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  • In Pictures French Spiderman's best climbs

    French daredevil climber Alain Robert dressed like Spiderman gives the thumbs up as he climbs a 32-story building in business district La Defense, outside Paris, on June 18, 2002. Robert has climbed more than 30 skyscrapers over the world.

  • British Airways cabin crew votes for more strikes as royal wedding approaches

    British Airways cabin crew votes for more strikes as royal wedding approaches

    British Airways has been in dispute with cabin crew for nearly two years. A walkout could threaten British Airways business this spring.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/25

    A close-up view shows the eyes of a chimpanzee at the Villa Lorena animal refuge center in Cali, Colombia.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/24

    Michal Novotny of the Czech Republic, Alex Pullin of Australia, Alberto Schiavon of Italy, Seth Wescott of the United States and Paul-Henri De le Rue of France, from left, clear a jump during the men's Snowboard-Cross FIS World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/18

    A woman attends a rally in support of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli. Gaddafi's government said it was declaring a unilateral ceasefire in its offensive to crush Libya's revolt, as Western warplanes prepared to attack his forces.

  • In Pictures Kate Middleton's dresses

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) speaks to a child after opening The Treehouse, a children's hospice, in Ipswich, England, March 19, 2012. Her dress caused as much of a stir as her first public speech as the Duchess.

  • In Pictures Underwater antics

    Team Ukraine competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2010.

  • How past Japan earthquakes prepared nation for today's historic temblor

    How past Japan earthquakes prepared nation for today's historic temblor

    Children knew as soon as their surroundings started shaking during today's Japan earthquake to don protective hoods and duck beneath their desks.

  • Japan earthquake eyewitness: Skyscrapers were 'like trees blowing in the wind'

    Japan earthquake eyewitness: Skyscrapers were 'like trees blowing in the wind'

    'As the shaking continued to build,' says Nicholas Roberts of the Japan earthquake, 'something much more primal was telling me to just get out of the building as soon as possible.'

  • Carlos Slim: Poor nation billionaires high on Forbes rich list

    Carlos Slim: Poor nation billionaires high on Forbes rich list

    Carlos Slim retained the top spot on the Forbes rich list for the second year in a row. The Mexican telecoms tycoon represents a growing trend of billionaires bubbling up from emerging markets worldwide. Over the past year, China doubled its number of billionaires, according to Forbes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Of the 11 richest men in the world, the following five come from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia: