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Afghan President May Call For Early Elections
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai says he is considering calling presidential elections a year early to lessen the strain on Afghanistan that could be caused by the departure of foreign combat troops at the same time as a national ballot...
Large Earthquake Off Indonesia
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A massive earthquake in the waters off the Indonesian island of Sumatra has sent panicked coastal residents across the region fleeing to higher ground.
The U.S. Geological Survey puts the quake's magnitude at 8...
Euro Vs Dollar As Europe Raises Bailout Fund
NEW YORK (AP) — The euro is rising against the dollar after the 17 nations that use the euro added to their bailout fund for countries troubled by debt.
The euro group raised the emergency fund to to $1.1 trillion. In Spain, the new conservative government unveiled a $36 billion deficit-reducti…
Iran To Allow UN Inspectors Into Secret Site
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it will allow U.N. inspectors access to a secret military complex where the U.N. nuclear agency suspects secret atomic work has been carried out.
A statement issued by the country's permanent envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran says it will a…
Casper Group Breaks Potluck World Record [GALLERY]
Upon arrival there was already every manner of hotdish and casserole on display. Salads, desserts and drinks, all ready to go.The planning took months, the execution just hours. Interfaith of Natrona County had come up with a unique way to create awareness and do some fundraising at the same time..…
Gates Tells UN To Help Poor Farmers
ROME (AP) — Bill Gates has told U.N. food agencies that world agriculture systems are outdated and inefficient, especially for the small farmers in poor countries they are aiming to help.
Gates brought his campaign to fight poverty and hunger in Africa and Asia to a forum Thursday of the U...
White House Apologizes For Quran Burning
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is apologizing for the burning of Muslim holy books in a pile of garbage at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
Press secretary Jay Carney says it's a "deeply unfortunate incident" and doesn't reflect the respect the U...

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