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Chatter: Retailers divided over Bangladesh worker safety pact

European retailers agree to plan for improving safety in Bangladesh, Angelina Jolie reveals she underwent a preventive double mastectomy, and why Swaziland's witches must fly low.
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European retailers agree to plan for improving safety in Bangladesh, Angelina Jolie reveals she underwent a preventive double mastectomy, and why Swaziland's witches must fly low.
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Chatter: Pakistan ex-premier claims victory in elections

Nawaz Sharif edges toward a majority in Pakistan's parliament, Hong Kong's top court grants a transsexual woman the right to marry her boyfriend, and Ground Control to Commander Hadfield.
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Nawaz Sharif set to take the reins in Pakistan, Syria denies it was behind bombings in Turkey, Hong Kong allows a transgender wedding and Major Chris broadcasts Bowie from his tin can.
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Chatter: One alive, 1,000 dead in Bangladesh

After more than 1,000 others died, one woman is pulled alive from the rubble of the Bangladesh factory collapse, Pakistan prepares for possibly deadly elections, North Korea explains a few things, confusingly, and Disney doesn't own the Day of the Dead.
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After more than 1,000 others died, one woman is pulled alive from the rubble of the Bangladesh factory collapse, Pakistan prepares for possibly deadly elections, North Korea explains a few things, confusingly, and Disney doesn't own the Day of the Dead.
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Chatter: Ex-premier's son kidnapped in Pakistan

The son of Pakistan's former prime minister is seized at a campaign rally, yet more factory workers die in Bangladesh, Capitol Hill hears all about Benghazi, and volcanos are erupting all over the place.
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The son of Pakistan's former prime minister is seized at a campaign rally, yet more factory workers die in Bangladesh, Capitol Hill hears all about Benghazi, and volcanos are erupting all over the place.
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Chatter: Costa Concordia crash, take two?

A container ship crashes in northern Italy, Kurdish fighters begin their historic withdrawal from Turkey, the Brussels diamond thieves get busted, and Canada's poutine pop is not for the faint-hearted.
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A container ship crashes in northern Italy, Kurdish fighters begin their historic withdrawal from Turkey, the Brussels diamond thieves get busted, and Canada's poutine pop is not for the faint-hearted.
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Chatter: North Korea stands down missiles

North Korea moves its missiles away from the coast, three kidnap victims escape 10 years after going missing, DRC is officially the world's toughest place to be a mother, and black widow spiders are even more creepy than we thought.
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North Korea moves its missiles away from the coast, three kidnap victims escape 10 years after going missing, DRC is officially the world's toughest place to be a mother, and black widow spiders are even more creepy than we thought.
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Chatter: Did Syrian rebels use chemical weapons?

A UN investigator says rebels may be using sarin gas in Syria, Malaysia disputes its election results, a neo-Nazi trial makes for uncomfortable viewing in Germany, and moon landing memorabilia to make your heart race.
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A UN investigator says rebels may be using sarin gas in Syria, Malaysia disputes its election results, a neo-Nazi trial makes for uncomfortable viewing in Germany, and moon landing memorabilia to make your heart race.
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Chatter: Bhutto murder prosecutor gunned down

Gunman kill the prosecutor hired to investigate the murder of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the death toll from the Bangladesh building collapse tops 500, Indian parents are selling their children, and North Korea tastes how sweet democracy can be.
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Gunman kill the prosecutor hired to investigate the murder of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the death toll from the Bangladesh building collapse tops 500, Indian parents are selling their children, and North Korea tastes how sweet democracy can be.
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Chatter: North Korea sentences American for 'hostile acts'

North Korea sends an American to a gulag for unspecified crimes, police say the Boston bomb suspects had help, life isn't rosy in the new Myanmar, and the names so bad New Zealand had to ban them.
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North Korea sends an American to a gulag for unspecified crimes, police say the Boston bomb suspects had help, life isn't rosy in the new Myanmar, and the names so bad New Zealand had to ban them.
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Chatter: Bitter May Day in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi workers vent their anger at last week's building collapse, the world seeks evidence that Syria has crossed its red line, Venezuelan lawmakers use their fists, and Psy is a real-life cartoon hero.
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Bangladeshi workers vent their anger at last week's building collapse, the world seeks evidence that Syria has crossed its red line, Venezuelan lawmakers use their fists, and Psy is a real-life cartoon hero.
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