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McDonald's Vs. McCurry's

For eight years, McDonald's has been fighting a restaurant in Malaysia called � McCurry. The American fast food giant tried to copyright the �mc� prefix. But Malaysia's Federal Court said: NOT so fast.

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Details emerge in terror plot

Three men were convicted on Monday in a British court of plotting to blow up at least seven planes travelling from London to the US and Canada. Prosecutors exposed links between the plotters and a mastermind in Pakistan. Laura Lynch reports.

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Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the island of Morea in French Polynesia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from travel writer and expeditioner Jon Bowermaster about the island's reputation among surfers.

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Afghanistan's contested election

Afghan election returns released on Tuesday pointed to a first-round victory for incumbent president Hamid Karzai. But the results were immediately questioned as a U.N.-backed watchdog agency said it had found �clear and convincing evidence of fraud�.

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Lehman Brothers' art

The global recession hit the art market especially hard. And now, the company that helped spark the financial crisis is selling off its art. The BBC's Lawrence Pollard reports from London.

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Verdict in would-be bombers case

Three British men were found guilty today of conspiring to commit mass murder by blowing up airplanes. Their arrest in 2006 led to the restrictions on liquids. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Rob Watson in London, where the trial took place.

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Religious freedom in Egypt

In Egypt, followers of the Bahai religion have often complain of persecution and even official discrimination. But they have recently made gains in the largely Muslim country. The World's Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo.

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Strange new species

An expedition team, just back from a trip to Papua New Guinea, has discovered some new species� Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the team leader, George McGavin of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.