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Banksy Is Believed To Be Behind Eavesdropping Mural Near British Spy HQ

A telephone box near British spy agency GCHQ is now adorned with a trio of snoops, after a mural was added to a wall this weekend. The art is believed to be the work of street artist Banksy.
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Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions of dollars in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.
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French Police Deploy DNA Dragnet To Solve Rape Of Teen

Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
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For Second Night, Valparaiso Fire Spreads Misery In Chile

At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.
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Search For Jet Goes Underwater; Oil Slick Also Being Analyzed

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8. More than a month later, no traces of the plane or the 239 people on board have been found. The focus remains on an area of the southern Indian Ocean.
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Dozens Dead, Scores Injured After Bomb Blast In Nigeria

The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
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In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Occupiers Defy Deadline, War Fears Grow

A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.
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Treadmill Users Can Use App To Run London Marathon

The London Marathon was held on Sunday but don't fret if you missed it. With a new app, it will almost be like you are there. The app senses your pace and sends you down the route in real time.
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Ukraine Vows To Reclaim Occupied Towns By Force

Tensions are growing between pro-Russian militants and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine. The new Ukrainian government has pledged a "very tough" response to those occupying government buildings.
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Despite Havoc, Syrian War Sparks Hope Among Kurdish Minority

With Syria in chaos, minority Kurds there hope they can realize long-standing ambitions for autonomy. Kurds who fled to northern Iraq from Syria will press those demands when they finally go home.

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