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Jan. 8 Photo Brief: Betty White’s early birthday surprise, Alabama’s Nick Saban gets dunked and is Hugo Chavez dead?

Jan. 8 Photo Brief: Betty White’s early birthday surprise, Alabama’s Nick Saban gets dunked and is Hugo Chavez dead?

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Betty White gets a hunky 91st birthday surprise on Anderson Live, head coach Nick Saban is dunked with Gatorade following Alabama’s win over Notre Dame in the 2013 BCS Championship, speculation abounds about the health status of Venezuela’s cancer-stricken president and much 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. 18 Photo Brief: Schools reopen in Newtown, Queen Elizabeth joins the Cabinet, fisherman process a dead shark, a swordfish and a whale

Dec. 18 Photo Brief: Schools reopen in Newtown, Queen Elizabeth joins the Cabinet, fisherman process a dead shark, a swordfish and a whale

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Schools reconviene in Newtown, Connecticut as funerals continue for the victims of the December 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street to mark her Diamond Jubilee, Somali fisherman transport large fish on their backs through the streets of Mogadishu and much more in today’s daily brief.

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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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Dec. 11 Photo Brief: Driving dogs, recovering Philippines, surviving 12/12/12 and a go-go juice-chugging Chenoweth Boo Boo

Dec. 11 Photo Brief: Driving dogs, recovering Philippines, surviving 12/12/12 and a go-go juice-chugging Chenoweth Boo Boo

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Move over Tunces the driving cat. You’re so yesterday fashionably dressed IKEA monkey. The New Zealand SPCA just taught three dogs how to drive a car.

Also in today’s daily brief, Kristen Chenoweth spoofs Honey Boo Boo, cleanup efforts from Typhoon Bopha begin in the southern Philippines, a Chinese farmer builds survival pods inspired by the movie “2012” and much more.

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Oct. 11 Photo Brief: NBA visits China, Swiss forces show their might and an 18th-century sunken ship

Oct. 11 Photo Brief: NBA visits China, Swiss forces show their might and an 18th-century sunken ship

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The NBA makes social call to China, The Swiss air force puts on a display, a sunken 18th-century Spanish galleon is found off the coast of Sicily and more in today’s daily brief.
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Sept. 28 Photo Brief: Deadly Nepali plane crash, Bond under the hammer, Colombian pole dancers and no wife for Jesus

Sept. 28 Photo Brief: Deadly Nepali plane crash, Bond under the hammer, Colombian pole dancers and no wife for Jesus

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The Vatican claims the ancient papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is a fake, a bird causes a deadly plan crash in Nepal killing all 19 passengers, ladies compete in the annual Colombian pole dancing contest, London consumers and tattoo enthusiasts flock to the “50 Years of James Bond – the Auction” and the International London Tattoo convention and more in today’s daily brief.
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Sept. 27 Photo Brief: Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe and Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb

Sept. 27 Photo Brief: Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe and Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb

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Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe, Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 19 Photo Brief: Full monty fireman, big cat moms and tennis goes orange

July 19 Photo Brief: Full monty fireman, big cat moms and tennis goes orange

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White lion and Siberian tiger cubs get a bath, an all orange tennis player plays in Beijing, Spanish firefighters protest against funding cuts and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 18 Photo Brief: Przewalski horses in Mongolia, South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

July 18 Photo Brief: Przewalski horses in Mongolia, South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

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Przewalski horses in Mongolia, South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday and more in today’s daily brief.
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