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Bud weakens to tropical storm off Mexico’s coast

May 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman pushes her dog in a baby stroller along the beach in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Friday, May 25, 2012. Hurricane Bud lost a little of its sting early Friday, but remained a potent Category 2 storm as it headed toward a string of laid-back beach resorts and small mountain villages [&hellip...

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Greek euro exit would be a recipe for hardship

May 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A sign advertising that each item of merchandise is on sale for one euro is seen in a discount shop in central Athens on Friday, May 25, 2012. Uncertainty over Greece’s future in the eurozone has hammered markets ahead of June 17 general elections in...

Brotherhood claims lead as Egypt vote count begins

May 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptians check a voter list Thursday, May 24, 2012, outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt. In a wide-open race that will define the nation’s future political course, Egyptians voted Thursday on the second day of a landmark presidential election...

EU running out of time as Greece nears the exit

May 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, address the media at the end of an EU summit, at the European Council building in Brussels, Thursday, May 24, 2012. The leaders of the 27 countries...

EU leaders support growth, give few concrete plans

May 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French President Francois Hollande arrives for an EU summit at the EU Council in Brussels, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. The leaders of the 27 countries that make up the European Union are to meet in Brussels Wednesday to try and find a way to keep the debt crisis...

Iran nuclear talks snag over dueling demands

May 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, left, welcomes the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton upon her arrival at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Negotiators from the U.S. and five other world powers sat down...

Hunt for trafficker terrorizes Honduran villagers

May 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Honduran soldiers stand next to a plane after checking passengers information in Brus Laguna , Honduras, Monday, May 21, 2012. On Friday May 11, a joint Honduran-U.S. drug raid, on a helicopter mission with advisers from the DEA, appears to have mistakenly...

Auction claims it’s selling vial with Reagan blood

May 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This undated image released by PFCAuctions shows a vial containing Ronald Reagan’s dried blood residue. A Channel Islands online auction house has angered Ronald Reagan’s foundation by claiming to offer a vial that once contained his blood. The...

Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb dies after long cancer battle

May 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Nov, 6, 1979, file photo, the Bee Gees from left, Maurice, Robin and Barry Gibb sing close into the microphone at a Miami Beach concert in Miami. November 6, 1979. A representative said on Sunday, May 20, 2012, that Robin Gibb has died. He was 62. (AP...

Bomb kills 1 student, wounds 7 in Italy

May 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Italian policemen, background left, walk on the site where an explosive device went off outside “Francesca Morvillo Falcone” high school in Brindisi, Italy, Saturday, May 19, 2012. Several students were wounded. (AP Photo/Max Frigione) ROME (AP)...