Daily life without fuel, power in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In quieter times, Rafat Al-Akhali is a manager in a Yemeni pharmaceutical distribution company.
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Ex-Tijuana mayor freed, then detained again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jorge Hank Rhon, the former Tijuana mayor who was ordered released from prison Tuesday because of lack of evidence on illegal weapons allegations, was immediately detained by state authorities.
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Insurgents launch brazen attack in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Insurgents were holding several people hostage inside a provincial council building in Baquba after launching a brazen attack that killed at least two people Tuesday, interior ministry officials said.
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Feds probe for 3rd time loss of billions in Iraqi funds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. official in charge of investigating fraud in Iraq said Monday he is carrying out a third audit to see if it might determine what happened to $6.7 billion in cash that was flown into Iraq eight years ago and is now missing.
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Israel denies student held in Egypt is a spy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s foreign minister Tuesday denied that an American-Israeli law student being held as a spy in Egypt worked for Israeli intelligence.
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Rep. Weiner latest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has approved a two-week leave of absence for Congressman Anthony Weiner -- and there are many Democrats who would like that absence to be a permanent on..
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Bachmann: The right thing to do

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she decided to jump into the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes at this time because she believed it was "the righ..
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Radiation meters for kids near crippled plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials of Japan\'s hard-hit Fukushima city will begin handing out radiation measuring devices to 34,000 children in a plan to help calm fears about radiation.
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Pakistani commander removed over teen's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani military removed the chief of the Sindh Rangers as the fallout continues over the taped killing of an unarmed teenager by the paramilitary forces.
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Rights group urges Bahrain to stop military trials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Human Rights Watch is urging Bahrain to stop special military court proceedings against those arrested during the country\'s anti-government\'s protests.
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Lebanon PM names new government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanon\'s prime minister-designate Najib Mikati has formed a new government that he hopes will receive the backing of parliament, he announced Monday, five months after the country\'s last government fell.
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Bahrain puts doctors and nurses on trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of doctors and nurses went on trial in Bahrain, accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner.
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Hearing to address reports of rape at VA centers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs officials say the agency is making improvements to protect patients in treatment facilities from rape after Congress' investigative arm found nea..
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Rebels report advances in Libya's west

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged countries in Africa on Monday to kick out diplomats representing the government of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
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Report: Military in control of Syrian town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian military is in complete control of Jisr al-Shugur after entering the northwestern city over the weekend, a network of human rights activists said Monday.
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Earthquakes rock New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A pair of earthquakes with magnitudes of at least 5.0 struck within 90 minutes of each near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, reviving vivid memories of a deadly quake that killed more than 180 people in February.
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Who was al Qaeda leader killed in Somalia?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At midnight last Tuesday, two men were traveling in a black four-wheel drive through the Somali capital, Mogadishu. One was Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, the most wanted terrorist in Africa. Mohammed had survived more than a decade on the run, at least one attempt on his life, and a $5 million price on his head for planning the 1998 attacks on the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Rep. Weiner won't return to Congress on Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress returns to work today, but at least one lawmaker won't be there. Rep. Anthony Weiner starts this week on a temporary leave of absence, in trea..
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GOP debate Monday night

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Six Republicans running for president in 2012 will try to knock rival Mitt Romney from his frontrunner status when they all meet in Manchester, New Ha..
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Jordan's king announces reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jordan\'s King Abdullah II announced sweeping reforms in a nationally televised address Sunday, promising to establish a parliamentary majority government -- a key demand of protesters calling for changes to the regime.
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