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CBS

Philadelphia Police arrested two teens in connections to a rash of robberies involving the popular classified Web site Craigslist.Theodore Graham and Anthony Owens, both 16, are facing numerous charges following three armed robberies.

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Washington Post

The president of war-torn Somalia said Friday that he urgently needs help to beat back an insurgency linked to al-Qaeda, adding that he has received only a fraction of the $200 million pledged at a U.N.-sponsored donors conference last spring to supp

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AP

Rescue workers used excavators Thursday to pull out victims, some screaming in pain, from the heavy rubble of buildings felled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 531 people. The death toll was expected to rise. The brunt of Wednesday's

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Washington Post

An independent inquiry ordered by the European Union has concluded that Georgia violated international law and triggered last year's war with Russia by attacking the breakaway region of South Ossetia. That could redefine public views of the five-day

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LA Times

Reporting from Beijing - For the first time in a decade, Beijing on Thursday will showcase its latest armored vehicles, ballistic missiles and fighter jets in a demonstration of military ambition meant to befit the nation's economic rise.

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AFP

Mining group Petra Diamonds has discovered a 507.55 carat white diamond at South Africa's Cullinan mine, one of the largest high-quality rough diamonds ever found. Initial examinations of the diamond which weighs just over 3.5 ounces, have shown it

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Zero Hedge

Let's pray there is no run on the bank soon.In an unprecedented disclosure, the FDIC has highlighted that it expects the DIF reserve ratio to be negative as of September 30. As there are a whopping 48 hours before that deadline, one can safely assume

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WSJ

World Bank President Robert Zoellick questioned the wisdom of giving the Federal Reserve more power over banks, as the Obama administration has proposed

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The bear puppet host, Nassur, of a Hamas children's TV program used different words for "slaughter" to describe how to rid Israel of Jews. First the bear explains that all Jews must be "erased from our land." Later in the conversation he adds, "We

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Chron

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Authorities say they have found three human heads along a highway in northern Mexico, and the search continues for the bodies.

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Iran is helping to detect uranium deposits in Venezuela and initial evaluations suggest reserves are significant, President Hugo Chavez's government said Friday.

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BBC

Investigators in Italy examining a shipwreck containing possible radioactive waste say they may have found two bodies on board.

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Wall Street Journal

The White House will shelve Bush administration plans to build a missile-defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic, according to people familiar with the matter, a move likely to cheer Moscow and roil the security debate in Europe. The U.S.

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