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In Bail Hearing, Pistorius Says Girlfriend's Death Was Accidental

Renee Montagne gets an update from New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen on the bail hearing for South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. He is charged with murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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Pistorius's Story Challenged: Witness Heard Screams And Shots, Police Say

The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter is accused of murdering his girlfriend. He says it was a terrible mistake — that he thought there was an intruder in his home. At a bail hearing, the case is taking shape.
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Italy Edges Out Election Pollsters

Pollsters still do surveys for private clients, but are banned from publishing any results. Some websites have found coded ways to report survey results. A gambling site reports polls disguised as fake horse racing results, with horses named after political parties.
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Museum-Goers Strip Down To View Nude Exhibit

An exhibit in a Vienna Museum titled "Nude Men" from 1800 to the present drew a group of 60 men who stripped down to view it. In a special after-hours tour, they viewed the exhibition in nothing but socks and shoes. The tour guide was dressed.
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'Prisoner X' Raises Questions About Israel's Secrecy

Mossad agent Ben Zygier faced secret charges three years ago, was imprisoned under a false name and until last week, his suicide while in prison was a closely-held secret. Some Israelis say the case shows that the bounds of military censorship have gotten too tight.

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