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Thief steals $1 million in jewelry during New Mexico Christmas tree lighting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A modern-day Grinch made off with more than $1 million in jewels from a store in a chic Santa Fe marketplace during the city's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, police said on Tuesday.

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Man scales Colosseum to protest Rome Holy Year crackdown

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Broad smiles and enduring spirit at Holocaust survivors' beauty contest

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