Eight ruling party lawmakers resign in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight lawmakers from Yemen\'s ruling party, General People\'s Congress, have resigned in part to protest the violence that anti-government demonstrators have faced as they call for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over sex crimes claims.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  LONDON (AP) - A British judge says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over sex crimes claims.  The judge has ruled that allegations of rape an..
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Judge to rule on WikiLeaks founder Assange's extradition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in Britain is expected to rule Thursday on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden.
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Hundreds remain missing after NZ quake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch earlier this week rises, with at least 98 confirmed deaths and 228 reported missing, New Zealand\'s TVNZ reported. RESCUE ATTEMPT ABANDONED | FULL STORY
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Obama calls for response on Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama condemns the violence in Libya and will make a public statement about the situation later Wednesday or Thursday, White House spokesman Jay Carney said.
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Clinton: Iran crackdown killed protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has sanctioned two Iranian officials for human rights offenses that were reported after the hotly contested 2009 presidential election, federal officials announced Wednesday.
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'Deadliest Catch' crew member found dead in motel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A member of the hit cable TV show "Deadliest Catch" fishing crew has been found dead in an Alaska motel room, police said Wednesday. Justin Tennison, who w..
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Giffords aide wounded in shooting returns to work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PHOENIX (AP) - A woman who survived a mass shooting in Tucson has returned to work at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' office, saying she is thrilled to be there and thankful to b..
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Yemen protesters regroup again at university

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two people were killed when government loyalists attacked and opened fire on anti-government sit-in participants in Sanaa on Tuesday night, an opposition lawmaker said.
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Sisters freed from jail too heavy for kidney swap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PENSACOLA - A planned kidney transplant that won two Mississippi sisters their freedom from prison can't take place until one quits smoking and they lose a combined 160 pounds. Jam..
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WH: Obama still 'grappling' with gay marriage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The White House says President Barack Obama is "grappling" with his personal views on gay marriage even as he's ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the con..
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Ahmadinejad: Mideast leaders should heed calls for change

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday urged Middle East leaders to listen to the voices of citizens who have taken to the streets in masses to demand a change in government -- though such protests in his own country have been crushed with brute force.
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NZ earthquake toll at 75 dead, 300 missing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand- Hundreds of troops, police and emergency workers in Christchurch, New Zealand, are picking through the ruins of buildings brought down by yesterday's ear..
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Egypt's Interior Ministry compound attacked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There have been about 1,300 official complaints against former Egyptian ministers and government officials, state-run media reported Wednesday.
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Clampdown in Libyan capital as protests close in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOBRUK, Libya- Militiamen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi clamped down in Tripoli, but cracks in his regime spread elsewhere across the nation, as the protest-fueled rebellion controlling..
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Oil price passes $99 per barrel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK - Oil prices rose past $99 a barrel on Wednesday as forces loyal to Libya's Moammar Gadhafi clashed with protesters expanding their control over parts of the country. The ..
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Bahrain frees prisoners as king goes to Saudi Arabia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain has released about 25 high-profile political detainees, following an order by the king to free those he described as \"prisoners of conscience\" and halt proceedings against others, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights said Wednesday.
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Saudi king returns home to shaken Middle East

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi Arabia\'s King Abdullah returned home to a Middle East shaken by unrest Wednesday after spending three months abroad for medical treatment.
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Emanuel faces big money woes as next Chicago mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won't have much time to celebrate his victory as Chicago's new mayor. Emanuel, who overwhelmed the race with truckloads of m..
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Cameroonians plan anti-government protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Opposition groups in Cameroon are planning \"Egypt-like\" protests Wednesday to call for the president\'s ouster after almost three decades in power.
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