Bahrain denies it beat activist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain's Interior Ministry on Saturday released a video they said is evidence that security forces did not beat a prominent protester, but instead helped him to an ambulance.
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Venezuela's new defense minister on U.S. drug kingpin list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has tapped a leading general accused by the United States of being a drug "kingpin" to be the country's new defense minister.
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Iran touts Bushehr nuclear plant, centrifuges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant is just weeks from operating at full capacity, the country's top nuclear official said Saturday.
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Britain issues warnings of terror threats in Kenya

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By: WINK Administrator

British officials Saturday warned of terror threats in Kenya as the east African nation battles Islamist militants in neighboring Somalia.
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Syria tense as bomb victims mourned

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By: WINK Administrator

Syria was tense Saturday as the families of the victims of a suicide bombing in the capital began to bury their dead, and as Syria\'s Christians celebrate Orthodox Christmas.
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Doctors: No cancer after all for Argentine president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who underwent surgery this week to remove her thyroid, did not actually have cancer, her spokesman said Saturday.
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UK sending warship to Strait of Hormuz

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran plans to conduct military drills in the Strait of Hormuz in February, state media said Friday.
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Iran welcomes U.S. rescue of Iranian fishermen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran on Saturday welcomed the rescue of 13 Iranian sailors by a U.S. Navy ship, calling it a "humanitarian act."
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Sudanese president visits post-Gadhafi Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, arrived in Libya Saturday to visit with the country's post-Gadhafi leaders.
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Texas teen deported to Colombia reunites with mom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JUAN CARLOS LLORCA/Associated Press DALLAS (AP) - A Texas teenager who was deported to Colombia in May after claiming to be an illegal immigrant was back in the United States on Fr..
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No Child Left Behind education law reaches 10 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KIMBERLY HEFLING/AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The No Child Left Behind education law was cast as a symbol of possibility, offering the promise of improved schools for the ..
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Tortured Afghan girl suffering in hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 15-year-old girl allegedly tortured by her in-laws in Afghanistan after she refused to be forced into prostitution is not doing well in hospital, aid workers say.
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Aid workers: Afghan girl tortured for refusing prostitution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 15-year-old girl allegedly tortured by her in-laws in Afghanistan after she refused to be forced into prostitution is not doing well in hospital, aid workers say.
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Hot air balloon crash in New Zealand kills 11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A hot-air balloon crash in New Zealand early Saturday killed 11 people -- everyone aboard -- an official said.
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Bahraini activist severely beaten at protest, rights group says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A prominent Bahraini activist was severely beaten by security forces at a protest Friday, according to the human rights group that he leads.
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Syria vows to strike with 'iron fist'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a suicide bombing Friday and continued violence in anti-government bastions, the embattled Syrian regime vowed to confront its foes with an \"iron fist.\"
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Attorney: Brain tumor caused lawmaker to shoplift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The attorney for a California lawmaker says she was diagnosed with a brain tumor that caused a shoplifting incident.    Democratic Assemblywoman..
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Van der Sloot murder trial in Peru delayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot goes on trial Friday in Peru, ready to admit to killing a 21-year-old woman while planning to fight more stringent charges that could land him more time in prison, his lawyer said.
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Cord blood transplant could help a Missouri baby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eight-week-old Carver Bayless is a lucky guy. So is his 4-year-old brother, Granton.    The Bolivar, Mo., boys were both born with a rare gen..
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Positions of the Republican candidates, in brief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues.    They are former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former ..
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