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Protests in the Middle East reached Syria recently, and on Friday violence claimed the lives of about 25 people, according to reports. Witnesses said government troops fired on protesters.


Quote of note


"The situation today at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant is still very grave and serious. We must remain vigilant. We are not in a position where we can be optimistic. We must treat every development with the utmost care." – Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, talking about the ongoing problems at the nuclear power plant. The latest reports say there might be a breach at the facility.


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A kayaker found himself paddling over a huge shark, and it was all caught on video:



 


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