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Did you see the one about the Bulgarian street artists who used a little color to repurpose a public monument commemorating the Soviet takeover of their country in 1944 into a cartoonish visual joke?

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Sorry about this—a 10-best list dragging along in the wake of all the others, which began appearing around Halloween And it isn’t even a nice round 10 in number I could come up with only six movies this year I have my excuses [Pictured above, Werner Herzog, director of "Into the Abyss"]Sorry about this—a 10-best list dragging along in the wake of all the others, which began appearing around Halloween [Above, Werner Herzog, director of "Into the Abyss"].

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On Wednesday, President Obama gave a speech to the United Nations General Assembly. His message -- that Palestinians should return to the peace negotiations of 1979 -- seemingly contradicted his speech from a year ago.

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Hamid Karzai and NATO would like Afghan forces to take over the country's security by 2014, a goal Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell calls "aspirational," as in "There may very well be the need for forces to remain in-country  " (more jibber-jabber after the jump).

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President Barack Obama on Monday announced his proposed 2011 budget, which includes boosted spending for creating jobs and waging wars, a potential tax on big banks, funding for infrastructure on the state and city levels and a whopping $16 trillion deficit for the fiscal year .

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