Egypt military names new PM amid strife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kamal Ganzouri has agreed to become Egypt\'s prime minister and will form a new government, an Egyptian army spokesman said Thursday.
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Activists: Defectors killed in clashes with Syrian army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 11 Syrian military defectors were shot dead Thursday during clashes with regular Syrian army units on the western outskirts of the city of Homs, an activist group said.
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Iraq, Turkey end bans on flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq and Turkey have agreed to allow flights between their countries, ending a mutual ban that began with a dispute about how an Iraqi government oil company owed millions of dollars to Turkey, Iraqi officials said Thursday.
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26 bodies found in western Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities found more than 20 bodies inside three abandoned vehicles in Guadalajara, Mexico, Thursday, state media reported.
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Gadhafi family's nanny recovering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Shweyga Mullah, a nanny horribly burned by a member of the Gadhafi family, is recovering well in Malta.
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Occupy movements nationwide celebrate holiday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Most Americans are spending Thanksgiving snug inside homes with families and football. But others are using the holiday to give thanks alongside strangers at o..
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India opens more to foreign multibrand retailers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Cabinet decided Thursday to allow more direct foreign investment in the nation's huge retail industry, a move that could strengthen the country's food supp..
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Fire strikes Shell pipeline in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Royal Dutch Shell PLC says a fire broke out on one of its pipelines running through Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta that already had been shut down over van..
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Triple bombings in south Iraq kill 11, injure 72

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BASRA, Iraq (AP) - A string of bombings in a southern oil city killed 11 people Thursday evening and injured dozens more, a grim sign of the security challenges Iraq will face afte..
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Giffords serves Thanksgiving meal at Ariz air base

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Tucson, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is helping serve a Thanksgiving meal to service members and retirees at a military base in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz. &nbs..
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J.K. Rowling describes media 'hounding'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actress Sienna Miller said Thursday it was "terrifying" to be hounded by press photographers as she testified about British press ethics and practices at a government-backed inquiry.
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Egyptian court orders release of 3 US students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A lawyer for one of three American students being held in Egypt confirms that a court has ordered the trio released.    Attorney Ted Simon repres..
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Yemen president quits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least five people were killed in Yemen when pro-government gunmen shot at anti-government protesters in the capital, medics in Sanaa's Change Square told CNN Thursday.
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Yemen clashes rage on after president quits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least five people were killed in Yemen when pro-government gunmen shot at anti-government protesters in the capital, medics in Sanaa's Change Square told CNN Thursday.
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USO airport volunteers welcome troops on holiday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Volunteers at the USO at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta are among the first friendly faces greeting the thousands of servicemen and women return..
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Paterno's wife turned away at pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A person close to former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's family tells The Associated Press his wife was turned away from a campus pool.    S..
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American Airlines jet makes safe emergency landing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An American Airlines flight has made a safe emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported the smell of smoke aboard the aircraft..
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Festive Thanksgiving Day Parade heads through NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A festive mood prevails as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade makes its way through the crowded streets of Manhattan.    The parade stepped of..
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Portugal: Strike over austerity measures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All international flights to and from Portugal were canceled Thursday as a general strike over austerity measures caused chaos for the country's transport network.
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Demonstrators, security forces clash in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces in a village in northern Bahrain Thursday.
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