Trial highlights dark side of Internet gaming

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By: WINK Administrator

The trial of a South Korean couple whose 3-month-old baby allegedly died of malnutrition while they nurtured an animated child during marathon sessions playing an online game begins Friday in Suwon, a satellite city south of Seoul.
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Condemned 'sorcerer' won't die Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Lebanese man condemned to death for sorcery by a court in Saudi Arabia won\'t face beheading Friday, his lawyer said. But there was no indication that his death sentence would be commuted or that he would be released.
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India makes elementary education compulsory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new law went into effect in India Thursday making education a fundamental right for every child.
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Iran and China to talk nuclear program

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s top nuclear negotiator headed to China on Thursday to discuss the country\'s nuclear program, officials said.
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Malaysia commutes woman's caning sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Malaysian model who was sentenced last year to six strokes of a cane for drinking beer in public has had her sentence commuted, her lawyer said Thursday.
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Take a 'Walk in Our Shoes'

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By: WINK Administrator

On March 20, CNN iReport invited its global audience to take part in a collaborative art project called \"A Walk in Our Shoes.\" More than 450 people from six continents shared one-minute videos of their favorite place to walk.
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Haiti gets nearly $10B in aid pledges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A broad array of international donors pledged nearly $10 billion in long-term assistance to Haiti\'s earthquake recovery efforts during a daylong conference at United Nations headquarters.
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N. Korea defector touts ideology over force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s highest-ranking defector said \"ideological warfare,\" not military action, would help topple the regime of Kim Jong Il.
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China agrees to discuss sanctions against Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China has agreed to negotiate possible sanctions against Iran over Tehran\'s failure to comply with international regulations involving its nuclear energy program, the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations said Wednesday.
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Chechen rebel claims Moscow attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chechen rebel leader Dokku Umarov claims he personally ordered attacks on Moscow\'s subway system, killing 39 people, according to a Chechen rebel Web site.
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'D.C. Five' defense: Pakistan faked evidence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of the \"D.C. Five\" opened in Sargodha, Pakistan, on Wednesday with the defense accusing Pakistani authorities of fabricating evidence against five Americans accused of plotting attacks on Pakistan.
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U.S. jailer was target in Juarez killings, officials say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American jailer was the target in the shooting deaths of three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexican officials said.
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NGO workers leave Egypt on U.S. military plane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of American and British pro-democracy activists accused of fomenting unrest in Egypt have left the country on a U.S. military plane, U.S. and Egyptian officials said Thursday.
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BP rebuffs EPA's order to change dispersant used in oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BP plans to continue using a controversial subsea dispersant to break up a plume of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico -- effectively pushing back against a directive from the Environmental Protection Agency to find a less toxic alternative, the EPA indicated Saturday.
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Hikers' mothers return to U.S. without children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mothers of three American hikers detained in Iran made an emotional return to the United States on Saturday after visiting their children in Tehran for the first time in 10 months.
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Australia: Israel faked passports in Hamas op

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia has asked Israel to withdraw a diplomat over the use of at least four fake Australian passports in the assassination of a Hamas operative in the United Arab Emirates.
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S. Korea suspends trade with N. Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said his country is suspending trade with North Korea and closing its waters to the North\'s ships after a report from Seoul concluded North Korea sank a South Korean warship in March.
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Thailand extends curfew in capital, provinces

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Thai government on Sunday extended a curfew in the capital and nearly a third of the country\'s provinces, but may shorten the hours when residents are required to stay off the streets, state media reported.
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Clinton presses China on business access

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pressed for greater commercial access for American businesses in China on Sunday, urging Beijing for a \"level playing field.\"
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Fugitive cleric al-Awlaki warns of future attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fugitive American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki warned of new attacks on Americans at home and abroad in a new video released over the weekend.
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