Controversial tear gas made in USA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A thick pall of chemical smoke hung over a crowd in Cairo on Friday afternoon. People ran, covering their noses and mouths to escape yet another volley of tear gas.
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Military, media holding the cards in Egypt?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As mass protests swept Egypt on Friday, the actions of two key institutions served as indicators for what lies ahead for the embattled regime: the military and the media.
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'Freedom!' Egyptian protesters chant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Freedom!\" the crowds chanted along the banks of the Nile River in Cairo after dark Friday, defying a curfew being enforced by troops with armored personnel carriers and tear gas.
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Chaos engulfs Egypt, anti-Mubarak protests peak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAIRO (AP) - Chaos engulfed Egypt Friday as protesters seized the streets of the capital, battling police with stones and firebombs, burning down the ruling party headquarters, and..
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Taco Bell stands behind the quality of its beef

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

IRVINE, Calif. -  Taco Bell announced today that it is setting the record straight, launching a nationwide advertising campaign to share the truth about its seasoned beef.&nbs..
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Airline suspends flights out of Egypt because of unrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's national carrier says it has suspended its flights from Cairo for 12 hours.EgyptAir's announcement follows a government-imposed curfew from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. in..
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Scientists honored for better mosquito trap

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Two Army scientists are being honored for inventing a better mosquito trap.The Army's medical research command at Fort Detrick in Frederick announced the awar..
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What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt this week urged its followers to protest after Friday prayers -- the first time in the latest wave of unrest the group has made such a call.
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Opinion: Mubarak should prepare to leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With public pressure mounting against the government of President Hosni Mubarak, the future of Egypt, the broader Middle East and international stability hang in the balance.
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Trial of police official's son turns cause célèbre in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Chinese public, especially those in the social networking community, are abuzz over the case of a man charged with killing a girl in a hit-and-run: He is the son of a local deputy police chief.
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ElBaradei back home as Egyptians brace for Friday protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian Nobel prize laureate and opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei is Thursday returning to the country, which has been convulsed by unprecedented protests for the past two days, his brother told CNN.
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FL senator wants 'see-through' technology

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A U.S. senator from the state where four law enforcement officers were killed within the past week while trying to capture wanted fugitives is asking the Justice..
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HI bill would give anyone Obama birth info for fee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HONOLULU (AP) - Anyone would be able to get a copy of President Barack Obama's birth records for a $100 fee under a bill introduced in the state Legislature that backers hope will ..
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Ugandan gay rights activist bludgeoned to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Ugandan gay rights activist whose name was published on a list of the nation\'s \"top homosexuals\" was bludgeoned to death in his home near the capital, his lawyer said Thursday.
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Ship captain charged in death had role on TV show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man charged with manslaughter once captained a ship on the pilot that spawned the cable TV show "Deadliest Catch." The Peninsula Clarion reports 59-y..
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Social media @ the front line in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As in Tunisia, the protest movement in Egypt is taking advantage of social media to communicate, inform and organize.
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Arizona legislation targets automatic citizenship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawmakers are again diving into the national debate over illegal immigration by proposing a bill that challenges automatic U.S. citizenship for children of i..
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CA teacher leaves blackboard message, disappears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - A search was under way Thursday for a Northern California teacher who went missing after leaving a mysterious message on her classroom blackboard. Student..
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Baghdad attacks kill at least 51

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three people were killed and 14 others wounded Thursday morning after three bombs exploded in different neighborhoods in Baghdad, the Interior Ministry said.
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North Africa in flames: Why Egypt is no Tunisia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt has been rocked by protests in recent days, only weeks after similar disturbances sparked revolution in Tunisia and forced then-president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to flee the country.
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