Prisoners start hunger strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 1,500 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli detention began an open-ended hunger strike Tuesday as Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza gathered in various events to observe the annual Prisoners\' Day, marking solidarity for the thousands of Palestinians in Israeli prisons.
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U.N. mission affects Syria endgame?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Such is the polarization in Syria that most analysts see the U.N. observer mission as the least worst option before violence sets the agenda again.
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UK arrests alleged terror fund-raiser Abu Qatada

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British authorities have arrested Abu Qatada, whom they describe as an inspiration to terrorists that include one of the hijackers who struck on September 11, 2001, the Home Office said Tuesday.
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3 arrests on suspicion of cannibalism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilian police have arrested three people suspected of killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their remains to make stuffed meat pies sold in the northeastern town of Garanhuns.
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Ryan O'Neal says he has Stage 2 prostate cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ryan O'Neal says the prognosis is positive for his recovery from recently diagnosed Stage 2 prostate cancer.    The 70-year-old actor said in a st..
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Space shuttle Discovery lands at new home near DC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery has landed at Washington Dulles International Airport, where its wheels will stop for the last time at the Smithsonian.   &n..
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No serious damage after Chile quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A strong earthquake struck coastal Chile near the port city of Valparaiso late Monday, causing mudslides and some minor damage, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Norway killer Breivik claims 'spectacular political attack'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anders Behring Breivik, the man on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last summer, declared Tuesday that he had carried out \"the most spectacular political attack in Europe since World War II.\"
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Vintage Harleys own Cuba's roads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Decades navigating the roads in Cuba have left deep scars on Sergio Morales\' jet black 1947 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
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The next World Bank chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Christiane Amanpour talks to new World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim about the challenges in his new job.
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Colombia: Clearances yanked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Secret Service has yanked the security clearances of 11 members accused of bringing prostitutes to a hotel in Colombia ahead of last week\'s pan-American summit, government officials with knowledge of the investigation said Monday.
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What's next for troops in Afghanistan?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On Tuesday, Australia announced it would pull its troops out of Afghanistan months earlier expected. What international troops are left and how many?
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Study: Himalayas glaciers bucking global trend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A heavily glaciated region of the Himalayas is bucking the trend of global ice loss and showing small signs of increasing in mass, according to a new study.
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Assange's talk show host debut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange\'s talk show, \"The World Tomorrow,\" is expected to make its debut Tuesday on a state-funded Russian television network.
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2 US, 2 German Costa Concordia victims identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ROME (AP) - The remains of elderly American and German couples who died when the Costa Concordia capsized near a Tuscan island have been identified, several weeks after the bodies ..
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Obama: No Iran nuclear 'freebie'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Obama has firmly rejected a complaint by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran was given a \"freebie\" on its nuclear program.
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Officials: Drone strikes kill 6 in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five U.S. drone strikes killed six suspected al Qaeda militants in the southeastern Yemeni province of Shabwa on Monday, two security officials and one defense ministry official told CNN.
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Guinea-Bissau suspended from African Union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guinea-Bissau has been suspended from the African Union in the wake of last week\'s military coup.
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Cruise ships mark Titanic centenary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two cruise ships marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic by tossing wreaths into the North Atlantic early Sunday morning directly over the site of the ship\'s wreckage.
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Plane's emergency at Gatwick

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All flights into and out of London\'s Gatwick Airport were temporarily suspended Monday after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing amid reports of smoke in the cabin.
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