The city of Rome unveiled a revamped statue of Pope John Paul II on Monday after the first one was pilloried by the public and the Vatican. Artist Oliviero Rainaldi said he was pleased with the final product, saying it matched his original vision. He blamed workers for a botched assemblage the first time around. When the larger-than-life statue was unveiled in May 2011, it was widely criticized by passers-by as looking more like fascist dictator Benito Mussolini than the beloved Polish pope. The revisions unveiled Monday focus on the pope's face.
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Quotas remain on bluefin tuna
Fishing countries on Monday voted to keep up strict limits on catching Atlantic bluefin tuna, overruling fierce opposition from critics who argue that the key sushi ingredient is on the rebound. Observers at a weeklong meeting in the Moroccan resort of Agadir said that some countries pushed for removing tough quotas, but that the 48-member international organization of fishing nations decided the devastated population still needed time to rebuild. Stocks of bluefin in the Atlantic Ocean dropped by 60 percent between 1997 and 2007.
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By the numbers
72 Law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2011, up from 56 the year before, according to the FBI.
38 Average age of officers killed in the line of duty.