NATO Forces Regret Civilian Casualties in Afghan Drone Strike

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_e0f4280aea.jpgMustafa Bag/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (KABUL, Afghanistan) -- As the United States presses Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a long-negotiated security pact, NATO forces say they are investigating civilian casualties from a drone strike in southern Afghanistan. The strike was "conducted on a known insurgent riding a motorbike" in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement released Friday.

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No 'Spacegiving' for Scrubbed SpaceX Rocket Launch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_6b4bc6a662.jpgBRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages (TITUSVILLE, Fla.) -- SpaceX Thursday for the second time in a week had to abort a planned launch of a rocket into space because of technical glitch. A problem halted the company's original launch plans for the communications satellite earlier this year and then again on Nov. 25. "We called manual abort. Better to be paranoid and wrong. Bringing rocket down to borescope engines ..." SpaceX chief Elon Musk tweeted shortly after the Falcon 9 rocket was ready to lift off at 5:38 p.m. ET.

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Stunning Surveillance Video Released in France's Biggest Jewelry Heist

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_bde616b007.jpgAntoine Antoniol/Bloomberg via Getty Images (CANNES, France) -- Surveillance video has been released on one of the biggest jewelry heists in France's history. The audacious thief enters the jewelry exhibition at the luxurious Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes last July. He brandishes a gun, terrifying the shopkeepers and unarmed security guards, who cower on the ground.

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Iranian President Releases Reformist Music Video

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_80f9d917cd.jpgPhoto by Andrew Burton/Getty Images (TEHRAN, Iran) -- The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, released a music video aimed at the Iranian youth in the style of Barack Obama's 2008 "Yes We Can" video. The video features Rouhani, as well as clips of singers speaking his words. It highlights the reformist president's "words of change."

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Taiwanese Animators Mock China’s Air-Defense ID Zone

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_d36837075b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- China has announced a new airspace identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea, demanding aircraft contact China and identify themselves before entering the space. For this it has drawn some international criticism, as the space overlaps with islands claimed and administered by Japan.

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