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Arab takes hostages at Turkish Embassy in Israel (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

TEL AVIV, Israel – A Palestinian demanding asylum abroad took hostages in the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv Tuesday after shots were fired outside, and
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Bomber kills 61 Iraqis in recruitment drive (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – Young men from some of Iraq’s poorest areas waited all night outside an army recruitment center, only to become easy prey Tuesday for
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Flood victims mob relief trucks in Pakistan (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan – Victims of Pakistan’s deadly floods mobbed relief trucks carrying food Tuesday and authorities in the northwest warned of famine unless the region’s
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Sen Kerry: Karzai must fight graft or lose support (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. Sen. John Kerry told the president of Afghanistan on Tuesday that his efforts to battle corruption were crucial if he wants
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Israeli says she didn’t humiliate Arab on Facebook (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

JERUSALEM – A former Israeli soldier who posted photos on Facebook of herself in uniform smiling beside bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoners said Tuesday her
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Baghdad suicide bomb hits army recruits, kills 60 (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials
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6 badly injured in ‘miracle’ crash flown to Bogota (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BOGOTA, Colombia – Survivors say everything seemed normal as a jetliner with 131 people on board prepared to land in a storm on a Caribbean
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UN says millions without help in Pakistan floods (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

SUKKUR, Pakistan – Many of about 20 million people affected by flooding in Pakistan have yet to receive any assistance despite a growing international relief
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No fun intended: Brazil forbids election spoofing (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

RIO DE JANEIRO – Make no joke about it, Brazil’s presidential election is a serious affair, devoid of Jon Stewart’s wry jabs, sidesplitting Top 10
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36 killed, hundreds injured in new China flooding (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – At least 36 people have died and 23 others are missing in fresh flooding from torrential rains in China’s Gansu province, the latest
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