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    May 29, 2010

    North Korea: South faked ship’s sinking

    In a rare news conference that carries official weight, it warns that the peninsula is 'on the brink of war.'

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    May 29, 2010

    U.S. suffers 1,000th death in Afghanistan

    The last 10 months have seen more U.S. military deaths than in the first five years of the conflict.

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    May 29, 2010
    Joe Sestak

    Report: Clinton was asked to urge Sestak to bow out

    It argues Friday that there was nothing wrong with its attempt to coax a candidate out of a race.

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    May 28, 2010
    Lane New

    Mom guilty in Facebook harassment of son

    Using her son's account, the mother posted items, including vulgarities, that looked as if they were his.

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    May 28, 2010

    Residents flee homes as earthquake jolts Vanuatu island chain

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Residents of a northern town in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu ran into the streets today as a magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook the area, police said. The quake triggering a tsunami watch that was later canceled. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey said […]

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    May 28, 2010

    Study backs heroin as treatment option

    Scientists in Britain find that the drug is more effective than methadone for treating some addicts.

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    May 28, 2010

    Britain re-enacts miracle of ‘little ships’ at Dunkirk

    Even 70 years later, the rescue of troops from the beaches is a proud moment for the British.

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    May 28, 2010

    Jamaica steps up hunt for drug lord

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican security forces arrested dozens of residents of a bullet-pocked slum Thursday and said the death toll from four days of fighting sparked by the search for a reputed drug lord has risen to 73. The target of the manhunt, Christopher “Dudus” Coke, was nowhere to be found. “We are still searching […]

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    May 28, 2010
    Lorie Berenson, Anibal Apari

    American activist freed from Peru prison

    Further legal problems could still complicate Lori Berenson's eventual return to the United States.

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    May 28, 2010

    Israel’s navy to intercept Gaza protesters at sea

    ASHDOD, Israel — Israel on Thursday unveiled a massive makeshift detention center in the country’s main southern port and announced the end of days of intense naval maneuvers, vowing to stop a flotilla of hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists trying to break a 3-year blockade of the Gaza Strip this weekend. Military authorities said that masked […]

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