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Hunting for Wild Honey in Cambodia's Forestsi
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17 December 2014
Cambodia is thought to produce the best wild honey in Southeast Asia, mainly due to its climate and topography. Most of it is harvested informally and sold cheaply at local village markets. Now, one company is helping some of the country's poorest people by employing them to hunt for honey, then selling it commercially. (AP, Koh Kong)

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  • MSNBC photographer Tony Zumbado reads the Miami Herald in the Little Havana area of Miami, as news agencies from all over the world prepare to cover the reaction of Cuban-Americans to the surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore the nation's ties with Cuba, Miami, Florida, Dec. 18, 2014.
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  • A woman waits in a classic American car that's used as a shared taxi by commuters in Havana, Cuba, Dec. 18, 2014.
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  • Anti-Castro protester Sisay Barcia (right), argues with pro-Obama supporter Peter Bell in the Little Havana area of Miami, Dec. 17, 2014.
  • A woman holds a Cuban flag while celebrating the restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, in the courtyard of the Cuban embassy in Santiago, Chile, Dec. 17, 2014.

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You've Got To Be Kidding (Movie: Bedtime Stories)i
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