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Colombian Authorities Capture Drug-Smuggling Submarine [VIDEO]

Acting on tips from informants, soldiers in Colombia have seized a 99-foot fully submersible submarine that was intended to be used for drug smuggling.

The fiberglass boat had enough room for eight tons of drugs and a crew of six, and enough power to make the eight-or- nine-day trip from Columbia to Mexico totally underwater.

It hasn’t been uncommon for Colombian authorities to catch narco-traffickers with semi-submersible submarines, but smugglers using fully submersible subs is more unusual. It is estimated the sub cost two million dollars to build.

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Gallery: Faces of Celebration in Egypt

There's jubilation on the street of Cairo, in response to the news that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will step down after 30 years in office. Check out a gallery from the celebration.

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“Egypt Is Free!”

Wild cheers erupted from tens of thousands of demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square after word spread that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned. Demonstrators chanted "Egypt is free!" upon hearing the news.

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Gallery: Haiti – One Year After the Earthquake

It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the horrific earthquake that shook Haiti. After the tragedy, Americans pledged over 1 billion dollars -- 32 million dollars by text messages alone. But has it made a difference?

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Mayor Bloomberg And NY Lawmakers Celebrate Passage Of 9/11 Compensation Act
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First Look at New Ground Zero Building “1 World Trade Center”

Construction is well underway in New York City's Ground Zero area, site of the September 11th terrorist attacks, on 1 World Trade Center. It will be the tallest building in the US when finished, measuri

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Rare Lunar Eclipse

The night sky over the world the other night had a little activity, a rare, total lunar eclipse. I know I didn't get a chance to see it the other night however some lucky photographers did.

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World Leader All-Star Band

Recently, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin performed the classic Fats Domino tune "Blueberry Hill" live. You can check out footage from the event here. This got me thinking, what if an all-star band of world leaders past and present who played music instruments was gathered together?

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Putin Puttin’ On The Ritz

Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Russia recently was belting out an old, Fats Domino classic "Blueberry Hill." He may not be the next Fats Domino but he can sure hold his own.

What do you think? Is he the next Russian Idol?

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