Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60

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By: WINK Administrator

A series of explosions at an ammunition depot in Brazzaville, the capital of Africa's Republic of Congo, killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds more, Congolese and U.S. officials said Sunday.
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Chavez says he's getting new cancer treatment

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faces a new round of treatment for a recurrence of cancer following abdominal surgery last week, he announced Sunday.
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Obama pledges to stop an Iranian nuclear weapon

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By: WINK Administrator

Israeli President Shimon Peres accused Iran Sunday of plotting to control the Middle East, and warned "it will be stopped."
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U.S. Navy rescues Iranian in capsized boat

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By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Navy rescued a survivor from an Iranian cargo vessel that sank in the Persian Gulf, killing at least three other crew members, the military said Sunday.
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Rockets slam Syrian city, activists say

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By: WINK Administrator

Relentless Syrian forces took aim at the city of Rastan on Sunday, hitting it with 15 rockets in 15 minutes, opposition activists said.
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900-year-old saint's heart vanishes from cathedral

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By: WINK Administrator

The heart of a 900-year-old saint has vanished from Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland, police and the Cathedral said.
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Rescuers search for survivors after train crash kills 15 in Poland

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By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers combed through mangled wreckage early Sunday searching for survivors after two passenger trains collided in southern Poland, leaving at least 15 dead.
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Iran leader consolidates power, vote results suggest

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, appeared to gain ground in his power struggle with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as preliminary results came in from parliamentary elections.
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Putin poised to retake Russian presidency

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By: WINK Administrator

Russians went to the polls Sunday in an election that looks likely to return Vladimir Putin, the current prime minister and former president, to the country's top job.
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Limbaugh apologizes to law student for insult

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Radio host Rush Limbaugh has apologized to a Georgetown University law student for calling her insulting names. He had come under intense criticism from womens' g..
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When all else fails, blame the U.S.

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By: WINK Administrator

The first refuge of tyrants and buffoons is to blame someone else for the messes they make. On the world stage, that usually means blaming America when things do not go their way.
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Storms demolish small towns in Indiana, Kentucky

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JIM SUHR/Associated Press HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A string of violent storms demolished small towns in Indiana and cut off rural communities in Kentucky as an early season tornado ..
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3 dead after tornadoes hit southern Indiana

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By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two small Indiana towns, killed at least three people and bred anxiety across a wide s..
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Heavy damage in Indiana from latest storms

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By: Chel Bell

MARYSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Two Indiana towns have been heavily damaged today by powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.    A sheriff's offici..
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Opinion: Libya's rich history provides hope for future

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By: WINK Administrator

Libya today is a free Libya, but also a Libya plagued by a sad and violent history, a Libya that has not been able to progress for 42 years. Basic education, health care and infrastructure are integral to Libya's success and its future. But art and culture can be and should be a huge part of the healing process as well as future development.
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Authorities: 'Extreme' tornado damage in Indiana

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By: Chel Bell

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say tornadoes have left widespread damage in southern Indiana and a sheriff's official says at least one town is "completely gone." &nb..
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Powerful storms cause damage across several states

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By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Apparent tornadoes destroyed houses, sent people to hospitals and tore up the roof of a maximum security prison in northern Alabama as bad weather threatened mo..
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North Korea, U.S. to set final food aid details

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By: WINK Administrator

U.S. and North Korean officials will meet in Beijing next week for "face-to-face technical discussions" to finalize details allowing the resumption of food aid to the North, the State Department said Friday.
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Iran votes in first nationwide poll since 2009 protests

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By: WINK Administrator

Iranians head to the polls Friday in a parliamentary election marking the first nationwide balloting since a disputed vote triggered massive protests nearly three years ago.
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Race to save the leatherback turtle from extinction

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By: WINK Administrator

The leatherback turtle is one of the ocean's titans. The largest member of the turtle family, it is also one of the world's biggest reptiles, outsized only by some species of crocodile. Adults can weigh more than 900 kilograms and reach more than 2 meters in length, with the largest ever discovered measuring about 3 meters from bill to tail.
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