Turkey closes airspace to Israeli planes

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By: WINK Administrator

Turkey has closed its airspace to Israeli planes, Turkey\'s prime minister said Monday.
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Militants attack U.N.-sponsored summer camp in Gaza

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By: WINK Administrator

A group of 25 armed and masked men attacked and set fire to a U.N.-sponsored summer camp in Gaza Monday morning, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency said.
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Iran: Nuclear talks to resume in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran is prepared to resume talks over its nuclear program but will wait until late August as punishment for recently imposed U.N. sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday.
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N. Korea: U.S. moves weapons to border

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By: WINK Administrator

North Korean officials are criticizing the U.S. for bringing heavy weapons into a border village in the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean peninsula, state media reported Monday.
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Senator Robert Byrd dies at 92

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By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of ..
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Alex regains tropical storm strength in gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex is again a tropical storm as it moved into the Gulf of Mexico and may become a hurricane as it swirls toward Mexico's east coast.   ..
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Gulf crews keep wary eye on storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Alex was on track to become hurricane strength once it makes its way back to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico late Sunday. But forecasters expect it to avoid the oil-affected areas.
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Obama touts agreements reached at G-20 summit

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By: WINK Administrator

The Group of 20 leaders meeting in Canada this weekend \"have forged a coordinated response to the worst global economic crisis in our time,\" U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday at the conclusion of the summit.
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Panetta: Afghan war has 'serious problems'

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By: WINK Administrator

CIA Director Leon Panetta said Sunday that the war in Afghanistan had \"serious problems,\" but the U.S.-led mission was making progress.
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Somaliland election observer killed; ballots being counted

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By: WINK Administrator

As ballots were being counted in Somaliland, a breakaway republic in northwest Somalia, officials said an observer from the electoral commission was killed.
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Kyrgyzstan approves new constitution

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By: WINK Administrator

Kyrgyzstan on Sunday approved a new constitution following a nationwide referendum, the state-run Kabar news agency reported.
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Panetta: Al-Qaida weakened; Little good intelligence on bin Laden

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Director Leon Panetta says "one of the most aggressive operations in the history of the CIA" is disrupting al-Qaida.      Appearing today..
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World leaders pledging to reduce global deficits

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TORONTO (AP) - Canada's prime minister says global economic recovery will be a tightrope walk between deficit spending now and then switching to deficit reduction programs.Prime Mi..
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Alex weakens to tropical depression over Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex has weakened to a tropical depression, but the cyclone is expected to regain strength in the coming days as it moves out over warmer waters in the..
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Longtime Sen. Byrd in hospital, seriously ill

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital.      ..
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Van der Sloot's unlawful detention motion rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A superior court judge in Lima, Peru, upheld the confession and incarceration of Joran van der Sloot in connection with the killing of Stefany Flores, officials said.
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160 arrested in Bangladesh strike

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By: WINK Administrator

More than 160 protesters were arrested Sunday during a violent opposition strike in Bangladesh, police said.
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Pope deplores raid in Belgium

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By: WINK Administrator

A raid at the headquarters of the Catholic Church in Belgium by police investigating child abuse was \"deplorable,\" Pope Benedict XVI said Sunday.
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Guinea's 1st free election since 1958

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By: WINK Administrator

Voters in Guinea cast ballots Sunday in the first free election since the west African nation gained independence in 1958.
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Israeli soldier's family marches for his release

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By: WINK Administrator

The family of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier captured in Gaza by Hamas, set out on a march to Jerusalem on Sunday in an effort to bring about his release.
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