Official: Bomb in Afghanistan kills 8, including U.S. soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan\'s Kandahar province as a joint NATO-Afghan security patrol arrived to defuse it, killing seven Afghans and one U.S. soldier, a district official said Sunday.
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Senegal's president faces protege in runoff election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade faced off Sunday against his protégé in a runoff election after he failed to win a majority during last month\'s controversial election.
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Military defectors unite under Free Syrian Army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top defector from the Syrian military said Saturday that armed rebel groups have aligned under the leadership of the Free Syrian Army.
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Obama heads to South Korea for nuclear summit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama travels to South Korea Saturday on a three-day trip centered on an international nuclear security summit in Seoul.
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African Union beefs up forces to hunt Joseph Kony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The African Union plans to deploy 5,000 troops to hunt down Joseph Kony, the notorious leader of the Lord\'s Resistance Army who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court.
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Guatemala and drug legalization

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the campaign trail, Otto Perez Molina vowed to rule his country with an iron fist. The retired general said he would send troops into the streets to fight drug violence. Now -- just two months after taking office -- the 61-year-old Guatemalan president is the driving force behind a controversial proposal that has drawn criticism from U.S. officials and earned praise from people who were once among his staunchest critics. Last year\'s law-and-order candidate wants to legalize drugs. Central American presidents are scheduled to debate the idea in Guatemala Saturday.
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CNN rejects Syrian claims it collaborated with rebels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria, which has long accused Arab and Western satellite news networks for fabricating and falsifying events, now has CNN in its sights.
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CNN: We didn't collaborate with rebels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria, which has long accused Arab and Western satellite news networks for fabricating and falsifying events, now has CNN in its sights.
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A mayor, a mural, a stereotype

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Julian Castro is not cooperating. The mayor of San Antonio knows full well what I want to talk about, and yet he is determined to change the subject to what he believes is a much more pressing story. Where I want to drag him, my friend refuses to go.
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Bad romance between regime, media

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The foreign press first praised the Western-educated Bashar al-Assad and his wife for their attempts to reform Syria. These days, not so much.
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CA woman gets life term for killing ill husband

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A woman was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for having her ailing husband murdered to avoid paying for his cancer trea..
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Santorum's rural edge keeps him in GOP contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Republican presidential nominating contests often reveal a rural-urban split in the party, but a distinguishing feature this year is the emphasis Rick Santo..
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Tibetan hunger strikes ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A month on the sidewalks of New York for three Tibetan hunger strikers finally ends. CNN\'s Richard Roth reports.
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Warnings missed on France shooter?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Did French intelligence services miss vital clues as Mohammed Merah showed signs of growing radicalization? In the words of the French newspaper, L\'Express, on Thursday: \"Did the security services fail in their surveillance?\"
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Fox's Rivera: Fla. teen's hoodie had role in death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera said Friday that the hoodie an unarmed black teenager wore when he was killed in Florida is as much responsible for his ..
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Dolphins from oiled bay show health problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Scientists say 32 dolphins taken from Louisiana's Barataria Bay were in overall poor health, though they say their studies don't yet definitely tie the illnesses..
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Coal report angers Indian government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India\'s scandal-tainted government has come under fresh attack from opposition parties after a leading newspaper ran a front-page report alleging that auditors had found that the awarding of coal fields to private companies had deprived taxpayers of $211 billion.
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Cell phones help clean water bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The recent announcement by the United Nations that 89% of the world\'s population (6.1 billion people) now has \"sustainable access to safe drinking water\" was described by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as a \"great achievement for the people of the world.\"
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How to rebel, Saudi style

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At first glance, it looks like a standard road sign to Mecca, the Saudi Arabian pilgrimage site for millions of Muslims every year.
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Outrage over Shell South Africa fracking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Africa has an energy deficit on its hands. To help ease this crisis, the big companies want to start drilling for natural gas using a controversial drilling technique called fracking in one of the most remote and beautiful places in South Africa, the Karoo.
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