Yemen immunity law sparks debates over past crimes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A new law granting sweeping immunity to Yemen's president and anyone who served in his authoritarian regime over the past 33 years sparked fresh violence Monday..
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Rain kills at least 6 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian officials say heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro have caused mudslides that killed at least six people. About 20 other people are missing, and thousands ..
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Libya government: $8b to reintegrate fighters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A Libyan government committee will help integrate former revolutionary fighters back into civilian life using $8 billion dollars allocated to it to get starte..
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Iran opens new nuclear enrichment site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran started enriching uranium at a new nuclear facility in the north that is "immune to any military attack," according to a fundamentalist newspaper with ties to the nation's supreme leader.
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Syria divisions deepen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Nic Robertson, inside Syria, reports on the growing division between pro-government forces and the opposition, which is living, they say, in fear.
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'Occupy Nigeria' expands over fuel prices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Nigerian trade union members joined in widespread protests on Monday, angry over a government decision that more than doubled fuel prices in the largely impoverished country.
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Fla. resident charged in Tampa bomb plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA- A 25-year-old resident of Pinellas Park, Fla., has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to attack locations in Tampa with a vehicle bomb, assault rifle and other ..
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FACT CHECK: Promising gain without pain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Executing a classic Washington dodge, Newt Gingrich told Americans that Medicare and Medicaid could be kept solid merely by ending fraud in the system, a promise ..
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Yemen cabinet approves amnesty law for Saleh

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Yemeni cabinet has approved the draft of a law that will give President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his aides immunity from prosecution.
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Two more monks set themselves on fire in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Tibetan monk has died and another is seriously injured after setting themselves on fire in southwest China's Sichuan province on Friday -- the 13th and 14th acts of self-immolation in the country since March.
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Ship off New Zealand coast splits in two

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A cargo ship that ran aground on a reef off the coast of New Zealand last year has split in two, spewing debris and triggering the possibility of a new oil spill, officials said Sunday.
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Police: Body found on queen's estate identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body found on Queen Elizabeth II's estate in Sandringham last week was a 17-year-old who had been missing since August, police said Sunday.
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U.S. expels Venezuelan consul in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela's consul general in Miami has been declared to be persona non grata and must leave the United States, a State Department official said Sunday.
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Giffords, Tucson mark 1 year since deadly rampage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other survivors of a deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., are gathering to reflect and remember. Church bells are set to ring ..
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Musharraf announces he will return to Pakistan late this month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will address supporters at a rally in the southern city of Karachi on Sunday via a video link, and announce exactly when he plans to return to his home country, a party spokesman said.
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Police: Body found on queen's estate was missing 17-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body found on Queen Elizabeth II's estate in Sandringham last week was a 17-year-old who had been missing since August, police said Sunday.
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Ship grounded off the coast of New Zealand splits in two

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A cargo ship that ran aground on a reef off the coast of New Zealand last year has split in two, spewing debris and triggering the possibility of a new oil spill, officials said Sunday.
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Tense Syria waits as Arab League meets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Arab League officials meet in Cairo on Sunday to discuss their Syria mission amid escalating tension and a growing international outcry over the unrest that has killed thousands.
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Bahrain denies it beat activist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain's Interior Ministry on Saturday released a video they said is evidence that security forces did not beat a prominent protester, but instead helped him to an ambulance.
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Venezuela's new defense minister on U.S. drug kingpin list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has tapped a leading general accused by the United States of being a drug "kingpin" to be the country's new defense minister.
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