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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Haiti cholera deaths rise above 330

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 330, and officials believe Hurricane Tomas may worsen the situation as it approaches, a U.N. spokeswoman said Saturday.
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Yemen: Woman arrested on suspicion of sending mail bombs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN'A, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni officials say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of sending the two mail bombs found yesterday on cargo planes in the United Arab Emirates and Englan..
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Clinton urges Japan, China to return to talks over islands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to defuse tensions between China and Japan, a strategic U.S. partner, on Saturday, asking the two rival nations to return to negotiations over a group of Pacific islands under dispute.
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Thousands gather in Washington for Stewart & Colbert's 'sanity' rally

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Crowds are gathering on the national mall in Washington for this afternoon's rally organized by Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.   ..
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Poll: Dems split over handing Obama '12 nomination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Associated Press-Knowledge Networks Poll finds that Democratic voters are closely divided over whether President Barack Obama should be challenged within the p..
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