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Posted: December 19, 2013 at 5:11 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The Arctic 30 now hope they can spend Christmas at home. But it is too early to say.” Greenpeace spokesman Aaron Gray-Block, referring to the jailed crew of a Greenpeace ship, who hoped to be released after Russia’s parliament passed an amnesty bill Wednesday

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The former lead singer of the rock band Lostprophets was sentenced Wednesday to 29 years in jail, with a British judge saying that Ian Watkins had “plumbed new depths of de... Read »

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India cuts U.S. Embassy security

Protesters gather Wednesday outside the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to express anger over the treatment of Khobragade in New York.

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