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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/18

    Early-morning voters wait to cast their votes during the South African municipal elections in Cape Town. The race is seen as a barometer of the strength of President Jacob Zuma and his ruling African National Congress.

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  • Is Boston Marathon bombing suspect in custody?

    A law enforcement official says a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is in custody, reports the Associated Press. But the US Attorney's office told The Boston Globe that there is no suspect, no arrest.

  • Tale of 'Bob': Does outsourcing new software pose cyber security risk? (+video)

    Many US companies hire foreigners to build new software for their computer networks – a practice that may raise their risk of cyberattack, some experts warn. Even firms that do not outsource software development may find an occasional employee doing it on the sly, as in the case of 'Bob.'

  • Yao Ming retirement risks NBA profile in China

    Yao Ming retirement risks NBA profile in China

    Yao Ming's expected retirement comes at an already difficult time for the NBA, with the 2011-12 season in jeopardy due to a dispute between teams and the players' union.

  • High-speed rail speed claim in China faked

    High-speed rail speed claim in China faked

    High-speed rail: A deputy chief engineer at the ministry, told the financial magazine Caijing that the trains' maximum operating speed should be 300 kph rather than the originally targeted 350 kph.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/18

    Early-morning voters wait to cast their votes during the South African municipal elections in Cape Town. The race is seen as a barometer of the strength of President Jacob Zuma and his ruling African National Congress.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/20

    A group of elderly Chinese women wearing Christmas hats take a dip in the icy waters on a frozen river in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning province on Dec. 20. Winter swimming is especially popular amongst the elderly and retired as it's believed to benefit health, and also said to increase the level of mental awareness, and release stress.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/04

    Ethiopian Jewish women pray during a ceremony for the traditional 'Sigd' holiday in Jerusalem. The festival, unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community, symbolizes the community's reacceptance of the Torah, led by Ezra the Scribe before the construction of the second Jewish temple.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/24

    'Thalera' the koala climbs in his enclosure in the Duisburg Zoo, Germany, on Friday.

  • North Korean plane crash in China is shrouded in mystery

    North Korean plane crash in China is shrouded in mystery

    North Korean plane crash in China has experts wondering what happened: Soldiers have defected amid food shortages, but pilot defections have been extremely rare.

  • Gallery Controversial animal sports

    PIG RACING: Pigs with woolen jockeys attaches to their backs race during a community fair in Cushendun near Belfast, Northern Ireland, in July 2009.