Egyptian named acting al Qaeda leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Egyptian who was once a special forces officer has been appointed \"caretaker\" leader of al Qaeda in the wake of Osama bin Laden\'s death, according to a source.
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IMF head held in virtual isolation on Rikers Island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One hour of recreation a day. Veal patties and noodles for dinner. New York\'s well-known Rikers Island prison complex has been featured in films, television shows and documentaries, but life on the other side of the bars appears less than glamorous.
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Hall of Famer Killebrew dies at 74

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Harmon Killebrew, the Minnesota Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, has died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 74. The team said Killebr..
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Bomb defused ahead of queen's Ireland visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Irish military defused a bomb Tuesday on a bus headed to Dublin, ahead of a historic visit by Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth II to the city.
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Libya's al-Obeidy in exile: My soul is liberated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The woman whose accusations of rape at the hands of Libyan security forces sparked an international outcry has spoken exclusively to CNN, now that she is living free in exile.
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Syrian government denies mass grave found near Daraa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government is denying claims that a mass grave was found near the embattled city of Daraa, a focal point in the nationwide wave of anti-government rage.
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Homebuilders missing out on economic recovery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - For homebuilders, it hardly feels like an economic recovery. Nearly two years after the recession ended, the pace of construction is inching along at less than ha..
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British queen makes historic peace trip to Ireland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DUBLIN (AP) - Undeterred by real or fake bombs, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday began the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland, a four-day trip to highlight st..
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Gov't to give Haitians more time in US after quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is giving Haitian immigrants who fled their island nation after last year's devastating earthquake more time to live and work in the U.S. legally w..
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Miss. River closed at Natchez; could slow shipping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The swollen Mississippi River has been closed to shipping at Natchez, Miss., shutting the major artery for moving grain from farmland in the Midwest to the Gu..
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Schwarzenegger reveals he had child with staffer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has acknowledged that he fathered a child with a member of his household staff, a revelation that apparently prompte..
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Royal visit divides cash-strapped Irish

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It is a state visit that many in Ireland believed would never happen. But when the UK\'s Queen Elizabeth II lands in Dublin on Tuesday it will mark the reconciliation between two neighboring countries that once viewed each with suspicion and hostility.
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Obama to spell out Middle East policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will use a major speech this week on the Middle East to reaffirm basic U.S. principles and policies regarding the region while also toughening his administration\'s stance against Syria\'s crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators, administration officials said Monday.
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Group seeks answers from Iran on missing journalist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Press freedom advocates Reporters Without Borders expressed concern Monday about the fate of an Al Jazeera reporter arrested in Syria and reportedly deported to Iran, after Iran said it was unaware of her whereabouts.
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IMF chief held in New York jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the International Monetary Fund arrives at New York\'s Rikers Island jail complex, dispatched there after a judge denied him bail for allegedly chasing and sexually assaulting a hotel employee. PROFILE | FULL STORY
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Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday requested arrest warrants for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, his son and his brother-in-law.
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PlayBook tablets recalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - BlackBerry smartphone maker Research In Motion Ltd. says it recalled about 1,000 of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computers due to defective operating softwar..
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More evacuations in Cajun country

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BUTTE LAROSE, La. (AP) - A woman who lives in Louisiana's Cajun-country says she hopes the Mississippi River floodwaters are still a few days off, so she'll have more time to move ..
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Deadly clashes mark Israel's founding, Arab 'catastrophe'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between pro-Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces erupted along Israel\'s borders and occupied territories Sunday, leaving at least 12 dead on a Palestinian mourning day marking the birth of the Jewish state.
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Ahmadinejad: I'll run Oil Ministry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he will temporarily run the country\'s Oil Ministry, state-run media reported Monday.
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