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Wife Of Fallen Chinese Leader Charged With Murder

The wife of a former Chinese Communist Party leader has been charged with the murder of a British businessman. Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai and a family aide are accused of poisoning Neil Heywood.
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Millions Of Immigrants Cause Tension In Singapore

In a bid to avoid an aging society and dearth of workers, Singapore has welcomed roughly two million immigrants in the past two decades. In recent years, the topic of immigration has dominated the political landscape, with urbanites increasingly concerned about competition for jobs, housing and transportation, and voters increasingly questioning the ruling party's immigration policies.
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A Minute-By-Minute Account Of the Norway Massacre

On July 22, 2011, Anders Breivik killed 77 people and injured hundreds more when he bombed government buildings in Oslo, Norway and then went on a shooting rampage at a summer camp. GQ correspondent Sean Flynn documents the "beat-by-beat horrors of those terrifying 198 minutes" in the August issue.
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The Crisis In Syria, On A Human Level

NPR's Kelly McEvers has looked at the lives of Syrian rebels and people in areas under their control. And Janine di Giovanni has spent time in Damascus and Homs, reporting on Syria's elite, who, until recently, have clung to many aspects of normal life, despite violence erupting around them.
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Video Clip Previewing London 2012 Opening Ceremony Is Released

The footage shows kids in pj's bouncing on giant beds, and an array of dancers in lavish costumes. The most mystifying - and gripping - image is a mass of helmeted cyclists wearing giant silvery-blue flapping wings, pedaling around in two huge circles.

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