G8 criticizes North Korea, Iran

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By: WINK Administrator

The Group of Eight rich nations focused on recovery from a global economic crisis in their two-day summit but also issued strong criticism of Iran and North Korea in their final statement. FULL STORY l PROTESTERS, POLICE CLASH
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Six NATO-led troops killed in Afghan bombing attacks

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By: WINK Administrator

Five NATO-led service members were killed Saturday in bombing attacks in Afghanistan, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Ghana eliminates US for 2nd straight World Cup

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - The United States was eliminated from the World Cup by Ghana for the second straight time as Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes into overtime, leading th..
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Mullen to Karzai: New general won't alter war plan

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has met in Afghanistan with President Hamid Karzai trying to ease concerns about the change in command following..
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Cleanup czar to tour Gulf region next week

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's point man for the clean up and recovery of the area affected by the Gulf oil spill will tour the region next week.    ..
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Raccoon blamed for 5-hour downtown Memphis outage

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A raccoon described as acrobatic and mean-spirited knocked out power to a section of downtown Memphis that included two hospitals and the newspaper for more t..
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Unclear if Tropical Storm Alex will hit oiled Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Alex formed in the western Caribbean on Saturday, and forecasters said it was unclear if it would hit the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ..
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Police: summit protests have been tame so far

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto police say they'll be watching splinter groups within the larger G-20 protest today in case they might be prone to violence.      Th..
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World leaders slam North Korea, Iran at summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HUNTSVILLE, Ontario (AP) - President Barack Obama and other G-8 leaders are agreeing on the need to confront Iran and North Korea.      In a joint communiq..
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Karzai backs choice of Petraeus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Meeting with Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he supports the selection of Gen. David Petraeus as the top NATO commander in Afghanistan. FULL STORY l TALIBAN LEADER KILLED
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Officials: Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 2

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By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout killed two and injured another two in Pakistan\'s tribal region on Saturday morning, officials said.
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Military: Taliban commander, disguised as woman, shot dead

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By: WINK Administrator

A Taliban commander disguised as a woman was shot dead Friday night in Afghanistan when he fired at troops, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Report: North Korea plans meeting to elect new leaders

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By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s ruling party plans to hold a meeting with its representatives in September, state media said Saturday.
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Alleged Sinaloa cartel leader arrested in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A leader of Mexico\'s Sinaloa drug cartel, Manuel Garibay Espinoza, was detained Friday in the northwestern border town of Mexicali by Baja State Police, a federal police spokesman said.
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Alleged kingpin pleads not guilty

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By: WINK Administrator

Alleged drug kingpin Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke, who was extradited to the United States from Jamaica, pleaded not guilty to drug and weapons charges in a New York courtroom Friday.
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Obama arrives in Canada for summit

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By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama arrived in Ontario on Friday for a series of high-stakes economic meetings with leaders from around the world.
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Islamists: General took fall for lost war

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By: WINK Administrator

The recent change in commanders in Afghanistan is proof the U.S and its allies have lost the war, statements posted on two Islamist websites said Thursday. FULL STORY l PETRAEUS BRINGS SAVVY
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4 dead, 5 wounded in Kashmir fighting

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By: WINK Administrator

Four people were killed and five were wounded during violence Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir, a paramilitary official said.
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Mass infant burial site investigated

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By: WINK Administrator

English archaeologists said Friday they are trying to figure out why 97 babies were buried around a Roman-era villa that may have been used as a brothel.
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Hospital: 16th person dies from burns in El Salvador bus attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 16th person has died from burns suffered in a Sunday night arson attack on a mass transit bus in El Salvador, authorities said Friday. Two other people were shot to death in a separate attack on another bus around the same time.
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