Body found in Mount Rainier park believed to be gunman

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By: Lois Thome

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say the body of an Iraq war veteran suspected in the slaying of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger was believed to have been..
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Former rebel, now mayor, vows to ban weapons in Bogota

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former leftist guerrilla has started his term as the mayor of Colombia's capital with a pledge to ban carrying weapons on the city's streets.
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Man detained in dozens of arson fires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Police Charlie Beck says he is confident authorities have their man after a person of interest was detained in connection with dozens of arson fires...
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South Korea ready for 'new era' of relations with North, president says

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By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak, offered Monday to cooperate with North Korea to begin a "new era" of relations between the two countries, a day after Pyongyang had said it would defend its new leader, Kim Jong Un, to the death.
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India's president express condolences for cyclone victims

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By: WINK Administrator

India's president expressed her condolences Sunday for those killed by a devastating cyclone that has forced thousands to seek refuge in emergency shelters.
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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits Japan

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By: WINK Administrator

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off the coast of Japan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Report: Iran builds, tests first nuclear rod

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran succeeded in building and testing the country's first nuclear fuel rod, the semiofficial news agency FARS said Sunday.
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Withdraw Syria observers, adviser says

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By: WINK Administrator

The head of an advisory board to the Arab League called Sunday for the withdrawal of observers from Syria, claiming the mission has allowed Syrian officials to continue a brutal crackdown on protesters.
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Arab League adviser calls on Syria observers to withdraw

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of an advisory board to the Arab League called Sunday for the withdrawal of observers from Syria, claiming the mission has allowed Syrian officials to continue a brutal crackdown on protesters.
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Egypt's generals move up next round of elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's ruling military council has moved up the scheduled elections for the upper house of parliament by nearly three weeks, with voting now scheduled to start in late January, the state news agency MENA reported Sunday.
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Israeli, Palestinian officials to meet in Jordan

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By: WINK Administrator

Israeli and Palestinian representatives will meet in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday in an effort to relaunch negotiations between the two sides after more than a year of deadlock, Jordanian state media reported Sunday.
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Suspect denies starting Chilean wildfire

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By: WINK Administrator

The man Chilean authorities accuse of sparking a wildfire that has consumed more than 31,000 acres of a national park said Sunday that he is innocent.
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Fighters attack South Sudan town despite U.N. peacekeepers

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of fighters attacked the remote town of Pibor in South Sudan, even as the United Nations deployed peacekeeping troops to the area amid reports of an imminent attack, a military official said Sunday.
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Officials: Doomsday cult member surrenders to police in Japan

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By: WINK Administrator

A former member of a Japanese doomsday cult wanted for the murder of a notary official surrendered after nearly 17 years on the run, authorities said Sunday.
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Arrest made in Chile wildfire

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By: WINK Administrator

Chilean authorities on Saturday arrested a 23-year-old man accused of sparking a wildfire that has consumed more than 27,000 acres of a national park, officials said.
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Syrian opposition groups plan for post-Assad era

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By: WINK Administrator

Two major Syrian opposition groups forged a deal that charts a course for democracy if and when President Bashar al-Assad's regime crumbles.
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Iran expects more nuclear talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Another round of talks between Iran and world powers is expected to be held soon, Iran\'s ambassador to Germany said.
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Somali, Ethiopian forces take control of trade town

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By: WINK Administrator

Backed by Ethiopian forces, Somali troops have wrested control of a key trading town after fierce fighting with Islamic militants, officials with Somalia's transitional government and witnesses said Saturday.
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New Year's celebrations sweep across globe

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By: WINK Administrator

After a year marked by a wave of popular uprisings, deadly natural disasters and continued economic uncertainty, millions around the world are set to ring in 2012 with a party.
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'Iraq Day' marks deadline for U.S. withdrawal

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By: WINK Administrator

Television stations in Baghdad are calling it "Iraq Day," the Saturday deadline for American troops to completely withdraw from the country under a U.S.-Iraqi security pact.
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