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26 June 2010 2:07 PM | Tagged: medical regulators
IMMIGRATIONAriz.governor links immigrants, drugsArizona Gov.Jan Brewer (R) said Friday that most illegal immigrants entering Arizona are being used to transport drugs across the border, an assertion that critics painted as exaggerated and racist. I believe today, under the circumstances that we're facing, that the majority of the illegal trespassers that are coming into the state of Arizona are u

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26 June 2010 2:07 PM | Tagged: faisalabad pakistan
The Obama administration has decided to repatriate to Yemen a detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after he was ordered released by a federal judge who cited overwhelming evidence that the detainee had been held illegally for more than eight years by the United States, administration officials said.In January, suspended the transfer of any detainees to Yemen because of concerns about the secur

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26 June 2010 11:07 AM | Tagged: security council resolution
WASHINGTON – The United States is warning Turkey that it is alienating U.S supporters and needs to demonstrate its commitment to partnership with the West.The remarks by Philip Gordon, the Obama administration's top diplomat on European affairs, were a rare admonishment of a crucial NATO ally. We think Turkey remains committed to NATO, Europe and the United States, but that needs to be dem

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26 June 2010 10:47 AM | Tagged: national intelligence service
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Saturday it will elect new party leaders at a rare meeting in September in what analysts say could be a move to strengthen a campaign to hand over power from supreme leader Kim Jong Il to his youngest son.Kim, who suffered an apparent stroke in 2008, is believed to be grooming his youngest son, Kim Jong Un, to succeed him as leader of the nuclear-armed

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26 June 2010 10:07 AM | Tagged: sydney morning herald
SYDNEY – The deposing of Australian leader Kevin Rudd by his female deputy appears to be paying off, with the first polls suggesting new Prime Minister Julia Gillard would win an election with a commanding lead.Gillard became Australia's first female PM on Thursday after disposing of Rudd in a bloodless party-room coup prompted by his massive slump in opinion polls ahead of elections expec

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26 June 2010 9:47 AM | Tagged: associate vice president
TORONTO Aid groups promptly slammed the $7.3 billion effort as insufficient, having expected the world's richest nations to follow through on a commitment to give $10 billion to their poorer counterparts.The package failed to translate into the bold leadership needed to save these lives, said Michael Klosson, associate vice president of Save the Children.Canada's initiative emerged as the majo

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26 June 2010 9:47 AM | Tagged: southern gaza strip
2 Palestinians killed in retaliatory strikeIsraeli aircraft struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing two Palestinians, in the first such attack since a deadly naval raid on a humanitarian aid flotilla heading for the territory last month.The Israeli army said the strikes were in response to the firing of a dozen mortar rounds toward on Thursday.It said the targets were two tunnels run

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26 June 2010 9:17 AM | Tagged: viviane reding
By easing the freedom of movement, the European Union has literally brought people together: an estimated 350,000 cross-border marriages take place every year, with Lithuanians finding love in London, and Spaniards tying the knot in Toulouse.But, just as member states inevitably enter into political and diplomatic scuffs, a number of international marriages break down every year: 40% of the E.U.'