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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 7:43pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Colombia, the country was rattled by a car bomb attack that was apparently targeting a former official. The official escaped with his life but his driver and a bodyguard were killed. This was the first fatal bombing with an apparent political motive in Bogota in nearly a decade. Colombia's President has offered up a 300-thousand dollar reward for info that leads to an arrest.

Switzerland – A series of huge rock slides Tuesday. The roads remain blocked, and people in nearby villages have been evacuated from the area. So far, no has been injured, and no buildings have been damaged.

Kazakhstan – An American astronaut and 2-Russian cosmonauts are headed to the International Space Station. They blasted off earlier yesterday. Their four-and-a-half month mission will include the arrival of a supply capsule which a private company will launch next week.

China – Crews are constructing ‘instant buildings’. A time-lapse video shows a 3-story structure finished in just 3-weeks. The company behind it all uses pre-fabricated sections that piece together like children's blocks. The company's goal is to build one of these in just 24-hours.

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