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Egypt's Morsi Accused Of Aiding Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The ousted Egyptian leader is accused of being part of a wide conspiracy to destabilize Egypt involving, among other things, passing state secrets to Tehran.

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Many Wounded, 2 Dead In Bangkok Bomb Blast

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The explosion, in one of the capital's busiest shopping districts, appeared to be aimed at anti-government protesters seeking the ouster of the country's prime minister.

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Last Of The 'Sound Of Music' Von Trapps Dies At 99

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Maria Von Trapp, the last of the seven-member Trapp Family Singers that inspired the play and film, died on Tuesday at her home in Vermont.

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Head Of Ukrainian Parliament Assumes Presidential Power

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Supporters of the Ukrainian president's arch rival are moving quickly to take government power; gawking protesters find opulence in the president's abandoned residence.

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In Rare Unison, U.N. Demands That Syria Allow Humanitarian Aid

Saturday, February 22, 2014

The 15-member Security Council, including Russia and China — strong supporters of the Syrian regime — voted overwhelmingly to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the needy.

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Tale Of Two Popes: Francis, Benedict Appear Together In Public

Saturday, February 22, 2014

The pontiff and his predecessor appeared at St. Peter's Basilica for a ceremony to anoint 19 new Roman Catholic cardinals.

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U.S. Olympic Officials: It Wasn't Suits That Hurt Speed Skaters

Saturday, February 22, 2014

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun praised U.S. athletes for their performance at Sochi and said that the problem with US Speedskating wasn't the Under Armour suits.

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Ukrainian President Voted Out; Opposition Leader Freed

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Ukraine's parliament has voted to push President Viktor Yanukovych out of office and release his arch-rival, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, from jail.

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Forget The Local Cold: Worldwide, It Was Another Hot January

Friday, February 21, 2014

The National Climate Data Center says that last month was the fourth-warmest January on record and the 347th consecutive month of temperatures above the 20th century average.

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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Tymoshenko May Soon Be Free

Friday, February 21, 2014

Yulia Tymoshenko has been a critic of President Viktor Yanukovych. Supporters say she was put in jail on trumped-up charges. Now, parliament has voted to decriminalize the law she allegedly broke.

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U.S. Official: Beijing Preparing For 'Short, Sharp' War With Japan

Friday, February 21, 2014

A senior intelligence officer for the U.S. Pacific Fleet says China has been wargaming a conflict in the East China Sea that might center around the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu island chain.

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Protests In Venezuela Intensify, As Government Deploys Military

Friday, February 21, 2014

The opposition says the current standoff has led to some of the worst violations of human rights during the rule of the current regime.

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Photos: Kiev's Independence Square Before And After

Friday, February 21, 2014

The center of Ukraine's capital has been the scene of protests for several months, and this week dozens of people died there. Quick looks at the site from before and after the unrest are revealing.

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Breakthrough? Ukrainian President, Opposition Leaders Reach Deal

Friday, February 21, 2014

The deadly crisis may be coming to an end. President Viktor Yanukovych and three leaders of the protests against his government agreed on a plan for a unity government and new elections.

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Author Of Snowden Book: 'Secret Reader' Deleted Paragraphs

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Guardian correspondent reveals that as he wrote negative things about the NSA, strange things happened to his computer.

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Who's Your Buddy? It's Canada, Americans Say

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Canada is still tops for Americans, Gallup says. But the polling company says attitudes toward other countries have shifted — particularly for North Korea and Russia.

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Men Who Vandalized Egyptian Pyramid To Prove Theory Face Charges

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Two German men filmed themselves scraping off samples of the Great Pyramid in hopes of proving their theory that it was built 20,000 years ago by people from the legendary city of Atlantis.

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5 Things To Know About Venezuela's Protest Leader

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Leopoldo López has reemerged as an important opposition figure. And like he has in the past, he's courted controversy.

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3 Al-Jazeera Journalists In Egypt Plead Not Guilty To Terrorist Links

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Australian Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, have been held in Cairo since their arrest in December. They've been accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.

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VIDEO: Pussy Riot Defies Ban On Sochi Protests, Skewers Putin

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The punk protesters have released a new song — "Putin Will Teach You How to Love the Motherland" — and the video they made while at the site of the Winter Olympics.

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