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Chinese state TV targets McDonald's, Carrefour

March 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Chinese women walk past a McDonald’s sign in Beijing Friday, March 16, 2012. Chinese state television accused McDonald’s and French retrailer Carrefour Thursday of selling expired chicken products in separate incidents amid public anxiety in China over food safety. (AP Photo/ Vincent Thian) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state television has accused...

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New case of Afghan killing Marine

March 16, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments (1)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2012, file photo, the transfer case containing the remains of Marine Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22, of Greenville, Miss., sits at the end of the loader ramp, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. An Afghan soldier shot to...

Activists report clashes near Syrian capital

March 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian police officers demonstrate their skills during the graduation of instructor officers on fighting techniques under the supervision of North Korean experts at Bassel Assad police academy,...

Turkish helicopter crashes in Afghanistan; 14 dead

March 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Afghan policeman, left, gestures as he recounts a Turkish helicopter crash to others, unseen, near the wreckages of the helicopter on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 16, 2012. A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house near the...

Clooney uses star power to spotlight Sudan crisis

March 14, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

Actor George Clooney watches a video from his recent trip to Sudan as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Sudan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Palestinians: Gaza boy dies of wounds

March 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian inspects a warehouse which caught fire after an Israeli air strike nearby in Gaza City, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. On Tuesday, Israel and Gaza militants agreed to a truce after four days of cross-border fighting, though there have been sporadic...

Civilians killed in Syria reprisals

March 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Sunday photo, a man carries a boy who was severely wounded during heavy fighting between Syrian rebels and government forces in Idlib, north Syria. (AP Photo) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists said Monday that pro-government gunmen killed at least 16...

Afghan youth recounts US soldier's rampage

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Afghan youth mourns for relatives, who were allegedly killed by a U.S. service member in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March. 11, 2012. A U.S. service member walked out of a base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday...

5 die in strikes on Gaza, militants barrage Israel

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Jabaliya, Monday, March 12, 2012. Israeli air strikes killed two Palestinian militants and a schoolboy in the Gaza Strip on Monday and Palestinian rocket squads...

US, Russia to talk Syria at key UN Mideast meeting

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

From left to right, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, and British Foreign Minister William Hague talk before the Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Monday,...