VP Biden arrives in Iraq amid political impasse

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BAGHDAD (AP) - The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is in Iraq this weekend to "affirm the United States' long term commitment" and discuss recent development with Iraqi o..
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98-foot, ocean-going narco-sub seized

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By: WINK Administrator

A fully functional submarine built for the primary purpose of transporting massive amounts of cocaine has been seized by Ecuadorian authorities with the help of U.S. drug enforcement agents.
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230 killed in Congo truck explosion

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 230 people were killed and 190 injured when an oil tank truck flipped over and exploded in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a government spokesman said Saturday.
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Report: Cuban hunger striker near death

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By: WINK Administrator

Cuban opposition activist and longtime hunger striker Guillermo Farinas is \"in danger of dying,\" state media reported on Saturday.
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Germans blow Argentina away 4-0

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By: WINK Administrator

Miroslav Klose scored two goals as Germany marched into the semifinals of the World Cup, destroying Diego Maradona\'s highly rated Argentina team 4-0. FULL STORY | SPAIN WINS ON VILLA\'S GOAL
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U.S. pledges $15 million to preserve remains of concentration camp

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By: WINK Administrator

The United States will donate $15 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, pending Congressional authorization and appropriations, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday.
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Biden arrives in Iraq for July 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq with his wife Saturday to celebrate the Fourth of July with American troops, the White House said.
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Iraq rejects Turkish plea for intervention against rebels

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By: WINK Administrator

The Iraqi government on Friday said it rejected Turkey\'s calls for intervention in its conflict with the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK.
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Mexicans prepare to vote amid fear of violence

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By: WINK Administrator

Mexicans in 15 states will head to the polls Sunday in elections that are widely considered to be a referendum on Mexican President Felipe Calderon\'s strategy of fighting drug cartels and organized crime.
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Uneasy Kyrgyzstan installs new president

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By: WINK Administrator

Roza Otunbayeva was inaugurated as president of Kyrgyzstan on Saturday, state media reported.
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Dutch knock Brazil out of World Cup

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By: WINK Administrator

The Netherlands came from a goal down to beat the world\'s top-ranked team, Brazil, 2-1 in their World Cup quarterfinal clash in South Africa. FULL STORY l CELEBRATIONS IN AMSTERDAM
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Paris Hilton detained in S. Africa; drug charge dropped

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By: WINK Administrator

A drug charge against Paris Hilton -- who was detained Friday in South Africa on suspicion of marijuana possession -- has been dropped, police said.
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Colombia bar attack kills at least 8

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By: WINK Administrator

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Friday he \"deplores\" an early morning attack Friday at a bar in a Medellin suburb that killed at least eight people.
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Ugandan police arrest Rwandan genocide suspect

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By: WINK Administrator

A fugitive Rwandan clergyman wanted for his role in the 1994 genocide has been arrested in Uganda, a police spokesman told CNN Friday.
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Unmanned craft fails to dock with space station

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By: WINK Administrator

An unmanned cargo spacecraft has failed to dock with the International Space Station, said Lynette Madison of NASA Friday.
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Mexico: Suspect arrested in U.S. consulate shooting deaths

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By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities have arrested a drug gang suspect accused of planning the shooting deaths in March of three people connected with the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juarez and participating in the killings of 13 teens at a party in the city a month earlier, federal police said Friday.
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Buried millions triggers Austrian treasure hunt

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By: WINK Administrator

Treasure hunters armed with shovels and metal detectors have descended on a sleepy Austrian town in search of up to €5 million said to have been buried there by a fraudulent German financial advisor, says ORF, the Austrian broadcasting corporation.
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Suicide bombers kill 50 at shrine

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By: WINK Administrator

The death toll climbed to 50 on Friday after a pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives vests at one of Pakistan\'s holiest shrines.
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Former South African police chief convicted of corruption

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By: WINK Administrator

South Africa\'s former police chief, Jackie Selebi, was found guilty Friday of corruption resulting from his relationship with a convicted drug trafficker, the state news agency in South Africa reported.
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Former husband of alleged spy says he had suspicions

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By: WINK Administrator

The former husband of alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman said her personality changed after she started having \"secretive meetings\" with Russian friends a few years ago.
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