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Rubber Ducky Sees World

A giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong’s Victoria Habour May 2. Since 2007 the 54-foot-tall Rubber Duck has traveled to various cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam.

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HONG KONG (AP) — A six-story-high rubber duck is making a big splash in Hong Kong. Crowds watched the inflatable duck being pulled by tugboat across Victoria Harbor in front of Hong Kong’s signature skyscraper skyline.

May 3, 2013 11:26 a.m. read more..

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.

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