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$150,000 dress has 6,000 pearls

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Missing Oscars dress possibly recovered

The police may have found the missing dress.

You know, the white custom Calvin Klein gown that adorned actress Lupita Nyong'o when she attended Sunday's Academy Awards.

The one encrusted with 6,000 white Akoya pearls that Fortune estimated was worth $...

Boston timeline - federal arraignment

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Court rejects request to move Tsarnaev trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected another request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.

The death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been delayed by painstaking jury selection, crippling snowstorms and last-dit...

Volcano's eruption builds up island to nearly 1 square mile

Volcano grows Japanese island

Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet right next to it when molten lava cooled.

That islet ha...

Narendra Modi

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India 'about to take off,' government says

"India is about to take off." That was the bold declaration from India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he delivered his first full-year budget since his party won a resounding victory at the polls last May.

Avijit Roy was a native of Bangladesh

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American religion critic killed, wife wounded in Bangladesh

In his writings, author Avijit Roy yearned for reason and humanism guided by science. He had no place for religious dogma, including from Islam, the main religion of his native Bangladesh.

Australian lawyer using social media to fight anti-Muslim forces

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Muslim lawyer fights Twitter 'troll army'

The Internet is a dangerous place for Mariam Veiszadeh right now. It's where death threats lurk and vile messages appear faster than they can be deleted.

But it's also a place where support is growing in a Twitter counter-campaign -- #IStandWithMariam...

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Putin condemns killing of critic

The fatal shooting of former Russian deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov sparked outrage among fellow opposition figures, who speculated that his killing was targeted.

Nemtsov, who served in the late 1990s under President Boris Yeltsin, was one of Pre...

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U.S.: Suspects sent money to terrorists

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.

John Boehner at news conference

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Hill fight features rumblings of Boehner coup

House Speaker John Boehner faces a looming threat from conservatives to oust him as speaker, and it's tying his hands on funding the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress passed a one-week extension of funding just hours before the deadline on Fri...

Pre-fab apartments will be 250-350 square feet

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The answer to New York City's housing crisis: Smaller apartments

New York City has a housing problem: Real estate is too expensive, and there's not enough of it. The city is betting on solutions like My Micro NY, which is building prefabricated units that are 250-350 square feet.

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