YouTube Syrians' sword, shield

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian forces stormed the town of Douma this week, fired at the home of activist Mahmoud Saab, wounded the father of two and then hanged him from the balcony of his home.
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Swiss crash kills mostly kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-two children and six adults died when a bus crashed into the wall of a tunnel in Switzerland, police said.
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Shaky truce appears to end along Gaza-Israel border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli aircraft targeted two \"terror activity sites\" in northern Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces said early Wednesday, in another round of tit-for-tat that appeared to end a shaky truce.
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ICC's first verdict condemns Congo warlord

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found a Congolese warlord guilty of turning children into killers, marking the war crimes tribunal\'s first verdict in its decade of operation.
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Swiss bus crash kills 28, mostly children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-two children and six adults died when a bus crashed into the wall of a tunnel in Switzerland, police said.
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Killings scare gay, emo Iraqi youth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A recent rash of killings of people perceived to be gay or emo in Iraq has stoked fear within those communities, which worry the government might be unwilling or unable to protect them.
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China's secret detention law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese legislators Wednesday approved changes to the country\'s criminal code that will allow the police to hold certain suspects at secret locations.
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Iran's Ahmadinejad grilled by lawmakers

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quizzed by lawmakers Wednesday on domestic and foreign policy issues after being summoned before parliament.
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Militia turns British journalists over to Libyan government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A pair of British journalists held by a Libyan militia have been handed over to the central government, British government sources said Wednesday in what one called a possible step toward their freedom.
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Clooney testifies on 'constant drip of fear' in Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actor and director George Clooney testified before Congress on Wednesday about \"a campaign of murder\" under way in Sudan, where villagers run for the hills to hide from bombings on a daily basis.
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'Green Nobel' fights for Africa's rainforests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The majestic Kongou Falls, has some of the most spectacular cataracts in Africa, which are located in the heart of Gabon\'s Ivindo National Park. The 3,000-square-kilometer park is one of the most significant African sites for biodiversity conservation, sheltering a rich variety of wildlife and vegetation species.
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Man stabs 4 near school in Ohio office building

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police say a man who stabbed four people near a technical school in a downtown Ohio office building before being shot by an officer had three knives. &nb..
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Lawsuit: US pastor runs anti-gay effort in Uganda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts evangelist faces a federal lawsuit that alleges he has waged a decades-long campaign to persecute gays in Uganda.    The Ce..
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'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil.    In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground..
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New screening procedures for air travelers over 75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Some air travelers over the age of 75 will soon get a break at airport security checkpoints under a test program announced Wednesday that could allow them to keep th..
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National Cathedral's preservation needs top $50M

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's where the nation's capital gathers to mourn, to pray and to seek comfort during tragedies. Now the Washington National Cathedral needs help weathering its ow..
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Therapy dog a good audience for young readers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - When first approaching Lipton, a black and white Portuguese water dog, kindergarten student Elizabeth Leduc was a little hesitant.    Having..
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Vt committee takes testimony on "end of life" bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A committee of the Vermont Senate will continue to take testimony on legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of..
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Ky. woman sues over exposure to tainted water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Janetta Johnson spent four-plus decades dealing with a double mastectomy, skin lesions, tooth loss, a complete hysterectomy and chronic severe headaches.    Johnson ..
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UK abortion clinic targeted by US religious group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - One of Britain's main abortion providers said Wednesday that a campaign run by a U.S.-based religious group is intimidating women who use its services.   &n..
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