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India Refuses Permission For Country's First Playboy Club

The Goa state government says it cannot grant permission for the new club, which was to be the first of eight to be built over the next three years in India.

Italy's Financial Crisis Means More (Bread) Dough At Home

A third of Italians are now making pizza at home, and 19 percent are baking their own bread, an association of Italian farmers reports. Bakeries are adapting by by offering prepared food, and more importantly, sandwiches.

China Gives Breakdown Of Its Military, Criticizes U.S.

For the first time, China gives numbers for its ground, air and naval forces. It also slams the U.S. for its shift to Asia.

IMF Lowers 2013 Economic Growth Forecasts

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its projections for global economic growth, including in the United States, citing sharp cuts in government spending and the struggling eurozone.

Strong Earthquake Shakes Iran, Deaths Reported

The estimated 7.8 magnitude temblor was felt across the region. Buildings swayed in India's capital.

Venezuela's Presidential Election Remains Disputed

The government declared Nicolas Maduro the winner Sunday night. He's the man picked by the late Hugo Chavez to become president. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles is challenging his narrow defeat.