Nigerians protest fuel prices, call for accountability

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests that started over a scrapped fuel subsidy expanded into a demand for government accountability as throngs of Nigerians of all classes took to the streets again Thursday in a rare form of solidarity.
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ICRC suspends Somalia aid distribution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Distribution of food, seed and medical relief intended for drought victims in Somalia has been suspended, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced.
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Fat cat rings in the new year with a diet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

One fat cat is ringing in the new year...with a diet. Walter the cat tips the scale at a whopping 28 pounds! He's currently up for adoption from the Oregon Humane Society. Accordin..
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Holloway declared legally dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead, attorneys for her family said. Holloway was 18 when she was last seen in the early hours of May 3..
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Marines make ID in urination video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Marine Corps distanced itself Thursday from a video purporting to show members of one of its sniper teams urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan, even as military officials said they could not immediately verify its origin or authenticity.
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Haiti reeling two years after quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fabiola Leocal's story ought to be uncommon, but in post-earthquake Haiti, it's not. Two years after the disaster, about half a million Haitians are still in camps.
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Bomb kills Afghan official, 2 sons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A terrorist attack in Afghanistan Thursday killed five people, including a government official and his two sons, officials said.
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Japan planning to test radiation in breast milk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some new mothers in Japan may soon be adding radiation testing of their breast milk to their list of health checkups.
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Syria opposition denies killing French journalist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French journalist was killed in Syria when a mortar shell struck the pro-government rally he was attending.
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Iran urges U.N. to condemn scientists' killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has issued an impassioned letter to the United Nations Secretary General charging that the killings of Iranian nuclear scientists were terror attacks that followed a clear pattern -- an assertion the country's ambassador to the United Nations repeated to CNN in an interview Wednesday night.
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Study: Limit embryos during in-vitro transfers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Women undergoing in-vitro fertilization should have only one or two embryos transferred during the process, depending on their age, says a study published Wednesday in the British medical journal The Lancet. Transferring three or more embryos during any IVF cycle should be avoided when possible, researchers say.
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French journalist killed in Syria uprising

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French journalist died Wednesday in a mortar strike on a pro-government rally in Homs, the first Western journalist to die in the Syrian uprising.
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Microsoft probes mass suicide threat at plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Microsoft is investigating a report that workers at a Chinese plant that makes its Xbox game systems threatened mass suicide in a pay dispute, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the company's Hong Kong office.
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Video shows alleged U.S. Marine abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A number of websites, including TMZ and YouTube, posted a video showing four men dressed in U.S. Marine Corps combat gear urinating on the apparently dead bodies of three men sprawled on the ground in front of them.
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Ahmadinejad: Why does U.S. punish Iranians, Cubans?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited Cuba Wednesday and called on developing countries to unite against "imperialism and capitalism."
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Iran: Nuclear scientist killed in blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A blast in a northern Tehran neighborhood killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday morning, on the two-year anniversary of a similar attack, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency said.
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Unions: Nigeria president using 'thugs'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Nigerian trade unions accused the country's president of using "armed thugs" to attack protesters, and urged demonstrators to continue their nationwide strike against fuel prices on Wednesday and beyond.
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Report: Drug violence kills 13,000 in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Almost 13,000 people were killed in Mexico by suspected drug violence in the first three quarters of 2011, the country's federal attorney general's office said Wednesday.
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US raises outreach to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - The number two diplomat in the U.S. State Department met Wednesday with leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the highest-level contact between Washington and the onc..
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Pakistan fires defense secretary in growing crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's prime minister fired the defense secretary Wednesday in a dispute over a memo sent to Washington that has enraged the army, escalating a crisis pitting ..
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