Abbas ready to delay new government, give Hamas chance to join

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he is ready to visit Gaza immediately in an effort to end the internal political division between the two main Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah.
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Russians fear radiation from Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Widespread fear that Japan's nuclear crisis could send radioactive fallout Russia's way is proving a nightmare to public officials in the Pacific regions, but..
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Japan's emperor urges nation not to give up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- Japan's Emperor Akihito spoke to the nation Wednesday in the first made-for-TV address of his reign, expressing condolences to victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami ..
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'Blood money' frees CIA contractor in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LAHORE, Pakistan- A CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistani men was freed from prison on Wednesday after the United States paid $2.34 million in "blood money" to the victi..
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Petraeus: first US cuts will include combat forces

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The initial U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in July probably will include combat as well as non-combat forces, the top U.S. commander there told a House committ..
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Documents: 4 Auburn ex-players admit robbery roles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AUBURN, Ala.- Court documents show that four former Auburn football players have admitted to involvement in a robbery. Warrants sworn out Friday show that starting safety Michael M..
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Scores of suspected child sex offenders arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police have arrested scores of suspected child sex offenders in a three-year-old worldwide probe, the European Law Enforcement Agency announced Wednesday.
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New fire fuels nuclear fears in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new blaze broke out Wednesday at the damaged nuclear plant that crews have struggled to control since last week\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami, adding to radiation fears in a country racing to avoid a full-on nuclear crisis. FULL STORY | SERIES OF SETBACKS | HOW BAD? | LIVE BLOG | SPECIAL
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Bahrain's king imposes state of emergency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in the southern city of Sitra on Tuesday, killing at least two protesters and wounding at least 150 people, according to medical officials on the scene Tuesday.
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Gadhafi forces gain ground in march toward Benghazi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have wrested control of the town of Zuwara from the rebels, an opposition spokesman and an eyewitness told CNN Tuesday.
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Clinton lauds Egyptian change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a strong statement of praise for Egypt\'s political revolution Tuesday, declaring she was \"deeply inspired\" by the dramatic change and promising new assistance for America\'s longtime Middle East ally.
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Japan races to contain nuclear threat after quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SOMA, Japan (AP) - Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tuesday after an explosion an..
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Berlusconi lawyer wants bribery claim investigated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lawyer for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has asked Rome prosecutors to investigate an alleged attempt to falsify the birth records of the woman at the center of a sex scandal embroiling the prime minister.
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More US relief crews exposed to radiation in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- More U.S. military crews were exposed to radiation Tuesday as they ramped up relief flights over Japan, and Americans on two military bases south of Tokyo were advised ..
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Stocks plunge as Japan nuclear crisis worsens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK - Stocks plunged Tuesday and bond prices rose as the nuclear crisis in Japan intensified following a deadly earthquake and tsunami. The Dow Jones industrial average fell m..
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Text warning of radiation danger is hoax, Philippine authorities say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Filipino authorities sought to calm panic unleashed among some residents after a hoax text message warned that radiation from Japan may affect the Philippines.
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Demonstrators in Germany demand closing of nuclear plants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of German demonstrators urged their leaders Monday night to shut down nuclear power plants in their country.
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Israel says seized arms were bound for Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli commandos intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday and found weapons bound for Gaza militants, the Israel Defense Forces said.
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Yemen deports 4 Western journalists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Yemen have deported four Western journalists amid anti-government protests.
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Relief efforts in Japan: Who's doing what

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A massive emergency response operation is under way in northern Japan, with world governments and international aid groups coming together to bring relief to the beleaguered island nation.
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