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6 decades later, probe to solve political murder

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A statue of charismatic parliamentarian Julien Lahaut is pictured on top of his grave at the municipal cemetery of Seraing, eastern Belgium, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Now, 62 years after Belgian politician Julien Lahaut was murdered, even as the European financial crisis is squeezing budgets dry, the Belgian government has approved fresh funds to solve [&hellip...

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Hurricane Sandy, day by day

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman cleans her home, drenched by the heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Gran Goave, Haiti, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. The hurricane raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean. The death toll was still rising in...

Hurricane lashes Bahamas after 21 deaths elsewhere

October 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Students play in the waves crashing against the Malecon after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after...

Israeli PM’s party to ally with ultranationalists

October 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman shake hands in front the media after giving a statement in Jerusalem, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Netanyahu said his Likud Party will join forces with the hard-line party of...

Syrian rebels warily accept foreign fighters’ help

October 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, March 17, 2012 file photo, Syrian security officers gather in front the damaged building of the aviation intelligence department, which was attacked by one of two explosions in Damascus, Syria. A new al-Qaida-style group claimed...

Hurricane Sandy pounds Jamaica, then aims at Cuba

October 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A man balances a child and umbrella on his bike as it rains during the approach of Hurricane Sandy in Manzanillo, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy pounded Jamaica with heavy rain as it headed for landfall near the country’s most populous...

Gazans fire rockets at Israel, bringing airstrikes

October 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Israeli man enters a damaged house after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza Strip hit a community in southern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Rockets and mortars from Gaza have pummeled southern Israel, drawing Israeli airstrikes that...

Jamaica prepares for Tropical Storm Sandy

October 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Commuters wait at a bus stop as rain brought by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Sandy falls in Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sandy was expected to become a hurricane as it nears Jamaica on...

BBC airs unseen expose on its disgraced star

October 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 17, 1986 file photo, Jimmy Savile, right, poses for photographers with a wax work model at Madame Tussauds museum in London. The BBC faced growing fallout Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 over sexual abuse allegations against Savile, as British...

Clintons land in Haiti to showcase industrial park

October 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, speaks to Haiti’s President Michel Martelly, right, during the inauguration of the Caracol Haiti Industrial Park on the outskirts of Cap Hatien, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Clinton encouraged...