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Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist whose switch from Republican to Democrat ended a 30-year career in which he played a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations, died Sunday. He was 82.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk, By Leon Watson

A large section of coastline in South Africa has been closed after a 15-metre whale washed ashore following an attack by great white sharks.

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informationclearinghouse.info, By John Dear S.J.

If you looked carefully at the news last week, you might have heard a report from Afghanistan about how the U.S./NATO forces bombed and killed eight Afghan women who were out walking in the mountains early in the morning before dawn to collect wood.

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http://www.latimes.com, By Jennifer Gibson

U.S. drones hover over villages in Pakistan, with the residents never knowing when they will strike.

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http://www.wired.com, By Deborah Blum

This summer, they were ready to fly a little, indulge in a splashy vacation. So they saved their money and flew to Thailand in June, went to visit the Phi Phi Islands. And there, as a flood of mid-June news stories made obvious, things went very wron

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http://online.wsj.com, By Associated Press

Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Pa

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