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Stolen radioactive material recovered in Mexico

The theft of a vehicle in Mexico containing a potentially deadly radioactive material briefly raised alarm -- but the container was found with no leak or harm to the population.

Stolen radioactive material recovered in Mexico
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Tug of war over stolen lion in Brazil

A male lion named Rawell is at the center of an ownership dispute in Brazil after the creature was abducted from his sanctuary and surfaced later hundreds of kilometers away.

Tug of war over stolen lion in Brazil
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Lock of Napoleon's hair stolen in Australia

A lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair and other "priceless" artefacts linked to the French emperor have been stolen from a museum in Australia, police said.

Lock of Napoleon's hair stolen in Australia
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Nigeria arrests two Britons over 'oil theft plot'

Two British nationals were among 14 people arrested on suspicion of attempted bribery in connection with an alleged plot to steal oil from a pipeline, Nigeria said.

Nigeria arrests two Britons over 'oil theft plot'
Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft
Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft

Japanese authorities were Wednesday probing the troubled MtGox bitcoin exchange after claims of a multi-million dollar theft from its digital vaults.

Japan probing bitcoin exchange after huge reported theft
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Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers

A gang of cyber criminals using an army of infected computers made off with at least $220,000 worth of Bitcoins and other virtual currencies.

Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers
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Thieves make off with giant Australian mango

Thieves armed with heavy machinery and cranes made a daring midnight heist in northern Australia, stealing a 10-metre, seven-tonne mango monument.

Thieves make off with giant Australian mango
A Stradivarius violin. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million

A rare Stradivarius violin, which was once stolen and offered for just £100 ($162, 118 euros) by thieves, sold at auction in Britain on Wednesday for £1.3 million ($2.3 million, 1.6 million euros).

Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million
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Kazakhstan-Russia high-voltage line is about to collapse

Thieves stole anchors from the supports at Kazakhstan-Russia high-voltage line.

Kazakhstan-Russia high-voltage line is about to collapse

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