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Military Declares Martial Law In Thailand

The declaration by Thailand's army happened less than two weeks after the prime minister was thrown out of office by the country's Constitutional Court. The army says it needs to keep order and peace.
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U.S. Files Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

The Justice Department is accusing five Chinese government officials of using military and intelligence facilities to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. China dismissed the charges as "made up."
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Malicious Software Probe Reveals Vast Criminal Network

Authorities have charged developers and users of RAT, a software program that makes spying on an individual's computer easy. Users can capture passwords and spy on people through laptop cameras.
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Keeping Watch On Ukraine As It Prepares To Elect A President

Hundreds of western observers are headed to Ukraine to monitor Sunday's presidential election. Russia appears content to let the vote go forward without interference.
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Pope To Travel To Holy Land With Rabbi And Muslim Leader

Pope Francis will head to the Middle East this week to preach peace and has asked two friends from Argentina to accompany him, Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Islamic studies professor Omar Abboud.
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How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

In the Soviet Union's communal kitchens, many families jockeyed for one stove. Apartments were crowded, food was scarce and government informants were everywhere. Still, some found joy and connection.
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Thai Army Declares Martial Law But Says It's No Coup

After six months of anti-government protests and the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the army says it is needed to "keep peace and order."
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U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Atlantic Search For 4 British Sailors

The U.K.'s most famous yachtsman has joined families of the missing crew members of a 40-foot sailboat in urging that the search resume. The yacht disappeared Saturday.
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Fiery British Imam Found Guilty Of Terrorism Charges

Abu Hamza, an Islamic cleric alleged to have started an al-Qaida camp in the U.S., has been convicted on terrorism charges in a New York courtroom.
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With Cartels On The Run, Mexican Lime Farmers Keep More Of The Green

Thanks to a big spring crop in Veracruz and police crackdowns on drug cartels, high prices for Mexican limes are falling earthward, just in time for summer cocktails. Mexican farmers are celebrating.

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