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16 dead in car bomb, ambush at US Embassy in Yemen

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Six attackers and ten of their victims are dead after an attack on the U.S. embassy in Yemen. No Americans were hurt in what officials say was an attempt to breach the compound walls.

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Mexican grenade attack shows no one is safe

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Mexicans have set up makeshift altars on the stone walkways where grenades ripped through crowds of people celebrating Independence Day in the colonial city of Morelia Monday.

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Spanair defends its preflight safety procedures

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The Spanish airline Spanair is defending its preflight safety checks following claims by investigators that the crew involved in last month's deadly crash tried to take off without extending the plane's wing flaps.

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US official: Up to 5 explosions at Yemen embassy

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The White House is calling today's deadly bombings outside the American embassy in Yemen a reminder of the danger from "violent extremists both at home and abroad."

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Cuba artists ask US to ease sanctions after storms

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Hundreds of Cuban writers, musicians and artists are asking the U.S. to ease trade restrictions and speed the import of food and building supplies to help the island rebuild after Hurricanes Ike and Gustav.

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US: North Korea conducted missile engine test

Updated: 09/16/2008 - A U.S. counterproliferation official says North Korea has tested the engine on a long-range missile at its new missile launch test site. The official spoke anonymously in order to discuss sensitive intelligence.

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Commander says many more US troop are needed soon

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The commander of international forces in Afghanistan says that in addition to the Army combat brigade that President Bush is sending as a reinforcement in January, there is a need for three additional brigades in 2009.

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Ukraine president: Russia encouraging unrest

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Ukrainian president is accusing Russia of trying to destabilize his country by encouraging separatists on the volatile Crimean peninsula.

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Pakistan orders troops to open fire if US raids

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Pentagon says Islamabad will "correct the record" on a statement ordering the Pakistani military to open fire if U.S. troops launch another air or ground raid across the Afghan border.

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GM unit Opel wants to sell electric car in 2011

Posted: 09/16/2008 - General Motors Corp. unit Adam Opel AG says it wants to put an electric car based on the technology of the Chevrolet Volt on the European market in 2011.

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Olmert, Abbas in possible final meeting

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are holding a summit to discuss peace efforts. It might be their last before Olmert leaves office.

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New Zimbabwe premier confident West will send aid

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Zimbabwe's new prime minister says he is confident the international community will send aid and give its support now that the country's two main political rivals have agreed to share power.

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Bombs kill total of 4 in Iraq

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Two civilians are dead and 19 people are wounded after a bicycle carrying explosives blew up at a market north of Baghdad.

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