U.N. panel: Sri Lanka war crimes allegations credible

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A United Nations panel has found credible allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by both sides during the final stages of Sri Lanka\'s armed conflict, according to a U.N. report released Monday.
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Attack on protesters raises questions about Syria's stability

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With reports emerging Monday that at least one high-ranking Syrian military commander refused to participate in a bloody, predawn raid that left dozens dead in the southern border city of Daraa -- the heart of Syria\'s weekslong civil unrest, questions are being raised about possible cracks in President Bashar al-Assad\'s hold over the military.
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Syria launches bloody crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government launched a major military operation Monday, sending thousands of troops into the town where the country\'s uprising began, to carry out what witnesses described as a brutal, wider-scale crackdown.
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NATO: Hundreds escape from Afghan jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 400 prisoners have escaped from a jail in the restive southern Afghan province of Kandahar, NATO said Monday.
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Witnesses: Forces shelling civilian areas of Misrata

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By: WINK Administrator

The sounds of loud explosions and jets pierced through the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Monday as state-run TV reported that airstrikes flattened a building at Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s compound.
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5 voices: What's next for 'Arab Spring'?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After the tumultuous last months in the Arab world, is more change on the way, or have we seen the peak of what some call the \"Arab Spring\"? Explore five views of how the \"Arab Spring\" will play out as summer nears.
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Bahrain: Hezbollah aiding opposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The militant group Hezbollah is actively plotting with the opposition in Bahrain to overthrow the country\'s ruling family, the government said in a confidential report to the United Nations.
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FDA to regulate e-cigs as tobacco products

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration said Monday it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won't try to regulate them under stri..
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Yemen's leader agrees to step down; protests rage on

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protesters took to the streets again in several cities across Yemen, with dozens reportedly injured when security forces tried to disperse the rallies.
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Strike on Gadhafi compound badly damages buildings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - NATO airstrikes targeted the center of Moammar Gadhafi's seat of power early Monday, unleashing guided bombs that destroyed a multistory library and office in..
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Oil prices hurt bottom line, diaper prices going up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DALLAS (AP) - Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of Huggies and Kleenex, said Monday it plans to raise prices, its third such announcement since the middle of March.    ..
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More men try plastic surgery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Michael Bell was tired of looking tired. He'd had enough of the pesky questions about whether he had slept well. "I wanted to look as good as I felt," said the retired..
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Study: Some happy states have high suicide rates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Does misery really love company? An intriguing new study suggests that may be the case. Researchers who study how people's sense of well-being varies from place t..
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US weighs sanctions on Assad, other Syrian leaders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has begun drawing up targeted sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle, officials said Monday, as the White H..
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New-home sales rose in March after weak winter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - More people bought new homes in March, giving the battered industry a small lift after the worst winter for sales in almost a half-century. New-home sales rose 11..
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In Benghazi, rebels turn waste into weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two months ago, Massoud Ojeli was in college, studying English -- but now, he works at a secret makeshift weapons factory in Libya, welding together spare parts to make arms for the country\'s opposition forces.
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Moroccans protest king's draft constitution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Moroccans held a peaceful demonstration nationwide Sunday, calling for a radical overhaul of the country\'s governance before a new constitution is unveiled in June by King Mohammed VI.
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Witnesses: Military operation in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A major military operation was underway Monday in the southern Syrian city of Daraa, witnesses said.
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Deaths mount in Misrata, Libya

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By: WINK Administrator

An opposition leader on Sunday denounced Libyan government claims that the regime is working with local tribes to deal with rebels in the port city of Misrata.
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Plane lands in Rome after hijack attempt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An apparently agitated passenger attacked a flight attendant on Alitalia Flight 329 from Paris to Rome late Sunday and asked that the flight be diverted to Tripoli, Libya, the airline said.
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