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  • Palace officials said he would likely stay in the hospital for a few days for investigation and treatment.

    In this July 27, 2012 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh attends the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Buckingham Palace said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 that the queen's husband, Prince Philip, has been taken to a Scottish hospital as "a precautionary measure."
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 22, 2012, 9:57 AM EDT
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  • Masked female activists demonstrate in support of members of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot in front of the Russian Embassy in Berlin, Germany, Thursday Aug. 9, 2012. Prosecutors in Russia on Tuesday called for three-year prison sentences for feminist punk rockers who gave an impromptu performance in Moscow's main cathedral to call for an end to Vladimir Putin's rule, in a case that has caused international outrage and split Russian society.

    Friday's rallies will ride a wave of support for the three women who have been in jail for more than five months because of an anti-Putin prank in Moscow's main cathedral.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 22, 2012, 8:13 AM EDT
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  • This is a Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 file photo of a Roma resting on the pavement near the Bastille square in Paris Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.

    France launched its latest campaign to drive Gypsies from their camps.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 22, 2012, 8:13 AM EDT
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  • Russia called them "undisguised blackmail" and warning that relations between Washington and Moscow will suffer if Russian companies are affected.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT
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  • Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi meets with journalists at the Vatican, Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. A Vatican judge on Monday ordered the pope's butler and a fellow lay employee to stand trial in the scandal of pilfered documents from Pope Benedict XVI's private apartment. The indictment accused Paolo Gabriele, the butler under arrest at the Vatican since May, of grand theft.

    The indictment accused Paolo Gabriele of grand theft, a charge that could bring up to six years in jail, although the pope could pardon his once-trusted aide after any conviction.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT
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