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American College Student Chris Jeon Spends Vacation Fighting with Libyan Rebels

To most college students, a vacation means getting away from the stress of everyday life, with maybe a few palm trees and cocktails thrown in for good measure. But not to Chris Jeon.

Last month, the 21-year-old University of California, Los Angeles math major packed up his bags, bought a one-way ticket, and went to Libya to fight with the rebels trying to wrest control from dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

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Britain’s Prince Harry to Train at US Military Bases This Fall

Prince Harry, or Capt. Harry Wales as he is known to his friends, will spend two months in America training on Apache helicopter gunships.

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Headgear Ban Sparks Scuffle with Muslim Women at NY Amusement Park [VIDEO]

A dispute over traditional Muslim headscarves turned violent earlier this week, prompting police to arrest 15 people at a New York amusement park.

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Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Papal Tweet From an iPad [VIDEO]

The technologically-savvy Pope Benedict XVI has already encouraged priests to blog and helmed the launch of the Vatican’s YouTube channel and Pope2You mobile and Facebook apps. So it’s really no surprise that as part of his newly-launched news portal, the pontiff sent his first tweet recently — from the papal iPad.

You can follow the Vatican on Twitter at @news_va_en.

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Has Prince Harry Found His Princess In Swimsuit Model Florence Brudenell-Bruce? [VIDEO]

It’s good to be Prince.

The Sun reports that Prince Harry is now dating lingerie and swimwear model Florence Brudenell-Bruce.

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Despite Protests, Greek Lawmakers Approve Austerity Plan [PHOTOS]

Despite protests outside Parliament during voting, Greek lawmakers approved a package of austerity on Wednesday.

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Muslim Employee Fired for Refusing to Remove Headscarf Sues Abercrombie & Fitch

Hani Khan, a former stockroom worker for clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co., claims she was fired when she wouldn’t take off her Muslim headscarf at work.

After the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agreed with her, she filed suit in a San Francisco district court.

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Swedish Preschool Does Away With Boys and Girls

The “Egalia” preschool in Stockholm, Sweden is taking that nation’s goal of breaking down gender roles in early education to the extreme.

Not only are boys encouraged to play with toy kitchens, and girls with building blocks, but the pronouns “him” and “her’ (or “han” and “hon” in Swedish) are banned from usage.  Instead, everyone is refereed to with the invented pronoun of “hen.”

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Woman Attacks Boyfriend for Spending Too Much Time With Sick Calf

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, indeed.

Police arrested a Greeley, Colorado woman in April after she attacked her boyfriend for spending too much time with a sick calf he was trying to nurse back to health.

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Man Shortchanged in Crack Deal Calls 911 for Help

These days, everyone's counting their pennies. So when 41-year-old Dexter White got ripped off in a crack cocaine deal this week, he called police to fix the problem.

The South Carolina man told police he had given $60 to a drug dealer for crack, but only received $20 worth of drugs.

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