British deputy PM: Investigate Iraq leak claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LONDON (AP) - Britain's deputy prime minister says allegations of prisoner abuse and civilian killings contained in a cache of leaked military documents are extremely serious and m..
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Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing support from gay voters to help stave off big losses on Nov. 2, they could be in for a surprise.Across the cou..
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Karzai stands by ban on private security firms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday stoody by a decree to disband private security firms operating in his country, despite objections from the United States and other countries that the move would leave international development organizations without adequate protection to do their work.
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U.N.: Cholera in Haiti's capital 'worrying'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The confirmation of five cholera cases in Haiti\'s capital is a \"very worrying development,\" a U.N. spokeswoman told CNN. Health officials are working to keep the country\'s cholera outbreak from spreading in Port-au-Prince.
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Iraq's high court orders parliament to get to work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iraqi high court on Sunday ordered the current parliamentary speaker to begin the process that will fill key positions in the legislation body, and also ruled that the current open session of parliament is unconstitutional.
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'Women for sale' store highlights sex trafficking in Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A designer clothing store, a comic book store, a tattoo parlor and a ... women for sale store.
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Stampede at Kenya soccer game kills seven

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven soccer fans were killed in Kenya when crowds scrambled to enter a stadium in the capital to watch two rival teams, game officials said.
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Death toll at 14 in Juarez house party shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a shooting at a house party in the violence-plagued Mexican border city of Juarez has climbed to 14, state media reported Sunday.
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Death toll rises in Haiti cholera outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fast-moving cholera outbreak in Haiti has claimed at least 208 lives, according to a U.N. spokeswoman.
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Leaked war papers spur calls for probes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The WikiLeaks site used new methodology to redact sensitive information from the nearly 400,000 classified Iraq war military documents, an official with the organization said Saturday.
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Iran: U.S. hikers to start trial next month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. hikers held by Iran for more than a year will stand trial before an Iranian court next month, the country\'s official news agency reported.
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Militant cleric, al Qaeda release videos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni-American cleric and militant Anwar al-Awlaki appeared in a new video message, saying that Islam is in \"severe need for guidance in these dark situations\" and that the religion is \"exposed to fateful dangers.\"
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U.S. swimmer dies during event in UAE

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 26-year-old member of the U.S. national swimming team died during an open-water race in the United Arab Emirates, according to event officials.
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Coast Guard checks discolored water in south Louisiana

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Coast Guard crews are checking on an area of brown or dark red water near a Mississippi River pass south of New Orleans to see whether it's oil or an algae bloom..
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Guerlain faces boycott over racial slurs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of protesters wearing black crowded the sidewalk Saturday outside the Guerlain boutique in Paris, France, calling for a boycott of the cosmetics company following racist remarks made by a former executive on French TV earlier this month.
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Tropical Storm Richard soaks Honduran coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Tropical Storm Richard gained strength Saturday, lashing the Caribbean coast of Honduras with strong winds and heavy rain that threatened potentially d..
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Lawsuit seeks to revive deepwater drilling ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - An environmental group wants a federal judge to put a freeze on deepwater oil drilling back in place.      The Center for Biological Dive..
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Cholera outbreak spreads toward Haiti's capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. MARC, Haiti (AP) - Cases of cholera are popping up in more places outside the rural valley in central Haiti where the outbreak began.      Authorities ..
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American al-Qaida spokesman urges attacks in US

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Adam Gadahn is back in a new Internet video. In it, the U.S.-born al-Qaida spokesman says it's a duty of Muslims living in the United States and Europe to carry out at..
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Leaked Iraq war files portray weak, divided nation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nearly 400,000 secret war logs disclosed by the WikiLeaks website paint a picture of an Iraq plagued by persistent sectarian tension and meddling neighbors.Th..
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