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    Fashion show – at women's prison

    Neve Tirza, Israel’s only women’s prison, hosted its first fashion show Monday where models strutted on a red catwalk, showcasing clothes designed and made by inmates.

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    Baby woolly mammoth on display

    Nearly 40,000 years old and in surprisingly good shape, the carcass of a woolly mammoth has gone on display in Moscow. Scientists, who found the baby mammoth in 2010 in Russia’s far north region of Yakutia, named it Yuka. Yuka had gone on display in Japan and Taiwan before it was exhibited in Moscow...

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    Peru families receive victims' bodies

    The small farmers came from remote mountains and jungle valleys to receive the exhumed remains of loved ones slain three decades ago during Peru’s dirty war. Hundreds arrived in the Ayacucho state capital for Monday’s handover of 80 sets of remains. A truth commission found that some 70,000 died ...

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    Canada mourns for slain soldier

    Thousands of mourners gathered Tuesday to honor the memory of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Ontario. Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa last Wednesday when he was killed by a gunman who went on to open fire on Parliament Hill before being shot down in a hail of bullets...

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    Great War, great champagne

    Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages. As champagne goes, 1914 was a superlative year when the warmest of summers left the richest of grapes. As war...

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    Endangered landscapes

    The Washington-based Cultural Landscape Foundation announced its new list of 11 parks, gardens and land-based art that are threatened by demolition, neglect or lack of funding. The group works to preserve notable U.S. landscapes.

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    De la Renta creations

    Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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    Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia’s new president

    Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power...

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