Saudi authorities to try woman for driving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi lawyer and rights advocates say authorities will bring a Saudi activist to trial for defying the kingdom's female driving ban.    The attorney, ..
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WHO: Iran, South Asia worst for city air pollution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Cities in Iran, India, Pakistan and the capital of Mongolia rank among the worst on the planet for air pollution, while those in the U.S. and Canada are among the bes..
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Thousands attend Malawi student activist's funeral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) - Thousands of Malawians have attended the funeral of a student activist whose death has raised suspicions amid attacks on anti-government critics.  ..
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Chinese media take aim at 'showy' U.S. ambassador

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since taking up his post as America's new ambassador to China, Gary Locke has become an increasingly popular figure among ordinary Chinese.
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Libyan leaders talk interim government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of Libya's new leadership met Monday in the town of Benghazi for a second day to discuss forming an interim government.
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Activist: Tanks block access to western Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The sound of heavy weapons and machine gun fire echoed through the night in the restive city of Al-Rastan after a large number of tanks moved in to block key roads and areas of town, an opposition activist said Monday.
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U.N. Security Council to debate Palestinian state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The historic Palestinian bid for statehood goes before the United Nations Security Council Monday, where it looks set for a largely symbolic debate in the face of a promised American veto.
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Hikers detail Iran's 'ridiculous lies'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Safely back on American soil, freed Americans Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer recounted their two years behind the walls of an Iranian prison. Bauer said their espionage trial was a \"total sham.\"
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Nyad: Quitting Cuba-Fla. swim was a 'bitter pill'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Her face and lips swollen from Portuguese man o' war stings, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tried to remain positive about all she had accomplished in two years ..
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80 people arrested in 'Occupy Wall Street'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - About 80 people were arrested Saturday as demonstrators who were camped out near the New York Stock Exchange marched through lower Manhattan, police said. &nbs..
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Castro criticizes Obama U.N. speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended a long writing hiatus Monday, penning a three-page essay printed in state media slamming U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations last week.
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Senate to vote on its own disaster aid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (ap) The Senate votes today on a Democratic bill to extend government spending until November. As of now, funding runs out on Friday. The bill would also give $3.7 ..
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Saleh blames 'terrorists' for Yemen violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Newly returned from three months out of the country, Yemen's president addressed his people Sunday, blaming "terrorists" for the deadly violence at anti-government protests.
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Spain's Catalonia region bans bullfighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the sandy arena of Catalonia's La Monumental bullring, the traditional bugle signaled the end of an era Sunday as Barcelona hosted its last bullfight.
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Libya site may be mass grave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials with Libya's transitional government announced Sunday they have located a suspected mass grave thought to hold the remains of 1,270 people, victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison.
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Yemen's president addresses nation amid deadly violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Newly returned from three months out of the country, Yemen's president addressed his people Sunday, blaming "terrorists" for the deadly violence at anti-government protests.
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Abbas returns to hero's welcome

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas stood before a cheering crowd Sunday upon his return from the U.N. General Assembly, where he had launched a controversial bid for Palestinian statehood.
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Saudi king: Women will get to vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to vote and run for office in future municipal elections, King Abdullah announced Sunday.
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Distance swimmer continues trek from Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MIAMI (AP) - Endurance athlete Diana Nyad soldiered on despite a painful jellyfish sting to the face and kept up her swimming ultramarathon Sunday, about halfway through a grueling..
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U.S. hikers heading home from Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) - Today is homecoming day for two Americans freed from an Iranian prison who are believed to be on a flight heading to the United States. Before boarding the..
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