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Man convicted in 1957 murder of 7-year-old girl

September 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Jeanne Tessier, left, embraces her sister Janet outside the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore, Ill. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, following the guilty verdict of their half-brother Jack McCullough for the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, of Sycamore. The 72-year-old McCullough was convicted in one of the oldest unsolved crimes to...

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Guatemala eruption turns to tourist draw

September 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Volcan de Fuego or Volcano of Fire blows outs a thick cloud of ash as seen from Antigua Guatemala, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. The volcano spewed rivers of bright orange lava down its flanks on Thursday. Authorities ordered more than 33,000 people from nearby...

US consulate attack in Libya said twin operation

September 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, an Egyptian woman holds a black flag with Islamic inscription in Arabic that reads, “No God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet,” in front of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt. The...

Violence breaks out at Venezuela campaign event

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A supporter of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles hurls stones at supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, not seen, who were hurling stones back, before an opposition campaign event started at the International airport in...

Ruling Dutch party claims victory in elections

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Labor Party supporters celebrate as exit poll results of the parliamentary elections are announced in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012. The elections are seen as a test of support for stringent austerity measures which are set to influence the...

US sends Marines to Libya after deadly attack

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. The American ambassador to Libya and...

Angry mob kills man suspected in 2 child slayings

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People look at the body of a man who was lynched by a mob inside a public school for allegedly killing two children inside the school in San Juan Tactic, north of Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla says Julio...

Anti-Islam film sparks Libya, Egypt protests

September 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought...

China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan

September 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A protester demonstrating against Japan’s claim to disputed islands holds a picture of the rocky islands, known as Senkaku to Japanese and Diaoyu to Chinese, reading “Diaoyu belongs to China” in front of a Chinese national flag during a...

Mystery absence of China leader fuels rumor frenzy

September 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, right, greets Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Chinese micro-bloggers and overseas websites have come up...