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Syria rejects report blaming it for April sarin attack: state media

Syria rejects report blaming it for April sarin attack: state media

The Syrian government rejected a report sent to the U.N. Security Council that blamed it for a...

White nationalists stage anti-refugee protests in Tennessee

White nationalists stage anti-refugee protests in Tennessee

About 300 white nationalists and neo-Nazis held back-to-back rallies in two small Tennessee...

UN slams Australia's treatment of refugees

UN slams Australia's treatment of refugees

Australia's treatment of refugees has been slammed as 'disturbing' and 'shocking' by the UN...

Rudd's memoir speaks of Gillard and Latham

Rudd's memoir speaks of Gillard and Latham

Kevin Rudd's new memoir details his agreement with Julia Gillard that he would have two terms...

Claims Wilkinson asked for higher salary

Claims Wilkinson asked for higher salary

Breakfast television star Lisa Wilkinson's shock defection from Nine's Today show to Network...

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Obama: On "Doorstep" of Health Care Reform

President Obama addressed House Democrats, Jan. 14, 2010, telling them they can be proud of the health care bill nearing completion.

President Obama and congressional Democrats stand within days if not hours of striking final deals on historic health care legislation after key labor unions won concessions and pledged their support.
 "We are on the doorstep of accomplishing something that
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Death sentences for Iraq bombers behind huge attack

Aftermath of bombing outside Iraqi foreign ministry (19 August 2009)

A court in Baghdad has sentenced 11 Iraqis to death for their role in multiple truck bombings last August. More than 100 people died in the attacks on government ministries.

 

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Airline security tightened amid Al Qaeda threat

Undated photo of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

The United States has stepped up airport security as intelligence warned Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was planning more attacks to follow a botched Christmas Day bombing. Officials warned of "chatter" hinting at further strikes,

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'Resilient' Haitians will band together

People carrying their belongings walk past the collapsed Sacre Coeur Church in Port-au-Prince

A Haitian woman living in Australia says that despite the chaos following the devastating earthquake in Port-au-Prince, many Haitians are working together to save others around them.
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Al Qaeda leader killed in Yemen clashes

A Yemeni army soldier aims his rifle at rebel targets in the north-western Yemeni city of Saada.

The leader of a Yemeni Al Qaeda cell has been killed in clashes with security forces, Yemen's state news agency has reported. The agency said the home of the militant, identified by the governor of Yemen's Shabwa province as Abdullah al-Mehdarhad,

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Bodies line streets in shell-shocked Haiti

A woman is helped after being trapped in rubble. (AFP: Lisandro Suero)

Fears of a mounting death toll are growing in Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the impoverished Caribbean nation this morning. Dawn will break in a few hours in the capital, Port-au-Prince,

 

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Sarah Palin signs on as a commentator with Fox News

Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has signed to be a contributor on the Fox News Channel, her lawyer has said. Mrs Palin, who ran for the post of vice-president during the 2008 election on a Republican ticket, stepped down as Alaska governor in July 2009.

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Alastair Campbell denies Bush changed Blair's views

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Tony Blair did not change his policy on Iraq following a meeting with President Bush in April 2002, his former spokesman Alastair Campbell has said. Giving evidence to the Iraq inquiry,

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