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Honduras Repeals Emergency Decree

Posted: 10/05/2009 - TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (CNN) — Honduras’ de facto president said Monday he has lifted a controversial emergency decree that had limited some civil liberties.

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Even In Time Of War, 'Pork' Still Reigns

Posted: 10/05/2009 - President Obama campaigned on a vow to end wasteful spending, but even in a time of war and record deficits, pork still reigns on Capitol Hill.

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Annan Arrives In Kenya To Kick-Start Government Reform

Posted: 10/04/2009 - NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) — Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan flew into Kenya Sunday for three days of meetings aimed at kick-starting the reform process of a coalition government, believed by most observers to be stalled.

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U.N. To Inspect Iran Nuclear Plant This Month

Posted: 10/04/2009 - (CNN) — United Nations nuclear inspectors will visit Iran’s recently disclosed nuclear power plant on October 25, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency announced Sunday from Tehran.

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Clashes Erupt After Police Shut Down Holy Site

Posted: 10/04/2009 - JERUSALEM (CNN) — About 150 Palestinians rioted with police Sunday morning near Jerusalem’s holiest site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram Al-Sharif.

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Typhoon Parma Kills 15 In The Philippines

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) — Typhoon Parma crossed the northern tip of the already storm-battered Philippines over the weekend, triggering landslides that killed at least 12 people, local media reported Sunday. At least three other deaths related to the storms were confirmed earlier.

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Mudslide Death Toll In Sicily At 21

Posted: 10/03/2009 - ROME, Italy (CNN) — The death toll from the mudslides on the Italian island of Sicily now stands at 21, the head of Italian Civil Protection said Saturday.

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Dozens Of Flights From UK Delayed

Posted: 10/03/2009 - (CNN) — Dozens of trans-Atlantic flights from the United Kingdom have been delayed after a glitch in an air traffic control system in Scotland, officials said Saturday.

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Head Of Nuclear Watchdog To Visit Iran

Posted: 10/03/2009 - TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) — The head of a nuclear watchdog agency is traveling to Iran this weekend to discuss the country’s recently revealed uranium enrichment facility, a spokesman said Saturday.

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Typhoon Parma Slams Into Philippines Coastline

Posted: 10/03/2009 - ISABELA PROVINCE, Philippines, (CNN) — Typhoon Parma slammed into the already storm-battered Philippines on Saturday afternoon, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes for safer shelter.

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Government officials say 535 killed in Indonesia quakes

Posted: 10/03/2009 - PADANG, Indonesia (CNN) — As many as 4,000 people could be buried under the rubble in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Indonesia, United Nations officials said Saturday.

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Government, Indigenous Groups At Odds Over Fatal Protest In Ecuador

Posted: 10/02/2009 - QUITO, Ecuador (CNN) -- On the edge of Ecuador's Amazon Basin, the Upano River gives life to a vibrant agricultural sector that keeps the economy of the southeastern city of Macas beating. Bananas, papayas and coffee are some of the foods farmed by the largely indigenous population.

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Rio's Victory Is A Victory For Lula, Too

Posted: 10/02/2009 - (CNN) -- The 63-year-old bearded fireplug of a man erupted in tears, pulled a white handkerchief from his back pocket, carefully unfolded it and pressed it into his eyes, pulled it away, pressed it again to his eyes, this time with more force, pulled it away again just long enough to take a sip of water, then rubbed them again.

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Even In Time of War, 'Pork' Still Reigns

Posted: 10/02/2009 - President Obama campaigned on a vow to end wasteful spending, but even in a time of war and record deficits, pork still reigns on Capitol Hill.

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German Police Arrest Man On Terror Charges

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Authorities arrested the man "on suspicion of spreading al Qaeda propaganda online and for procuring materials which could be used to make a bomb," prosecutors said Friday in a written statement.

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Israel Receives Video Of Kidnapped Soldier

Posted: 10/02/2009 - A "proof-of-life" videotape of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit aired Friday in which he says he feels "well." The video shows Shalit sitting in a chair, reading a newspaper dated September 14, 2009.

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Michelle Obama Steals The Show In Copenhagen

Posted: 10/02/2009 - After flying through the night for seven hours aboard Air Force One, nobody would blame President Obama for being at least slightly groggy when he arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark, for a quick four hours to make the final pitch for Chicago to host the 2016 Olympics.

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Gates Leaning Toward More Troops For Afghanistan

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates is leaning toward the view that a significant number of additional combat forces will needed for the war in Afghanistan, sources told CNN Thursday.

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