Security forces, gunmen fight in Yemen; 21 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five Yemeni soldiers and three suspected al Qaeda gunmen were killed in clashes on Saturday between security forces and suspected militants, a security official told CNN.
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Fighting rages in western Libyan city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At keast 17 people were killed Friday as fighting raged in the western Libyan city of Misrata where forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi attempted to enter from the west and south.
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Syrian troops target rebellious town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian state television announced on Friday that the military launched an operation to retake the rebellious northern border town of Jisr Al-Shugur.
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NATO's priority: Soldiers or Gadhafi?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

What seems to be up for debate at NATO is: What should it bomb first? Go after Gadhafi\'s army around rebel strongholds? Or relentlessly pursue the man himself?
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Somali official killed in suicide attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somalia\'s interior minister was killed Friday in a suicide bomb attack carried out in his own home by a female bomber, Somali government officials said.
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Official: E.coli outbreak traced to bean sprouts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The origin of a bacterial outbreak that has killed at least 27 people in Europe has been traced to bean sprouts in Germany, a leading German health official said Friday.
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Germany: Sprouts clearly caused E. coli outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BERLIN (AP) - German vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100, investigators announced Friday after tracking links to the b..
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Aggressive fungus strikes Joplin tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri doctor says his hospital treated five Joplin tornado victims for a rare fungal infection sometimes found in survivors of natural disasters. Zygomycosi..
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Alaska releasing Palin emails today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is releasing some 24,000 pages of Sarah Palin's emails from her first two years as governor. Today's release comes nearly three years afte..
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AP sources: US planes hit Yemeni militants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say American forces launched an airstrike against al-Qaida targets in southern Yemen last week to keep al-Qaida's Yemeni offshoot from taking advan..
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Protests break out across Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrations swelled in several cities across Yemen on Friday, a week after the country\'s president was injured in an attack on the mosque at the presidential palace.
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Gates: 'Dismal future' for NATO without urgent changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says NATO has become a \"two-tiered\" alliance poorly equipped to deal with challenges, and with members either unable or unwilling to carry out agreed missions in Afghanistan and Libya.
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NATO official: Gadhafi a legitimate target

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.N. resolution justifies the targeting of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, a senior NATO military official with operational knowledge of the Libya mission told CNN Thursday
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Lagarde visits China in IMF bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde just wrapped up two days in China, her latest stop on a world tour to woo emerging nations to support her candidacy for chief of the International Monetary Fund. LAGARDE ON HER MEETINGS | CHARM OFFENSIVE |
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U.S. pledges $26 million in aid for Libyan victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An international coalition with the aim of building support for Libya\'s transitional government in a post-Moammar Gadhafi world was scheduled to meet Thursday, even as the leader vowed to fight to the death.
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New child torture allegations in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second Syrian teenager has been returned to his parents -- lifeless, battered and, according to activists, a victim of torture.
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21 bodies found outside Mexico town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities on Thursday are following leads on a grisly find from the night before -- 21 bodies, some with signs of torture -- strewn in five separate locations on the outskirts of Morelia, Mexico.
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White House: Counterterrorism agency chief resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says its top counterterrorism agency chief is resigning after nearly five years at his post. The president called National Counterterrorism Center..
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Study shows preschool's benefits are long-lasting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - Preschool has surprisingly long-lasting benefits stretching well into adulthood. That's according to one of the biggest, longest studies of its kind to follow disadv..
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Key Gingrich aides resign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich's campaign manager and numerous other key aides have resigned together, a strong blow to his hopes for the Republican presidential nomination. Ginrg..
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