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Fla. teen guilty of battery in flame attack

AP - U.S. News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:38
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida teenager accused of orchestrating an attack that left his classmate in flames was convicted Tuesday of aggravated battery after jurors decided against more serious charges....
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ACLU blasts Puerto Rico police

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:36
Nine months after a Justice Department investigation castigated Puerto Rico's police department, another exhaustive report, this one by the American Civil Liberties Union, discloses evidence of widespread abuses and violations of civil rights.
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Haiti approves new constitution

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:34
Haiti publishes new constitution, giving some 2 million citizens outside the country the right to run for some public posts and own land.
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Both Egypt candidates claim win

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:33
Thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square Tuesday night to protest what they call a coup by Egypt's military rulers and show their support for the Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate.
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Attorney: Egypt's Mubarak in coma

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:28
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is in a coma and has been for a few hours, his attorney told CNN early Wednesday, contradicting an earlier report on state media that said the former Egyptian president was declared "clinically dead."
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Japan's exports surge 10% in May

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:26
Japan's exports rise the most in 17 months in May easing concerns about the impact of a global slowdown on the Japanese economy.
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Putin: Syrian people must decide their leadership

AP - World News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:23
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that China and Russia are "not aligned" with the U.S. and other nations on Syria but says both countries' leaders recognize the dangers of a civil war....

Mid-Atlantic states may see triple digits

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:22
A heat wave is expected to form over the mid-Atlantic region this week as forecasters warn heat indices could reach the triple digits.
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Friend testifies: 'I believe in Jerry'

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:20
CNN's Anderson Cooper asked Jerry Sandusky's friend why she believes in the former Penn State coach.
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Turtles fossilised in sex embrace

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:20
Turtles killed as they were having sex and then fossilised in position have been described by scientists.
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Obama confident Europeans will resolve debt crisis

AP - U.S. News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:17
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) -- President Barack Obama voiced confidence Tuesday in Europe's ability to "break the fever" of its raging debt crisis as he sought to calm both global financial markets and the election-year worries of voters at home....
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Obama confident Europeans will resolve debt crisis

AP - Politics - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:17
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) -- President Barack Obama voiced confidence Tuesday in Europe's ability to "break the fever" of its raging debt crisis as he sought to calm both global financial markets and the election-year worries of voters at home....

WikiLeaks founder seeks asylum at Ecuador embassy

AP - World News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:15
LONDON (AP) -- WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has made a run for the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, seeking asylum in a long shot move that, if successful, would place him in a small, friendly South American country rather than in Sweden facing questioning about alleged sex crimes....

Be brave on NHS, politicians told

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:09
Politicians need to be braver when it comes to putting the case for change in the NHS, particularly over the closure of services, health leaders say.
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Odd drink 'no developmental risk'

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:03
Drinking a low or moderate level of alcohol in early pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in five-year-old children, researchers say.
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Egypt's Mubarak on life support amid crisis

AP - World News - Tue, 2012-06-19 20:00
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Hosni Mubarak was on life support after suffering a stroke in prison Tuesday, deepening the country's uncertainty just as a potentially explosive fight opened over who will succeed him....

NY judge: US can seize dinosaur skeleton

AP - U.S. News - Tue, 2012-06-19 19:59
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the more unusual arrest warrants in U.S. history was issued Tuesday when a federal judge authorized the Department of Homeland Security to seize a dinosaur from an art storage company. There's no need for handcuffs though. It's been dead for 70 million years....
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Teachers' concern over reading

BBC - News - Tue, 2012-06-19 19:56
A large minority of UK teachers believe children are turned off reading for pleasure by the time they finish primary school, a survey suggests.
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UK: 'Arms' ship for Syria heading back to Russia

AP - World News - Tue, 2012-06-19 19:53
LONDON (AP) -- A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday....

Obama: 'European integration' plan key

CNN - Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-19 19:51
European leaders at the G-20 Summit discussed their desire for a "fiscal union" that will support their banks, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Tuesday.
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