US urging Syria to stop attacks on protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The White House is urging Syria's government to cease attacks on protesters and pursue political dialogue as violence escalates in several Syrian cities. Obama spokesma..
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Protests in Jordan turn violent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several demonstrators calling for reform in Jordan were injured in Amman on Friday when government supporters hit them with rocks and sticks, protest organizers said.
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Reactor core might be leaking in Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three men working inside a nuclear reactor stepped into water this week that had 10,000 times the amount of radiation typical for that locale, a Japanese official said Friday. FULL STORY | EVACUATIONS ENCOURAGED
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NATO deal on Libya doesn't mean quick exit for US

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - NATO's limited role in command of the no-fly zone over Libya doesn't allow the U.S. to make a quick exit from the costly military operation as the Obama administration..
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Report: Dozens killed in Myanmar earthquake

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By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Myanmar has gone up to 75, state media reported Friday.
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Gates meets with Israeli, Palestinian prime ministers

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By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates by his side, said Friday that Israel is ready to act \"with great force and great determination\" against terror attacks.
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Plant workers' radiation exposure high

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant workers were exposed to water with 10,000 times the amount of radiation typical for the location, an official in Japan said. SALT BUILDUP A CONCERN | DEATHS TOP 10,000 |
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NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO agrees to take command of enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya and considers taking control of the full U.N.-backed mission, its Secretary-General tells CNN. GET UP TO SPEED | RISING OBAMA CRITICISM |
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In turbulent Syrian town, discontent rages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tensions boiled in a volatile Syrian community Thursday as thousands of people turned up for the funerals of people killed in unrest, including a soldier who was reportedly shot because he refused to fire on demonstrators.
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Quake hits Myanmar near China, Thai borders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck Myanmar Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Egypt's revolutionaries say abusive treatment persists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Where is the revolution going, the revolution that began in Tahrir Square?\" asked a short brunette holding a microphone. \"What happened to the revolution we created?\"
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Jerusalem bomb, shelling 'unrelated'

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By: WINK Administrator

The person killed in the bombing on Wednesday in Jerusalem is a British national, the British Foreign Office said Thursday.
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Japan's nuclear crisis sparks fear of water contamination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO (AP) - Nearly two weeks of rolling blackouts, distribution problems and contamination fears prompted by a leaking, tsunami-damaged nuclear plant have left shelves stripped ba..
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New census milestone: Hispanics reach 50 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in many states as they ..
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US pressures allies to command Libya mission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Anxious to reduce its front-line air combat role in Libya, the Obama administration pressed Thursday for allies who first pushed for the campaign to come up with a work..
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Funeral of alleged airstrike victims held

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyans gathered Thursday in the capital for the funerals of 13 people who Moammar Gadhafi\'s government said were victims of a coalition airstrike.
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Argentine ex-general sentenced to life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Argentine Dirty War-era general has been sentenced to life in prison for the killing of five people during the dictatorship.
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UK, Germany embassy staff leave Yemen

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By: WINK Administrator

Germany and the United Kingdom are pulling nonessential embassy staff out of Yemen, they said Thursday, with the British citing \"the rapid deterioration in the security situation.\"
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Dubai police seize arms shipment

Updated 4 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 4 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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