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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Help sought to get more Haitians visas to US

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By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Some members of Florida's congressional delegation are asking federal officials to help more Haitians get visas to live and work in the U.S.    A letter..
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'Humanitarian disaster area' in South Sudan

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By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan appealed for international aid for a remote region under attack by roaming fighters, as thousands of residents fled into the bush to avoid the violence.
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Behind Nigeria fuel protests

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By: WINK Administrator

On January 1 2012, Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, ended oil subsidies that had kept gasoline prices artificially low. The cost of a liter of gasoline shot up from 65 naira (40 cents) to at least 141 naira (86 cents) virtually overnight. Furious Nigerians have taken to the streets, staging protests and mass demonstrations across the country.
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What's behind Nigeria fuel protests?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On January 1 2012, Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, ended oil subsidies that had kept gasoline prices artificially low. The cost of a liter of gasoline shot up from 65 naira (40 cents) to at least 141 naira (86 cents) virtually overnight. Furious Nigerians have taken to the streets, staging protests and mass demonstrations across the country.
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EU official to Iran: Halt executions of woman, pastor

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By: WINK Administrator

The Europe Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton demanded Friday that Iran halt the pending executions of a woman sentenced to die by stoning and a Christian pastor convicted of apostasy.
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Iran announces new drills in 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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