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Dutch spend 461,000 euros to fence off king's Greek holiday home

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch government paid 461,000 euros ($615,000) to erect a fence around King Willem-Alexander's seaside villa in southern Greece, RTL News reported on Wednesday, drawing media criticism and demands for an explanation.

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Arizona math teacher arrives drunk to class and keeps drinking: police

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Saks barks legal threat at pet firm Snaks 5th Avenchew

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Alaskan woman, mauled by bear, walks to truck and drives to hospital

JUNEAU Alaska - A 57-year-old Alaskan hiker survived after being mauled by a brown bear on a wilderness trail, walking more than a mile to her truck and driving to hospital after the attack, state police reported on Wednesday.

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