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June 3 Photo Brief: Siamese twin girls, Glenn Close at the White House, flooding in Europe

June 3 Photo Brief: Siamese twin girls, Glenn Close at the White House, flooding in Europe

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Siamese twin girls born in the West Bank city of Hebron, Glenn Close visits the White House for mental illness conference, flooding in Europe and more in today’s daily brief.

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May 20 Photo Brief: Redesigned $100 bill, Dirty Pig Festival, twisters in the Midwest

May 20 Photo Brief: Redesigned $100 bill, Dirty Pig Festival, twisters in the Midwest

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Redesigned $100 bill coming this fall, Dirty Pig Festival in Germany, twisters in the Midwest and more in today’s daily brief.
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April 8 Photo Brief: Margaret Thatcher remembered, world’s largest aquarium, Vladimir Putin in the news

April 8 Photo Brief: Margaret Thatcher remembered, world’s largest aquarium, Vladimir Putin in the news

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Margaret Thatcher remembered, world’s largest aquarium in Singapore, Vladimir Putin in the news and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual content may depict death or injury.

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Jan 17. Photo Brief: Germany is freezing over while Australia heats up, tenuous peace on the Indian-Pakistan border and pets be blessed

Jan 17. Photo Brief: Germany is freezing over while Australia heats up, tenuous peace on the Indian-Pakistan border and pets be blessed

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Temperatures get down right chilly in western Germany while the thermometer reaches 104 Fahrenheit at the Australian Open tennis tournament, a tenuous ceasefire holds on the India-Pakistan border following cross-border firing, priests bless pets on the day of San Anton, Spain’s patron saint of animals and more in today’s daily brief.

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‘Mayan apocalypse’ preparations are under way

‘Mayan apocalypse’ preparations are under way

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Apparently, Doomsday is upon us.

For some time, grim prophesiers have pointed to Dec. 21, 2012, as the date of the apocalypse predicted by the Mayan calendar. Already spread by some Western scholars, the rumors have only increased in number (aided by the Internet) since the last end-of-the-world scare fizzled out on January 1, 2000.
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Dec. 13 Photo Brief: The golden Queen, tanks in Eygpt, vacation time in Australia and legislators in Kiev come to blows

Dec. 13 Photo Brief: The golden Queen, tanks in Eygpt, vacation time in Australia and legislators in Kiev come to blows

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The Queen inspects the gold reserves, people flock to the beaches in Sydney, Egyptian tanks surround the Presidential palace, Parliament in Kiev dukes it out and more in today’s daily Photo Brief.

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