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Sideshow: Obama ‘birthers’ still exist

  Jimmy Fallon found a way to connect Miss Utah’s wacky answer at the Miss USA pageant to President Obama’s approval ratings; South Carolina Republican Jeff Duncan tells radio host he still questions the president’s “validity,” proving that the birther movement is still alive and well in America; and

Samoa politician: export meat of stray dogs

  A politician in Samoa has proposed culling stray dogs and then exporting their meat. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Samoa Air now charging passengers by weight

  Some are criticizing airline Samoa Air’s new policy of charging their passengers by their weight instead of their seat. Company officials are saying it is only fair to charge by weight, and not one passenger has refused to step on the scale yet.

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  Cyclone Evan slams Fiji, Samoa

Thousands of residents in Fiji and Samoa are in evacuation centers due to the devastating rain and wind gusts of Cyclone Evan battering the island nations. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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A dancer dressed in traditional Zulu attire performs ahead of the test match between South Africa and Samoa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria

A dancer dressed in traditional Zulu attire performs ahead of the test match between South Africa and Samoa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Samoa's team performs a haka ahead of their test match against South Africa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria
Samoa's team performs a haka ahead of their test match against South Africa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria

Samoa's team performs a haka ahead of their test match against South Africa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Samoa's Ofisa Treviranus is challenged by Flip van der Merwe and captain Jean de Villiers of South Africa during the test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria