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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At least 75 dead in New Zealand quake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue teams in New Zealand continue to search for survivors after a powerful earthquake rocked downtown Christchurch, killing scores of people. QUAKE HOT SPOT | SURVIVOR\'S STORY | RESCUE ATTEMPT ABANDONED | FULL STORY
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4 Americans on hijacked yacht killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The American yacht that was hijacked by pirates last week is less then two days off the Somali coast, a military official said Tuesday.
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Libyan interior minister resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya\'s interior minister said he has quit and is supporting the protesters
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Brazil sues ex-president Lula, ex-minister over letters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Federal prosecutors have filed suit against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and a former Cabinet minister, charging them with misusing public funds to send more than 10 million letters to retirees telling them about low-interest payroll loans from Banco BMG, according to the state-run Agencia Brasil.
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Tension between Petraeus, Afghans over airstrike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. military is denying Afghan government accusations that Gen. David Petraeus, the commander of international forces in Afghanistan, callously dismissed concerns of an airstrike burning children in a northwest village.
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Gas prices increase as civil unrest continues in Middle East

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Gas prices rise as civil unrest sweeps across the Middle East. On Tuesday a barrel of oil traded at its highest in two years. A barrel costs more than $94. It's causing a trickle d..
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Energy prices set for roller-coaster ride as Russia weighs in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While it fell short of a blunt \"I told you so,\" Alexei Miller, arguably Russia\'s most powerful energy executive, warned the West it may not be able to count on Mideast energy supplies as it once did.
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Iranian warships enter Suez Canal, report says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Iranian warships sailed through the Suez Canal on their way to the Mediterranean Sea, canal officials said Tuesday.
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Yemen protesters burn car after finding weapons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Student protesters in Sanaa, Yemen, overturned a car and set it on fire Tuesday after discovering weapons inside apparently brought to a demonstration by government loyalists, a protester said.
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Judge allows Twitter in Conn. home invasion trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A judge has rejected a request by a Connecticut man charged in a deadly home invasion to ban the use of Twitter during his trial. New Haven Superior Court Judge ..
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Wis. Assembly leader vows to pass anti-union bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADISON, Wis.- Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald says the Republican-led chamber will pass a bill cutting collective bargaining rights for most public employees despite no..
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