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Woman Who Popularized Fresco Of Jesus Wants A Cut

The Spanish woman who messed up when she tried to restore a 19th-century fresco of Jesus, now wants a piece of the action from the $2,600 her church has collected from tourists coming to see the ruined artwork. A court battle is expected.
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Record Soap Bubble Holds 181 people

Canadian performing artist Fan Yang set a Guinness record for number of people enclosed in a soap bubble. Yang burst the previous record by getting 181 people — arms at their sides — to resist the urge to poke the bubble as it slowly rose around them.
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Colombian Drug Kingpin 'Crazy Berrara' Captured

This week brought news of the arrest of Colombia's "last great drug kingpin." Renee Montagne talks to to former U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Myles Frechette about the capture of drug lord Daniel "El Loco" Barrera in neighboring Venezuela.
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Thousands In Pakistan Protest Anti-Islam Movie

Thousands of people across Pakistan are expected to take to the streets to protest against a video made in the U.S. that denigrates Islam. Pakistan's government unexpectedly announced Friday would be a public holiday, saying it would be a day to honor the prophet Muhammed. The government used it as an opportunity to also denounce the video, calling it blasphemy.

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