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Croatia's Museum Of Broken Relationships

The museum's collection includes a wedding dress from a marriage gone wrong. It also includes a shattered garden gnome that a wife had hurled at her husband's car. And then there's an axe a woman used on her ex's furniture.
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Asia Strategy In Focus As U.S., Chinese Leaders Meet

Xi Jinping, expected to become China's next president, begins highly anticipated meetings in Washington on Tuesday. The trip comes as the Obama administration seeks to shift the emphasis of its U.S. strategy toward the Asia-Pacific region — including changes the Chinese aren't sure they like.
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At 85, Senegal's Defiant President Seeks A New Term

Senegal's president, 85-year-old Abdoulaye Wade, is seeking a third term in elections this month. But his challengers — and many Senegalese — say it is against the constitution, and that it's time for him to step aside.
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A Pragmatic Princeling Next In Line To Lead China

The son of a communist revolutionary hero who was later imprisoned, Xi Jinping is set to become China's next leader. Family members and friends paint a portrait of a humble man with an appetite for knowledge, who is an efficient administrator and an open-minded politician.

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