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Ford Sorry For Mocked-up Ads In India Showing Bound And Gagged Women

The illustrations weren't approved by Ford, but were produced by an agency that does work for the automaker in India. "We deeply regret this incident," Ford says.
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Russian Tycoon Berezovsky Reportedly Left No Suicide Note

The death of the exiled oligarch in the U.K. has prompted speculation that he might have been poisoned.
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Cypriots Are Suspicious, But Bailout Deal Seems Set

The $13 billion bailout has some tough conditions. It is aimed at shoring up the island nation's banking sector and making sure its problems don't spread to other nations. But many Cypriots think their creditors have other intentions.
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Kerry Stops In Afghanistan On Diplomatic Mission

Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan Monday. He's trying to smooth over the latest disputes with President Hamid Karzai.
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European Parliaments Next To Approve Cyprus Deal

Finance ministers from European countries that use the euro approved a last-minute bailout for Cyprus to keep its banking system from collapsing. The $13 billion deal came after tense negotiations during which the Cypriot president threatened to resign.
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Exiled Russian Oligarch's Death Launches British Probe

Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky died over the weekend in London. The oligarch made a fortune when the Soviet Union broke up but after disagreements with Russia's president, he sought and received asylum in Britain in 2003. In Britain, there's intense speculation over whether the Kremlin wanted him dead.

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