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EXPLOSION IN RUSSIA. Man blows himself up and rips through funeral service in Russia.
A suicide bomber attacks as policemen in southern Russia attended a funeral of a slain colleague, killing at least seven and badly wounding 12 others.

NATO CHANGES AND POLICY SHIFT. Following Afghan Attacks on Allied Troops.
The military is attempting to stop insider attacks are a clear sign of the increasing number of deaths of coalition troops at the hands of Afghan forces have become.

CHINA JAPAN GLOBAL DISPUTE. Tensions Rise Following Island Landings.
Thousands of Chinese demonstrators parade through city's streets, waving Chinese flags and calling for the government to defend their country's territorial claims. Japan controls the islands, claimed by China and Taiwan, named Diaoyu.

FROM ECUADORAN EMBASSY. Julian Assange Issues His First Statement.
Diplomatic impasse between Britain and Ecuador increases over the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder.

DIANA NYAD TRIES ONCE AGAIN. She Chases Her Longtime Cuba-Florida Swim.
62 year old American long distance swimmer has endured jellyfish stings, while attempting to become the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida.