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Greek Politician Physically Attacks Opponents On TV

On live TV in Greece on Thursday, the spokesman for the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party became enraged at two female left-wing politicians and attacked them. He threw a water bottle at one woman and slapped the other woman hard across the face three times. The ugly turn comes one week ahead of crucial elections.
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Mexico's Once Dominant Party Poised For A Comeback

The front-runner in Mexico's presidential race says his party, the PRI, has changed since it was ousted from power in 2000. Many Mexicans yearn for the peace and order the country experienced under PRI rule. But others worry about the rampant corruption that brought about the party's downfall.
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Bankrupt At Home, Philly Orchestra Looks To China

When the Philadelphia Orchestra first visited China four decades ago, it was a prestigious, well-funded institution performing in a poor, underdeveloped nation. Now the orchestra is emerging from bankruptcy and hoping that an increasingly wealthy China can provide new streams of revenue.

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