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Egypt's Mubarak arrives in US for Obama talks - 08/15/2009

WASHINGTON- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in the United States on Saturday, the Egyptian embassy said, for a trip that is scheduled to include his first White House meeting with President...

Iran elections-Jackson death videos spur online viewing - 08/15/2009

SAN FRANCISCO - ComScore reported on Friday that US online video viewing hit a record high in June as people turned to the Internet for news of pop star Michael Jackson's death and Iran's election...

British guard in Iraq murder case has stress disorder - 08/15/2009

LONDON - A British security guard accused over the killings of two of his colleagues in Iraq was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and should not have been in Baghdad, his family said...

Michael Douglas 'devastated' by drug charges against son - 08/14/2009

LOS ANGELES- US actor Michael Douglas said Wednesday his family was "devastated" by the arrest of his son, Cameron, accused by authorities of selling large amounts of methamphetamine. "The family...

Gates Foundation sharpens focus on Europe - 08/13/2009

SAN FRANCISCO - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said Thursday it is making Europe a priority in its drive to promote using technology to cure health and poverty woes. Joe Cerrell was...

French police arrest immigrants in freezer truck - 08/13/2009

LILLE - French police arrested 14 illegal Afghan immigrants Thursday after the Hungarian driver of a refrigerated truck was alerted by noises at the back of his vehicle, said investigators. All...

UN Security Council fails to slam Aung San Suu Kyi conviction - 08/13/2009

UNITED NATIONS, Gerard Aziakou - The UN Security Council on Thursday opted not to condemn the extended detention of Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi but unanimously issued a fresh call to...

Obama honors Tutu, Hawking, Poitier, Robinson - 08/13/2009

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Wednesday conferred America's highest civilian honor on 16 examples of unshakeable human spirit, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu and British scientist Stephen...

Lockerbie bomber to be freed: British media - 08/13/2009

LONDON, Katherine Haddon - Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, who has prostate cancer, is to be freed from a British jail on compassionate grounds, media reported Wednesday....

No boob jobs, please, we're British - 08/13/2009

LONDON - Help! I've just had my breasts enlarged and I don't like the new size. British embassy -- sort out my boobs! Along with tips on jam-making and how best to discipline naughty boys, these...
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