Official: Militias using Iranian weapons to target U.S. in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American officials say there is strong evidence that Shiite militias in Iraq are using Iranian weapons to attack U.S. troops, comments that followed reports that Iraqi security forces began cracking down on the groups near Iran\'s border.
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Hezbollah leader says Israel was behind Hariri killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah repeated his stance that Israel was behind the killing of Lebanon\'s former prime minister six years ago and slammed the U.N.-backed court for sowing discord in Lebanon.
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Official: Chavez stay in Cuba could be long

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez\'s stay in Cuba, where he is being treated for cancer, could last for months, the country\'s vice president told a Colombian radio station.
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Syrian president sacks governor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian president sacked the governor of a restive province, a day after tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of its capital.
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Swiss couple kidnapped in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Swiss couple has been kidnapped while traveling in Pakistan\'s volatile southwestern Balochistan province, an official said Saturday.
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Muslim Brotherhood undergoing generational rift in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Islam Lotfy may look like your average 35-year-old Cairene. He\'s dark, clean-shaven, slightly chubby and wears glasses. There\'s nothing in his appearance that hints at his Islamist identity, save for the prayer mark on his forehead.
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Prosecutor describes sexual exploitation in Mexico City

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On an historic street just four blocks from the National Palace in Mexico City, scantily clad women marched in a circle for 12 hours a day, advertising and selling themselves for money they would never see.
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Judge releases Strauss-Kahn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A New York judge released Dominique Strauss-Kahn from house arrest Friday after credibility issues surfaced about the woman who accused the former IMF chief of sexual assault. FULL STORY | CASE CRUMBLING?
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Morocco votes on constitutional reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moroccans voted Friday to approve a referendum on constitutional reforms that would weaken the king\'s powers and boost those of the government.
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Gadhafi threatens to take war to Europe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moammar Gadhafi, rallying his supporters in war-torn Libya, threatened Friday to take the fighting to Europe, according to an audio message aired by state TV. FULL STORY | DAUGHTER SPEAKS
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State: Measles outbreak spreads in NE Indiana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State health officials are urging people in northeastern Indiana to make sure their immunizations are up to date following a measles outbreak in the region. The..
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Canada welcomes William, Kate on first royal tour

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain\'s Prince William and his wife will join thousands of people Friday to mark Canada Day during their first official foreign trip as a married couple.
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1,500 people evacuated in London hotel fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - A fire at London's Park Lane Hilton hotel forced the evacuation of about 1,500 people. No injuries were reported. Around 20 firefighters were sent to the hotel Friday..
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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood welcomes US talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's powerful Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, said Friday it is willing to hold talks with the United States, taking up an offer of dialogue seen as an i..
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July 4 fireworks banned for fear of wildfires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - From Arizona to Florida, there will be fewer oohs and aahs at the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. That's because many cities across the nation's dr..
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J&J wins US approval for new blood thinner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson said Friday that U.S. regulators have approved its new type of blood thinner shown to reduce deadly blood clots in patients who have undergo..
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Life sentence in US border agent's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a Mexican man to life in prison for striking and killing a U.S. Border Patrol agent with a drug-laden Hummer as the offi..
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Fellows study effects of major civil rights ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A law professor studying attorneys who argued against civil rights cases and a New York Times reporter who is researching first lady Michelle Obama's family roots..
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Hot dog champ eats 20K calories, says MD approves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Eating champion Joey Chestnut says his doctor doesn't mind how he spends his Fourth of July. The four-time Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest cham..
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Marchers vent anger on Hong Kong prices, policies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONG KONG (AP) - Tens of thousands of people vented anger over Hong Kong's skyrocketing property prices and government policies Friday at an annual march held on the anniversary of..
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