Hamas, Fatah reach deal for unity government

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By: WINK Administrator

The rival Palestinian movements of Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal that would establish a new parliament and a date for general elections, Hamas officials told CNN Wednesday.
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Devastation mounts in Misrata

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By: WINK Administrator

In the wake of what rebels describe as the heaviest shelling yet by pro-government forces on the port of Misrata, much of the western Libyan city appeared to be a wasteland Wednesday. FULL STORY | ON THE SCENE
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Afghan man opens fire on American troops

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By: WINK Administrator

At least two NATO service members died Wednesday when gunfire broke out during an argument with an Afghan pilot at a major base in the capital, military officials said.
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White House releases Obama birth certificate

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House released the long form of President Barack Obama's birth certificate Wednesday in response to questions about whether he was really born in the U...
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Sources: Security forces fire on protesters in Yemen

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By: WINK Administrator

Eleven anti-government protesters were killed and more than 100 were injured Wednesday in Sanaa, Yemen, after they were attacked by security forces, two medical sources told CNN.
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Turkish leader has ambitious plans to build canal

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By: WINK Administrator

Less than two months before voters are expected to go to the polls in national elections, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday announced ambitious plans to dig a new canal through Istanbul that would bypass the existing Bosphorus Strait.
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9 Americans dead after Afghan officer opens fire

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By: Amber Lindke

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Eight American troops and a U.S. contractor died Wednesday after an Afghan military pilot opened fire during a meeting at Kabul airport - the deadliest ep..
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AP sources: Panetta to Pentagon, Petraeus to CIA

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense and move Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, ..
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1 in 4 children in US raised by a single parent

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By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has been on the rise and is higher than other developed countries, acc..
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Loughner loses bid to prevent release of records

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By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona judge ruled against the Tucson shooting rampage suspect and ordered that health records dating back to his youth can be given to a psychologist trying to ..
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Alleged drug lord captured in Guatemala

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By: WINK Administrator

Guatemalan authorities arrested an alleged drug lord wanted by both Guatemala and the United States for aiding the transit of cocaine for a Mexican drug cartel, officials said.
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Carter among 'Elders' pushing for new Korea talks

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By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other ex-leaders arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss ways to restart long-stalled talks between North and South Korea.
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Gas pipeline serving Israel, Jordan explodes in Egypt

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By: WINK Administrator

A pipeline that sends natural gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan exploded early Wednesday morning, but the cause was not immediately known.
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Residents evacuate as volcano spews ashes in Ecuador

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By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Ecuador closed schools and evacuated residents in areas near a volcano Tuesday after ashes spewing from its crater fell on homes and farms, state media reported.
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Syria rejects call for independent probe

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By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council could take up the issue of alleged human rights abuses in Syria on Tuesday, a day after witnesses said thousands of troops infiltrated the heart of the country\'s recent protests and carried out a bloody crackdown.
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Witness: Fighting seethes near Misrata

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By: WINK Administrator

Fighting battered the besieged seaside city of Misrata Tuesday as bombs -- presumably from NATO warplanes -- shook the ground after pro-government forces launched what rebel officials said was their most aggressive attack so far on the port.
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Sony: Hacker stole PlayStation users' info

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By: WINK Administrator

A hacker has obtained the personal information of PlayStation Network account holders and subscribers of the Qriocity streaming service, Sony said in a message to customers Tuesday.
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Arkansas has 8 storm deaths

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By: Amber Lindke

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - Officials say the four people killed in a tornado in central Arkansas died in the same subdivision where they were seeking shelter in less-than-sturdy structur..
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Why attack Libya and not Syria?

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By: WINK Administrator

Two countries, two cases of extreme violence committed against citizens by their own government.
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Couric confirms she's leaving 'CBS Evening News'

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By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Katie Couric has confirmed that she's leaving her anchor job at the "CBS Evening News." Couric also told People magazine in a story published Tuesday on its website..
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