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US Congress should not play spoiler-Rice

U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice warned U.S. lawmakers on Monday (March 2) not to seek new sanctions against Iran while it is in talks with world powers on curbing its nuclear program, saying Mar 3, 2015
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Japan island overrun by cats

This is Aoshima island, a tiny fishing village off Japan's coast. Only 22 people live here officially. But it's also home to more than 120 cats. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) 65-YEAR-OLD LOCAL FISHERMAN, Mar 3, 2015
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Japan island overrun by cats

This is Aoshima island, a tiny fishing village off Japan's coast. Only 22 people live here officially. But it's also home to more than 120 cats. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) 65-YEAR-OLD LOCAL FISHERMAN, Mar 3, 2015
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Paying equal respect to all religions, Durgadas Mondal presents perfect example of communal harmony

West Bengal, March 03 (ANI): Situated in the eastern state of West Bengal, Bankura is a place in itself. Here amity between people of all faiths conveys the perfect example of communal harmony. One such example is of Durgadas Mondal. A school teacher by profession, Mondal possesses religious books belonging to different communities. Whether Hindu or Muslim or even Christian, Durgadas houses books which are not only knowledgeable but also conveys the message of communal harmony. People from different region come to Durgadas to witness the habit which has helped him maintain the age old ethos in the region. This man, who possesses books of different religion, is keeping alive the tradition of communal harmony in India that is a hallmark of the Indian culture. Mar 3, 2015
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Three-day annual Shiv Khori fair in Jammu draws devotees from different faiths

Jammu and Kashmir, March 03 (ANI): India's northern part of Jammu and Kashmir is a land of diverse religions and people here are living in peace and harmony. This thread of harmony has kept the region intact, and leading people to the path of development without involving themselves in religious skirmishes. A similar scene is observed during the three-day annual Shiv Khori Fair in the hills of the Ransoo Village of Reasi District in Jammu region, where devotees, shunning religious bias, gather at the countryside and pay obeisance to Lord Shiva. Around 50,000 in number, the devotees, including both men and women, who come from different parts of the country offer prayers in the holy cave, located inside the hillock. Chanting hymns to praise the Lord, the devotees enter into the meditation to get the blessings. Draped in colourful attires, the young women, while holding earthen lamps in their hands, make the gathering look festive. The atmosphere outside the cave is cheerful with women buying ornaments, displayed during the festival. Mar 3, 2015
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Madonna announces tour, Suge Knight in court

Madonna is going on tour. The singer has posted dates for a fall tour series, hitting 35 cities in the U.S. and Europe. She'll kick off the Rebel Heart tour in Miami on August 29 and wrap in Glasgow, Mar 3, 2015
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Obama says U.S-Israel bond "unbreakable"

In an exclusive interview with Reuters, U.S. President Barack Obama tried to lay to rest any speculation that relations between Washington and Israel were strained. SOUNDBITE: U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK Mar 3, 2015