NATO: Mistaken-ID strike kills 3 Afghan police officers

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By: WINK Administrator

NATO officials said Monday they have sent a team to investigate an incident in central Afghanistan where troops thought they were battling militants, but instead may have exchanged gunfire with Afghan police.
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Iranian rights group condemns sentence for lawyer

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By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian human rights lawyer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, according to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
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Thousands demonstrate in support of Pakistan's blasphemy law

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Thousands of people turned out in Karachi Sunday to show their support for Pakistan\'s current blasphemy laws and warn the government against changing the laws.
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Anti-government protests staged in Bangkok

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Thailand\'s red-shirted anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok Sunday for their first demonstration since a state of emergency was lifted last month.
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French hostages executed during rescue mission, ministry says

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By: WINK Administrator

Two French citizens who were kidnapped in Niger\'s capital were executed by their abductors during an attempted rescue mission, the French Defense Ministry said Sunday.
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Plane with 105 aboard crashes in Iran

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By: WINK Administrator

A passenger plane carrying 105 people has crashed in Iran, state-run Press TV reported Sunday.
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Gates: Chinese further along on stealth fighter

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The Chinese may be further along in developing a radar-evading fighter jet than U.S. intelligence has thought, the U.S. defense secretary said Saturday.
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Southern Sudanese voters head to polls

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By: WINK Administrator

In a dusty square flanked by two churches, Southern Sudanese lined up before dawn to vote in a historic referendum that they say is a vote for their freedom. FULL STORY | Video | Historic day | Anger in northern Sudan
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Docs optimistic, but Giffords in for long recovery

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By: Ashley Murphy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Recovering from a gunshot wound to the head depends on the bullet's path, and while doctors Sunday are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' odds, it can t..
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Flights canceled, roads icy as storm hits South

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By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A blast of winter weather pushed across the South on Sunday, coating bridges and roads with snow, sleet and freezing rain and causing hundreds of flight cance..
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Report: Iran frees American woman

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran has deported an American woman after an investigation showed she lied about being a U.S. spy and carrying espionage devices, Iranian media reported Sunday.
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For jubilant voters in S.Sudan, new country nears

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By: Ashley Murphy

JUBA, Sudan (AP) - Men and women walked to election stations in the middle of the night Sunday to create a new nation: Southern Sudan. Some broke out into spontaneous song in the l..
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Suspect in attack on congresswoman faces 5 charges

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By: Ashley Murphy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Federal prosecutors charged the suspect in shooting of Arizona congresswoman with attempted assassination and four other charges. Jared Loughner is charged wit..
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Union officials say 11 dead in Tunisia rioting

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By: Ashley Murphy

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - At least 11 people have died in clashes with security forces in new rioting in the North African country where unrest is in its fourth week, local union offic..
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Reports: Third person killed in Algerian riots

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By: WINK Administrator

At least three people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, according to state-run media.
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Israel demolishes hotel in East Jerusalem

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Israeli bulldozers demolished part of a hotel in East Jerusalem on Sunday, prompting swift condemnation from Palestinians.
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Congresswoman shot, 6 dead

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By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. federal judge was killed and a congresswoman gravely wounded in a shooting outside of an Arizona grocery store, officials say.
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Officials: Suspect Claims he acted alone

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By: Ashley Murphy

UPDATED: WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials familiar with the investigation into a shooting rampage in Arizona say the suspect claims he acted alone. At least five people were killed and ..
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Australia's PM: Flooding expected to rise

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By: WINK Administrator

While massive flooding in Australia has started to recede in some areas, the worst could still be on the way for at least one city, the country\'s prime minister said Saturday.
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In Southern Sudan, clock ticks toward 'liberation'

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By: WINK Administrator

Many Southern Sudanese on Saturday were jubilantly counting the moments to Sunday\'s historic referendum, a vote many hope will bring independence to their region, now a part of the nation of Sudan.
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