Severe weather flips cars, rips roofs in Southeast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MOBILE, Ala.- Winds whipped by a line of severe weather tore roofs off buildings, overturned cars and injured people as the system trudged across the Southeast on Wednesday. An app..
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UAE group petitions for direct elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of 133 United Arab Emirates nationals have petitioned the president of the country for direct elections.
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Bahrain's hard-liners want royal family out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three hard-line groups in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain have united and called for the ruling family to step aside, they announced.
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Paris police recover $25M in stolen jewels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French police have recovered gems stolen during a burglary from luxury jeweler Harry Winston\'s store in Paris in 2008, they announced.
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Pirates target the Maersk Alabama again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pirates targeted the Maersk Alabama, the ship seized in a dramatic operation in the Indian Ocean waters two years ago.
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Lawyers: U.S. faces lawsuit for syphilis tests in Guatemala

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States government will be hit with a class action lawsuit on behalf of 700 Guatemalans who were infected with syphilis unless it offers a way to settle claims before Friday, the plaintiffs\' attorneys said.
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Opposition denies exit deal talks with Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An official with the Libyan opposition says Moammar Gadhafi has been in talks with them about stepping down if certain promises are made. But a government spokesman disputed the claim as \"lies.\"
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Rumsfeld opposes sending U.S. troops to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Tuesday he would not support sending U.S. troops into war-torn Libya, pointing out what he calls a key difference between leader Moammar Gadhafi and Iraq\'s Saddam Hussein.
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Kenyan leaders summonsed over post-election violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six Kenyan political leaders -- three each from opposite sides of ethnic violence that followed the country\'s disputed 2007 election -- were issued summonses Tuesday to appear before the International Criminal Court as part of an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity.
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7.2 magnitude quake spurs tsunami advisory in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tsunami advisory has been issued in Japan after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan\'s main island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday.
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Yemen protesters tear-gassed, witnesses say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guards fired tear gas and warning shots to quell Yemeni prisoners who rose up chanting anti-government slogans, according to one of the prisoners who obtained access to a phone during the riot and spoke with CNN Tuesday.
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Violence against sub-Saharan Africans reported in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations refugee agency reported disturbing accounts of violence and persecution of sub-Saharan Africans within Libya Tuesday, urging a recognition of their particular vulnerability in the midst of civil war.
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US gives 8 more airports approval for Cuba flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Eight new airports have been given permission to schedule charter flights to and from Cuba. Customs and Border Protection officials say charter flights to Cuba can now ..
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Protests in Iran broken up, opposition site says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Iran\'s capital used tear gas to disperse protesters near Revolution Square Tuesday, according to the website of opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi.
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At least 65 killed in Southern Sudan clashes, army says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 65 people have been killed in two days of clashes between rebel groups and soldiers in Southern Sudan\'s Upper Nile state, an army spokesman said.
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Out of spotlight, GOP hopefuls prepping for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Newt Gingrich is the Republican taking some of the most public first steps for a presidential bid, but he's hardly the only one in motion. Far from the media spotlight,..
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Spain: body of missing US exchange student found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADRID- The body of a U.S. exchange student missing since late last month was found Tuesday in a river in Madrid, a police official said. The National Police official said the caus..
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Suspect dies in standoff with St Louis police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. LOUIS- Two federal marshals and a police officer were wounded Tuesday in a gunfight with a suspect who died following a standoff at a St. Louis home, authorities said. One mars..
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Group urges Saudi Arabia to allow protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International is urging Saudi Arabia to stop the \"outrageous restriction\" of peaceful protests, a call that comes after a crackdown last week on protesters in the country\'s Shiite region.
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Police find body of U.S. student missing in Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A team of California-based investigators is due to arrive in Madrid on Tuesday to search for a San Diego State University student who went missing after a night out with friends.
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