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    June 12, 2010

    Two Americans killed in Iraq suicide attack

    At least three Iraqis also die when the bomber rams his car into the convoy of the joint patrol.

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    June 12, 2010
    Pensacola oil aerials 3

    Ocean food chain faced with long-term risks

    Florida scientists and fishermen fear the spill's impact on nonmigratory species, such as grouper, red snapper and oysters.

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    June 12, 2010

    Insurgency migrates

    Governing council members report threats of violence as militants forced out of other areas head to a historically stable province.

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    June 12, 2010

    Ethnic rioting in Kyrgyzstan leaves 45 dead, hundreds injured

    Dozens of buildings are set afire, testing the ability of the interim government to maintain control.

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    June 12, 2010

    ‘Carousel’ star Smith dies at 98

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Christine Johnson Smith, who originated the role of Nettie Fowler in the Rogers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel” when it debuted on Broadway in 1945, has died. She was 98. Glenn Funeral Home said she died Wednesday at her home in Owensboro. The Messenger-Inquirer newspaper reported she was a native of Hopkinsville but […]

  • Published
    June 11, 2010

    GOP senators criticize court nominee

    WASHINGTON – Two senior Republican senators criticized Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Thursday for memos she wrote as a young law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, saying the papers suggest she lets politics dictate her legal decisions. Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona and Jeff Sessions of Alabama said the writings show that Kagan wanted […]

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    June 11, 2010

    South Korean satellite rocket apparently explodes in flight

    SEOUL, South Korea – A South Korean rocket carrying a climate observation satellite apparently exploded 137 seconds into its flight early Thursday, the country’s second major space setback in less than a year. The two-stage Naro rocket operated normally during and after liftoff from the country’s space center, Minister of Education, Science and Technology Ahn […]

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    June 11, 2010

    Stolen kisses at Saudi mall get man jail time and 90 lashes

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A Saudi court convicted a man and sentenced him to four months in prison and 90 lashes for kissing a woman in a mall, a government-owned daily reported Thursday. Saudi religious police arrested the man and two women after seeing them on mall cameras “engaging in immoral movements in front of […]

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    June 11, 2010
    Joran van der Sloot

    Van der Sloot gave detailed account of killing woman, Peruvian police say

    LIMA, Peru – Joran van der Sloot ‘s confession in the murder of a 21-year-old woman — allegedly smashing her face and strangling her — was so complete that police decided there was no need to take him to the crime scene for a walkthrough, according to Peru’s criminal police chief. The case against the […]

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    June 11, 2010

    Bomb at Afghan wedding blamed on Taliban

    NADAHAN VILLAGE, Afghanistan – NATO and the Afghan government on Thursday blamed the Taliban for a wedding party bombing that killed at least 40 people. But the Taliban claimed they played no role in the blast in the Arghandab district, an insurgent stronghold near the southern city of Kandahar. Stunned survivors said they suspected a […]

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