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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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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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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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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
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Police to seek maximum remand for Narayan Sai in sexual assault case

Surat, Dec 05 (ANI): Gujarat Police on Thursday stated that it would press for maximum remand of Narayan Sai, son of self-styled Godman, Asaram, who was arrested on charges of sexual assault. A court in New Delhi had granted a 24-hour transit remand of Sai along with two others to the police of Gujarat on Wednesday in the alleged sexual assault case. Sai arrived in Surat city on Thursday, as he will be produced before the court in connection with the sexual assault case against him. Meanwhile Sai's Lawyer too arrived to meet him before he was produced in the court. Dec 5, 2013
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Lokpal Bill: Anna Hazare to begin indefinite hunger strike on Tuesday

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare said on Thursday that he will begin an indefinite hunger strike from Tuesday to demand that Parliament urgently clears the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill. Hazare said that he had written to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that his government had given him false assurances. In August 2011, Anna fasted for 16 days at Delhi's Ram Lila Maidan, for the anti graft bill, drawing thousands of people. Dec 5, 2013