Ban Ki-moon says he'll seek second term at U.N.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After an eventful first term marked by humanitarian crises, a global recession and the Arab Spring, Ban Ki-moon announced Monday his intention to seek a second five-year stint as the United Nations\' secretary-general.
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Israel, U.S. blame Syria for Golan Heights violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military on Monday blamed protesters trying to cross the fortified border between Syria and occupied Golan Heights for the deaths of 10 of their own, saying they threw fire bombs that set off landmines.
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WH: Troop drawdown will be 'real,' no decision yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama will usher in a "real drawdown" of U.S. forces from Afghanistan starting in July, but said no decision was..
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AP Sources: Edwards e-mails acknowledge payments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - People involved in the John Edwards investigation say prosecutors have e-mails between the former presidential candidate and an aide that they plan to use against..
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Russian envoy heads to Libya to begin settlement talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is sending an envoy to Libya Monday to meet with rebels trying to bring about an end to Moammar Gadhafi\'s 42-year-rule, a move that comes after he called for the Libyan leader to step down.
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Al-Obeidy arrives at refugee facility in Romania

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who caught the world\'s attention when she accused members of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces of gang-raping her, arrived Monday at a refugee facility in Romania.
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Ex-IMF chief pleads not guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, pleaded not guilty Monday to seven charges involving a May 14 incident in which a housekeeping employee at New York\'s Sofitel hotel accused him of sexual assault.
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At least 25 die in Iraq as reform deadline arrives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 25 people, including five U.S. soldiers, have died in a series of explosions across Iraq on Monday, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
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Japan confirms March meltdown of 3 nuclear reactors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country\'s Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.
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Senators tell Biden to reject GOP Medicare plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Five Democratic senators are calling on Vice President Joe Biden to reaffirm his commitment to leaving Medicare unchanged during budget and deficit negotiations. ..
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Santorum in White House race; 'In it to win'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) - Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, once the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, said Monday he's seeking the GOP nomination for president, vowing he's "in it ..
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Source: Alleged Libya rape victim headed to Malta

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidy has left Libya and is on the way to Malta with her father, according to a high-level U.S. State Department source. She will eventually head to a processing center in Europe before leaving for a final destination.
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Tribal leader agrees to call for end to fighting in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh\'s condition was unclear Sunday, following an attack on his palace, with Western diplomatic sources saying Saleh is undergoing neurosurgery while a spokesman for his party said he was undergoing \"simple check-ups.\"
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IMF lends struggling Egypt $3 billion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Monetary Fund has tentatively agreed to lend $3 billion to Egypt to support the country\'s economy for the next year, the IMF announced Sunday.
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'Two extremes' battle in Peruvian runoff

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peruvians head to the polls on Sunday to cast votes in a runoff between a former army officer who was linked to a 2005 military uprising and the daughter of a former president who\'s serving a 25-year sentence for human rights violations.
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Israel fires tear gas, warning shots at protest in Golan Heights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three protesters were killed and nine wounded Sunday when they attempted to cross the heavily-fortified Golan Heights between Syria and Israel as part of Palestinian protests marking the anniversary of the 1967 Six Day War, according to Syrian state television.
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Missouri levee breach prompts evacuations in Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) - Six hundred residents in southwest Iowa have been told to evacuate their homes after a levee was breached across the border in Missouri. Iowa Department o..
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Germany says farm that is suspected source of outbreak is closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) - Lower Saxony's agriculture minister says initial tests have confirmed that locally grown beansprouts are the likely cause for Germany's E. coli outbreak tha..
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Libyan rebels accused of arbitrary arrests, torture

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebels are arbitrarily detaining dozens of civilians suspected of being loyal to ruler Moammar Gadhafi and are holding them without trial or due process, Human Rights Watch charged Sunday.
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25 killed in one Syrian city, group says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-five people have been killed by government security forces in the latest fighting in Syria, taking place in the northwestern city Jisr al-Shaghour, a human rights group said Sunday.
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