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Obama: Mandela 'courageous and profoundly good'

America's first black president Barack Obama paid solemn tribute Thursday to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, dubbing him "influential, courageous and profoundly good." Duration: 0:42 Dec 6, 2013
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US fast food workers strike for a 'living wage'

Federally contracted employees at the McDonald's in Washington's National Air and Space Museum walked off their jobs Thursday to join the nationwide strike calling for "living wages" for fast food workers. Duration: 0:58 Dec 6, 2013
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High winds as storm hits the Netherlands

A fierce storm battered northern Europe Thursday, leaving three people dead or missing, causing mass transport disruption and threatening the biggest tidal surge in decades. Duration: 00:34 Dec 6, 2013
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Giant Christmas tree set up on Vatican square

Workers set up the traditional Christmas tree on Saint Peter's square in the Vatican on December 5, 2013. The tree, that was cut in Regensburg, Germany, is 25 metres tall, weighs 7,2 tons and is 45-years-old. Duration: 00:37 Dec 6, 2013
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At least 8 dead in car bomb attack in Somalia's Puntland

At least eight people were killed Thursday when a suicide car bomber rammed a convoy in Somalia's northern port of Bossasso, a region harbouring Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents where tensions are high ahead of elections in January. Duration: 00:27 Dec 5, 2013