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  • Published
    August 23, 2010

    World Dispatches

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Hip-hopper Wyclef Jean’s still running for president Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean said Sunday he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will try to get the courts to overturn a decision disqualifying him from the race. Jean said his lawyers will file an appeal with the national electoral dispute office. The […]

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Afghanistan airstrikes, bombs kill 21

    NATO forces take the blame for the deaths of three Afghan policemen and three civilians.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Doubts on peace talks coming right and left

    Even those who favor a deal predict Israel will never make concessions needed for an agreement.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Gunmen release captives after Rio hotel shootout

    A bystander dies in the gunfire, with 10 suspects later taken into custody. Others flee to a nearby slum.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    $50 million van Gogh work still missing

    An official takes back his claim that the painting, stolen from a Cairo museum, had been found.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Iran starts loading fuel into reactor

    Russia will control the supply of nuclear fuel, and the power plant will be internationally monitored.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010
    MOSQUE SCENE

    Mosque debate brings New Yorkers to a boil

    The national outcry over an Islamic center near ground zero generates a unified response: It's a local matter.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010
    Pete Yarborough

    Oil spill throws a wrench in Katrina relocation process

    Economic fallout from the BP disaster complicates hurricane victims' efforts to get back on their feet.

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Drilling ban put safety ahead of jobs

    WASHINGTON – Obama administration officials estimated that a moratorium on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico would cost 23,000 jobs and decided on the ban anyway because of safety and inspection concerns, the Wall Street Journal said. White House officials weighed alternatives to the ban after a federal judge threw out a moratorium put […]

  • Published
    August 22, 2010

    Jean vows to play role in Haiti

    He disagrees with a ruling to ban him from running for president but accepts the decision 'respectfully.'

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