Libyan officials: Gadhafi intelligence chief captured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Abdullah al-Senussi -- Moammar Gadhafi's brother-in-law and intelligence chief -- was captured by Libyan revolutionary forces at his brother's house, senior National Transitional Council member Mohammed Sayeh told reporters Sunday.
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Gadhafi intelligence chief captured, Libya official says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Abdullah al-Senussi -- Moammar Gadhafi's brother-in-law and intelligence chief -- was captured by Libyan revolutionary forces at his brother's house, senior National Transitional Council member Mohammed Sayeh told reporters Sunday.
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Prospects grim for debt supercommittee deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - On the brink of failure, members of a special deficit-cutting committee blamed each other Sunday for the intransigence that has gridlocked the panel in its quest ..
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Blogger: Why I posed naked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy has become a household name in the Middle East and sparked a global uproar after a friend posted a photo of her naked on Twitter. Here she talks exclusively to CNN about why.
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19 people killed in Syria clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 19 people were killed in cities across Syria during a government crackdown on Saturday against those in opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a U.K.-based human rights group.
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Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been captured in the Libyan desert after weeks on the run, senior military commanders said Saturday.
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Clashes intensify in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting between police and protesters Saturday injured 168 people, state media reports, and prompted a call from a prominent grass-roots group for citizens to resist the military-led government.
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The world needs more toilets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 40 percent of the world's population does not have access to a toilet, creating a a global sanitation crisis, says Jenna Davis
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Obama declares Asia-Pacific trip a success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama declared his nine-day Asia-Pacific trip a success on Saturday, returning to the trip's domestic impact after focusing for days on the United States' role in the region and its relationship with China.
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Pakistan bans 'obscene' words from text messages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cell phone carriers in Pakistan say they have been told to ban the use of about 1,500 words deemed indecent or offensive in text messages.
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Sources: U.S. to slap new sanctions on Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration plans to impose fresh sanctions against Iran's petrochemical industry, diplomatic sources familiar with the plans said Friday.
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No 'Sex,' please: Ohio courthouse bans poster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) - A poster for a play with "Sex" in the title has been banned from a northeast Ohio courthouse.    Tuscarawas (tus-kuh-RAW'-uhs) County c..
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Joe Paterno has a treatable form of lung cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Scott Paterno says his father, Joe Paterno, has a treatable form of lung cancer.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material m..
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NJ takes custody of Nazi-naming parents' newborn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey child welfare officials have taken custody of a baby born to a couple whose other three children with Nazi-inspired names were removed nearly two yea..
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Obama sending Clinton to repressive Myanmar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Seizing an opportunity for historic progress in repressive Myanmar, President Barack Obama is dispatching Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the lo..
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Scientists: Faster-than-light finding still holds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - The chances have risen that Einstein was wrong about a fundamental law of the universe.    Scientists at the world's biggest physics lab said Friday th..
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NCAA launching investigation of Penn State

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - The NCAA has told Penn State it will investigate the school in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus, and cost its former pres..
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Whales in the desert: Fossil bonanza poses mystery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - More than 2 million years ago, scores of whales congregating off the Pacific Coast of South America mysteriously met their end.    Maybe they ..
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West says Iran deceives world on nukes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIENNA (AP) - The U.S. and its Western allies bluntly accused Iran on Friday of deceiving the world by trying to hide work on nuclear arms, as the U.N. atomic agency passed a new r..
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House rejects balanced budget proposal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have forced Congress to balance its budget every year as a way to reverse years of deficit s..
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