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White House Campaign of Newt Gingrich Dealt Major Setback

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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More than a dozen top aides have resigned from the presidential campaign of former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, dealing a major blow to his struggling bid for the 2012 Republican nomination. Among the 16 aides who quit Thursday were campaign manager Rob Johnson, spokesman Rick Tyler and several consultants in Iowa and South Carolina, […]

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Peru’s Ex-President Hospitalized

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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The imprisoned ex-president of Peru has been hospitalized because of a relapse in his battle with tongue cancer. Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year jail term for corruption and rights abuses, was transferred Thursday to a hospital where he is expected to stay for at least three days. Fujimori underwent his fourth tongue cancer […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Agency Rebukes Syria

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency has voted to report Syria’s covert construction of a nuclear reactor to the Security Council for possible punitive action against the Arab nation. The board of the International Atomic Energy Agency rebuked Syria on Thursday for three years of stonewalling investigators attempting to visit and collect information about Damascus’ […]

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Britian’s Prince Philip Turns 90 Friday

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Prince Philip celebrates his 90th birthday on Friday. The husband of Queen Elizabeth is the longest serving spouse in British monarchy history. He has taken a low key demeanor about becoming a nonagenarian and intends to spend part of the day hosting a charity event. The official celebration of Prince Philip’s birthday will include […]

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