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Updated at 6:28 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Abdul Halim al-Attar, a refugee from Syria who was photographed selling pens in the streets of Beirut, is now running three businesses in the city after an online crowdfunding campaign in his name collected $191,000.

Updated at 6:02 AM

BERLIN (AP) " The European Space Agency on Thursday launched a rocket carrying two cubes of gold and platinum almost a million miles from Earth so that scientists can see how they'll behave in free fall " at a cost of more than $450 million.

Updated at 5:43 AM

ZURICH (AP) " Swiss authorities have conducted another series of pre-dawn raids and arrests as part of investigations into corruption in international soccer.

Updated at 5:27 AM

BOSTON (AP) " Seven marathons in seven days on seven continents? You'd be forgiven for thinking Becca Pizzi is seven kinds of crazy.

Updated at 5:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " A 10-ton Christmas tree with 45,000 LED lights covering about five miles of wire has come alive in the rain to cap New York City's annual ritual in Rockefeller Center.

Updated at 4:47 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Toyota Motor Corp. is harboring big ambitions to become a significant player in the growing market for robots that help the elderly and other people get around in everyday life.

Updated at 4:28 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " Peruvians still largely resent Lori Berenson for conspiring with the nation's No. 2 leftist rebel group in the 1990s, and she and her prison-born son lived in a kind of limbo for five years after she was paroled.

Updated at 4:21 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " There have been 143 security breaches or attempted breaches at facilities secured by the Secret Service in the last 10 years, according to a lengthy House Oversight and Government Reform Committee report critical of the agency...

Updated at 3:26 AM

For a show that once included Anne Frank and aliens in the same season - and still never really explained either, BTW -

Updated at 2:51 AM

HONOLULU (AP) " A long-awaited Hawaii Supreme Court ruling Wednesday invalidating a construction permit for what would be one of the world's largest telescopes represents a major setback for the $1.4 billion project on a mountain astronomers tout...

Updated at 2:45 AM

HONOLULU (AP) " The latest on the Hawaii Supreme court invalidating a permit for the construction of what would be the world's largest telescope (all times local):

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