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  • Just as the first storms of winter roll in, Dutchman Johan Huibers has finished his 20-year quest to build a full-scale, functioning model of Noah's Ark.

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    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 1:22 PM EST
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  • Protesters carrying a banner that reads: "We ask for justice for all the victims" during protest march against the Hague war crimes tribunal, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

    Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac were released this month by a U.N. war crimes court in The Hague, Netherlands, after it overturned their convictions.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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  • BRUSSELS (AP) — Even if NATO quickly approves Turkey's request for the deployment of Patriot missiles on its border with Syria, winning parliamentary approval, selecting sites for the air defense batteries and transporting them there means they probably wouldn't be operational for weeks.

    Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S. have the advanced PAC-3 model Patriots that Turkey wants for intercepting ballistic missiles, but if they come from the two European countries, their parliaments may have to vote on that first.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 8:00 AM EST
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  • Nicaragua's foreign minister Samuel Santos and ambassador Carlos Jose Arguello Gomez, Colombia's agent Julio London Paredes and former foreign affairs minister Guillermo Fernandez de Soto, from left to right, listen as the court delivered its ruling in the case of Nicaragua versus Colombia over ownership of a string of islands and cays off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast.

    The International Court of Justice ruled a group of islands in the Caribbean belongs to Colombia, but granted Nicaragua a swath of the surrounding sea.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
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