Trial begins in Cuba for American aid worker

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By: WINK Administrator

American aid worker Alan Gross is set to go on trial in Cuba on Friday in a case that plunged bilateral relations to a new low.
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Oil prices hit highest level since Sept. 2008

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By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK- Oil prices hit a 29-month high Friday after the government said the nation's unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent in February. The Labor Department said the economy adde..
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Egypt's new PM vows to meet protesters' demands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO - Egypt's prime minister-designate vowed Friday before thousands of demonstrators at a central Cairo square to do everything he could to meet their demands for political chan..
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Gadhafi troops attack rebel city, lockdown capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TRIPOLI, Libya- Moammar Gadhafi's forces launched a powerful attack trying to take back the closest opposition-held city to the Libyan capital on Friday, in fierce fighting that ki..
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Tucson suspect charged with murders of judge, aide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX - The suspect in the Tucson shootings that critically wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was charged on new counts that include the murders of a federal judge and a congr..
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Killer of U.S. airmen wanted revenge, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man suspect of shooting and killing two U.S. Air Force servicemen in Germany was seeking revenge because of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, according to a warrant issued on Friday for the suspect.
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Witnesses: Security forces kill 2 in Yemen protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces opened fire on protesters in northern Yemen on Friday morning, killing two people and injuring nine others, witnesses said.
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Egypt's new prime minister addresses protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s new prime minister, Essam Sharaf, appeared before thousands of protesters at Cairo\'s Tahrir Square Friday, telling them he was \"of the people\" and would resign if he failed in meeting their demands.
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France's burqa ban takes effect next month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France\'s law banning the burqa and other Islamic face coverings in public places will go into effect on April 11, the prime minister\'s office said.
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Iraqi authorities impose curfews, limit movement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities imposed curfews and limited access to city centers across Iraq as thousands of protesters demanded economic progress and an end to corruption, police said.
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North Korea wants its citizens returned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has demanded that South Korea immediately return 31 North Koreans who accidentally crossed over into South Korean waters on a fishing boat -- even though the South says four of them have decided to defect.
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Chavez: Gadhafi wants U.N. to visit Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela\'s president says embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was receptive to the idea of an international commission coming to the North African country when the two heads of state spoke this week.
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Tunisia's interim president sets date for elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s interim president declared Thursday that parliamentary elections will be held July 24. Fouad Mebazaa said he plans to continue serving in his interim role until the new parliament begins to work, the country\'s official news agency reported.
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Frankfurt shooter is radical Muslim, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man who shot and killed two American troops in Germany Wednesday was a recently radicalized Muslim whose aim was to kill American soldiers, a German official said Thursday.
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Pakistani court denies immunity for CIA contractor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani court ruled Thursday that Raymond Davis, the CIA contractor accused of killing two Pakistani men, does not have diplomatic immunity.
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Israel to join sanctions against Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Citing the need to bring its policies in line with the United States and Europe, the Israeli government indicated Thursday that it will move to join international sanctions against Iran.
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U.S. concerned over Zimbabwe arrests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States expressed concern Thursday about recent arrests in Zimbabwe of political and civil society activists and allegations by their lawyer that some of them were tortured.
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Clinton: Ex-FBI agent may be held in Asia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Evidence is growing that a retired FBI agent who disappeared in Iran four years is being held in Asia, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday.
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Obama regrets Afghan boys' deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO commander called the military\'s killing of nine eastern Afghan boys thought to be insurgents \"a terrible mistake\" and promised disciplinary action if warranted.
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Obama: No plans to step into NFL labor dispute

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The football fan in the White House said Wednesday he expects wealthy NFL team owners and players can figure out for themselves how to share the billions of dollars th..
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