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Toulouse gunman captured, hostages released

AP - World News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:10
TOULOUSE, France (AP) -- A French police official says that a gunman who had taken four people hostage in a bank in Toulouse has been captured, and the hostages released....

Pakistan meeting on new PM ends

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:07
A Pakistan People's Party meeting to discuss a new PM ends without any announcement, a day after Yousuf Raza Gilani was disqualified by the top court.
Categories: BBC, News

Prominent cases of asylum-seeking at embassies

AP - World News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:05
LONDON (AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has entered the Ecuador Embassy in London seeking asylum. Some prominent cases of other asylum seekers taking shelter in embassies over the years:...

Media blasted over girl's death

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
A coroner criticises the fashion industry and magazines over the death of a 14-year-old girl in Somerset.
Categories: BBC, News

Health boards face £230m deficit

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
Six of Wales' seven local health boards expect a combined deficit of around £230m this financial year, it is revealed.
Categories: BBC, News

Attorney: Mubarak condition improving

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
Conflicting reports swirled Wednesday about the health of former President Hosni Mubarak as a power struggle looms over his successor more than a year after he was ousted in a popular uprising.
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City tram boss pay-offs revealed

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:00
The directors of Edinburgh's failed trams company received hundreds of thousands of pounds in severance payments, it is revealed.
Categories: BBC, News

Romney shows his lighter side

CNN - Politics - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:53
CNN's Jim Acosta follows Mitt Romney on his bus tour to loosen up and reintroduce himself on the campaign trail.
Categories: CNN, Issues, Politics

Obama invokes executive privilege in showdown over Holder documents

CNN - Politics - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:49
The Justice Department says President Obama has asserted executive privilege over the Fast and Furious-related documents the House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed from Attorney General Eric Holder.
Categories: CNN, Issues, Politics

Author: I almost didn't write Obama bio

CNN - Politics - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:46
David Maraniss, author of a biography of Pres. Obama, addresses the controversy over his book & how the GOP responded.
Categories: CNN, Issues, Politics

El Salvador gang truce 'working'

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:41
Murders in El Salvador drop from an average of 14 a day to five, police figures show, as a street gang truce passes three months.
Categories: BBC, News

Bride stole £200,000 for wedding

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:38
A woman from Lancashire who stole £200,000 from her employers to pay for her lavish wedding is jailed.
Categories: BBC, News

Samaras sworn in as new Greece PM

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:34
Greece is hopeful a government could be formed as early as Wednesday after the leaders of three political parties signaled that talks among them were going well.
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Row over UK's new European judge

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:26
The UK is to get a new judge at the European Court of Human Rights, but some Tory MPs are unhappy with the candidates put forward.
Categories: BBC, News

Obama leak 'scandal' wildly overblown

CNN - Politics - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:23
Peter Bergen says the leaks haven't put American interests at risk and have made public information that should be discussed
Categories: CNN, Issues, Politics

Israeli strike kills suspect in ambush from Egypt

AP - World News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:19
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli aircraft fired missiles Wednesday at Gaza militants involved in a deadly infiltration from Egypt earlier in the week, killing one and severely wounding the other, the military claimed. It was Israel's first official linking of the ambush to Gaza militants....

Awema worker 'harassed by boss'

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:07
The former chief of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association sexually harassed a worker, it is claimed at an employment tribunal.
Categories: BBC, News
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