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Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

June 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Calgary Flames shows the inside of the Calgary Saddledome, in Calgary, Alberta. The Saddledome, home to the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, was flooded up to the 10th row, leaving the dressing rooms submerged. The two rivers that converge on the western Canadian city of Calgary are receding Saturday,...

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Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A message by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is broadcast live at the bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 21, 2013. The Brazilian ended her near-silence about more than a week of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime time TV broadcast...

Flooding kills 3, forces 75,000 from Calgary homes

June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The Bow River overflows in Calgary, Canada on Friday, June 21, 2013. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuations in Calgary. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Floodwaters that devastated much of...

Dreams turn bitter for Bangladeshi garment workers

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, a policeman walks inside the damaged Tazreen garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Moushumi’s family now has one of the largest homes in their village. It is the dream of nearly every...

Unions give lift to Turkish protest movement

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People shout anti-government slogans during a rally by the labor unions in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, June 17, 2013. A day earlier, riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannons to prevent anti-government protesters...

Riot police end Istanbul park protest

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters try to resist the advance of riot police in Gezi Park in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Protesters will press on with their sit-in at an Istanbul park, an activist said Saturday, defying government appeals and a warning from Prime...

Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, June 15, 2013. About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of...

Iran reformists dance in streets for new president

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pedestrians watch and wave to supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, as they attend a celebration gathering in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was declared the winner of Iran’s presidential vote...

AP IMPACT: Commander of Nazi-led unit lives in US

June 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past the home in Minneapolis, Minn., where 94-year-old Michael Karkoc lives, Friday, June 14, 2013. Karkoc, a top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children, lied to American immigration officials to...

No clear result after Turkish PM, protesters meet

June 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A musician plays piano under the monument of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey, as protesters gather to listen to his concert and police guard the area at the Taksim Square in Istanbul late Thursday, June 13, 2013. Turkey’s prime minister...