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Human Rights Investigator Warns Of North Korea's 'Charm Offensive'

Photo: ReutersThe Australian judge who conducted the United Nations investigation into North Korea's human rights record has urged the world not to fall for Pyongyang's ongoing "charm offensive."

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Man Who Attacked Canada's Parliament Had Troubled, Transient Past

Photo: ReutersThe gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offences.

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Rousseff Or Neves? Brazilians Await Bad News Whoever Wins

Brazil holds its first TV presidential election debate. (Source: Vepar5, Shutterstock)Whoever wins Brazil’s presidential runoff election this Sunday won’t have much good news to deliver on the outlook for the world’s second-largest emerging market.

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Man Severed Penis That Failed To Impress Girls

Photo:  © europics.atA Macedonian man who was dumped by his girlfriend when she told him he was not any good in bed chopped off his penis and threw it in the bin.

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Jokowi's Cabinet 99 Percent Complete

Photo: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR- Indonesian president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is expected to announce his cabinet line-up with 34 ministries.

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House Of Commons Sergeant-At-Arms Hailed As Hero Who Stopped Ottawa Attack

In this March 25, 2011 file photo, Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers carries the mace from the House of Commons at the conclusion of the session in Ottawa. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Adrian Wyld)CANADA- As Sergeant-at-Arms in the Canadian House of Commons, 58-year-old Kevin Vickers serves a largely ceremonial role, carrying a scepter and wearing rich green robes, white gloves and a tall imperial hat.

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Switzerland To Nix 'Stripper' Visas

Photo: Huffington PostGENEVA– Switzerland announced Wednesday, October 22, that it would stop issuing special work permits for foreign strippers, who hail from countries such as Russia, the Dominican Republic and Thailand.

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No Sex Please, You’re Students, Says Zimbabwe University

Zimbabwe students vowed to resist new rules that disallowed students from bringing members of the opposite sex to their hostels. Pic: ReutersHARARE: The Zimbabwe students’ union today made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country’s top university.

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Couple Married For 73 Years Die Just 28 Hours Apart

Pic: www.people.comHelen and Joe Auer's love was so strong, not even the finality of death could keep them apart. 

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Video Of Woman Beating Child For Four Minutes Incurs Netizens' Wrath

Photo:ShanghaistCHINA- A video of a young mother severely beating a young child for a good four minutes has gone viral, raising the ire of netizens who spoke out against this overzealous display of corporal punishment.

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