Activists: Inner Mongolia protests continue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese authorities Monday arrested dozens of demonstrators in Hohhot as protests spread to the provincial capital and other cities in Inner Mongolia despite tightened security and reports of martial law, activists told CNN.
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S. Korea tests for agent orange dumping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea launched an investigation Tuesday into reports of toxic chemicals being dumped at a former U.S. military base, the Defense Ministry said.
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Afghan president warns NATO against airstrikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai warned Tuesday that any future NATO airstrikes that kill civilians will be considered attacks against the Afghan people.
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Egypt general admits 'virginity checks'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior Egyptian general admits that \"virginity checks\" were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, the first such admission after previous denials by military authorities.
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Police violence reaching new levels in Morocco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Morocco appear to be intensifying their hard-line crackdown on demonstrators, with a second violent clash over the weekend leaving scores of youths injured.
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Zuma: Gadhafi ready for cease-fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fresh explosions rang out early Tuesday near Tripoli, hours after South African President Jacob Zuma held talks with Moammar Gadhafi and signalled he was ready to accept an African Union plan for a cease-fire.
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Officials: 11 dead as demonstrators fight Yemen troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The toll from reported clashes between Yemeni security forces and anti-government protesters in Taiz grew to 11 dead and 160 wounded, medical officials said Monday.
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Afghan soldier kills NATO soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan soldier shot and killed a NATO soldier Monday in southern Afghanistan, high-ranking officials from the country\'s National Directorate for Security said.
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Israeli raid on Gaza-bound flotilla remembered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the first anniversary of the Israeli raid on a flotilla headed to Gaza, organizers of another flotilla planned for June held a news conference Monday that concluded with a minute of silence for the nine activists killed in that raid.
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Number of unaccounted for in Joplin drops to 29

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The number of people unaccounted for after the Joplin tornado is down to 29. Missouri Department of Public Safety deputy director Andrea Spillars also said Monda..
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Officials: E. coli kills 6, sickens hundreds in Germany

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German health authorities have confirmed that an E. coli outbreak linked to some raw vegetables has killed least three people and sickened more than 300 in the country.
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Lagarde in Brazil to promote IMF candidacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde was in Brazil on Monday to kick off a global tour promoting her candidacy to head the International Monetar..
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Spanish court indicts 20 Salvadoran military officials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spain\'s National Court issued an arrest warrant Monday for 20 Salvadoran military officials in connection with the slayings of six priests, their housekeeper and her daughter more than two decades ago.
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GOP presidential contenders drift to the right

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first presidential election since the tea party's emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist s..
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Sean Kingston moved to ICU after watercraft crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Hip-hop singer Sean Kingston has been stabilized and moved to the intensive care unit at a hospital after crashing his watercraft into a Miami Beach bridge, his public..
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Obama consoles tornado-ravaged Joplin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Exactly a week after Joplin was hit by the deadliest tornado to strike the U.S in decades, President Barack Obama visited the Missouri city to offer hope to surv..
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Voter registration could be key to Obama in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2008, Barack Obama tapped into a record of nearly 15 million voters who cast ballots for the first time, a surge in registration that may be difficult to repli..
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Obama chooses Dempsey to be next Joint Chiefs head

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama moved Monday to complete an overhaul of the national security apparatus, selecting Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as his new Joint Chiefs of Staf..
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Ohio State says football coach Jim Tressel resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State says football coach Jim Tressel has resigned as the NCAA investigates the Buckeyes for possible rules violations. The university announced the resi..
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China: Food safety violators to face death penalty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amid deepening public concerns over the country\'s food safety following a wave of recent scandals, China\'s highest court has ordered judges nationwide to hand down harsher sentences, including the death penalty, to people convicted of violating food safety regulations.
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