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- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- VENEZUELA :6 March UPDATE: Shooting At Caracas Opposition Rally Wounds Capriles Supporter.
07 February 2013
RUSSIA : Siberian Cult Leader Rudnev Jailed For Raping Dozens Of Followers.
Former Red Army conscript turned cult leader...Konstantin Rudnev, 45...was jailed for 11 years by a Siberian court for raping dozens of his followers .
His Ashram Shambala had an estimated 30,000 devotees...and many were forced to sell drugs and take part in orgies.
Rudnev declared himself an alien god from Sirius.
In 2004...doctors pronounced him criminally insane and put him in an institution...but he escaped.