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Former International Atomic Energy Agency Director Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn his candidacy for Egypt's presidency, his campaign announced Saturday.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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Thailand arrests suspect amid terror warning

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By: WINK Administrator

Investigators in Thailand have arrested a Lebanese terror suspect who tried to attack spots in Bangkok that are popular with Western tourists, the Thai government said Friday.
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Duchess of York faces suit over film

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By: WINK Administrator

The Duchess of York faces charges in Turkey for going undercover and secretly filming children at a state-run home for a documentary, according to the semiofficial Anatolian news agency.
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Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMA, Peru (AP) - A Peruvian court has sentenced Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison for murder of a young woman he met at a Lima casino.    Friday's decision ..
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Nigerian union to suspend fuel protests

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By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria's national strike entered its fifth day Friday as union officials called for a weekend suspension to allow protesters to go home and stock up on food and water.
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Gay honor killing inspires movie

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By: WINK Administrator

In colloquial Turkish, the word zenne means male belly dancer. It is also the title of a new film that explores sexual identity while also highlighting a deadly case of homophobia in modern-day Turkey.
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Taiwan's election: Why it matters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 200,000 people -- most of them mainland China-based Taiwanese - are expected to return to Taiwan this weekend for an election viewed as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with Beijing.
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Van der Sloot sentenced to 28 years for Peru murder

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By: WINK Administrator

Peruvian judges are set to sentence Joran van der Sloot on Friday, two days after he pleaded guilty on all charges related to the killing of a 21-year-old woman.
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Ahmadinejad to end Latin American tour in Ecuador

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By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Ecuador Thursday, the final stop of his five-day Latin American tour.
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