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Argentina, Italy, United Kingdom, Portugal, Nepal, Australia

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 9:49pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Argentina, the train apparently came to the end of its line too quickly and hit the barrier of the platform. One of the carriages pushed nearly 20-feet into the next. Fifty people were killed and over five-hundred more were hurt. Officials believe the collision may have been caused by faulty brakes.

Italy – Eight more bodies found on the Costa Concordia today, so now the death toll stands at 32-people.
Right now seven of the cruise ships employees are under investigation for last month's disaster.

United Kingdom – London is staging full-scale emergency drills just in case there’s a security crisis at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Opening ceremonies for the Olympics are July 27.

Portugal – Carnival still going strong here. The Prime Minister refused to grant the usual day off of work but many don't have jobs because unemployment here is at a record 14-percent.

Nepal – Don't sell this man short, he could be a new record holder. The 72-year-old may be the world's shortest man. He's only 22 inches tall.

Australia – This is a rare argyle pink jubilee diamond of nearly 13-carats. After 10-days of cutting and polishing it'll be shown all over the world and then sold. Experts say it could sell for a million dollars per carat.

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