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Canada ambassador says he feels slighted by “Argo”

February 22, 2013 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, former Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor and his wife Pat, pose for photographers at the premiere of the film Argo in Washington. Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador in Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, says if “Argo” wins...

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Oscar Pistorius gets bail as murder trial looms

February 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, silhoetted in front vehicle, center, arrives at a relatives home in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 22, 2013. Pistorius was released on bail and will return to court June, 4, 2013 to face a charge of pre-meditated murder...

Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ summoned to court after no-show

February 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 29, 2011 file photo, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, center, leaves Canape Vert hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Duvalier has spurned a judge’s order to appear in court, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, for a hearing...

Car bomb kills at least 53 in Syrian capital

February 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, injured Syrians sit on the ground while flames and smoke rise from burned cars after a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 21,...

Commercial cyberspying and theft gives rich payoff

February 20, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The building housing “Unit 61398” of the People’s Liberation Army is seen in the outskirts of Shanghai, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. Cyberattacks that stole information from 141 targets in the U.S. and other countries have been traced to the Chinese military...

European Union slaps more sanctions on North Korea

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A North Korean musical performance is held in Pyongyang with the words “Let’s strike the imperialists mercilessly with the same success we had carrying out the 3rd nuclear test” projected on a screen, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP...

Ailing Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, one of them holding a sign that reads in Spanish “We are all Chavez,” sit after his return to his country at Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Chavez returned to...

Israeli Ethiopian birth control ignites debate

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2013 photo, an Ethiopian Israeli, who asked not to be identified, is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Accusations that Israel deliberately attempted to curb birth rates among its Ethiopian community...

Girlfriend’s mom: Why did he do this?

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South...

Ecuador’s Correa breezes to 2nd re-election

February 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman holds up an image of Ecuador’s President and candidate for re-election Rafael Correa after presidential elections in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Although official results had still not been released, Correa celebrated his second...