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May 26 Photo Brief: Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, oldest person to climb Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit”

May 26 Photo Brief: Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, oldest person to climb Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit”

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President Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, Japanese mountain climber becomes oldest person to conquer Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit” in the Czech Republic and more in today’s daily brief.
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May 24 Photo Brief: Saddam’s torture masks, self-immolating monks, baby animals and Buddah’s birthday celebration continues

May 24 Photo Brief: Saddam’s torture masks, self-immolating monks, baby animals and Buddah’s birthday celebration continues

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Baby animals continue to be adorable, torture devices from Saddam Hussein’s regime go on exhibit at the Martyrs Monument in Baghdad, Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Bowatte Indaratane self-immolates in protest of cattle slaughter, Buddhists continue the annual celebration of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death and more in today’s daily brief.

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Bangladesh woman rescued after 17 days in garment factory rubble

Bangladesh woman rescued after 17 days in garment factory rubble

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Seventeen days after a Bangladesh garment factory collapsed, rescuers found a woman alive and pulled her from the rubble. The woman, who has been identified by local media as only Reshma, was reportedly found after a workman heard her faint cries of “Save me, save me” from beneath the debris.

As rescuers continue to clean up the rubble, the death toll from the building collapse has climbed above 1,000. Many relatives of garment workers remain at the site, carrying photos of family members they hope to locate.

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May 3 Photo Brief: Wildfires in California, trickdogs in Germany and the newly shaved heads of child monks in South Korea

May 3 Photo Brief: Wildfires in California, trickdogs in Germany and the newly shaved heads of child monks in South Korea

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Wildfires prompt the evacuation of hundreds of homes in California, novice monks learn what it’s like to live as Buddhist priests in South Korea, trickdogs perform for the ‘dog and pet’ fair in Germany and more in today’s daily brief.
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May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany

May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany

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Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Brazilian special forces train to control drug gangs as violence soars, European lobster farming in Germany, a doggy gets a lift in a doggy bag and more in today’s daily brief.

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