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PUSSY RIOT PUNK BAND GUILTY. Russia's Putin Protest.
A Russian judge has found Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism driven by religious hatred for their guerrilla performance in Moscow's main cathedral. They got a 2 year prison sentence.

MITT ROMNEY'S TWITTER POPULARITY. What's The Real Reason?
Some are questioning whether his more than 861,000 followers are for real.

ECUADOR PROTECTS ASSANGE. What's The Motivation?
Offering asylum to the man responsible for the biggest-ever spilling of U.S. secrets was apparently too attractive for President Rafael Correa to resist.

ROBERT PATTINSON ACCEPTS `COSMOPOLIS' Role.
He looked up director David Cronenberg on Rotten Tomatoes "and it was like 98 percent approval."

MOM WORRIES FOR HER AUTISTIC SON. Turned Down For Heart Transplant.
Medical ethics experts say this is why more folks must sign up as organ donors.