Dubai police seize arms shipment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dubai police have intercepted an illegal shipment of 16,000 pistols from Turkey to Yemen, Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, the Dubai Police commander-in-chief, said Thursday.
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Officials: Tokyo tap water not safe for infants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As workers continued efforts to cool down fuel rods at the quake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant Wednesday, Tokyo government officials advised residents to stop giving tap water to infants after tests detected higher levels of radioactive iodine.
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Coalition airstrikes continue in Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The coalition air effort to halt the Libyan government\'s attacks on civilians continued into Thursday for a sixth day, with an airstrike in the Tripoli suburb of Tajura, a government official said. LIVE BLOG | PHOTOS | FULL STORY
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Yemen's leader says he accepts transition plan by the end of 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s embattled president has accepted opposition demands for constitutional reforms and holding parliamentary elections by the end of the year, according to a statement issued by his office.
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Was Taylor the biggest star ever?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Like other diminutive people -- Alexander the Great and Napoleon come to mind -- Elizabeth Taylor loomed large and lived even larger. I think of her as one of the two Elizabeths who ruled the 20th century.
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15 killed in Syria clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Escalating violence between Syrian security forces and anti-government protesters claimed 15 people Wednesday in the city of Daraa, witnesses and rights activists said. Syrian state television reported the government fired the governor of Daraa province, a flash point of anti-government protests.
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Israeli bus stop bombed, dozens hurt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

JERUSALEM (AP) - A blast Israel quickly blamed on Palestinian militants ripped through a bus stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a woman, wounding two dozen other people and in..
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$105 oil: 'the perfect storm'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tensions in the Middle East and Libya show no signs of abating. Japan is dealing with post-earthquake rebuilding and major nuclear issues. And the U.S. is entering prime driving season.
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Report: Time is now for talks to end Afghan war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The war in Afghanistan has reached a stalemate and the best time to jump-start a political settlement with the Taliban is now, according to a report relea..
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US role in Libya costs hundreds of millions so far

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stretched thin by two wars, the U.S. military is spending upward of $1 billion in an international assault to destroy Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's air defenses..
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US looking for a few unaccounted citizens in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States says it is searching for fewer than 10 Americans who remain unaccounted for in Japanese areas affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. S..
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Strikes force Gadhafi back; NATO ships patrol sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BENGHAZI, Libya- International airstrikes forced Moammar Gadhafi's tanks to roll back from the western city of Misrata on Wednesday, a local doctor and the U.S. said, giving respit..
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Drug arrests inch closer to 'El Chapo'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight drug traffickers belonging to Mexican drug lord Joaquin \"El Chapo\" Guzman\'s organization have been captured, including a man presumed to be Guzman\'s relative and confidant, officials said Wednesday.
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Lawyers want Loughner mental exam to be stopped

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX (AP) — Defense lawyers want a federal judge to reconsider his order requiring the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that injured a congresswoman to undergo a men..
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U.S. defense chief arrives in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Egypt on Wednesday afternoon in his first visit to the country since protests forced longtime U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak to step down as Egyptian president.
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Report: H1N1 outbreak in Venezuela

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An outbreak of the H1N1 virus, known commonly as the swine flu, has hit the Venezuelan Andean state of Merida, the country\'s health minister said, the state-run AVN news agency reported.
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Soldier accused of killing Afghan citizens pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of a soldier accused of killing Afghan citizens for sport is scheduled to begin Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington.
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Groups report gunfire, explosion at mosque in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence flared in the southern city of Daraa as Syrian security forces opened fire into a crowd of demonstrators in front of mosque early Wednesday, witnesses said.
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U.S. aviators rescued; Gadhafi defiant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi crowed, \"I do not scare,\" the United States Tuesday got back two crew members whose F-15E fighter jet malfunctioned. LIVE BLOG | PHOTOS | TIMELINE: AIRMEN RESCUE | FULL STORY
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Vegetables near stricken plant test high for radiation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s Health Ministry reported Tuesday finding radioactive materials at levels \"drastically exceeding legal limits\" in 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima Prefecture, including broccoli and cabbage, according to Kyodo News Agency.
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