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McCain Sneaks Across Turkey-Syria Border, Meets With Rebels

Posted: 05/27/2013 - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a proponent of U.S. military action in Syria - and a vocal opponent of President Obama's Syrian policy - sneaked across the Syrian border and met with rebels there, CBS News has learned.

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Financial, Family Woes Of Winnie Mandela, South Africa's 'Mother Of The Nation'

Posted: 05/24/2013 - Joe Maluleke and two other officials arrived at Winnie Mandela's house in Soweto on Tuesday to execute a court order granting a Johannesburg school permission to auction her belongings and pay an old debt. Among the goods meant to go under the hammer were 50 paintings, a round table, chairs and a silver tea set.

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Security Forces, Protesters Clash In Tunisia

Posted: 05/23/2013 - One protester was killed as Tunisian security forces clashed Sunday with supporters of a hard-line Islamist group who were holding a conference despite a government ban.

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Short Range Missiles Launched By North Korea

Updated: 05/18/2013 - North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the sea off the Korean Peninsula's east coast Saturday, South Korea's semi-official news agency Yonhap cited the South Korean Defense Ministry as saying.

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Iraq Bomb Blast Kills Dozens At Sunni Mosque

Posted: 05/17/2013 - A bomb killed 28 people at a Sunni mosque in central Iraq, hitting worshippers as they were emerging from Friday prayers, security officials said.

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3 U.N. Peacekeepers Kidnapped Between Israel-Syria

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Armed men broke into a U.N. outpost in a buffer zone separating Israel and Syria and abducted three U.N military observers, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday.

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Chinese Police Crack Down On Anti-Refinery Protests

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.

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Tribal Fighters Clash With Iraqi Army Amid Rising Tensions

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Iraqi security forces raided a farm belonging to a prominent Sunni tribal leader Thursday, he and two other tribal leaders said, prompting fears that sectarian tensions could escalate in Iraq's restive al-Anbar province.

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2 Bodies Found After Indonesia Mine Collapse

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Two bodies were found Tuesday at the scene of a tunnel collapse at an underground mine training facility in Indonesia, the mining company said.

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Car Bombs In Baghdad; 9 Dead, Many Hurt

Posted: 05/15/2013 - At least nine people were killed and 80 others wounded when a string of car bombs exploded in Shiite neighborhoods across the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.

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Japanese Politician Calls Wartime Sex Slaves 'Necessary'

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Japanese officials have distanced themselves from comments made by a prominent nationalist politician that suggested women forced to become prostitutes to entertain Japanese troops during World War II were "necessary."

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CIA Agent Arrested In Russia

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Russia's security services claimed Tuesday to have arrested a CIA agent in a blond wig posing as an employee of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow while he was allegedly trying to recruit a Russian secret service agent to work for the U.S.

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Arrests in Killing of Malcolm X's Grandson

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Two bartenders at a bar where Malcolm Shabazz had been drinking are arrested. Prosecutors say a fight ensued over an unpaid bar bill, and Shabazz was beaten. Police are looking at other potential suspects in the case.

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Somali President Defies Al-Shabaab By Venturing Into Mogadishu

Posted: 05/13/2013 - On his second day in office, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was targeted by the al-Qaeda linked militant group al-Shabaab, and even on this day, as we drive through town, we pass the still-smoking wreckage of the Somali Minister of Interior's convoy. A car filled with explosives drove into his flag car, detonating on impact.

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