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Interpol presidency vote: Russia in surprise loss to South Korea
Interpol elects a South Korean as president, rejecting the controversial Russian frontrunner.

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Portugal, Ireland woes dominate EU summit
BRUSSELS -- Just on the day EU leaders were hoping to present the final version of their plan to solve the region's debt crisis, their summit in Brussels was overwhelmed Thursday by debate over Portugal's political crisis and Ireland's banking woes.

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'Creed II' packs 'Rocky IV'-powered punch
"Creed II" represents the square root of "Rocky IV," with all the tantalizing side plots that entails. Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone again provide a potent one-two combo, in a movie filled with nostalgic callbacks that make the most of the franchise's durable formula.

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Airline etiquette: Tips from an expert
I was sitting in an aisle seat on a flight earlier this year when a fellow traveler approached and politely said he thought I may be sitting in his seat.

This Day in History

Oil Rig Accidentally Drains Lake Peigneur (1980)
When Leonce Viator, Jr., set out in his boat for a day of fishing on Louisiana's Lake Peigneur, he never imagined he would end up fighting for his life. But that is exactly what happened after an oil rig on the lake's surface accidentally bored through the roof of a salt mine beneath it. Like a bathtub whose plug has been pulled, the lake began draining into the mine, creating a whirlpool that sucked in not just water but barges, trees, and acres of surrounding land. What happened to Viator? Discuss

Word of the Day

carryall
Definition: (noun) A capacious bag or basket. Synonyms: holdall, tote. Usage: She threw her cell phone, wallet, and gym shoes into her carryall and ran out the door. Discuss