Report: Putin ally to quit Russia parliament post

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A close ally of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is stepping down as the speaker of the lower house of Russia's parliament, he announced Wednesday, according to the Russian state news agency.
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Google gives $11.5m grant to fight slavery

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By: WINK Administrator

Google Inc. announced Wednesday that it's providing $11.5 million in grants to 10 organizations working to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
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Reputed Colombian drug lord extradited to US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A reputed Colombian drug lord described as a former top lieutenant in the North Valley Cartel has been extradited to the U.S. to face cocaine trafficking charges. ..
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Ex-NBA star charged with leaving scene of crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - A former NBA point guard has been charged in Broward County with leaving the scene of an accident.    A Miramar Police report shows 41-year-old ..
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Social issues driving small but fervent segment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Perry makes his opposition to gays serving openly in the military a central part of his White House bid. Mitt Romney is citing his opposition to same-s..
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5 dead, scores injured in Belgium grenade, gun attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A grenade and gun attack in this eastern Belgian city left five people dead, including the attacker, and 119 wounded Tuesday, authorities said.
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US-born Syrian blogger faces criminal charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian authorities have charged a U.S.-born Syrian blogger with trying to incite sectarian strife, activists said Tuesday, while regime forces fired on a funeral proc..
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Attack in Belgian city leaves 4 dead, 123 wounded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle attacked holiday shoppers Tuesday at a central square in the Belgian city of Liege. Four people died, including..
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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,731

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

As of Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at least 1,731 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an ..
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Video: Turkish woman slapped by police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A high-ranking Turkish government minister is calling for the speedy punishment of several police officers who were caught on a police station camera, repeatedly slapping a detained woman in the face and pulling her hair even after she had been hand-cuffed.
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Environmental group says more coal ash pollutants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - An environmental group Tuesday added 20 sites to its list of almost 140 nationally where it contends coal ash appears to have contaminated groundwater or ..
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Trump says he won't host debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump says he is pulling out of a Republican presidential debate he had agreed to moderate in Iowa.    The real estate mogul announced Tuesday..
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Dominican Republic detains Miami sex offender

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Dominican Republic authorities have detained an American sex offender who failed to show up for a Miami court hearing.    The U.S. Marshals' service in ..
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National Guard presence at border to be reduced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is planning to reduce the number of National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. border with Mexico.    About 1,200 National..
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Al-Obeidi struggles to start life anew

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidi, the woman who came to embody the cruelty of Gadhafi\'s regime in the midst of Libya\'s brutal civil war, lives every day with the scars of the rape she alleges was committed by Gadhafi\'s thugs.
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Activists: Defectors strike Syria convoy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian army defectors killed seven government security forces in an attack on a convoy Tuesday, a strike in response to the killings of 11 civilians, an activist group told CNN.
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Saudi woman beheaded for 'witchcraft'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A woman was beheaded in Saudi Arabia for practicing witchcraft and sorcery, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said, prompting Amnesty International to call for a halt in executions there.
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Yemenis capture six al Qaeda operatives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives -- including one high-value target -- were captured by Yemeni security forces, the country's embassy in the United States said Tuesday.
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Officials say Liege attacker had done jail time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle attacked holiday shoppers Tuesday at a central square in the Belgian city of Liege, leaving four people dead an..
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Tunisia swears in new president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia has sworn in a new president, a milestone in the North African country that kicked off the dramatic year-long cry for freedom across the Arab world.
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