Audio purportedly from al Qaeda's No. 2 says victory is coming

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man identified as Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda\'s No. 2 man, promises his followers victory in Afghanistan and Iraq, vowing that these wars will eventually lead to a battle to liberate Jerusalem, in an audio message posted Monday on jihadist websites.
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Karzai eyes 2014 security handover

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan should be responsible for its own security operatons by 2014, President Hamid Karzai told an international conference Tuesday.
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French soccer stars quizzed over prostitution ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two members of the French national soccer team, Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema, were being questioned by French police Tuesday in connection with an alleged underage prostitution ring, French police said.
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BP stealing focus of British PM's White House visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - On the way to Washington, British Prime Minister David Cameron said he wants to talk about Afghanistan, Middle East peace prospects and the global economy. Everyo..
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Democrats ready to vote on extending jobless benefits again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

     WASHINGTON (AP) - Millions of people stuck on the jobless rollswould receive an extension of unemployment benefits averaging $309a week under a Senate bill..
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Van der Sloot's former attorney rejects lawsuit claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The attorney who represented Joran van der Sloot during his confession in the case of the killing of a Peruvian woman says that van der Sloot hired her to be his attorney, contradicting a claim he makes in a pending lawsuit.
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Graffiti message warns of more violence in Juarez

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A graffiti message on a wall in Juarez, Mexico, warns of a car bombing if U.S. authorities do not look into alleged ties between Mexican federal police and drug traffickers, a police spokesman said Monday.
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Cold temperatures cause death, damage in South America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An intense cold front in southern Latin America continues to blanket the region, causing deaths, school and highway closures, and other woes.
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Senators request meeting with British PM over Lockerbie case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four U.S. senators have requested a formal meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the United States this week to discuss the 2009 release of a man convicted of playing a role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
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Gel cuts HIV transmission rate in study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new topical gel has shown promise in helping to protect women from HIV infection, according to a study being presented at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria.
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President Obama blames Republicans for loss of unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

President Obama pointed his finger squarely at Republicans Monday morning saying it was their fault two and a half million Americans have lost their unemployment benefits.For the s..
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UNICEF: HIV epidemic for street kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Growing numbers of children across Eastern Europe and Central Asia are at risk of dying from AIDS, with widespread drug use and the sex trade contributing to an \"underground HIV epidemic,\" UNICEF warned on Monday.
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Airbus, Boeing battle for airshow sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 47th Farnborough International Airshow opens its doors for business, Monday with the world\'s two biggest aircraft manufacturers vying for the limelight. FULL STORY l DREAMLINER UP CLOSE
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U.S. issues travel alert for Uganda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department has issued a warning to American citizens traveling or residing in Uganda to maintain a high level of vigilance as a major African Union summit gets underway Monday.
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Report documents growth of intelligence since 9/11

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, top-secret intelligence gathering by the government has grown so unwieldy and expensive that no one really knows what it cos..
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Washington State wildifre threatening homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - As blustery winds eased early Monday, firefighters struggled to gain ground on a wildfire that destroyed at least three homes and threatened others in Central ..
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New flu shots may mean less pain, less hassle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - Researchers developing a new method of vaccinedelivery are hoping that one day, people will get their annual flushots in the mail.   &..
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Accusations of child witchcraft on the rise in Africa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Child witchcraft allegations are increasing in parts of Africa, as thousands of children have been attacked, beaten or killed, according to a new report.
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Train collision in India kills dozens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll rose to 55 after a moving train crashed into a stopped train in eastern India on Monday. Crews have completed rescue operations and are removing the wreckage. At least 100 people were injured.
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Trains collide in India, authorities fear casualties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers were trying to pull out trapped passengers from mangled cars after a moving train rammed into a stopped train in eastern India early Monday, a railway spokesman said.
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