Mexico Mayan region launches apocalypse countdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Seize the day.    Only a year is left before Dec. 21, 2012, when some believe the Maya predicted the end of the world.    While som..
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Iraq VP denies charges of running death squads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Sunni vice president denied Shiite accusations that he organized death squads, describing the charges Tuesday as a trumped-up case brought only after the depa..
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UN: Libya can handle Gadhafi death probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. war-crimes prosecutors are leaving an investigation into the death of ousted Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi to Libyan authorities for now, they said Tuesday.
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Egypt's volunteer medics risk everything

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian doctors running makeshift hospitals close to Cairo\'s Tahrir Square say have been surrounded by armed forces, threatened and had drugs seized and burned during recent clashes.
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Mass. man guilty of conspiring to help al-Qaida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been convicted of conspiring to help al-Qaida and plotting to kill US soldiers in Iraq.    Tarek Mehanna, of Sudbury, faced fou..
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Fla. nudist campaign targets European tourists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Pasco County Commissioners are considering whether to spend tourist tax dollars to promote the county as a destination for international nudists. &nb..
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Alabama tornado survivors sought for interviews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Public health agencies are looking to interview survivors of the killer tornadoes that hit north and central Alabama on April 27.    State He..
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Death of Kim Jong Il: View from the south

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ordinary South Koreans seem calm after the passing of Jong Il, perhaps viewing the grieving North Koreans as people they should help rather than fight.
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13 on Indonesian boat found adrift at sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thirteen people left adrift off the coast of Indonesia after their boat sank have been rescued by a passing coal freighter, the head of the local search and rescue agency said Tuesday.
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Syria to allow Arab monitors, 100 dead in violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria agreed Monday to an Arab League plan to send foreign monitors, bowing to growing international pressure to end its bloody crackdown on a nine-month uprising. Ho..
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Larsson's partner chides 'Dragon Tattoo' marketing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - The longtime partner of late Swedish crime writer Stieg Larsson says he wouldn't have approved of merchandise being linked to this week's release of a Hollywood ad..
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UN denounces human rights violations in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran ranging from flogging and amputations to frequent use o..
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Former Miss Venezuela dies of breast cancer at 28

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall, whose struggle with breast cancer was closely followed by Venezuelans, has died at age 28.    Her family ..
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Battle for Egypt's Tahrir Square

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police and military troops clashed Monday with protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square, the symbolic center of the uprising that brought down President Hosni Mubarak earlier this year.
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Q&A: What's next for North Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With North Korea\'s leader Kim Jong Il\'s death, questions remain over regional tensions, change inside the country, the role of China and more.
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Mexico City closes world's largest trash dump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico City officials say they will close one of the world's biggest dumps by Dec. 31 and will turn the city's garbage into reusable material and energy. &n..
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Arrest warrant issued for Iraq's vice president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq's Judicial Committee issued an arrest warrant Monday for Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks.
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Kim's death viewed with wary optimism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - North Korea's closest neighbors responded to the news of leader Kim Jong Il's death by bracing for possible destabilization in the region, while across the globe, oth..
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Iraq issues arrest warrant for Sunni VP

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Shiite-led government issued an arrest warrant Monday for Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, the country's highest ranking Sunni official and an outspoken criti..
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Diplomats say Iran invites nuke aides

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIENNA (AP) - Diplomats say Iran has reinstated a previously withdrawn offer to U.N. nuclear agency officials to visit Tehran.    But they tell The Associated Press ..
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