Residents flee as Mount Merapi erupts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indonesia\'s Mount Merapi, which has killed at least 31 people, is spewing hot ash clouds, sending residents fleeing the area once more.
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Uganda paper publishes new 'gay list'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tabloid in Uganda put out what it calls a list of 10 gay and lesbian people in the African nation, urging readers to report them to the police.
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Gitmo detainee to serve 8 more years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. military commission sentenced Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr on Sunday to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the murder of an American soldier, but Khadr will serve just eight years as part of his plea agreement.
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32 injured in suicide bombing in Turkey

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 32 people were wounded, five seriously, in an apparent suicide bombing in the center of Istanbul on Sunday, police said. A second device was found on the bomber\'s body, an official said.
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Bomb may have flown on passenger planes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The explosive found hidden in a package on a plane in the United Arab Emirates on Friday may have traveled on passenger planes to get there, airline officials said Sunday.
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Brazil elects first female president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Millions of voters lined up across Brazil\'s vast territory in a heated presidential runoff pitting Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla-fighter-turned-chief-of-staff against Sao Paulo Governor Jose Serra.
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37 dead in Iraqi rescue mission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 37 people were killed and 57 others wounded during a hostage situation at a Catholic church in Iraq Sunday, police officials said. The victims include hostages, Iraqi security workers and kidnappers.
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Tomas weakens to Category 1 in Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A weakened Hurricane Tomas was heading into open Caribbean waters on Sunday after pounding the island of St. Vincent with gusty winds and heavy rain, the National Hurricane Center said.
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One of Saudi Arabia's most wanted believed linked to bomb plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man suspected to be at the center of the plot to send bombs from Yemen to the United States is a Saudi national who authorities believe has been living in Yemen for the past three years.
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Obama hits Northeast, Midwest to stem GOP tide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama is making a final campaign swing before Tuesday's midterm elections, asking Democratic voters to go to the polls and help stem an expected Rep..
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TSA inspectors heading to Yemen to check security

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. inspectors are heading to Yemen to monitor cargo security practices and pinpoint holes in the system.      An internal government re..
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GOP casting midterms as referendum on Obama agenda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are casting Tuesday's midterm elections as a referendum on the economic policies of President Barack Obama.      Former Alask..
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Dozens of bodies found after clash at Afghan military base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The bodies of about 70 people have been found on the battlefield a day after attackers clashed with NATO and Afghan forces in southeastern Afghanistan, a province governor said Sunday.
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Ivory Coast votes for president after years of turmoil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Voters in the Ivory Coast head to the polls Sunday in the first presidential election in a decade for the top cocoa-producing west African nation.
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Smooth transition key to troop pullout from Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

They call it \"Inteqal\" -- it means \"transition\" in both Dari and Pashtu, according to NATO -- but going down that road is a bit slower than first expected. Still, succeeding at Inteqal will be the road home for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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Two questioned over U.S. terror plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A woman believed to be connected to a plot to send explosive packages to the United States has been arrested and a female relative is being questioned, a Yemeni official says.
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Shipping firm says seized weapons in Nigeria came from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The shipping containers filled with illegal weapons seized in Lagos, Nigeria, earlier this week came from Iran, a leading global shipping company said Saturday.
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Soccer shooting in Honduras leaves 14 people dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fourteen people were shot and killed at a soccer field in northern Honduras, a police spokesman said Saturday.
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Hurricane Tomas lashes Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Tomas formed in the Atlantic and could strengthen into a hurricane by early Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said.
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New volcanic eruption sends Indonesians fleeing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indonesia\'s Mount Merapi erupted again Saturday, spewing hot ash clouds for more than 20 minutes followed by lava and sending nearly residents fleeing in panic for the second time in a week.
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