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Brash boxer ‘Macho’ Camacho dies in Puerto Rico

November 25, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 1996 file photo, referee Jorge Alfonso, left, looks over a cut on the forehead of IBC Welterweight boxing champ Hector “Macho” Camacho during the second round of his title bout with Sal Lopez from New Jersey, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Camacho, a boxer known for skill and flamboyance in [&hellip...

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Gaza crowds surge at Israel border fence, 1 dead

November 24, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Hamas supporters wave the movement’s flags and hold up Qurans during a pro-Hamas rally in the West Bank city of Hebron, Friday , Nov 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired on Gazans surging toward...

Clashes in Egypt after president expands powers

November 24, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters storm an office of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice party and set fires in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. State TV says Morsi opponents also set fire to his...

Southern Israelis disappointed by Gaza cease-fire

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2012 file photograph, Israelis hold signs and flags as they protest the cease-fire in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Malachi. Hebrew on signs from right read: “Cease-fire = supply of fire”, “Let the IDF...

EU leaders enter bitter fight over budget

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

French President Francois Hollande, center, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a bilateral meeting during an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. EU leaders begin what is expected to be a marathon summit on the budget for the years...

Hamas emerges with gains from Israeli offensive

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Hamas militants stand during a Hamas press conference in Gaza City, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Gazans are celebrating a cease-fire agreement reached with Israel to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years constricting the Gaza Strip. (AP...

Egypt’s Morsi grants himself far-reaching powers

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, right, poses for a photograph with his new Prosecutor General, Talaat Abdullah, left, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Egypt’s president on Thursday issued...

India secretly hangs lone surviving Mumbai gunman

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stamp on portraits of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab to celebrate the news of his execution, in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. India executed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008...

Little sign of Libyan probe into consulate attack

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – On this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains elusive

November 21, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton deliver joint statements in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. A diplomatic push to end Israel’s nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained...