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Sep 10, 2010 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Haaretz: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday condemned plans by a Florida pastor to burn copies of the Koran, saying that it was a Zionist plot that would bring about Israel's annihilation, Iran's Press TV reported. Speaking at a meeting between Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian officials in Tehran, Ahmadinejad said ...

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Daily Mail: It sounds like something straight out of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. But, in a chilling echo of the computer Hal from the iconic film, scientists have developed robots that are able to deceive humans and even hide from their enemies. An experiment by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology is believed to be ...

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Sep 10, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: MONTERREY, Mexico—A surge of violence by drug gangs in this industrial hub is leading to an exodus of wealthy Mexicans as well as scores of U.S. and foreign expatriates, dealing a blow to what has long been one of Latin America's richest and safest cities. The security situation is so alarming in Monterrey, known ...

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Newsweek: A London-based journalism nonprofit is working with the WikiLeaks Web site and TV and print media in several countries on programs and stories based on what is described as massive cache of classified U.S. military field reports related to the Iraq War. Iain Overton, editor of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, tells Declassified that ...

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MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) – Eighty-five prisoners escaped from a jail near the U.S. border on Friday, authorities and media said, the latest prison break underscoring the challenges Mexico faces as it battles powerful drug cartels.

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Tehran (AP) - An Iranian news agency says Tehran has canceled the planned release of a jailed American woman because the necessary legal procedures have not been completed. The report about the delayed release of Sarah Shourd has not appeared on official news agencies or state television and could not be confirmed. ILNA quotes Tehran chief prosecutor ...

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New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is encouraging a major new power-sharing arrangement in Iraq that could retain Nuri Kamal al-Maliki as prime minister but in a coalition that would significantly curb his authority. The compromise plan was promoted in Baghdad last week by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., though at a time ...

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Sep 10, 2010 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Telegraph: The chief executive is known for ruffling feathers, previously suggesting he would like to charge passengers to use the lavatory on his flights and make overweight passengers pay extra. His latest comments, in which he said the idea man-made pollution is heating up the planet is "horse ****", have struck a sour note with environmental ...

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Sep 10, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

BBC News: The cost of old age on health services in industrialised nations may need to be re-measured, a study suggests.

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Sep 9, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Post: TIJUANA, MEXICO - To embattled authorities here, where heavily armed soldiers patrol the streets and more than 500 people have been killed this year, marijuana is a poisonous weed that enriches death-dealing cartel bosses who earn huge profits smuggling the product north. "Marijuana arrives in the United States soaked with the blood of Tijuana ...

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Sep 9, 2010 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Sep 9, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran announced Thursday that Sarah Shourd, one of the three Americans jailed for more than a year, will be released Saturday to mark the end of Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Spokesman for the Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations tells Fox News that the American hiker will be released "very ...

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) – A suicide car bomber hit the central market of a major city in Russia's North Caucasus on Thursday, killing at least 15 and wounding more than 130 people in one of the worst terror attacks in the volatile region in years, officials said. The attacker detonated his explosives as he drove by ...

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MEXICO CITY (AP) – The third Mexican mayor in a month was slain by suspected drug gang hitmen on the same day the U.S. secretary of state raised hackles in Mexico by saying the country is "looking more and more like Colombia looked 20 years ago." Hillary Rodham Clinton and other U.S. officials pointed to ...

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Jersualem Post: Hamas spokesman claims PA "crossed all red lines, directly cooperating with enemy" after arresting suspects linked to attacks that left 4 Israelis dead; Barhum: "arrests increase determination to continue resistance." Hamas accused the Palestinian Authority of "direct cooperation with the enemy" after it arrested Hamas members in conjunction with recent West Bank terrorist attacks ...

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Sep 9, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

HAVANA (AP) – Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that Cuba's communist economic model doesn't work, a rare comment on domestic affairs from a man who has conspicuously steered clear of local issues since stepping down four years ago. The fact that things are not working efficiently on this cash-strapped Caribbean island is hardly ...

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BBC News: Drug-related violence in Mexico increasingly has the hallmarks of an insurgency, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said.

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Authorities in Broward County, Florida, are looking for two robbers who caught a female clerk by surprise as she was closing down for the night. The duo took cash and lottery tickets before fleeing. (Sept. 8)

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Sep 8, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican marines have arrested seven gunmen suspected of participating in the massacre of 72 Central and South American migrants, the government announced Wednesday. Four of the suspects were arrested after a Sept. 3 gunbattle with marines, and the other three were captured days later, spokesman Alejandro Poire said at a news conference. Marines ...

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