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Report: U.S. General Calls For More Troops In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/21/2009 - America's top commander in Afghanistan warns that more troops are needed there within the next year or the nearly 8-year-old war "will likely result in failure," according to a copy of a 66-page document obtained by The Washington Post.

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Tiny T. Rex Fossil Discovery Startles Scientists

Posted: 09/18/2009 - A pint-sized version of the Tyrannosaurus rex, with similarly powerful legs, razor-sharp teeth and tiny arms, roamed China some 125 million years ago, said scientists who remain startled by the discovery.

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Obama Scraps Bush-Era Missile Defense For New Plan

Posted: 09/18/2009 - The United States is significantly overhauling Bush-era plans for a missile defense shield in Europe, based partly on the latest analysis of Iran's offensive capabilities, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

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Argentina Media Bill Advances

Posted: 09/18/2009 - The lower house of Argentina's Congress has approved a controversial media law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency.

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Protesters Chant 'Death To Dctator' At Annual Tehran Rally

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Large crowds gathered in the Iranian capital Friday to march in an annual pro-Palestinian rally, among them thousands of green-clad supporters of the opposition movement, according to CNN sources in Tehran.

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2 Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Two service members with the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan were killed after being struck by a roadside bomb, military officials said Friday.

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Despite Critics, Argentina’s Media Law Likely To Pass

Posted: 09/17/2009 - Argentina’s Congress debated a broadcast reform bill Wednesday, a proposal analysts say is the latest blow in a fight between President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and media conglomerate Grupo Clarin.

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U.S. Military Closes Detention Camp In Iraq

Posted: 09/17/2009 - The U.S. military closed its detention facility in southern Iraq on Thursday after a plane carried the last remaining prisoners to another facility in Baghdad.

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Hungary Says It Will Take Guantanamo Prisoner

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Hungary has agreed to accept a prisoner from the U.S. military's detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and will allow the man to remain free, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

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Biden Meets Iraqi Officials On Second Day Of Trip

Posted: 09/16/2009 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, meeting Wednesday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said he is confident that Iraq will be able to withstand violent attempts to undermine the country's progress.

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Turkish Leader Denies Press Crackdown

Posted: 09/16/2009 - ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) -- Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is denying accusations that a record fine levied against the country's largest media conglomerate, Dogan Holding, was politically motivated.

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3 Dead In Mexico Mudslide, Government Says

Posted: 09/16/2009 - A mudslide in rain-soaked Mexico late Tuesday killed at least three people, two of them children, the government-run news agency said Wednesday.

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Japan Selects New Prime Minister

Posted: 09/16/2009 - As expected, Japan's parliament elected Yukio Hatoyama as the country's new prime minister on Wednesday. The vote by the lower house of the parliament was virtually assured.

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Karzai Takes More Than Half Official Vote

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Karzai had more than 3 million votes, compared with more than 1.5 million for his nearest challenger, former foreign minister, Abdullah Abdullah, according to Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission.

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Reassessing Obama's 'War Of Necessity'

Posted: 09/16/2009 - As support for the war in Afghanistan dips to an all-time low, some leading lawmakers are questioning President Obama's approach to what he calls a "war of necessity."

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Japan Prepares For New Prime Minister

Posted: 09/15/2009 - Liberal Democratic Party Prime Minister Taro Aso resigned early Wednesday, setting the stage for Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Hatoyama to take over the reigns of government.

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