, the former mayor of Iguala, ordered local police to kidnap protesting students.
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Danish National Chamber Orchestra Weeps During Tango

They were not tears of emotion. The musicians had just downed the world's hottest chili peppers. It was a performance taped for YouTube by a Danish performer known for stunts involving peppers.
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Burkina Faso Military Urged To Hand Power Back To Civilians

The African Union has threatened sanctions against Burkina Faso's military if it doesn't return power to a civilian ruler. It took control after the long-time president resigned amid violent protests.
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Carlos Santana: 'I Am A Reflection Of Your Light'

Musician Carlos Santana shares his journey from a difficult childhood in Mexico to international stardom in the new memoir, The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.
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Wounded In Combat, U.S. Troops Go Back For A 'Proper Exit'

For some U.S. troops who left Iraq and Afghanistan by medevac, a return trip to these countries allows them to depart on their own terms.

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