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Over 300 inmates escape after militants attack Pakistan prison

Over 300 inmates escape after militants attack Pakistan prison

July 30, – Militants have attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan armed with bombs, mortars and guns, escaping with at least 230 prisoners. The attack came just hours before Pakistan’s lawmakers began voting for a new president. Up to 40 gunmen dressed in police uniforms bombed the outside wall of the Central Prison in the […]

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Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

July 01, AP – “It is the biggest protest in Egypt’s history,” a military source told AFP on condition of anonymity, adding that “millions” of people were on the streets across the country. But as clashes broke out later on Sunday, five people were killed. Five people died as protesters flooded Egypt’s streets calling for […]

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Kerry meets with Palestinian president for second time in 2 days

Kerry meets with Palestinian president for second time in 2 days

June 29, JERUSALEM (AP) — Kerry is shuttling between meetings in Jerusalem and Amman, Jordan, to find a way to coax both sides back into negotiations to craft a two-state solution to their long-running conflict. U.S., Israeli and Palestinian officials have all declined to disclose details of the talks. “Working hard,” is all Kerry would […]

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Russia rejects US demand for Snowden’s extradition

Russia rejects US demand for Snowden’s extradition

June 26, AP – Russian President Putin told reporters during a trip to Finland on Tuesday that Moscow does not have an extradition treaty with the United States, and therefore would not hand over the whistleblower Snowden to Washington. “He came as a transit passenger and he does not need a visa or other documents,” […]

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Injuries from Sea Waves More Common Than Thought

Injuries from Sea Waves More Common Than Thought

June 23, AP – To keep safe, it’s important to swim at beaches with lifeguards, ask them about surf conditions and never turn your back to the waves, one study author suggested. A study out of Delaware suggests that injuries to beachgoers caused by ocean waves are more common and severe than previously suspected, and […]

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