Jordan's king calls for 'real and quick reform'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jordan\'s King Abdullah II told his new government to enact \"real and quick reform\" Sunday amid growing protests around the Middle East, promising to root out corruption and give lawmakers a bigger role in government.
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Orphanage blaze kills 10 children in Estonia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - A fire raced through an orphanage for disabled children in western Estonia on Sunday, killing 10 of them, a rescue service spokesman said. There were 37 chi..
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4 senators ask Florida to end 'flamingo express'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senators from Florida, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to enact a program they say would better track the growing tra..
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Verdict in British contractor case delayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iraqi judge on Sunday adjourned proceedings for a week in the case of a British contractor accused of killing two colleagues in Baghdad.
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Protesters return to square in Bahrain capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - An opposition leader in Bahrain says the crown prince has done "the right thing" by withdrawing security forces from the streets of the capital, Manama.Demon..
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Yemen security forces kill protester

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's president is blaming "a foreign plot" for 10 days of demonstrations calling for his ouster.      Today, riot police in the capi..
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Libya: Snipers shoot mourners, killing 15

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - A hospital official in Libya's second-largest city says 15 people have been killed when commandos opened fire on mourners leaving a funeral for protesters seeking Moam..
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Scientists finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico...
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Platform collapses at Peruvian soccer match

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 100 people were injured, 12 of them critically, when a metal platform at a soccer stadium collapsed during a youth tournament in Lima, Peru, the state-run news agency Andina reported.
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Protesters call for reform in Kuwait

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Over 1,000 protesters clashed with security forces in Kuwait on Friday, demanding greater rights for longtime residents who are not citizens of the country.
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Cuba to free 7 more prisoners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuba is set to release seven prisoners, including a dissident arrested in a notorious crackdown on the opposition in 2003, the Roman Catholic Church said.
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Pro-labor protesters in Wis. aim to keep the peace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A birthplace of the progressive movement is crackling with a fervor not seen in decades, as students from the famously liberal University of Wisconsin team up ..
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Iran revokes German journalists' prison sentences

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prison sentences have been dropped against two German journalists charged with espionage in Iran for interviewing the son and lawyer of a woman condemned to die by stoning, Iranian state television reported Saturday.
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Researchers aim to 'print' human skin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Researchers are developing a specialized skin \"printing\" system that could be used in the future to treat soldiers wounded on the battlefield.
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Taliban will abandon al Qaeda, Clinton predicts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan will be unable to withstand mounting U.S. pressure and their only option will be to break with al Qaeda and join a peaceful dialogue on the country\'s future, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.
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Bahrain protesters retake roundabout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrators seeking reform in Bahrain\'s royal government flooded into the capital\'s Pearl Roundabout after police and then soldiers pulled out.
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U.S. military: Somali pirates seize yacht with four Americans onboard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somali pirates hijacked a yacht with four Americans on board in the Indian Ocean, U.S. military officials said Saturday.
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20 reported dead in Libya protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tens of thousands of protesters marched Friday in Benghazi, Libya on Friday, carrying the bodies of those killed in this week\'s clashes through the streets of the northern coastal city, said an opposition movement spokesman who has been monitoring events in the isolated North African nation.
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More bloodshed in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least four people were killed and dozens hurt in clashes Friday in the Bahrain capital, an ambulance worker says. The violence comes a day after a deadly crackdown on protesters. FULL STORY | ZAKARIA | PHOTOS | VIDEO
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Iranian warships get Egypt's OK on Suez Canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt has agreed to allow two Iranian warships to cross through the Suez Canal in a move that puts the country\'s new military regime in a prickly position with its Israeli neighbor.
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