Rogue Afghan soldier kills 3 British troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An army spokesman says an Afghan soldier working with international forces has killed three British troops with a rocket-propelled grenade. Afghan Defense..
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UN, N. Korea meeting in DMZ postponed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

High-level military officers from the U.S.-led U.N. Command and North Korea are slated to meet Tuesday in the village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, the United Nations said Monday.
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Cuban 'Queen of the Bolero' dies at 87

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By: WINK Administrator

Olga Guillot, the Cuban singer known as the \"Queen of the Bolero,\" died at a hospital Monday in Miami, Florida. She was 87.
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Castro rips U.S. in rare TV appearance

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By: WINK Administrator

The United States is pushing for what would become nuclear wars against Iran and North Korea, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said in a rare televised interview Monday.
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U.S. government disappointed over Swiss ruling on Polanski

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By: WINK Administrator

A Justice Department official said Monday the United States was \"deeply disappointed\" with the decision by Switzerland\'s Justice Ministry to free filmmaker Roman Polanski instead of extraditing him to America to face sentencing for unlawful sex with a child.
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Church of England takes a step toward women bishops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Church of England took a small step toward allowing women to serve as bishops Monday, with its governing body voting to recommend their elevation despite warnings from traditionalists that it could split the church.
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Somali Islamists claim Uganda attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Somali Islamist militant movement on Monday claimed responsibility for a trio of bombings that killed at least 74 people Sunday in Uganda. The explosions ripped through two venues where crowds were watching the World Cup.
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Israeli review: Force against flotilla justified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli navy commando soldiers who boarded a Gaza-bound aid flotilla on May 31, resulting in violence between troops and activists that left nine Turks dead, \"operated properly, with professionalism, bravery and resourcefulness\" and \"exhibited correct decision making,\" according to an Israeli army review of the incident released Monday.
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Three Britons sentenced in trans-Atlantic jet bombing plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Britons recruited as suicide bombers in an al Qaeda-inspired 2006 plot to blow up airliners as they were flying across the Atlantic were sentenced Monday to life in prison, with a minimum of 20 years.
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N. Ireland tense, but dissident threat reduced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The summer marching season has long been an annual flashpoint between Northern Ireland\'s Protestant and Catholic communities, despite the peace process which has brought stability to the province in recent years.
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Colombian army kills 12 FARC rebels, president says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Colombian military killed 12 Marxist guerrilla rebels in a gun battle early Sunday in the central state of Tolima, President Alvaro Uribe said on his website.
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Roman Polanski a free man in Switzerland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - The Swiss government declared renowned film director Roman Polanski a free man on Monday after rejecting a U.S. request to extradite him on a charge of hav..
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Fidel Castro to appear on Cuban TV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

HAVANA (AP) - Fidel Castro is back. The aging revolutionary leader will appear Monday on a key Cuban television news program for the first time in at least four years, according to..
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US needs to better define and counter Islamic extremism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

      WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's recent move to dropreferences to Islamic radicalism is drawing fire in a new reportwarning the decision ..
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Congress goes back to work Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON DC - Congress gets back to work today after the Fourth of July break and the White House hopes the Senate can move quickly on a top legislative priority -- the financial..
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Bafefoot Bandit finally under arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

      NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - For two years he stayed a step ahead ofthe law - stealing cars, powerboats and even airplanes, police say,while building a rep..
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Uganda bomb attacks during Cup final kill 60

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a pair of bombings that struck a restaurant and a rugby ground in Uganda\'s capital is around 60, a police spokeswoman told CNN on Monday.
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Iran execution of woman temporarily halted, state media reports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s judiciary chief has temporarily halted the execution of a woman convicted of adultery, state media reported Sunday, citing a judicial official.
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Uganda bomb attacks during Cup final kill 9

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least nine people have died in pair of bombings that struck a restaurant and a rugby ground in Uganda\'s capital as patrons gathered to watch Sunday\'s World Cup final, police said.
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Police: Three cartel gunmen slain in Mexico shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A predawn, hourlong gun battle -- the latest volley in an escalating series of attacks on Mexican federal police by drug cartel hitmen -- left three cartel gunmen dead Sunday in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a federal police spokesman told CNN.
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