Egypt's ruling party leaders resign but regime, Mubarak hold on

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Protesters in Cairo's central Tehrir Square are rejecting concessions being offered by the Egyptian government.      The top leadership of the..
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U.S. hikers to stand trial Sunday in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The lawyer representing two U.S. hikers jailed in Iran has been denied a request to visit his clients on the eve of their trial, he told CNN on Saturday.
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Official: Floods kill 7, displace nearly million in Sri Lanka

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains in Sri Lanka\'s North Central and Eastern provinces have displaced almost a million people and caused widespread devastation, a government official said Saturday.
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Pakistan trio banned by cricket's anti-corruption body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Pakistan international cricketers have been banned from the sport for the next five years after being found guilty at an anti-corruption hearing on Saturday.
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Protest follows killing of man in Kashmir village

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A protest erupted Saturday in a village in northern Indian-administered Kashmir after the killing of a man by the Indian army late Friday or early Saturday.
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Car bomb, roadside bomb in Iraq wound 16

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two explosions wounded at least 16 people Saturday in Salaheddin province, police officials in Samarra said.
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Somali lawmakers extend terms by 3 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somalia\'s transitional parliament extended its term by three years without consulting with the local population and other allies to find a way forward for the war-torn country, a U.S. official said Saturday.
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Tens of thousands demand change

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands sang patriotic sangs and danced Friday in Tahrir Square, but tensions remained high. Street battles between pro- and anti-regime groups raged near the square. FULL STORY | UNREST DAY BY DAY | PICS | VIDEO
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Amid Egypt-inspired unrest, Iraqi PM halves salary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amid growing unrest about poor public services and water shortages, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday agreed to cut his salary in half.
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Regulators close Georgia bank; 12th shut in 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down a small Georgia bank, marking the 12th bank failure of 2011 following 157 closures last year amid the sagging economy and mounting bad l..
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Administration: China not currency manipulator

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Friday declined to cite China for manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages against the United States.  The Treasury Dep..
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Man gets 9 years in attempted attack on Danish cartoonist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Danish court sentenced a Somali man to nine years in prison Friday for the attempted attack on a cartoonist who drew an image of the Muslim prophet Mohammed wearing a bomb-shaped turban.
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Gibbs: US helping targeted journalists leave Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says it's working with the U.S. embassy in Cairo on getting American journalists who've been beaten or detained out of Egypt. Press secretary Robe..
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Report: More than 160,000 foreigners flee Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's official Middle East News Agency says more than 160,000 foreigners have left the country since the start of mass protests demanding the president's ouster. &nb..
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More snow hits Texas just days before Super Bowl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DALLAS (AP) - Another blast of winter weather slammed Dallas with up to 5 inches of snow Friday, making driving hazardous and prompting the cancellation of hundreds of flights as t..
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Anti-abortion group releases more Va. videos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An anti-abortion group has released more secretly recorded videotapes of a man posing as a pimp seeking Planned Parenthood services in Virginia for underage se..
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Jared Loughner to be tried first in federal court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - State and federal prosecutors agreed that the suspect in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others will be tried first in federal court before any prosec..
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WikiLeaks founder makes fundraising plea via Facebook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have set up a Facebook page asking for donations to his legal defense fund.
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NY appeals court upholds terrorism conviction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a doctor accused of offering to treat injured al-Qaida fighters. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Co..
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Police officers killed in Iraq attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five police officers were killed when a suicide bomber drove an explosive-laden vehicle into an emergency police patrol in central Ramadi.
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