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  • South Korean elderly women (yellow vests C), who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II, and supporters gather at the 1,000th weekly protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on December 14, 2011.

    Acknowledged that it conducted only a limited investigation before claiming there was no evidence that its troops coerced women into sexual slavery.

    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT
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  • A woman peels cassava to make cassava flour in a Market in Lagos, Nigeria on May 3, 2013

    Scientists say a disease destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT
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  • LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 07: Boxer Manny Pacquiao poses on the scale during the official weigh-in for his welterweight bout against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Marquez will fight each other for the fourth time on December 8 in Las Vegas.

    Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring Nov. 24 to meet Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout in Macau, the eight-division world champion's promoter said Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT
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  • This May 1, 2013 photo released by OWN shows host Oprah Winfrey posing with NBA basketball player Jason Collins during an interview for "Oprah's Next Chapter," in Beverly Hills, Calif. The interview aired Sunday. Officials at three publishing houses said Monday, May 6, that they had been contacted about a planned memoir by Collins, the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.

    Officials at three publishing houses said they had been contacted about a planned memoir by Collins, the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.

    LAST UPDATE : May 06, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT
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