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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent the weekend in Israel and waded into two of the most sensitive geopolitical issues in the region - how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions and where is the right place for the U.S. Embassy in Israel. Romney held a fundraiser today before leaving for Poland, which is the last stop on his three-nation tour.
The public transport authority received complaints about train etiquette. New billboards poke fun at bad manners, featuring Frenchmen with giant animal heads: a donkey spitting out gum, a frog leaping the turnstile, a chicken clucking loudly on her cellphone.
An estimated 370 million people — about 60 million more than live in the U.S. — were without power for at least part of today in northern India because of a massive failure in the country's power grid.