Unrest casts pall over Ramadan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Muslims around the world are ushering in Ramadan, a month of dawn-to-dusk fasting. But this year, unrest has cast a pall over what is traditionally a period of goodwill toward men. FULL STORY | EXPLAIN IT TO ME: RAMADAN
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Acid attack victim rejects 'eye for an eye' punishment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man convicted of blinding a woman in an acid attack was spared an eye-for-an-eye punishment Sunday, minutes before the sentence was to be carried out, Iranian state media reported.
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Norway suspect bought materials on eBay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspect in Norway\'s terror attacks bought chemicals and tools on eBay that helped him kill 77 people this month, according to a British newspaper.
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Iranian court might rule within a week on American hikers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two American hikers detained in Iran are scheduled to appear in court Sunday, two years to the date of their arrest while hiking near the country\'s border with Iraq.
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Flight diverted to Cuba because of 'unfamiliar' odor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A United Airlines flight was diverted to Cuba on Sunday after its crew reported a strong odor in the plane, U.S. aviation and airline spokesmen said.
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It's a deal: Obama, Congress will avert default

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nati..
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Libyans brace for uncertain month ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Last-minute shopping before the start of the Muslim month of Ramadan brought back bustle and commercial activity to the center of a city that is increasingly showing strain from Libya\'s grinding civil war.
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Defense tries to spare life of Ohio serial killer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CLEVELAND (AP) - Defense attorneys are trying to spare the life of an ex-Marine convicted of killing 11 women and hiding their bodies in and around his Cleveland home. The sen..
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Obama: Crackdown in Syria is 'horrifying'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is stepping up his criticism of Syria's crackdown on protesters, charging that the Syrian president is "completely incapable and unwilling"..
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Cartel suspect says he ordered 1,500 killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected leader of the Juarez drug cartel told authorities he had ordered the deaths of about 1,500 people, a Mexican federal police official said Sunday.
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Texas Gulf oysters suffering in the drought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SMITH POINT, Texas (AP) - Wildlife experts fear the drought in Texas could kill this year's oyster harvest. Dry conditions have caused the water in Texas' Galveston Bay to be ..
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Heat wave threatens elderly in remote towns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MULHALL, Okla. (AP) - The air is cool inside Ray Knight's makeshift coffee shop on the main strip in this tiny northern Oklahoma farming community, but there aren't many customers...
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'Really close' to debt deal as deadline nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - Racing to avoid a government default, President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached urgently for a compromise Sunday to permit vital borrowi..
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Attorney: Iranian court to rule soon in American hikers' case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two American hikers detained in Iran are scheduled to appear in court Sunday, two years to the date of their arrest while hiking near the country\'s border with Iraq.
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Official: Pro-government tribesmen killed in Yemen strikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Recent Yemeni airstrikes targeting Islamic militants in the south accidentally killed at least 11 pro-government tribesmen, a senior Yemeni military official told CNN Sunday.
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Official: Pro-government tribesmen killed in Yemen airstrikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Recent Yemeni airstrikes targeting Islamic militants in the south accidentally killed at least 11 pro-government tribesmen, a senior Yemeni military official told CNN Sunday.
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At least 71 dead in Syria clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama today in one of several clashes that rights groups said left dozens dead and more than 100 injured nationwide. FULL STORY | VIDEO
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Mubarak's trial moved for security reasons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been moved to a police academy in Cairo for added security, the minister of justice said.
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Israeli PM vows changes following protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday he will gather a round table to form a plan aimed at easing the financial burden on Israeli citizens in the wake of protests across the country.
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Report: Mexican cartel leader arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A purported leader of the infamous La Linea criminal organization has been arrested in Mexico, state-run media reported, citing a military leader.
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