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Venezuela Govt Chavez still has Severe Respiratory Problem

Venezuela Govt Chavez still has Severe Respiratory Problem

Friday, January 4, 2013 11:17

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering from a lung infection that has hindered his breathing as he battles to recover from Dec. 11 cancer surgery, the government said on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_28632" align="alignnone" width="400"] ...

Hillary Clinton Discharged From Hospital (New York)

Hillary Clinton Discharged From Hospital (New York)

Thursday, January 3, 2013 9:40

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged from a New York hospital on Wednesday after being treated for a blood clot near her brain and her doctors expect her to make a full recovery, the State Department said. [caption id="attachment_28595" align="alignright" width="270"]...

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U.S Heading off Fiscal Cliff Despite Senate Efforts

U.S Heading off Fiscal Cliff Despite Senate Efforts

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 9:46

The United States was headed over the "fiscal cliff" - at least temporarily - at midnight on Monday as time was running out for lawmakers to back a last-minute deal between the White House and Senate leaders to avert severe tax increases and spending cuts. [caption id="attachment_28550" align="alignnone" width="445"]...

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Hospitalized with Blood Clot

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Hospitalized with Blood Clot

Monday, December 31, 2012 12:21

U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sent to the hospital on Sunday with a blood clot stemming from a concussion she suffered earlier this month and was being assessed by doctors, a State Department spokesman said. [caption id="attachment_28521" align="alignnone" width="597"]...

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India Gang Rape Victim Dies in Singapore Hospital

India Gang Rape Victim Dies in Singapore Hospital

Saturday, December 29, 2012 10:15

The Indian gang-rape victim whose assault in New Delhi triggered nationwide protests has died, the Singapore hospital treating her said on Saturday. "We are very sad to report that the patient passed away peacefully at 4.45 a.m. on Dec 29, 2012 (1645 GMT Friday). Her family and officials ...

27 Killed in Kazakhistan Military Plane Crash

27 Killed in Kazakhistan Military Plane Crash

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:57

A military transport plane crashed in southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, killing all 27 people on board, including the commander of the Central Asian nation's border guards, local media and the KNB security service said. [caption id="attachment_28435" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

U.S Moves to Sell Advanced SPY Drones to South Korea

U.S Moves to Sell Advanced SPY Drones to South Korea

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:50

The Obama administration formally proposed a controversial sale of advanced spy drones to help South Korea bear more of its defense from any attack by the heavily armed North. [caption id="attachment_28430" align="alignnone" width="600"] Advanced SPY Drones[/caption]...

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US Navy SEAL Commander Dies of Suicide (Afghanistan)

US Navy SEAL Commander Dies of Suicide (Afghanistan)

Monday, December 24, 2012 9:29

US military officials are investigating the apparent suicide of a Navy SEAL commander in Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Cdr. Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pa., died Saturday of a non-combat-related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. [caption id="attachment_28365" align="alignnone" width="559"]...

US Teen Smoking Declines to Record Low in 2012 (Report)

US Teen Smoking Declines to Record Low in 2012 (Report)

Friday, December 21, 2012 10:10

Cigarette smoking among American teenagers dropped to a record low in 2012, a decline that may have been partly driven by a sharp hike in the federal tobacco tax, researchers said on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_28342" align="alignright" width="260"]...

Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Thursday, December 20, 2012 9:12

Sri Lanka's government says flash floods and mudslides have killed near 20 people, with scores of others reported missing, in two days of heavy rain in many parts of the country. A Disaster Management Center report on Wednesday said that nearly 10,000 people have been displaced from their ...