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Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.

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Toshiba LED lights to illuminate the Louvre

PARIS -- Toshiba partners with Louvre museum , home of the Mona Lisa, to illuminate the historic monument with environmentally friendly LED lights.

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Mexico City 'zombies' break record, add to city's Guinness titles

MEXICO CITY -- Nine thousand eight-hundred and six people dressed like zombies and took to the streets this past weekend to break a Guinness world record. It's the latest in a national obsession with ...

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Great Wall of China gets electric taxi service

BEIJING - a county just 12 miles away from the Great Wall of China launches a fleet of 50 electric taxis, but there are a few teething problems.