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Archive for June 9th, 2012

  • Fear lingers in blind Chinese activist’s hometown

    June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Wang Jinxiang, mother of blind activist Chen Guangcheng, walks in the courtyard of her house where Chen was under house arrest, at the Dongshigu village, Shandong province, China, Friday, June 8, 2012. Cameras and security guards that kept Chen under house...

  • US wants 9/11 health program to include 50 cancers

    June 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, a man wipes ash from his face after terrorists flew two airplanes into the World Trade Center towers, causing them to collapse. A federal health official is expected to announce in early June, 2012, whether...

  • UN team sees massacre site in Syrian village

    June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    An elderly Syrian man attends an anti-Bashar Assad protest after Friday prayers on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria, Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo) BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. observers could smell the stench of burned corpses Friday and saw body parts scattered...

  • Lindsay Lohan OK after wreck on coastal highway

    June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Lindsay Lohan’s crashed Porsche lies on a flatbed tow truck, after it collided with a truck on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 8, 2012. Santa Monica police say the accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. and an investigation is...

  • Texas vet says he believed he was injured in war

    June 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by NBCUniversal, Timothy Michael Poe appears on “America’s Got Talent,” on the episode that aired Monday, June 4, 2012. Poe, who claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan, has no military record of...

  • Mob attacks women at Egypt anti-sex assault rally

    June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    An Egyptian protester waves a national flag over a tree at Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, June 8, 2012. Hundreds gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, to demonstrate against presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq,...

  • Nationwide rallies target birth control measure

    June 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Marie Payne of Pittston listens to announcements during the Scranton Stand up for Religious Freedom Rally against the Obama administration mandate that employers provide workers birth control coverage, in Scranton, Pa. on Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP...