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FBI Chief's Comments Linking Poland To Holocaust Draw Angry Response

In a speech last week, James Comey appeared to suggest that Poles had been complicit in the Holocaust. Polish leaders, who have long recoiled at that assertion, demanded an apology.
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Mr. Toilet And Mr. Condom Think Jokes Will Save The World

Potty humor! A condom in a key chain with the slogan: "Weapon of mass protection." The goal is to use laughter to change attitudes. And there's even a study to prove that it works.
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Japan, U.S. 'Close' To Major Deal

A 12-country trade agreement hinges on negotiations between Japan and the United States.
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EU Holds Emergency Meeting After Migrant Boat Capsizes; Hundreds Feared Dead

With 28 survivors reported and 24 bodies recovered, only a fraction of the hundreds of people who were reportedly on board are accounted for.
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Italy Calls On EU To Act After Migrants Drown In Mediterranean

Hundreds of migrants are believed dead after a smugglers' boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the Libyan coast. Pressure is growing on EU leaders to prevent such tragedies.
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South African Authorities Try To Quell Xenophobic Violence

Hundreds of people were detained in an effort to end the recent anti-foreigner violence that has swept South Africa. Renee Montagne talks to David Smith, the Africa correspondent for The Guardian.
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So Long 'Cinderella,' Website Helps Chinese Find Better English Names

Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to suggest more appropriate ones.
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Chinese President To Discuss Massive Trade Route During Pakistan Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit long-time ally Pakistan this week to discuss a port project and roads that link the two countries. China is hoping to extend its influence in region.
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Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.
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Shroud Of Turin Goes Back On Display In Italy For A Limited Engagement

The 14-by-3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.

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