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Next Step In Syria: Peaceful Or Armed Intervention?

At least 70 countries, including the U.S., pledged millions of dollars in aid to the Syrian opposition. U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has set a deadline of April 10 for compliance with the U.N. peace plan. Some analysts believe it's too late for peaceful negotiations.
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'Kony 2012' Sequel Due Tuesday

The activist group behind the "Kony 2012" movement and Web video that went viral in March says it will release part two on Tuesday. It promises more details and context about the African warlord's alleged crimes.
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Irish Protest Against Household Tax As Austerity Pain Bites Further

Up to now, Ireland has been the "poster child of austerity" for the way its people have accepted some tough remedies. But thousands protested over the weekend and about half of households didn't register to pay a new tax.
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Bin Laden's Wives, Daughters Sentenced To 45 Days Detention, Deportation

The three women and two of bin Laden's older daughters were convicted of living illegally in Pakistan. Two of the wives are thought to be from Saudi Arabia, one from Yemen. They've all been fined about $114 each as well.
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Whiskey Label Honors Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth is marking 60 years on the throne, and Johnny Walker wanted to do something special. The whiskey label released a new blend called Diamond Jubilee. It's been distilling since 1952, and a bottle costs $200,000.
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Aung San Suu Kyi Wins Myanmar Parliament Seat

Former political prisoner and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in Myanmar's parliament Sunday. Suu Kyi spent years under house arrest by the military.

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