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  1. MtGox Files For Bankruptcy; Nearly $500M Of Bitcoins Lost

    The bitcoin exchange says it was hacked. Investors likely have little chance of getting their money — real or virtual — back.
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  2. Walking Down The Widening Aisle Of Interracial Marriages

    One in 10 opposite-sex marriages in the U.S. are between spouses of different races or ethnicities. At more than 5.3 million, their numbers have increased 28 percent since 2000, according to the Census Bureau.
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  3. How Tracing The Oil In Your Pop-Tarts May Help Save Rain Forests

    A Kellogg shareholder helped nudge the company to buy palm oil that's fully traceable to its source. The hope is that more transparency in the industry will prevent environmental and labor abuses.
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  4. 'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

    The LGBT community says Greece is a macho country where being gay means being anti-Greek. Greece currently holds the EU presidency, and activists are using that spotlight their struggle.
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  5. Syria On Track To Become World's Largest Source Of Refugees

    Refugees once fled to Syria. Now, record numbers are fleeing from it. And the exodus is straining the stability of neighbors who are struggling to support both their own citizens and the displaced.
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  6. Chinese Paper Calls Outgoing U.S. Envoy 'Yellow-Skinned, White-Hearted Banana Man'

    Gary Locke was popular with ordinary Chinese because he was photographed carrying his own backpack and buying his own coffee. Such acts are seen as rare among Chinese officials.
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  7. After Target's data breach, customer incentive disappoints

    Target is trying to get back in good graces with its customers after a massive data breach affecting some 40 million credit and debit account holders. The giant retail chain offered its customers a 10 percent discount over the weekend as an act of atonement, but business was said to be down anyway.
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  8. Fugitive Finally Captured: 'The Eyes Gave Her Away'

    It's the kind of story you'd expect from a crime drama. Snowed in, an officer in Michigan catches up on cold cases, discovering a fugitive living in San Diego — some 37 years after she disappeared.
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  9. The World According To Vladimir Putin

    Russia's leader believes Moscow must play a central role in global affairs, from ex-Soviet republics like Ukraine to Syria in the Middle East. His positions put him in regular conflict with the U.S.
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  10. Movie Review: With 'The Past,' a glimpse into Iranian reality

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s "The Past" takes place in the outskirts of Paris where the unhappily intricate lives of Iranians in exile mirror life inside Iran.
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