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US, allies start work on transition plan for Syria

June 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner speaks in Portland, Ore. The Obama administration is warning Syria that U.N. sanctions may be near, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton heads Wednesday to Turkey to talk strategy with America’s allies and look for a way to win Russia’s support [&hellip...

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Canada police: Notes found in body parts packages

June 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The photograph of Luka Rocco Magnotta,is shown during a news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Magnotta told a judge Tuesday he will not fight his extradition from Germany to Canada, Berlin police say. Magnotta is wanted in Canada on several...

Human remains delivered to 2 Canada schools

June 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A police car arrives at the Moabit jail in Berlin supposed to carry Luka Rocco Magnotta who is to be brought before a judge in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Luka Magnotta, 29, a Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese...

Canadian body parts suspect arrested in Berlin

June 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image taken from CCTV obtained by Associated Press video shows Luka Rocco Magnotta speaking to Kadir Anlayisli, a cafe worker who recognized him, in the Internet cafe in the district of Neukoelln in Berlin, Germany, Monday, June 4, 2012. “I looked...

Hanoi opens 3 MIA search areas, releases letters

June 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, second left, participates in an arrival ceremony with Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh, left, at the Ministry of Defense in Hanoi, Vietnam Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool) HANOI, Vietnam (AP)...

Victims of Egypt’s old regime still await justice

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, an Egyptian man chants slogans and holds a poster that reads, in Arabic, “Islamic Egypt,” during a demonstration held by a Salafi group to protest the emergency law, in Tahrir Square in...

Nigerian airplane crashes, killing all 153 onboard

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People gather at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday, government officials said. Firefighters pulled at least one body from a...

Life sentence for Egypt’s Mubarak; sons acquitted

June 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian riot police eat ice cream while securing the courthouse where ex-President Hosni Mubarak received a verdict in his trial for charges related to the death of protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 2, 2012. Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak...

AP ‘napalm girl’ photo from Vietnam War turns 40

June 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Phan Thi Kim Phuc, center right, wipes her eyes as she introduces Dr. My Le, who treated Kim Phuc in Vietnam two days after a napalm attack in Vietnam on June 8, 1972, to her two sons, Thomas, second from right, and Stephen Bui, right, during a reunion in...

Panetta: Pentagon to shift warships to Pacific

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right, and Australia’s Defense Minister Stephen Smith, left, attend the opening session of the IISS Shangri-la Security Summit in Singapore on Friday June 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) SINGAPORE (AP) — The...