UN Security Council meets on Korea tensions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council met in emergency session Sunday amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a North Korean warning of a "catastrophe" if South ..
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Stabbed US tourist's body found near Jerusalem

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police found the body of a female American tourist, with multiple stab wounds and her hands bound behind her back, in a forest outside Jerusalem on Sunday ..
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McConnell to vote against treaty with Russians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's Republican leader came out Sunday against a nuclear arms treaty with Russia, warning Democrats not to rush through President Barack Obama's foreign p..
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U.S. tourist's body found in Israel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of a female tourist missing since Saturday was found outside Jerusalem on Sunday morning, an Israeli police spokesman said.
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U.N.: Thousands flee Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A political standoff has forced nearly 4,000 citizens of northwest Ivory Coast to flee to neighboring countries, prompting fears of regional insecurity, according to the United Nations.
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Philippines hotel fire kills 15

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fire ravaged a hotel in northern Philippines on Sunday, killing 15 people, most burned beyond recognition, authorities said.
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Earthquake hits region destroyed by tsunami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook parts of Indonesia Sunday morning, including areas decimated by an earthquake and tsunami in 2004.
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Report: 5 Palestinians killed after Israeli airstrike in Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli military strike killed five Palestinians in central Gaza on Saturday night, the Palestinian Authority\'s official news agency reported.
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Security Council to meet over Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At Russia\'s urging, the U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Sunday morning aimed at defusing simmering tensions in the Korean peninsula.
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Judge in Knox appeal allows new reviews of evidence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Amanda Knox won a major victory Saturday in her appeal of the murder conviction in the death of her British roommate when an Italian appellate judge granted approval of independent forensic reviews on two key pieces of evidence. FULL STORY l Man loses appeal
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Senate votes to overturn military gay ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to overturn the military's ban on openly gay troops and sent the bill to President Barack Obama. He's expected to sign it into law next week,..
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Ivory Coast president orders U.N. troops to leave country

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on Saturday ordered all U.N. peacekeeping forces out of the country a day after Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called on the disputed re-election winner to step down.
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Iraq edges closer to forming government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq moved a couple of steps closer Saturday to forming a government after a maddening year marked by political squabbling and paralysis.
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Obama: DREAM act vote 'incredibly disappointing'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it is "incredibly disappointing" that Senate Republicans blocked a bill to grant some illegal immigrants a chance to gain legal status..
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Republicans block youth immigration bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to grant hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children a chance to gain legal status..
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Officials: At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

State and federal authorities in Mexico traded barbs over the escape of 141 inmates from a border city prison as police stepped up security and searched for convicts on the run.
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Iran swears in acting foreign minister after Mottaki ouster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s nuclear chief was sworn as the country\'s acting foreign minister on Saturday after the country\'s longtime top diplomat was ousted in a power play.
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141 inmates escape Mexican border prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nearly 150 inmates escaped Friday from a state prison in the northern Mexico border city of Nuevo Laredo, and authorities said the breakout was probably helped b..
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At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 141 inmates escaped Friday from a prison in Mexico\'s northeast border city of Nuevo Laredo, Notimex reported, citing an official.
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U.S. official: Al Qaeda in Yemen worse than in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The administration\'s top counterterrorism adviser said Friday that the al Qaeda group based in Yemen poses a greater threat to Americans than Osama bin Laden\'s group based in Pakistan.
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