Rebels in besieged Libyan city claim victory as Gadhafi forces retreat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Rebel fire has forced Libyan government troops to retreat to the outskirts of Misrata today.    The rebels are claiming victory after a nearly ..
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Syria death toll hits 120 over 2 days, group says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BEIRUT (AP) - A human rights group says the death toll from two days of violence in Syria has reached 120.    Syrian security forces fired live bullets and tear gas ..
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Yemeni president agrees to Gulf proposal on crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - State-run TV says Yemen's embattled president has agreed to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand power to his deputy in exchan..
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Airlines cancel St. Louis flights after tornado

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. LOUIS (AP) - American and Southwest airlines are checking damaged planes and canceling flights at the tornado-damaged airport in St. Louis.    American says two ..
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St. Louis airport hit by tornado to reopen Sunday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Lambert Airport is expected to reopen Sunday, two days after a strong tornado caused significant damage at the St. Louis airport.    St. Louis Mayor..
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Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An airstrike Saturday hit a parking lot outside a central Tripoli compound of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, killing three people, a government spokesman said.
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State media: 10 Yemeni soldiers killed in attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attacks on Yemeni army units killed 10 soldiers and injured 19 others, the state-run news agency said Saturday.
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Activist: 2 shot dead after funeral near Damascus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence swept across Syria on Friday, with at least 43 people reported killed in another bloody day of confrontation between government forces and demonstrators calling for political change.
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Troops clash in disputed area along Thailand-Cambodia border

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Renewed clashes in a disputed area along the Thailand-Cambodia border killed at least one Thai soldier and left 11 people injured Saturday, Thailand\'s MCOT news agency reported.
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Violence erupts on 'Great Friday' in Syria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence swept across Syria on Friday, with at least 43 people reported killed in another bloody day of confrontation between government forces and demonstrators calling for political change.
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U.S. exits Pakistan drone base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone strike in the Pakistani tribal region killed 21 suspected militants on Friday, intelligence officials said.
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Libya: McCain pushes heavier U.S. involvement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan opposition leaders received a major morale boost Friday as a top U.S. senator made a surprise visit to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi and urged greater American involvement in the bloody campaign to oust longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
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Austrian athorities reveal find of buried treasure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VIENNA (AP) - A man turning dirt in his back yard stumbled onto buried treasure - hundreds of pieces of centuries-old jewelry and other precious objects that Austrian authorities d..
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McCain wants increased support for Libya's rebels

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain called for increased military support for Libya's rebels Friday, including weapons, training and stepped-up airstrikes, in a full-throa..
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Report: Bahraini forces target doctors and patients

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Another human rights group on Friday accused Bahraini authorities of raiding hospitals, and torturing doctors and patients in an effort to quell protests.
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Drill off Alaska coast? Gulf mess renews debate

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - A year after the disastrous Gulf oil spill, the prospect of a major accident in oil's next frontier - the icy waters off Alaska's north coast - has experts even m..
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A top al Qaeda militant dies in Chechnya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chechen security agents have killed a top al Qaeda militant believed to responsible for numerous terrorist attacks in Russia\'s Northern Caucasus region, officials announced Friday.
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49 killed in deadliest day of Syria uprising

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces fired bullets and tear gas Friday on pro-democracy demonstrations across the country, killing at least 49 people - including a young boy - in t..
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Senate committee: Ensign resignation 'appropriate'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Senate Ethics Committee said scandal-scarred Nevada Republican Sen. John Ensign made the right decision to turn in a letter of resignation Friday, and indicate..
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32 more corpses found in Mexico pits, total at 177

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican authorities say another 32 bodies have been exhumed from clandestine graves in the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas, bringing the total to 177 thi..
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