No-fly zone over Libya approved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebels in Benghazi celebrated with fireworks and gunfire after the U.N. Security Council voted to impose a no-fly zone and permit \"all necessary measures\" to protect civilians. WHAT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZES |
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Iraqis protest against crackdown on Shiites in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of angry Iraqis demonstrated in the holy Shiite city of Karbala on Thursday, protesting the use of foreign troops in the crackdown against anti-government protests in Bahrain.
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Togolese security forces clash with opposition militants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Togolese security forces fired rubber bullets and canisters of tear gas in Lome Thursday to prevent opposition militants from holding street demonstrations against the government\'s attempt to regulate public protests.
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Yale killing suspect pleads guilty to murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A former animal research technician pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a Yale University graduate student days before her 2009 wedding, and prosecutors reve..
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Pro-democracy activists allege torture by Egyptian soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

­ A patchwork of blood red scabs and purple bruises cover Ramy Essam\'s back, from his neck down to his thighs. His scars are evidence, he said, that violent groups linked to ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak\'s regime are trying to subvert the revolution.
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Rights group: Bahrain used 'excessive force' on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International on Thursday accused Bahrain of using shotguns, tear gas and rubber bullets to subdue protesters, joining a growing chorus of concerns over the crackdown.
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Lawyer: Aristide could be back in Haiti before Sunday elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After seven years in exile, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is expected to board a plane in South Africa within the next 48 hours to return home ahead of Sunday\'s highly anticipated election, his U.S. lawyer said Thursday.
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Choppers douse crippled Japan reactor with water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

YAMAGATA, Japan- Emergency workers frantic to regain control of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear complex turned to increasingly elaborate methods Thursday to cool nuclear fue..
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Japan passengers, cargo screened for radiation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The Department of Homeland Security is screening passengers and cargo entering the United States from Japan for "even a blip of radiation." Homeland Security Secretary ..
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House to vote on quick drawdown from Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A House resolution calling for the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan by year's end was met Thursday with warnings that an early departure would disrupt the..
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Pirates release tanker after 4 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somali pirates released a chemical tanker after holding it for more than four months, the European Union\'s naval protection force said Thursday.
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Fiery explosion in Minneapolis; no injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MINNEAPOLIS- A natural gas line exploded in south Minneapolis on Thursday, sending flames shooting high into the sky, scorching nearby vehicles and forcing authorities to temporari..
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Records: 'Blood money' paid in CIA contractor case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife and mother of a Pakistani man killed by an American CIA contractor received a total of nearly $682,000 in \"blood money,\" according to court records obtained by CNN.
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Japan's emperor: Don't give up hope

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a rare address, Japanese Emperor Akihito urged his quake- and tsunami-hit nation to not give up hope. \"We need to understand and help each other,\" he said. FULL STORY | RADIATION CONCERNS | LIVE BLOG | MORE
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U.S. troops kept away from Japan plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Concerned about potential radiation exposure, the U.S. military will not allow troops to get within 50 miles of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Col. David Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday.
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CIA contractor released from Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor accused of of killing two Pakistani men, was formally charged with two counts of murder Wednesday, a police official said.
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Gadhafi forces battle rebels in cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The rebel-held city of Misrata came under sustained attack by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Wednesday, a witness in the western city said.
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Airlines monitor radiation, adjust in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Air carriers are watching the situation at Japan\'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant closely, making contingency plans and routing adjustments to keep operations running smoothly and protect passengers and crew from radiation risks.
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Mexico confirms presence of U.S. drones

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico on Wednesday admitted that American unmanned drones operate over its territory, but denied that it constitutes a violation of its sovereignty.
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Bahraini government denies hospital beatings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Bahrain stormed the main hospital, beating doctors, and attacked demonstrators in Manama\'s Pearl Roundabout on Wednesday, witnesses in the Bahraini capital said. Bahraini officials deny these accounts.
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