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Tunisia’s Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

Tunisia’s Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary VoteTunisia's main secularist party has won a decisive victory against Islamists in parliamentary elections, grabbing 85 seats, or just under 40 percent in the 217-seat assembly, according to official results.

Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage Tax

Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage TaxSome 100,000 people took to the streets of Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday to protest a proposed plan to tax Internet use.

Hawaii Lava Flow Less Than 100 Yards From Homes In Pahoa Village

Hawaii Lava Flow Less Than 100 Yards From Homes In Pahoa VillageDozens of residents from the village of Pahoa on Hawaii's Big Island are preparing to watch their homes be engulfed by a slow-moving finger of lava.

Reports: Boko Haram May Have Kidnapped Dozens More Girls In Nigeria

Reports: Boko Haram May Have Kidnapped Dozens More Girls In NigeriaAccording to reports Monday morning, armed militants with the extremist group Boko Haram have continued to abduct young girls in Nigeria.

Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her

Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked HerReyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was executed by hanging in Tehran today, despite her appeals and calls from international activists for a new trial.

European Scientists Conclude That Distant Comet Smells Terrible

European Scientists Conclude That Distant Comet Smells TerribleA European spacecraft orbiting a distant comet has finally answered a question we've all been wondering: What does a comet smell like?

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The LawnA month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of ‘Ferguson Commission’

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of ‘Ferguson Commission’Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced on Tuesday that he was forming a panel that would study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old this summer.

Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing GirlfriendSouth African Paralympic and Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Vatican Bishops Scrap Opening To Gays, Divorced Members

Vatican Bishops Scrap Opening To Gays, Divorced MembersA synod of Catholic bishops gathered at the Vatican has decided to eliminate a landmark opening to gays that had appeared in an interim summary of discussions made public earlier this week that had appeared to signal a possible shift in the tone of the church.
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