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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NATO: Anti-Gadhafi sentiment is growing in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rebels in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata released a document they claim is a battle plan confiscated from forces loyal to longtime Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
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New post says Syrian 'Gay Girl' blogger is a hoax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new post on the \"A Gay Girl in Damascus\" blog that has been reported to belong to a Syrian-American woman claimed Sunday that her dramatic story is, in fact, a hoax.
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Ash clouds from Chile volcano cancel flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ash clouds from a Chilean volcano prompted numerous flight cancellations in Australia and New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.
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New post says Syrian "Gay Girl" blogger is a hoax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new post on the \"A Gay Girl in Damascus\" blog that has been reported to belong to a Syrian-American woman claimed Sunday that her dramatic story is, in fact, a hoax.
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Report: Military storms Syrian town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 200 military vehicles stormed the Syrian town of Jisr al-Shugur on Sunday as helicopter pilots armed with machine guns hovered in the sky, local activists said.
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Turks await results in pivotal parliamentary election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish voters head to the polls in a parliamentary election, with polls suggesting Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan\'s party will likely once again win a majority of seats in parliament.
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Sources: Bahrain tries ex-lawmakers, imprisons poet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two former Bahraini opposition lawmakers went on trial Sunday, sources said, as a military court sentenced a 20-year-old poet to a year in prison.
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