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Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast

Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast Fri, 15 Feb, 2013

MOBILE, ALABAMA — A crippled cruise ship with more than 4,000 people aboard has reached land, four days after an engine fire knocked out the vessel's power.
North Korea warning follows nuclear threat

North Korea warning follows nuclear threat Wed, 27 Feb, 2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made the statement during a meeting with top security officials, state media said. The reports did not give details of what the measures might entail.
Apple pulls 500px photo app over nudity concerns

Apple pulls 500px photo app over nudity concerns Tue, 01 Jan, 2013

Apple has pulled two popular photography apps from the iOS app store, reportedly because the company found it too easy to find nude images — though, notably, not pornographic ones. 500px, whose apps were removed, is resubmitting them with adjustments, but Apple is already being criticized for this seemingly arbitrary policy.
Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience

Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan—Taliban suicide bombers carried out a brazen attack in the Afghan capital on Monday, the second in less than a week and a sign that insurgents are determined to keep fighting despite recent overtures of peace from the U.S. and Afghan government.

 

UK to consider boosting French Mali operation support

UK to consider boosting French Mali operation support Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

Two military aircraft have already been lent and David Cameron has said there could be further assistance with transport and surveillance.But the Ministry of Defence says there are no plans for a ground combat role.

 

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

Germany has sent 240 soldiers to southern Turkey as part of a NATO mission using Patriot missiles to deter cross-border airstrikes from war-torn Syria. Units are also being provided by the Netherlands and the US.
France and Germany commemorate Elysee treaty

France and Germany commemorate Elysee treaty Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

France and Germany have marked 50 years since a landmark treaty sealed their post-war reconciliation with a day of pomp, symbolism and celebration while papering over their differences.

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UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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