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Thieves Hit Warehouse Holding $30 Million Of Canadian Maple Syrup

In Canada, a remote warehouse that was holding millions of pounds of maple syrup recently became the scene of what may be "the sweetest heist of all time," as a Canadian newspaper calls it.
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Andy Greenberg: "This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim To Free The World's Information"

Forbes reporter Andy Greenberg unveils the world of politically motivated hackers, who they are and how they operate.

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Presidential Politics And The Middle East

Presidential politics and foreign policy: What Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are saying -- and not saying -- about American involvement in the Middle East.

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Update On The Killing Of U.S. Diplomats In Benghazi And The Attack In Cairo

Update on the killing of U.S. diplomats in Benghazi and the attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo. Diane and guests discuss security implications for the region and rising tensions between the U.S. and the Arab world.

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Family Finds Medieval Well Under Their House

A family in England really wasn't expecting to find a 33-foot-deep medieval well under their living room floor. Colin Steer got about a foot down into the well before his wife made him stop. Now he's retired, and he's dug 17 feet. He's already found a sword and hopes for more treasures.
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Israel Finds Itself A Partisan Election Issue In U.S.

The country has featured prominently in past campaigns, but observers say it's different this time. The shift is partially attributed to the GOP's aggressive courting of the Jewish vote and the Israeli government's perceived taking of sides, a charge it denies.
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Relentless Attacks Send Syrians Fleeing For Relief

Refugees are crowding the borders at the end of the bloodiest month since the anti-government uprising began. Many are abandoning their homes in rebel-held towns. Although the rebel brigades have grown bolder, they are mainly powerless against bombardment from Syria's air force.

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