Iraqi police: 15 killed in attacks on stations

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in attacks targeting police stations in Iraq Sunday, authorities said.
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Congress returns to resume payroll tax cut talks

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANDREW TAYLOR/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans would cut federal employee benefits. President Barack Obama would raise fees for airline passengers and eliminate Satur..
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Explosion kills many Shiites in Pakistan, police say

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 14 people were killed and 20 injured in a bomb blast in the Pakistani town of Khan Pur, a police official said Sunday.
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The Mexico drug war: Bodies for billions

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By: WINK Administrator

There are kingpins with names like the Engineer, head-chopping hit men, dirty cops and double-dealing politicians. And, of course, there are users -- millions of them.
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Officials: Fighters seize town near Yemeni capital

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By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of suspected al Qaeda militants attacked government posts southeast of the Yemeni capital, seizing strategic areas, local authorities and witnesses said.
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Iran threatens Israel, U.S. over scientist killing

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By: WINK Administrator

Israel and the United States are "supporters of state terrorism" and will suffer a "punitive response" at an "opportune time," Iran's Press TV cited a top Iranian general as saying Sunday, days after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed.
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Former general sworn in as Guatemala's president

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By: WINK Administrator

Retired army Gen. Otto Perez Molina was sworn in as Guatemala's president Saturday, pledging to take a tough stand on crime amid growing insecurity in the Central American nation.
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Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, dozens missing

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FRANCES D'EMILIO/Associated Press PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy (AP) - Survivors from a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and tipped over, leaving at least three dead and 70 pe..
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3 killed after cruise ship runs aground off Italy

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By: WINK Administrator

At least three people were killed when a cruise ship ran aground near the Italian island of Giglio on Friday night, the local civil protection agency said Saturday.
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Suicide bomber kills more than 50 in Iraq

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By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman targeted Shiite pilgrims Saturday outside the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and wounding 137, the Interior Ministry said.
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Tunisians mark anniversary of president's ouster

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people gathered on the main boulevard in Tunis on Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of a demonstration that toppled the president and set in motion a string of revolts across the Arab world.
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ElBaradei ends Egyptian presidential run

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By: WINK Administrator

Former International Atomic Energy Agency Director Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn his candidacy for Egypt's presidency, his campaign announced Saturday.
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Pakistani president, military leader meet amid tensions

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By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met with Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani -- a sign that, some say, shows tensions between Pakistan's civilian and military leadership are cooling down.
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Taiwan's president declares re-election victory

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By: WINK Administrator

Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou declared victory Saturday in a presidential election seen as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with China.
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Why won't U.N. intervene in Syria?

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By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council intervened last year to stop the violence in Libya. But it has come nowhere close to that on Syria. Why?
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Why won't the U.N. intervene in Syria?

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By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council intervened last year to stop the violence in Libya. But it has come nowhere close to that on Syria, where the U.N. estimates more than 5,000 people have been killed since March. Why?
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Judge: John Edwards has life-threatening condition

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By: Chel Bell

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge says she has two letters from a cardiologist saying ex-presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening condition that will requir..
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Mississippi Gov. pardons convicted murderers

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By: Chel Bell

Four men, all convicted murderers given life sentences, are roaming free, thanks to a pardon from former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour.  The state's Attorney General has ..
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Scuffles in China over sale of iPhone 4S

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By: WINK Administrator

Apple halted sale of its iPhone 4S in Beijing and Shanghai on Friday after scuffles broke out over a delayed launch of the device, sending a shopper hurling eggs at one of its stores in the capital.
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Iran: U.S., Israel behind deaths

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran's top cleric has blamed the CIA and Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, for killing an Iranian nuclear scientist, Iran's state broadcaster said.
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