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Egypt military signals support for president

Posted: 08/13/2012 - Egypt's military signaled its acquiescence Monday to the president's surprise decision to retire the defense minister and chief of staff and retake powers that the nation's top generals grabbed from his office.

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Flaws in Norway massacre response uncovered

Posted: 08/13/2012 - A year after a far-right militant's bomb and gun attacks exposed flaws in Norway's terror preparedness, police are being criticized for failing to improve their ability to stop a gunman bent on inflicting mass casualties.

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Israel plunged into unprecedented debate about war

Posted: 08/13/2012 - With Israeli politicians warning repeatedly that Iran is secretly pursuing nuclear weapons, this question has spawned an unprecedented amount of agonizing even in a country accustomed to war and incessant debate.

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Iran villages in rubble as quake death toll rises

Posted: 08/13/2012 - Iran Monday raised its earthquake death toll to 306, a day after rescuers called off the search for survivors from the rubble of their homes in the country's northwest, state media reported.

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Syrian troops bomb rebel positions in Aleppo

Posted: 08/10/2012 - The relentless violence triggered a fresh wave of civilians streaming across the border into neighboring Turkey to escape the civil war in their country

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Mass of volcanic rocks floating off New Zealand

Posted: 08/10/2012 - The stretch of golf-ball-size pumice rocks was first spotted this week by a New Zealand air force plane about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) northeast of Auckland.

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Ramadan fast-dodgers indulge in secret

Posted: 08/10/2012 - They include Muslims ambivalent about their faith or outright atheists, nicotine addicts too hooked to quit for 15 hours straight or those who simply don't want to deal with a day of being hungry.

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Evacuees return to mud, damage after Manila floods

Posted: 08/10/2012 - Evacuees who sheltered at a school in a badly flooded suburb of the Philippine capital were told Friday to return to their homes. Luzviminda Limas worried where her family would sleep.

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Swede in Cuba car crash worried about driver

Posted: 08/10/2012 - A Swedish politician who survived a car crash in Cuba that killed dissident Oswaldo Paya and another government opponent has described an intense five-day grilling about why he was in the country

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In Venezuela, pole dancers turn heads outdoors

Posted: 08/10/2012 - Children pedaled around on tricycles at a playground in Caracas, while joggers ran past on a winding pathway, then slowed down and paused to gape at the unfolding scene on a recent morning.

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Activists: Israeli forces enter Egypt for migrants

Posted: 08/10/2012 - Israel has been sending soldiers into Egypt's Sinai desert to stop African migrants before they reach the border, handing them over to Egyptian forces, human rights groups charged in a report released Friday.

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4 police officers tried in China political scandal

Posted: 08/10/2012 - Four senior Chinese police officers were tried Friday on charges of helping the wife of one of the country's highest-profile politicians cover up the murder of a British businessman

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In Egypt's chaotic Sinai, militants grow stronger

Posted: 08/08/2012 - After decades of neglect and with the collapse of government authority the past 18 months, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has become fertile ground for Islamic extremists

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Syrian troops push into Aleppo to oust rebels

Posted: 08/08/2012 - Syria launched a ground assault Wednesday on rebel-held areas of the besieged city of Aleppo, the center of battles between government forces and opposition fighters for more than two weeks.

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Egypt fires intelligence chief over Sinai attack

Posted: 08/08/2012 - Egypt's president fired his intelligence chief on Wednesday for failing to act on an Israeli warning of an imminent attack days before militants stormed a border post in the Sinai Peninsula and killed 16 soldiers.

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Verdict in Russian punk trial set for Aug. 17

Posted: 08/08/2012 - A Moscow judge wrapped up the trial of three feminist punk rockers on Wednesday and said she would issue a verdict in the controversial case next week.

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Experts: Calif refinery fire will boost gas prices

Posted: 08/07/2012 - A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon on the West Coast, analysts said Tuesday.

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Spain terror arrests put paragliding in spotlight

Posted: 08/07/2012 - The two Russians took paragliding lessons this year in a southern Spanish region renowned for the sport, authorities said over the weekend. A Turkish engineer also under arrest paid for the lessons.

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Clueless fans inject fun into Olympic contests

Posted: 08/07/2012 - Like many spectators at the London Olympics, Stewart was watching with perplexed pleasure Monday as Australia beat Greece in the men's preliminary play. She had never been to a water polo game before.

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Russian prosecutors ask for 3 years in punk case

Posted: 08/07/2012 - The three women have been in custody for five months following the February stunt, in which they took over a church pulpit in Christ the Savior cathedral for less than a minute, singing, high-kicking and dancing.

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Bank scandals tarnish London's reputation

Posted: 08/07/2012 - Bankers in the British capital, which has for centuries been a center for global business, fear its reputation has been tarnished indelibly and that a heavy-handed regulatory crackdown is looming.

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More Syrians flee to Turkey as fighting spreads

Posted: 08/07/2012 - More than 1,300 Syrians fled to Turkey overnight to escape the civil war as rebels tried to expand their hold inside Syria's largest city despite two weeks of withering counterattacks by President Bashar Assad's troops.

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Sikh shooting victim leaves grieving Indian family

Posted: 08/07/2012 - For 16 years, Lokinder Kaur waited patiently for the day her husband would be reunited with her and their children. That dream died with him in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.

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China's politics reign in trial of Bo Xilai's wife

Posted: 08/07/2012 - The wife of a fallen Chinese leader goes on trial Thursday on charges of murdering a British businessman in a politically charged case that may have little to do with whether she really killed him.

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British astronomer Bernard Lovell dies at 98

Posted: 08/07/2012 - Pioneering British physicist and astronomer Bernard Lovell, who developed one of the world's largest radio telescopes exploring particles in the universe, has died. He was 98.

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