Karzai confirms he got arrested official released

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By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Sunday that he engineered the release of Mohammed Zia Saleh, a top security official arrested earlier this year on suspicion of corruption.
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Disease threat follows Pakistan floods

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By: WINK Administrator

For almost a million Pakistanis, the misery of epic flooding covering one-fifth of the country has now taken the form of communicable illnesses.
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North Korea demands reparations from Japan for colonization

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By: WINK Administrator

North Korea is demanding reparations from Japan for colonizing the Korean peninsula for more than three decades in the early 1990s, after Tokyo once again apologized to South Korea earlier this month.
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4 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan

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Four U.S. troops were killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said.
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Baghdad truck heist nets $600,000

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By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen intercepted a vehicle carrying salaries of Iraqi government employees in western Baghdad and made off with nearly $600,000, police officials told CNN on Sunday.
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Venezuela defends flights to Iran, Syria

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela\'s ambassador to the United States is defending his country\'s controversial airline service to the capitals of Syria and Iran -- both countries designated by the U.S. as state sponsors of terrorism.
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Report: Iran to unveil defense project

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By: WINK Administrator

The Iranian defense minister has said the country\'s military plans to unveil an important project Sunday, state media reported.
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Gunfight erupts over Mexico-U.S. border

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A \"major gun battle\" between drug traffickers and Mexican federal police broke out Saturday evening in Juarez, Mexico, just 30 yards from the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, according to a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman.
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Suspects in Van Gogh theft arrested

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By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian authorities have recovered a stolen painting created by Vincent Van Gogh, nabbing the suspected thieves just moments before they were to board a plane and flee the country, according to Egypt\'s official news agency, MENA.
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Arrest warrant for Assange revoked

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By: WINK Administrator

Swedish authorities say they have revoked an arrest warrant that had alleged rape against the founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. FULL STORY l SMEAR CAMPAIGN?
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Floodwaters threaten Pakistani city

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By: WINK Administrator

Shahdadkot\'s half a million people frantically tried to flee their homes Saturday as a wall of water threatened to burst mud berms and drown the entire city in Pakistan\'s Sindh province.
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US golf clubs in the rough as members drop away

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) - The economy and changes in lifestyle have U.S. golf clubs in the rough.      Greg Nathan of the National Golf Foundation says that ..
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Government: 23,000 workers affected by Gulf oil drill ban

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico would directly put more than 9,000 people out of  work and indirectly affect another 14,000 jobs,..
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Bedbugs found in basement of Empire State Building

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - It survived the Depression, a bomber crash and King Kong's climb, but can the Empire State Building withstand a bedbug infestation?      Of..
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ACLU questions 'enhanced patdown' of air travelers

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOSTON (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas.The ..
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Rape accusation withdrawn against WikiLeaks founder

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish prosecutors have withdrawn an arrest warrant for the founder of WikiLeaks, less than a day after the document was issued.      The..
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Hotel shootout in Brazil kills one

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By: WINK Administrator

One person was killed and four police officers were wounded Saturday when police in Brazil traded fire with gunmen who fled into a luxury hotel and took people hostage, police said.
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Bomb attempts kill Somali militants

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By: WINK Administrator

Two failed bomb attempts by the Somali Islamist group, Al-Shabaab, killed 11 militants around Mogadishu, Somalia\'s transitional government said Saturday.
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'Too close to call' in Australia poll

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By: WINK Administrator

Australia\'s political future hung in the balance after no clear winner emerged in the cliff-hanger election, and a final outcome remained days away.
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Spain's top terror suspect arrested

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By: WINK Administrator

Spain\'s most wanted terror suspect was arrested in Belgium on Saturday, Spanish Interior Ministry officials said. Luis Mar?a Zengotitabengoa, an alleged member of the terrorist ETA group, was captured by Belgian police as he checked into a hotel in the city of Ostende.
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