Ahmadinejad makes state visit to Lebanon

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By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Beirut for his first state visit to Lebanon Wednesday, Iran\'s Press TV reported.
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Locals in Hungary: We can never return after spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Trucks thunder along the mud-lined roads of Devecser. Military trucks, heavy goods vehicles, diggers -- all carrying plaster and gypsum to lower the pH value of the alkaline sludge -- drive up and down the roads to dilute the mud and bring in supplies for the emergency teams and the displaced residents.
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'Original' Buena Vista Social Club album out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s been 14 years in the making -- an album combining the sensual rhythms of Cuban music with the desert-inspired sounds of west Africa.
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Iran to prosecute 5 alleged spies

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran will prosecute five people who allegedly spied for foreign countries, the country\'s semi-official FARS news agency reported Wednesday.
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Multi-nation drill aims to stop weapons of mass destruction

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By: WINK Administrator

More than a dozen nations launched a joint military exercise Wednesday off South Korea, aimed at preventing the transfer of weapons of mass destruction, military officials said Wednesday.
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Rescue of miners underway in Chile

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Their return heralded by a siren\'s blare and the relieved cries of a happy nation, the first of 33 miners began emerging into a cool desert night early Wednesday after being trapped underground for 69 harrowing days.
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First miner rescued safely from collapsed Chilean mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The first of 33 men was rescued Tuesday night after 69 days trapped in a collapsed mine, pulled to fresh air and freedom at last in a missile-like escap..
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Chinese reformers push on censorship

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By: WINK Administrator

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Hurricane Paula threatens Yucatan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Paula is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Tuesday, bringing flooding to parts of coastal Mexico and Honduras.
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Hercules cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An airplane has crashed in the mountains near Kabul, and security forces are conducting a search and rescue mission for the plane, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Tuesday.
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Crowd trouble stops Italy-Serbia game

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By: WINK Administrator

The Euro 2012 Group C qualifier between Italy and Serbia in Genoa is abandoned after just six minutes of action, following serious crowd trouble.
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Judge orders 'don't ask, don't tell' injunction

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By: Christina Hernandez

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge has issued a worldwide injunction stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ending the military's 17-year-old ban on open..
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Emergency dams built to stem second toxic spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers in Hungary were racing Tuesday to build three emergency dams to stem an expected second toxic spill from an aluminum plant.
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1 million on strike in France

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By: WINK Administrator

French unions began an open-ended strike Tuesday over pension reforms days after the Senate approved raising the country\'s retirement age from 60 to 62.
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Tsvangirai seeks help in Zimbabwe 'constitutional crisis'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has made an international appeal to solve Zimbabwe\'s \"constitutional crisis\" following President Robert Mugabe\'s unilateral appointment of some senior government officials, his party said Tuesday.
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NYC mayor to campaign for redistricting in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will campaign in Florida this week in support of two state redistricting amendments. Bloomberg is scheduled to appear Friday in Mia..
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Officials: Offshore oil drilling ban to be lifted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is lifting the six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill, officials said Tuesd..
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Hurricane Paula strengthens off Yucatan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The U.S. Nationa..
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Chile official: 1st miner to surface Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Chile's mining minister says the first trapped miner is expected to be lifted to the surface late Tuesday after more than two months below ground. He di..
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Police treating missing NC girl case as homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - Police said Tuesday they are shifting to a homicide investigation in the case of a missing 10-year-old North Carolina girl whose bone cancer left her with a pr..
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