Slander charges filed against alleged Libyan rape victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The men accused of raping Eman al-Obeidy have filed counter charges against the woman for slander, a Libyan government spokesman said on Tuesday.
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Bronx Zoo's missing cobra 'speaks out' on Twitter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK - The Bronx Zoo may still be looking for its missing cobra, but a tongue-in-cheek Twitter user is charting its supposed progress. Someone purporting to be the slithering e..
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Diplomats unite against Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Military action against the Libyan government must continue until attacks on civilians stop and humanitarian assistance is allowed to pass freely, international diplomats concluded Tuesday in London.
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US launches new missile barrage at Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A U.S. defense official says U.S. ships and submarines unleashed a barrage of cruise missiles at Libyan missile storage facilities in the Tripoli area late Monday and e..
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Two-thirds of oil and gas leases in Gulf inactive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- More than two-thirds of offshore leases in the Gulf of Mexico are sitting idle, neither producing oil and gas, nor being actively explored by the companies who hold the..
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Carter says he's not bringing home U.S. contractor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter continues his trip to Cuba on Tuesday, where he is expected to have a face-to-face session with President Raul Castro.
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Deadly Yemen blast blamed on al Qaeda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from an explosion Monday at an ammunition factory in southern Yemen has risen to 150, a government official and medical source said Tuesday.
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Home prices falling in most major US cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK- Home prices are falling in most major U.S. cities, and the average prices in four of them are at their lowest point in 11 years. Analysts expect further prices declines i..
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Syrian Cabinet resigns amid unrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DAMASCUS, Syria- Syria's Cabinet resigned Tuesday to help quell a wave of popular fury that erupted more than a week ago, threatening President Bashar Assad's 11-year rule in one o..
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NATO commander: Gadhafi could leave under pressure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A top NATO commander says there's a reasonable chance Moammar Gadhafi will go under pressure from the U.S. and its partners. Adm. James Stavridis, the NATO Supreme Alli..
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Pentagon: Libya mission has cost US $550M so far

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The military intervention in Libya has cost the Pentagon an extra $550 million so far, mostly for bombs and missiles, officials said Tuesday. The figure is not a full p..
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China's 'meteoric rise' as a science power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is experiencing a \"meteoric rise\" in the publication of scientific papers in the past two decades, and while the United States remains on top, its dominance is slipping, a new study found this week.
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Some Japanese staying put despite radiation threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Futaba, Japan, the threat of death by radiation poisoning is not enough to compel some residents to obey the Japanese government's order to leave their homes.
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Libyan rebels target Gadhafi's birthplace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan opposition fighters continued their march west Monday with a key target in their sights: Sirte, Moammar Gadhafi\'s birthplace. Taking the city would be a symbolic victory for the rebels. FULL STORY | NATO DEFINES MISSION
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Reactions to Obama's address on Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a televised address Monday night, U.S. President Barack Obama explained the reasons he involved the U.S. military in the U.N.-authorized mission in Libya, saying \"it was not in our national interest\" to let the citizens of a rebel stronghold suffer a massacre at the hands of approaching pro-government forces.
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Radioactive water found outside nuclear plant in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese officials on Monday worked to determine what to do with highly radioactive water collected at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant as they tackled other problems, including rising temperatures in one of the nuclear reactors.
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Gadhafi son was on U.S. internship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s youngest son, who runs the country\'s elite special forces for his father\'s regime, was on an internship program in the United States when public unrest exploded in Libya last month.
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U.S. official: Fewer assets devoted to Libya already

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. military has already reduced its day-to-day presence in the operation in and around Libya, according to a defense official.
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Former President Carter returns to Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When Jimmy Carter arrived on his last visit to Cuba in 2002, Fidel Castro himself was on the tarmac to greet the former U.S. president.
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At least 121 killed in Yemen explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 40 people were killed and 90 wounded in an explosion at an ammunition factory in Yemen on Monday, medical and security officials said.
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